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CV events with NSAIDs: risk high in young rofecoxib users

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Myocardial Infarction Young Adult Ibuprofen Sudden Death Celecoxib 


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    Gudbjornsson B, Thorsteinsson STh, Sigvaldason H, Einarsdottir RA, Johannsson M, Jonsson K, Zoega H, Halldorsson M, Thorgeirsson G.Rofecoxib, but not celecoxib, increases the risk of thromboembolic cardiovascular events in young adults in a nationwide registry based study. 2008 Annual European Congress of Rheumatology: abstr. FRl0478, 11 Jun 2008. Available from: URL:

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