Navigation Links
Increased Heart Attack Risk From Celebrex,Vioxx

CELEBREX (celecoxib capsules) is used for relief of the pain and inflammation of osteoarthritis and adult rheumatoid arthritis. By effectively reducing the pain, inflammation and stiffness of arthritis, celebrex can help you through the day with activities like standing, walking or climbing stairs, and through the night while sitting or lying in bed.

Since their introduction in 1999, the drugs, which are known technically as COX-2 inhibitors, have been among // America's best-selling prescription pharmaceuticals. One of them, Celecoxib, sold as Celebrex, was the sixth leading prescription drug used by 14 million people last year. The other COX-2 inhibitor is Rofecoxib, sold as Vioxx.

The drugs are popular because they provide the same pain- killing effects as aspirin and Non-Steroidal Anti-Inflammatory Drugs (NSAIDs) such as ibuprofen, but with less chance of causing ulcers and intestinal bleeding.

Aspirin inhibits two closely related cyclooxygenase enzymes, COX-1 and COX-2. These new drugs specifically inhibit only the COX-2 (which is involved in pain and inflammation) while not affecting the first (which is involved in protecting lining of the stomach).

Celebrex, was recently approved by the Food and Drug Administration, FDA. The popular pain-killers Celebrex and Vioxx may slightly increase a person's risk of having a heart attack, according to an analysis of clinical studies of these 'super aspirin' drugs.


'"/>




Page: 1

Related medicine news :

1. Use of Cellular Phones associated with Increased risk of Brain Tumors
2. Allergy Risk Increased by Kerosene Use
3. Fewer teeth & Increased Ischemic Stroke risk
4. Young Smokers at Increased Risk Of Developing a Heart Attack
5. Women With Diabetes At Increased Risk Of Developing Cognitive Impairment
6. Asbestos Exposure Associated With An Increased Risk For Autoimmune Disease
7. Schizophrenics On Medication At An Increased Risk For Developing Diabetes
8. Diabetics Found To Be At An Increased Risk Of Developing Cancer
9. Increased Risk For Venous Thrombosis In Cancer Patients
10. Increased risk of common infections in patients suffering from diabetes
11. Infertility Associated With Increased Cancer Risk
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:


(Date:4/28/2017)... ... April 28, 2017 , ... ... integration of Microsoft(R) Word(TM) Online(TM), which enables sleep physicians to create and edit ... the reporting process and provides a familiar interface that does not require additional ...
(Date:4/28/2017)... ... , ... Getting enough sleep affects much more than energy – it also has mental and ... can compromise motor reaction time, which can increase the risk of having a car accident. ... tips from the NSF to help you sleep better and feel better:, ...
(Date:4/28/2017)... Cypress, California (PRWEB) , ... April 28, 2017 ... ... LED T8 Direct Replace tubes . These lamps offer an instant energy-saving solution ... no need to rewire fixtures or disconnect ballasts. These 50,000 hour rated lamps ...
(Date:4/28/2017)... ... April 28, 2017 , ... Children and adolescents who ... experiences than children in the general population. That’s because foster care is designed ... family challenges. While no fault of their own, youth who have experienced trauma ...
(Date:4/28/2017)... ... 28, 2017 , ... Early detection and elimination of new ... minimize the cost of development. In this webinar, sponsored by Molecular Devices, an ... for cardiac toxicity using induced pluripotent stem cells (iPSCs). , In the first ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):
(Date:4/20/2017)... , April 20, 2017 ... "Global Biosimilar Pipeline and Market Prospects: Addressing Production ... report to their offering. ... "Global Biosimilar Pipeline and Market Prospects: ... Design" provides an in-depth assessment of the current trends ...
(Date:4/20/2017)... 2017  CVS Pharmacy, the retail division of ... store design to enhance the retail customer experience ... products and expanded beauty selections paired with informational ... new offerings. Together with its innovative digital programs, ... customer experience at CVS Pharmacy.  ...
(Date:4/20/2017)... 20, 2017 Research and Markets has ... Market Share, Application Analysis, Regional Outlook, Growth Trends, Key Players, ... their offering. ... pharmacogenomics market was valued at US$ 7,167.6 Mn in 2015, ... expanding at a CAGR of 5.6% from 2016 to 2024. ...
Breaking Medicine Technology: