New call to ban painkiller


HEALTH chiefs must ban the use of the controversial analgesic metamizole to protect the public as more people fall victim to side effects, says determined campaigner Cristina García del Campo.
British people and northern Europeans have been found to be a high risk group but research reveals a growing number of Spanish patients have also developed complications. And Cristina – who is founding a victims association – is also leading a fight to win compensation after consulting medical experts and lawyers.

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