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Rheumatoid arthritis, writers cramp. Prescribed loprin. Family history of heart disease. Treatment?

Hi.Doc.My father is having rheumatoid arthritis as well as writers cramp since a long time.He went to a physician who advised him few medicine and Loprin 75 mg..I want to ask If my father is not having any strong family history of heart disease then is it necessary to start taking loprin and for how much tim? He never had any heart issue or high bp . plz give your expert opinion too . Thanks
Asked On : Wed, 21 Nov 2012
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Orthopaedic Surgeon 's  Response
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Loprin is usually advised for the cardiac issues and thinning of the blood. It is not likely to affect the rheumatoid arthritis he is having. You need to consult his cardiologist for the alteration of the doses.
I hope this information has been both informative and helpful for you.
Dr. Praveen Tayal
Answered: Thu, 22 Nov 2012
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Pain Medicine & Palliative Care Specialist Dr. Shivalingappa Basavaraju's  Response
rheumatoid arthritis is an autoimmune disease . that is the reason the doc has prescribed asprin, in addition in this age it will benifit your father in preventing him from IHD.
Answered: Thu, 22 Nov 2012
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