Ibuprofen Risky for Heart Patients?
... and stroke.
The trial compared ibuprofen (brand names include Advil, Motrin, and Nuprin) or naproxen (Aleve, Naprosyn) to a new pain drug sold as prexige
in the U.K. and Canada.
All of the high-heart-risk patients in the Farkouh study should have been taking low-dose aspirin. Sixty percent of them d...
Green signal for new drug for arthritis given in Canada
...green signal to launch a novel drug for the treatment of arthritis// called prexige
which is described as a COX-2 inhibitor that seems to have no other side ef...e pharmaceutical company Novartis announced the sanction of this COX-2 drug prexige
which will incidently be the first medicine of this class to be marketed in...
New Arthritis Drug Linked to Increased Risk of Heart Attacks
... The new arthritis drug prexige
is said to be linked to an increased risk of heart attacks and strokes and ...ederal government's Pharmaceutical Benefits Scheme (PBS) will make the drug prexige
(generic name, lumiracoxib) available from Tuesday. The drug is the first C...