Tag - COX-2 inhibitors

Rofecoxib

Rofecoxib is one of the new breed of anti-inflammatories known as COX-2 (cyclo-oxygenase-2) inhibitors that are supposed to be safer than NSAIDs such as aspirin.

Bextra

Once upon a time there were arthritis drugs known as NSAIDs (non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs), but they caused gastrointestinal problems, such as ulcers.

COX-2 inhibitors

The COX (cyclooxygenase)-2 inhibitors, also known as ‘selective non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs’ (NSAIDs), have long been touted as being safer for your stomach than painkillers such as aspirin and other NSAIDs. Indeed, they were designed to...

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