TITLE

Review: Risk for cardiovascular events is increased with rofecoxib, diclofenac, and indomethacin, but not celecoxib

AUTHOR(S)
Bradley, Colin P.
PUB. DATE
January 2007
SOURCE
ACP Journal Club;Jan/Feb2007, Vol. 146 Issue 1, p24
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article offers information on a research study regarding risk factors that lead to cardiovascular (CV) events in patients using cyclo-oxygenase 2 inhibitors and nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs. The study was conducted by researcher P. McGettigan, and published in the "Journal of the American Medical Association." It was found that CV events are increased with rofecoxib, diclofenac and indomethacin.
ACCESSION #
23847354

 

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