cyclooxygenase-2 inhibitor


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cyclooxygenase-2 inhibitor

See COX-2 inhibitor.
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The risk of cardiovascular thrombotic events with selective cyclooxygenase-2 inhibitors. Arthritis Rheum.
Amsterdam -- Extended-release acetaminophen is a possible alternative to cyclooxygenase-2 inhibitors for pain associated with knee osteoarthritis, Dr.
Selective cyclooxygenase-2 inhibitors show a differential ability to inhibit proliferation and induce apoptosis of colon adenocarcinoma cells.
A number of strategies have been recommended by American College of Gastroenterology to decrease NSAID-induced GI damage including use of selective cyclooxygenase-2 inhibitors, coadministration of gastroprotective agents like misoprostol, PPIs, or histamine-2 receptor antagonists [20].
The cyclooxygenase-2 inhibitors did not convey a significant increase in myocardial infarctions, stroke, cardiovascular death, or other thrombotic cardiovascular adverse events when compared with non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs.
Few studies have examined the relative risks of the three major analgesic groups: NSAIDs, opioids, and coxibs (selective cyclooxygenase-2 inhibitors).
M was receiving, but also other, often-overlooked medications, including nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs), cyclooxygenase-2 inhibitors, calcium channel blockers, and systemic corticosteroids.
Classes of drugs examined include SERMs and SERDs, aromatase inhibitors, microtubule binding agents, HER family inhibitors, angiogenesis inhibitors, miotic inhibitors, vaccines and immunomodulators, cyclooxygenase-2 inhibitors, and inhibitors of heat-shock proteins 90 and 27.
Non-aspirin NSAIDs, cyclooxygenase-2 inhibitors and risk for cardiovascular events-stroke, acute myocardial infarction, and death from coronary heart disease.
Newmark and Paul Schulick have become some of the first health experts to talk about the miracles of natural cyclooxygenase-2 inhibitors, better known as COX-2 inhibitors or COX-2-Is.
Pharmacologic and pharmacodynamic considerations of cyclooxygenase-2 inhibitors. Clinical Geriatrics, 8(6), 4962.

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