New study raises concerns of ibuprofen’s apparent link to cardiac arrest

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(NEW YORK) — Ibuprofen is a common over-the-counter painkiller found in many of our medicine cabinets. But now, a new study is raising a big alarm about the drug.

Danish researchers are calling for restrictions on its sales after linking it to a 31 percent increased risk of cardiac arrest.

Find out more about the study from ABC News Chief Health and Medical Editor Dr. Richard Besser in the video below:

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