cox-2 inhibitor

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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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The study randomized patients expected to need regular NSMD treatment for at least 6 months to either the cyclo-oxygenase-2 inhibitor (coxib) celecoxib at 200 mg b.
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