HyperDic: cox-2_inhibitor

English > 1 sense of the expression Cox-2 inhibitor:
NOUNartifactCox-2 inhibitoran anti-inflammatory drug that fights pain and blocks Cox-2 activity without impeding the activity of Cox-1
English > Cox-2 inhibitor: 1 sense > noun 1, artifact
MeaningAn anti-inflammatory drug that fights pain and blocks Cox-2 activity without impeding the activity of Cox-1; increases the risk of heart attacks.
Narrowercelecoxib, CelebrexA Cox-2 inhibitor (trade name Celebrex) that relieves / relieves pain and inflammation without harming the digestive tract
rofecoxib, VioxxA Cox-2 inhibitor (trade name Vioxx) that relieves / relieves pain and inflammation without harming the digestive tract
valdecoxib, BextraA Cox-2 inhibitor (trade name Bextra) that relieves pain and inflammation without harming the digestive tract
Broaderanti-inflammatory, anti-inflammatory drugA medicine intended to reduce inflammation

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