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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Instead, drug companies have concentrated on aspirin, ibuprofen, cyclo-oxygenase-2 inhibitors, and other antiinflammatory drugs that block a single biochemical pathway but don't protect EETs.
The newer cyclo-oxygenase-2 inhibitors (e.g., celecoxib and rofecoxib) fall into category C and should be avoided.
Non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs, inciding cyclo-oxygenase-2 inhibitors, in osteoarthritis knee pain: meta-analysis of randomized placebo controlled trials.
Do selective cyclo-oxygenase-2 inhibitors and traditional non steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs increase the risk of atherothrombosis?
Cyclo-oxygenase-2 inhibitors versus non-selective non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs and congestive heart failure outcomes in elderly patients: a population-based cohort study.
Bad publicity about increased risk for heart attacks and strokes with cyclo-oxygenase-2 inhibitors gave his patients pause.
Cyclo-oxygenase-2 inhibitors were found to be no safer than nonselective NSAIDs in averting adverse gastrointestinal events in a large observational study in the United Kingdom.