Doc has prescribed me to take Ibuprofen 600mg x 2 daily for 10 days. I am planning to take for 6-7 days only instead of 10 as 16 days from now I am running a marathon at high altitude. I am quiet fit with no heart conditions currently.
“Taking any dose of NSAIDs for one week, one month, or more than a month was associated with an increased risk of myocardial infarction [heart attack],” wrote the researchers, led by Michèle Bally of the University of Montreal Hospital Research Centre in Canada.
Why is life so complicated?