Cyclooxygenase-2 inhibitor treatment of older osteoarthritis patients
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- Andersen, S.J. Compr Ther (2003) 29: 215. doi:10.1007/s12019-003-0025-4
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Nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs are often prescribed to treat osteoarthritis. Two cyclooxygenase isoenzymes prompted the development selective COX-2 inhibitors. The development, efficacy, and toxicity of COX-2 inhibitor treatment of osteoarthritis are summarized.