- 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.
- n. a Cox-2 inhibitor (trade name Celebrex) that relieves pain and inflammation without harming the digestive tract
“Celebrex, also known as celecoxib, is the only coxib currently on the market.”
“On March 11, 2009, Scott S. Reuben, former chief of acute pain at Baystate Medical Center, Springfield, Mass., revealed that data for 21 studies he had authored for the efficacy of the drug along with others such as celecoxib had been fabricated in order to augment the analgesic effects of thedrugs.”
“Some nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs, such as celecoxib (Celebrex)”
“Or your doctor may recommend one of the newer anti-inflammatory drugs called cylooxygenase-2 (COX-2) inhibitors, such as celecoxib and rofecoxib, which have been shown to have decreased gastrointestinal side effects compared to other nonsteroidal drugs.”
“Explain that rofecoxib is no longer on the market, but the study authors said the findings likely apply to similar drugs such as celecoxib (Celebrex) and, to some extent, to other non-aspirin NSAIDs.”
“In addition to commonly used aspirin, they include drugs such as celecoxib (sold under the trade name Celebrex), and sulindac (Clinoril).”
“Think twice about your ticker if you regularly pop painkillers such as ibuprofen (Advil and generic) or celecoxib (Celebrex).”
“The COX-2 inhibitor celecoxib brand name Celebrex led to a 62 percent reduction in non-melanoma skin cancers, which includes basal cell carcinomas and squamous cell carcinomas.”
“Although medications that studies show posed the highest risk, including rofecoxib (Vioxx) and valdecoxib (Bextra), were banned or removed from the U.S. market, many NSAIDs with identified risks, such as prescription-only celecoxib (Celebrex), still are on the market.”
“The manufacturer of Celebrex celecoxib spends millions of dollars a year advertising the pain reliever, with considerable success: The drug brought in $1.7 billion in U.S. sales in 2010.”
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