Taking NSAIDs with fibrillation meds boosts risk of bleeding

November 18, 2014 6:46 PM

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(Reuters Health) – People who take blood thinners for atrial fibrillation and also use common painkillers, even briefly, are more likely to suffer serious bleeding, according to a new study.

The most common heart arrhythmia, atrial fibrillation (AF) affects 2.7 million people in the U.S., according to the American Heart Association.

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