Which analgesics are contraindicated in the treatment of refractory or severe pain in myocardial infarction (MI, heart attack)?

Updated: May 07, 2019
  • Author: A Maziar Zafari, MD, PhD, FACC, FAHA; Chief Editor: Eric H Yang, MD  more...
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The use of other analgesic agents, such as nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs) should be avoided if at all possible, as the use of these agents has been associated with adverse cardiovascular events. [72]


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