celecoxib celecoxib

Definition(s):

  • (n) a Cox-2 inhibitor (trade name Celebrex) that relieves pain and inflammation without harming the digestive tract

Usage(s):

  • celecoxib May act to prevent cancer (PharmaciaPfizer) semaxanib Antiangiogenesis (PharmaciaSUGEN) IMC-C225 Antigrowth agent (ImClone Systems) skin.

News

  • Pfizer to appeal loss of Celebrex patent

    Pharmaceutical giant Pfizer said on Wednesday it will appeal a US federal court's refusal to extend patent protection for its blockbuster Celebrex drug used to treat arthritis. Pfizer said the US District Court for the Eastern District of Virginia invalidated the reissue patent covering methods of treating osteoarthritis and other approved conditions with celecoxib, the active ingredient in ...
    on March 13, 2014     Source: AFP via Yahoo! News

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  • "These clinical trial results are new. The cardiovascular findings in one of the studies (Adenoma Prevention with Celecoxib or APC) are unexpected and not consistent with the reported findings in the second study (Prevention of Spontaneous...
    on Dec 17, 2004 By: Hank McKinnell Source: USA Today

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