Tag - COX-2 inhibitors

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...

Drugs for arthritis

If you thought Vioxx was bad, Bextra could be even worse. Things are unravelling quickly for the COX-2 inhibitor painkillers, which were pushed as a safer and better option than the NSAIDs (non-steroidal, anti-inflammatory drugs). Within days of...

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