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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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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.
Schneeweiss reported receiving an investigator-initiated research grant from Pfizer to study the safety of COX2 inhibitors.
Current therapeutic drug options for osteoarthritis are used to reduce osteoarthritis symptoms, mainly pain and inflammation, but are limited to analgesics, COX2 inhibitors, NSAIDS and intra-articular corticosteroid injections.