Coxib medications to be handled with care

Misak, Aleksandra
February 2005
CMAJ: Canadian Medical Association Journal;2/1/2005, Vol. 172 Issue 3, p330
Academic Journal
Discusses the health risks of coxib medications or the cyclooxygenase-2 (COX-2) inhibitors. Increase in the risk of myocardial infarction and cerebrovascular accident in patients taking celecoxib; Indication of COX-2 inhibitors; Logic of using COX-2 inhibitors as a replacement for nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory agents.


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