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  • n. A non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drug used in the treatment of osteoarthritis, rheumatoid arthritis, acute pain, painful menstruation and menstrual symptoms, and to reduce numbers of colon and rectum polyps in patients with familial adenomatous polyposis.

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

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