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COX-2 inhibitor
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COX-2 inhibitor

  a drug designed to treat chronic pain without irritating the stomach and stomach lining
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Used to reduce the symptoms of arthritis without endangering the stomach and kidneys, but there are concerns regarding cardiovascular disease.

A COX-2 inhibitor is an anti-inflammatory drug that blocks cyclooxygenase-2 (COX-2) activity without impeding the activity of COX-1; brand variations include Vioxx and Celebrex.
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Associated words [difficulty]:   COX-2 inhibitor , Valium [6] , Xanax [7] , Valium [6] , amphetamine [6] , Xanax [7] , antihistamine [8] , diuretic [9] , homeopathy [9] , methylphenidate [9]
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