NSAIDs to carry MI warning from 2016

Over-the-counter NSAIDs will carry warning labels from 2016 saying they may increase cardiovascular risk, the TGA has announced.

The warnings will apply to oral forms of ibuprofen, naproxen, and diclofenac, and will be phased in from July 2016.

Labels will be modified to include an additional statement that will say: "Excessive use can be