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Stop Overusing This Popular Painkiller They Might Cause More Harm To Your Healthy Government Warns

Many people like use painkillers to relieve pains not knowing the after effect of Overusing the drugs. The government has sent a sterning warning to Kenyans to stop Overusing non-steroids like diclofenac to relieve pain since it may cause more harm to your healthy.

This common painkillers called Diclofenac if used at a high dose and for long periods, is associated with an increased risk of blood clots in the arteries, especially in patients with underlying heart or circulatory conditions or with certain cardiovascular risk factors.

Here is what they said

“Diclofenac is a widely used medicine for relieving pain and inflammation, particularly in painful conditions such as arthritis. Overall, the benefits of diclofenac are greater than its risks,”

They also went ahead and said that Diclofenac is not good if used in high doses more so for People who have high blood pressure, hearts illnesses, heart failure since it can cause heart attack or stroke. Do not use this medicine if you are suffering from any of this.

Also they urged those who use them frequently to please talk to your doctor before using them and see if it's suitable for you or not.

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