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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Limited clinical data also suggest that COX2 inhibition by NSAIDs delays healing (Giannoudis et al 2000, Goodman et al 2003).
In the present study, COX2 inhibition with NS398 significantly enhanced cell viability and attenuated H/R-induced LDH release, the expression of cleaved caspase-3, and TUNEL-positive cell numbers in cardiomyocytes (H9C2 cells and primary rat cardiomyocytes).