Navigation Links
Bextra in Medical News

$89 Million Proposed Class Action Settlement Provides Consumers and Insurers With Money Back for Celebrex and Bextra Purchases and Reimbursements

WASHINGTON, April 29 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- A federal court in San Francisco has granted preliminary approval to a proposed settlement with Pfizer Inc. ("Pfizer") about the marketing of the prescription drugs Bextra and Celebrex. The settlement in the case called In re Bextra and Celebrex Mar...

Canada May Not Permit Bextra To Reenter Market

Health Canada has announced a ban on the anti-inflammatory drug Bextra, meant for those who suffer from arthritis. The benefits derived from the drug were outweighed by the cardiovascular risks, including the possibility of // triggering strokes and heart attacks, according to an expert safety pane...

FDA Approves New Arthritis Drug, Bextra

The US Food and Drug Administration has approved a new drug for treating osteoarthritis. Osteoarthritis is a progressive deterioration in the cartilage of certain joints. Unlike rheumatoid arthritis, which is an inherited autoimmune disease, osteoarthritis results from overuse of joints, and can be...

Potential lung disease biomarkers yield clues to COX-2 inhibitor side effects

...f drugs has also been shown to reduce colorectal polyps, a precursor to colorectal cancer. But two blockbuster COX-2 inhibitors, Vioxx (rofecoxib) and bextra (valdecoxib), were pulled off the market after reports that they elevated the risk of heart attack, stroke and death in users. Celebrex (celecoxib) is...

Study Sheds Light on Painkillers' Heart Risk

...ve been found to increase the risk of heart attack and stroke. Three cox-2 inhibitor NSAIDs have been marketed in the United States. Two of them -- bextra and Vioxx -- were withdrawn from the market earlier this decade because of their association with an increased risk of heart attack and stroke. A thir...

Vioxx Settlement Puts Painkillers Back in the Spotlight

...nce again. Cox-2 inhibitor drugs such as Vioxx, bextra and Celebrex were initially hailed as a means of t...o increased risk for heart attacks. In April 2005, bextra was pulled because of similar fears, as well as ev...r patients, too, experts added. Since Vioxx and bextra were taken off the market, rates of gastrointestin...

Vioxx Ban Tied to Rise in Serious GI Trouble

...althDay News) -- Pulling the painkillers Vioxx and bextra off the market to spare patients' hearts may have ...ing, in Boston. Cox-2 inhibitors such as Vioxx, bextra and Celebrex are a subset of a larger group of pai...y Celebrex remains on the market. The Vioxx and bextra withdrawals may have come at a cost, however, as A...

Merck's Pain Reliever Arcoxia Rejected by US Federal Advisory Panel

... also following evidence that it increased the patients' risk of heart attacks and strokes. G.D.Searle and Company too withdrew a COX-2 inhibitor, bextra because of similar concerns. These newly developed drugs for treatment of inflammation selectively block an enzyme called COX-2. Blocking this enz...

Green signal for new drug for arthritis given in Canada

...ciated with intake of other drugs used clinically for arthritis and of the same class .Those who have used other drugs in its class, such as Vioxx and bextra have reported heart problems in the past. . The pharmaceutical company Novartis announced the sanction of this COX-2 drug Prexige which will incide...

Celebrex- pros and cons

... risks associated with Celebrex is being given a lot of importance by doctors. Celebrex belongs to the Cox-2 inhibitors, painkiller family. Vioxx and bextra are the other members that are no longer available in the market due to their connection with heart disease. Celebrex is not as dangerous as Vi...
Bextra in Biological News

New understanding of COX-1 and COX-2 enzymes could revise classification of pain meds

...on with University of Pennsylvania researchers. The study was initiated to explore the biochemistry associated with COX-2 inhibitors such as Vioxx, bextra and Celebrex, which are now associated with an increased incidence of heart attack and stroke. Researchers looked at mice that were genetically modifi...

FDA Announces Series of Changes to the Class of Marketed Non-Steroidal Anti-Inflammatory Drugs (NSAIDs)

...fits and minimizing their risks." FDA has asked Pfizer, Inc. to withdraw bextra (valdecoxib) from the market because the overall risk versus benefit profil...brex (celecoxib) label. Pfizer has agreed to suspend sales and marketing of bextra in the U.S., pending further discussions with the agency. Pfizer has agreed...
Bextra in Biological Technology

Why are new drugs failing?

... The FDA's recent decision to pull Pfizer Cox-2 inhibitor bextra from the marketplace clearly jolted both Pfizer and the market. Pfizer was ... poor job of surveillance once drugs are on the market? The FDA's action on bextra was clearly in part due to public criticism of perceived FDA laxness. Th...
Other Tags
(Date:8/1/2014)... 01, 2014 Over 20,000 entrepreneurs from ... the 2014 Market America | SHOP.COM International Convention at ... The annual event will introduce new products, technology, programs ... earning, and also feature a who’s who of celebrities. ... | SHOP.COM Executive Team, successful entrepreneurs and celebrity guests. ...
(Date:8/1/2014)... FL (PRWEB) August 01, 2014 Fitness is ... too much effort. From walking around the block to biking ... to do and easy to maintain throughout the year. The ... a fitness forward series which will feature special guests, tips ... and stay in shape. The series will air on most ...
(Date:8/1/2014)... August 01, 2014 We are ... ES-AMI on AWS Marketplace. EspressReport ES-AMI delivers enterprise ... at $0.50 per hour (AWS infrastructure charges apply). ... easy-to-use enterprise BI and operational reporting system with ... and ad hoc reporting. It allows users to ...
(Date:8/1/2014)... Register to join the webinar here: http://bit.ly/1lPZNI9 . ... record for life sciences investing. IPOs in the sector tripled ... all venture dollars spent in 2013. The result: biotech companies ... However, 2014 is proving more of a mixed bag of ... while life sciences IPOs are losing steam, M&A is expected ...
(Date:7/31/2014)... Serious buyer, Andrew Hawley, announces his search ... Owsley Bear Stanley, the King of Acid, created the ... to Hawley, “The Grateful Dead and Owsley teamed up ... San Francisco and Los Angeles in 1965. The 1965 ... of paper. They were a goldenrod yellow, blue, and ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):Health News:Market America | SHOP.COM Set to Unveil Technology Enhancements and New Products at the 2014 International Convention 2Health News:Market America | SHOP.COM Set to Unveil Technology Enhancements and New Products at the 2014 International Convention 3Health News:Market America | SHOP.COM Set to Unveil Technology Enhancements and New Products at the 2014 International Convention 4Health News:Market America | SHOP.COM Set to Unveil Technology Enhancements and New Products at the 2014 International Convention 5Health News:Forbes Living to Air Fitness Forward Series 2Health News:Quadbase Systems Inc. Announces The Availability Of It’s Flagship Enterprise Reporting, Dashboard and BI Analytics Tool on Amazon’s AWS Marketplace 2Health News:Register to Join the Merrill DataSite's Webinar - Built to Sell: The Life Sciences Deal Climate 2Health News:Register to Join the Merrill DataSite's Webinar - Built to Sell: The Life Sciences Deal Climate 3
(Date:7/31/2014)... supported by the National Science Foundation (NSF), counters ... accelerates atmospheric warming, indicating instead that certain Arctic ... into the atmosphere. , The study, published ... focuses on thermokarst lakes, which occur as permafrost ... melted fresh water, converting what was previously frozen ...
(Date:7/31/2014)... DARIEN, IL Researchers who studied 100 twin pairs have ... function normally on less than six hours of sleep per ... resistance to the effects of sleep deprivation. , Results show ... BHLHE41 gene had an average nightly sleep duration of ... than the non-carrier twin, who slept for about six hours ...
(Date:7/31/2014)... scientists from Spain, France, and the U.S. has ... the oldest definitive member of the tribe Omaliini ... discovery and description were made possible through the ... technique, which allows the detailed study of otherwise ... is described in the journal Annals of ...
Breaking Biology News(10 mins):Certain Arctic lakes store more greenhouse gases than they release 2Study of twins discovers gene mutation linked to short sleep duration 2
Other Contents