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Dr. Milroy Samuel
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Rofecoxib (Overview)

Rofecoxib is a pain medication.


Dr. Milroy Samuel
10 doctors shared insights

Rofecoxib (Overview)

Rofecoxib is a pain medication.


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What are the side effects of vioxx?

Vioxx: For several years, reports had surfaced about studies suggesting a possible increased risk of a cardiovascular event associated with the long-term use of the selective COX-2 inhibitor, Vioxx. Not long ago, these reports were confirmed and the production of Vioxx was stopped by the company. ...Read more

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Who is given vioxx?

Nobody: Vioxx was taken off the market years ago. ...Read more

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How does vioxx work?

Off market: Vioxx was removed from the market years ago. It was a selective inhibitor of the cyclo-oxigenase-2 enzyme. ...Read more

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What are risks of vioxx?

Off the market: Vioxx was removed from the market years ago. ...Read more

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When will the people who took vioxx get healed?

Doesn't look good: Based on the facet the vioxx has been off the market for many years now, the patients that benefited from the medication are suffering chronically now. Likely no cure in site. I think the question is when will something a good as vioxx come back on the market. New meds are in development daily. Litigation makes is less likely that drug companies will invest in medication development. ...Read more

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What are the side effects of vioxx?

Vioxx: For several years, reports had surfaced about studies suggesting a possible increased risk of a cardiovascular event associated with the long-term use of the selective COX-2 inhibitor, Vioxx. Not long ago, these reports were confirmed and the production of Vioxx was stopped by the company. ...Read more

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Vioxx, celebrex (celecoxib) arthritis drugs are in demand by people who are willing to risk the side effects. Would you?

Vioxx, celebrex (celecoxib) arthritis drugs are in demand by people who are willing to risk the side effects. Would you?

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 both. Vioxx 8 years ago for an injury (3mo), and i will take a soradic Celebrex (celecoxib) for ahtletic pain. ...Read more

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Dr. Tanya Russo
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Vioxx (Definition)

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