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Dr. Katharine Cox
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Rofecoxib (Overview)

Rofecoxib is a pain medication.


Dr. Katharine Cox
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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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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Dr. Arthur Balin
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Vioxx (Definition)

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