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Arcoxia for pseudo gout any advice on that?

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Dr. Ankur Dharia
Podiatry
4 doctors agree

In brief: 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!

In brief: 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. Ankur Dharia
Dr. Ankur Dharia
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Dr. Michael Laccheo
Internal Medicine - Rheumatology

In brief: 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.

In brief: 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.
Dr. Michael Laccheo
Dr. Michael Laccheo
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