Pain Reliever Might Slow Healing from a Bone Fracture

http://www.peoplespharmacy.com/2015/06/29/pain-reliever-might-slow-healing-from-a-bone-fracture/

We know it seems puzzling that the very medicine you are taking for pain could impair bone healing. Nevertheless, there is substantial animal research to suggest that NSAIDs like ibuprofen, naproxen, diclofenac or indomethacin can slow the healing of certain fractures (Acta Orthopaedica, April, 2015; Current Opinion in Rheumatology, July, 2013).

It appears that inflammation plays an important role in recruiting stem cells to help heal fractures. Suppressing inflammation with an NSAID could be counterproductive…

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