Celebrex


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Noun1.Celebrex - a Cox-2 inhibitor (trade name Celebrex) that relieves pain and inflammation without harming the digestive tract
Cox-2 inhibitor - an anti-inflammatory drug that fights pain and blocks Cox-2 activity without impeding the activity of Cox-1; increases the risk of heart attacks; "Cox-2 inhibitors reduce the symptoms of arthritis without endangering the stomach and kidneys"
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Irish pharmaceutical firm Actavis as part of a settlement agreement with Pfizer has launched a generic version of Celebrex (celecoxib) 50mg, 100mg, 200mg and 400mg capsules.
Celebrex Capsules (Celebrex) 50 mg, 100 mg, 200 mg and 400 mg strengths.
Celebrex does not have the same risk profile as Vioxx and is available for prescription use.
Head-to-Head CONDOR Study Investigating CELEBREX (celecoxib)
Washington, Dec 24 (ANI): People who take painkiller Celebrex and also take a low-dose aspirin tablet daily to reduce the risk of heart attack and stroke might not be getting enough protection because the former drug keeps the aspirin from doing its job effectively, according to a new study.
Celebrex to be Available in Europe for the Treatment of Ankylosing Spondylitis, a Debilitating Form of Arthritis
And while anti-inflammatory drugs like Celebrex, ibuprofen, and aspirin can curb the pain, they may increase the risk of gastrointestinal bleeding and heart attacks.
Almost everyone is now aware of the fact that Celebrex and Vioxx, two prescription pain medications primarily intended to help arthritis sufferers, have recently come under tough scrutiny and were almost pulled from the market because their use substantially increases the risks of serious complications--such as heart attacks, strokes, and cardiovascular disorders.
From Celebrex to anti-depressants, the commercialization of medical knowledge is resulting in a country which is increasingly overdosed and over-medicated, and in a medical world where doctors are continuously misled by pharmaceutical companies and biased studies: that's the message of OVERDOSED AMERICA: THE BROKEN PROMISE OF AMERICAN MEDICINE.
At the same time, the FDA recommended a "black box" warning for Pfizer's painkiller Celebrex.
a dozen patients tell a different FDA advisory committee about the excruciating pain, stiffness and helplessness they had suffered until they started taking the Cox-2 pain relievers Vioxx, Celebrex and Bextra.