Cox-2 inhibitor

What is Cox-2 inhibitor?

Cox 2 inhibitors are type of non steroidal anti inflammatory drugs usually given to treat pain and inflammation. The name comes from their action of specifically inhbibitng an enzyme cyclooxygenase 2.

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I am a female, aged 79, and weighing 270 pounds. I have never gotten a positive test for diabetes, so I doubt if it is that. I have extreme pain...

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Specific COX 2 blockers

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Dear XXXXXXX

Thanks for your query. There is a special group of antiinflammatories similar...

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I was wondering if eye pain is sometimes related to joint and muscle pain. I have burning pain in my joints and muscle cramps and also have itchy...

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Itching in eyes, joint pains and muscular cramps can occur very commonly in VIRAL INFECTIONS.

One rare condition is LUPUS. Lupus is a chronic...

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I am a 37 years old male, asian, only 5'2". history of high blood pressure(under control with diovan), history of Anxiety which was controlled and...

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Hi XXXXXXX

Thanks for the query

With the history you have posted over here, you have described of having GERD and irregular beating of the heart....

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