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Cox-2 Inhibitors are nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs used to relieve pain and inflammation. COX-2 inhibitors are being studied in the prevention of colon polyps, and as anticancer drugs. Also called cyclo-oxygenase-2 inhibitor.
Colon cancer patients who took aspirin regularly fared better after surgery

Colon cancer patients who took aspirin regularly fared better after surgery

Blocking the COX-1 enzyme might be the answer in ovarian cancer treatment

Blocking the COX-1 enzyme might be the answer in ovarian cancer treatment

Blocking the COX-1 enzyme might prevent and treat the most common and fatal form of ovarian cancer

Blocking the COX-1 enzyme might prevent and treat the most common and fatal form of ovarian cancer

Study predicted cardiovascular risk of Cox-2 inhibitors

Study predicted cardiovascular risk of Cox-2 inhibitors

Pfizer separately agrees to suspend sales of Bextra due to FDA evaluation of risks of rare but serious skin reactions

Pfizer separately agrees to suspend sales of Bextra due to FDA evaluation of risks of rare but serious skin reactions

Patch therapy provides similar pain relief as oral medications for patients with osteoarthritis (OA) knee pain

Patch therapy provides similar pain relief as oral medications for patients with osteoarthritis (OA) knee pain

International expert group discusses alternatives to COX-2 inhibitors

International expert group discusses alternatives to COX-2 inhibitors

New research offers natural alternative to arthritis drugs

New research offers natural alternative to arthritis drugs

Celebrex provides a two pronged attack against prostate cancer

Celebrex provides a two pronged attack against prostate cancer

Painful surgical adhesions may be preventable by taking the COX-2 inhibitor Celebrex

Painful surgical adhesions may be preventable by taking the COX-2 inhibitor Celebrex

Vioxx could have caused 140000 excess cases of coronary heart disease in the USA since 1999

Vioxx could have caused 140000 excess cases of coronary heart disease in the USA since 1999

Study of patients on COX-2 inhibitors does not show increased  cardiovascular risk

Study of patients on COX-2 inhibitors does not show increased cardiovascular risk

Physicians should avoid prescribing Bextra altogether

Physicians should avoid prescribing Bextra altogether

Animal study on vascular effects of COX-2 inhibition

Animal study on vascular effects of COX-2 inhibition

Further evidence for the role of cyclooxygenases (COX) in heart-disease risk

Further evidence for the role of cyclooxygenases (COX) in heart-disease risk

Women need less morphine after hysterectomies with new treatment

Women need less morphine after hysterectomies with new treatment

Arthritis drug caution advised by New Zealand experts

Arthritis drug caution advised by New Zealand experts

New advice on anti-inflammatory drugs called Cox-2 Inhibitors, including Celebrex

New advice on anti-inflammatory drugs called Cox-2 Inhibitors, including Celebrex

Advice for patients who have been taking Celebrex or Bextra

Advice for patients who have been taking Celebrex or Bextra

Celebrex suspension

Celebrex suspension