http://www.smh.com.au/national/health/p ... 36nqc.htmlProfessor Gotzsche said the biggest victims of over-prescription are the elderly. For every 28 elderly people treated for a year with an antidepressant, one will die who would have lived otherwise, from causes including heart attacks, stroke and falls.
The name for these drugs, "anti-inflammatory", is not supported by evidence.There is no proof they reduce inflammation. Non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs used for arthritis, muscle pain and headaches, including over-the-counter, low-dose ibuprofen. These drugs should be used as little as possible.
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