In the News: 06/03

Arthritis Plus Ulcers? Pricey COX-2 Inhibitors Not Your Only Option If you suffer from arthritis and have a history of ulcers, stomach-friendly but expensive COX-2 inhibitor drugs (Vioxx, Celebrex, Bextra) aren't your only option, according to a recent study in the New England Journal of Medicine. A traditional nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drug (NSAID), when paired with an ulcer drug, may prevent bleeding just as well. The study involved 287 patients who had used NSAIDs for their arthritis…
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