FDA Safety Alert: NSAIDS

The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has issued a communication strengthening an existing warning label that non-aspirin nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs) increase the chance of a heart attack or stroke.  This includes prescribed and over-the-counter non-aspirin NSAID medications.

Many people with hepatitis C suffer from extrahepatic conditions of hepatitis C and may take NSAIDs or medications that contain NSAIDs.   Read this FDA communication FDA carefully. Talk with your medical provider about what you should take, how often and what are the alternatives that are safe to take.


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