WHO clarifies advice on safety of NSAIDs

19 March 2020 –

The World Health Organisation (WHO) has today clarified recent advice and has confirmed that they are not aware of any scientific data to show that the use of NSAIDs could worsen COVID-19 patients’ health outcomes.

The WHO says:

"At present, based on currently available information, WHO does not recommend against the use of ibuprofen,"

"We are also consulting with physicians treating COVID-19 patients and are not aware of reports of any negative effects of ibuprofen, beyond the usual known side effects that limit its use in certain populations."

Source - https://twitter.com/WHO/status/1240409217997189128

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