Harvard Men's Health Watch

What you need to know about overthe-counter painkillers

The common remedies known as NSAIDs provide temporary relief from everyday aches and pains. But they’re easy to overuse and sometimes carry risks. Nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs) can help you get through the occasional pains and strains of life, but you need to use them with caution. “NSAIDs are easy to get and take, which can make men become too dependent on them,” says Dr. Howard LeWine, assistant professor of medicine at…

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