USE OF COX-2 AGAINST KNOWN DAMAGES OF NSAIDS – (05-29-03)

Adverse renal effects of anti-inflammatory agents: evaluation of selective and nonselective cyclooxygenase inhibitors.

With the sharp increase in COX-2 use such as Celebrex and Vioxx (most of this use being inappropriate for its indications), we really need to evaluate the selective COX-2 inhibitors against other known damages from NSAIDs. Here we see that the COX-2 inhibitors are just as dangerous to the kidneys as traditional NSAIDs. And much more expensive. Hey–just use the cheaper NSAIDs and save the extra money for that kidney transplant!!

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