SSRIs can prevent MIs
Patients are hearing that SSRIs can prevent MIs.
All this was sparked by a new study in Circulation.
The study suggests that SSRIs decrease the risk of an initial MI by 32% or more in smokers.
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- other antibiotics can also be used to prevent or treat anthrax
- Celebrex is now approved for acute pain and dysmenorrhea
- big push to avoid using Demerol (meperidine)
- SSRIs can prevent MIs
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- appropriate use of inhaled steroids for treating persistent asthma