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Arcoxia for pseudo gout any advice on that?

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Dr. Ankur Dharia
Podiatry 21 years experience
Ask for alternative: Arcoxia is not fda approved here in the usa, it is referred to as the "son of vioxx", which has been removed from the us market due to increased cardiovascular events. Better to be safe. Other anti-inflammatories may be just as effective and safer. Good luck!
Dr. Michael Laccheo
Dr. Michael Laccheoanswered
Rheumatology 15 years experience
Follow your Drs. adv: Arcoxia is an NSAID (non-steroidal anti-inflammatory) one of the typical categories of medicine used for pseudogout. Take the smallest dose for the shortest time.

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