FDA Recommends Avoiding the Use of NSAIDs for COVID-19 Symptoms

FDA Recommends Avoiding the Use of NSAIDs for COVID-19 Symptoms

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  • The US FDA reports that the use of NSAIDs like ibuprofen can worsen COVID-19. The report followed a letter in The Lancet medical journal which hypothesized that enzyme boosted by NSAIDs and could worsen COVID-19 symptoms
  • The US FDA advises the public to read the full Drug Facts Label on OTC medications before use. FDA also recommended switching to other OTC medication approved for reducing pain & fever
  • The US FDA is investigating for the scientific evidence on this issue and will communicate publicly when more information is available

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