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Cardiovascular Considerations When Recommending OTC Analgesics

Cardiovascular Considerations When Recommending OTC Analgesics

Ibuprofen: Effect on Aspirin's Cardiovascular Benefits

Do you have patients on aspirin heart therapy?

See the mechanism by which ibuprofen may compete with aspirin to bind to COX-1 in platelets, potentially compromising aspirin’s cardiovascular benefits.¹

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Reference: 1. Catella-Lawson F, Reilly MP, Kapoor SC, et al. Cyclooxygenase inhibitors and the antiplatelet effects of aspirin. N Engl J Med. 2001;345(25):1809-1817.