HyperDic: rofecoxib

English > 1 sense of the word rofecoxib:
NOUNartifactrofecoxib, Vioxxa Cox-2 inhibitor (trade name Vioxx) that relieves / relieves pain and inflammation without harming the digestive tract
English > rofecoxib: 1 sense > noun 1, artifact
MeaningA Cox-2 inhibitor (trade name Vioxx) that relieves / relieves pain and inflammation without harming the digestive tract; voluntarily withdrawn from the market in 2004.
SynonymVioxx
BroaderCox-2 inhibitorAn anti-inflammatory drug that fights pain and blocks Cox-2 activity without impeding the activity of Cox-1
Spanishrofecoxib, vioxx, Vioxx
Catalanrofecoxib, vioxx

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