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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My sample closet was awash with Celebrex and Vioxx.
Two of China's largest ecommerce companies, Alibaba (BABA) and JD.com (JD) are operating in a "grey area" with the availability of certain prescription drugs such as Pfizer's antidepressant Zoloft and its anti-inflammatory drug Celebrex , says the Financial Times.
Seventy men and women say they were hit with side effects, including heart attacks and strokes, from the so-called wonder drug Celebrex, made by Pfizer.
Researchers from Germany, Finland and Canada studied ordinary painkillers or oral non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs) like naproxen, celebrex, ibuprofen, voltaren and rofecoxib.
as Celebrex, was allowed to remain on the market with the condition that Pfizer conduct a study to determine if Celebrex was as safe as two older NSAIDs, naproxen and ibuprofen.
Comments: Established product sales were down 10% to $5.0 billion in the quarter, primarily due to the loss of exclusivity for Celebrex in the U.S., as well as generic competition for Zyvox IV in the U.S., and for Lyrica in certain developed European markets.
Actavis PLC launched a generic version of Celebrex (celecoxib) 50 mg, 100 mg, 200 mg and 400 mg capsules, as part of a settlement agreement with Pfizer Inc.
M2 EQUITYBITES-December 11, 2014-Actavis unveils generic Celebrex for osteoarthritis, rheumatoid arthritis, ankylosing spondylitis & acute pain
M2 PHARMA-December 11, 2014-Actavis unveils generic Celebrex for osteoarthritis, rheumatoid arthritis, ankylosing spondylitis & acute pain
Summary: Painkiller Celebrex has been an incredible moneymaker for pharmaceutical producer Pfizer Inc., partially because of patents that guaranteed Pfizer’s U.S.
I was particularly surprised about the supportive data for the NSAID COX-2 inhibitor celecoxib (Celebrex).