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Our PCT suggests changing patients from co-proxamol to paracetamol plus ibuprofen. Since a recent study suggests doing this may cause an increased first myocardial infarction risk of 24 per cent, perhaps we should now change them all back.

I know of no evidence that a therapeutic dose of co-proxamol causes such an increased risk

Dr Paul Hartley


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