A 55-year-old member asked:
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What are the side effects of vioxx?

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Dr. David Rosenfeld
26 years experience in Pain Management
Off market!: All medicines can cause side effects, but many people have no, or minor, side effects. Check with your doctor if any of these most common side effects persist or become bothersome when using vioxx: constipation; diarrhea; dizziness; gas; headache; heartburn; nausea; sore throat; stomach upset; stuffy nose.
Answered on Mar 26, 2013

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Dr. Thomas Namey
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Celebrex!: Short term use of vioxx rarely caused issues and was an excellent pain reliever. I believe Celebrex (celecoxib) is a very safe drug. I have taken bo ... Read More
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A 51-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Rosenfeld
26 years experience in Pain Management
Nobody: Vioxx was taken off the market years ago.
A 55-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Rosenfeld
26 years experience in Pain Management
Off market: Vioxx was removed from the market years ago. It was a selective inhibitor of the cyclo-oxigenase-2 enzyme.
A 55-year-old member asked:
Dr. Peter Zimmerman
32 years experience in Pain Management
Yes: Celebrex (celecoxib) is another cox-2 specific anti-inflammatory.

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