Vioxx killed nearly 30,000 people before it was recalled. It was linked to a significantly higher risk of heart attack and heart attack deaths, along with a couple of dozen other serious side effects.
So it was pulled in 2004.
Nine years later, Big Pharma is caught out again. This time, it was over Ibuprofen.
Reuters wrote the news this way, as they reported on a study published in the prestigious British medical journal Lancet.
“Long-term high-dose use of painkillers such as ibuprofen or diclofenac is “equally hazardous” in terms of heart attack risk as use of the drug Vioxx, which was withdrawn due to its potential dangers, researchers said on Thursday.”
As a professor of clinical pharmacology said, as published by Reuters, “powerful drugs may have serious harmful effects”.
So what are the natural pain-killing alternatives?
Click here to read what GreenMedInfo has identified: “Ibuprofen Kills Thousands Each Year, So What Is The Alternative?”