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cox-2 inhibitor:

see nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugnonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drug,
a drug that suppresses inflammation in a manner similar to steroids, but without the side effects of steroids; commonly referred to by the acronym NSAID .
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However, during the development of these compounds a potential problem was identified (20-22) which was later confirmed in patients, namely that COX2 inhibitors increase the risk of cardiovascular events (18,19).
36] Although there is preliminary evidence regarding the effects of specific COX2 inhibitors, results from clinical trials are still pending.
All of our safest, most effective non steroid antiinflammatories in veterinary medicine are therefore selective COX2 inhibitors.
More recently there has been considerable interest in COX2 inhibitors (e.
Schneeweiss reported receiving an investigator-initiated research grant from Pfizer to study the safety of COX2 inhibitors.