celecoxib

celecoxib
cel·e·cox·ib .sel-ə-'käk-sib n an NSAID C17H14F3N3O2S that is a COX-2 inhibitor administered orally esp. to relieve the pain and inflammation of osteoarthritis and rheumatoid arthritis see celebrex

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n.
an anti-inflammatory drug (see NSAID) that selectively inhibits cyclo-oxygenase 2 (see COX-2 inhibitor). It is taken by mouth in the treatment of osteoarthritis and rheumatoid arthritis. Trade name: Celebrex.

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cel·e·cox·ib (sel″ə-kokґsib) a nonsteroidal antiinflammatory drug of the COX-2 inhibitors group, used for symptomatic treatment of osteoarthritis and rheumatoid arthritis; administered orally.

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