Features January 2012 Issue

Researchers Question Extensive Use of Aspirin and Nitroglycerin

Researchers Question Extensive Use of Aspirin and Nitroglycerin

Find out if your medication is doing more harm than good.

Aspirin and nitroglycerin are two medications that are often taken by heart patients, although research suggests that they may be over utilized. A recent study presented at the Canadian Cardiovascular Congress suggests that many low- or intermediate-risk patients are on aspirin therapy, even though the evidence isnít clear that aspirin is affording them a real benefit.

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