Cox-2 inhibitor

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an anti-inflammatory drug that fights pain and blocks Cox-2 activity without impeding the activity of Cox-1

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Those with greater COX-2 selectivity are safer from a GI standpoint, and for patients with GI risks, a proton pump inhibitor (PPI) can be given as cotherapy.
With regard to GI risk, the agents listed here possess modest COX-2 selectivity and are associated with greater GI safety than other prescription- strength nonselective NSAIDs.
In vitro studies show COX-2 selectivity with MK-663 greater than 100-fold
The report also evaluates Novartis' Prexige which is of particular interest since its structure is novel and also because it offers the greatest COX-2 selectivity of all COX-2 inhibitors that have entered advanced stages of development.