HyperDic: valdecoxib

English > 1 sense of the word valdecoxib:
NOUNartifactvaldecoxib, Bextraa Cox-2 inhibitor (trade name Bextra) that relieves pain and inflammation without harming the digestive tract
English > valdecoxib: 1 sense > noun 1, artifact
MeaningA Cox-2 inhibitor (trade name Bextra) that relieves pain and inflammation without harming the digestive tract.
SynonymBextra
BroaderCox-2 inhibitorAn anti-inflammatory drug that fights pain and blocks Cox-2 activity without impeding the activity of Cox-1

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