STOPPING all NSAIDs except aspirin in heart attack patients

  The American Heart Assoc now recommends STOPPING all NSAIDs except aspirin in heart attack patients.

  Patients who take NSAIDs within a week before a heart attack seem to have a higher risk of a recurrent heart attack or death.

  Discourage using any NSAID...except aspirin...during hospitalization for heart attack or unstable angina.

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