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Synonyms for celecoxib

a Cox-2 inhibitor (trade name Celebrex) that relieves pain and inflammation without harming the digestive tract


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3 percent of those taking celecoxib (European Heart Journal, online Aug.
Individuals were randomly assigned to one of three groups: 1) One tablet of CS 800 mg and one capsule of placebo; 2) One tablet of placebo CS and one capsule of celecoxib 200 mg (Celebrex); 3) placebo CS and placebo celecoxib one capsule of each.
Prescription-strength ibuprofen is under pressure--it has a high incidence of new-onset hypertension, particularly when compared to the more selective COX-2 inhibitor celecoxib.
PRECISION-ABPM, (3) a pre-specified four month substudy of the landmark PRECISION trial, (4) was designed to determine the blood pressure effects of the selective COX-2 inhibitor celecoxib compared to the non-selective NSAIDs naproxen and ibuprofen.
The researchers hypothesized that celecoxib, a common anti-inflammatory drug that selectively inhibits the pro-inflammatory enzyme COX-2, would improve stem cell survival and treatment outcomes for chronic wound therapy.
In conjunction, the combination of lisinopril with celecoxib may reduce the incidence of cardiovascular adverse events and edema associated with celecoxib treatment, potentially making it a preferred treatment for pain.
To address unanswered questions regarding CV risk of coxibs vs tNSAIDs, the FDA mandated a comparison of celecoxib with 2 tNSAIDs, ibuprofen and naproxen.
Researchers from Cleveland Clinic and Brigham and Women's Hospital, Boston, embarked on a 10-year trial (Prospective Randomized Evaluation of Celecoxib Integrated Safety versus Ibuprofen or Naproxen, or PRECISION), involving 24,081 patients in 13 countries to investigate the relative cardiovascular safety of celecoxib compared to ibuprofen and naproxen.
Selective COX-2 inhibitors, such as celecoxib (Celebrex[R]), were developed in the hope of reducing gastrointestinal (GI) toxicity and still maintaining an anti-inflammatory effect.
They compared the safety of non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs) - such as ibuprofen, diclofenac and naproxen - with a newer class of more targeted drugs called COX2 inhibitors, which include celecoxib.
This study aimed to evaluate the efficacy and safety of Zhuanggu joint capsules combined with celecoxib and the benefit of treatment with Zhuanggu alone for KOA.
The multi-center, randomized, double-blind, controlled and comparative study analyzed chondroitin sulfate and celecoxib over the course of three years.
and Raffles PharmaTech are collaborating to manufacture Celecoxib, a non-steroidal and anti-inflammatory analgesic API.
The main objective of this investigation was to determine the effects of cyclooxygenase-2 inhibitors nimesulide and celecoxib on homocysteine and C reactive protein during experimentally induced hypercholesterolemia in rabbits.