Arthritis Drug Celebrex Is Safe For Heart Health: Study - Tech Times

A new study has found that Pfizer Inc.'s arthritis drug Celebrex poses no higher danger to heart health when compared to its rivals, Ibuprofen and Naproxen. The findings challenge the common belief that the rival drugs provide superior cardiovascular ...

3 arthritis pain drugs prove equally safe for the heart - Deccan Chronicle

Results were discussed Sunday at an American Heart Association conference and published by the New England Journal of Medicine. (Representational image). New Orleans: A new study may reassure millions of arthritis sufferers seeking pain relief without ...

Study: Celebrex No Riskier for Hearts than Other Anti-Inflammatory Drugs - KTIC

According the the study, published in the New England Journal of Medicine, the generic version of the drug, celecoxib, was tested against other non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs such as Naproxen and Ibuprofen. Researchers say that there was no ...

Three arthritis pain drugs prove safe for the heart - CTV News

NEW ORLEANS - A new study gives some reassurance to arthritis sufferers who want pain relief but are worried about side effects. It finds that Celebrex, a drug similar to ones withdrawn 12 years ago for safety reasons, is no riskier for the heart than ...

AHA: Study Finds Celebrex Safe for Heart - MedPage Today

NEW ORLEANS -- After 10 years during which 24,000 osteoarthritis (OA) and rheumatoid arthritis (RA) patients were randomized, the verdict on cardiovascular safety of NSAIDs is in and it's not all that surprising: celecoxib (Celebrex) is no more likely ...

Surprising Study Result: Arthritis Drug Does Not Affect the Heart - Health Essentials from Cleveland Clinic (blog)

For a decade, researchers have been concerned about how the arthritis drug celecoxib would affect the heart compared to two other drugs that are commonly prescribed for the condition. A new study shows that these concerns were unwarranted. Advertising ...

10-year study eases concerns about Celebrex, heart risk - CNN

(CNN) Over the past decade, doctors have suspected that celecoxib, a pain-relieving nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drug, or NSAID, increases heart risks more than older NSAIDs. But a new study, published Sunday in the New England Journal of Medicine, ...

Are Naproxen And Ibuprofen Sometimes Risky? A Controversial Study Of Celebrex Raises Concerns - Forbes

A study released today may mean that the painkiller celecoxib, once sold under the brand name Celebrex, is safer than prescription doses of ibuprofen or naproxen. That is if the study, which is already controversial, means anything at all. The study ...

Celebrex arthritis drug safety study surprises heart experts - CBS News

Back in 2004, a popular arthritis drug called Vioxx was pulled off the market when studies showed daily long-term use could increase the risk of heart attack, stroke and death. “This was one of the most important safety events really in recent medical ...

BRIEF-Medical Developments International says Trump's election will not ne... - Reuters

WASHINGTON, Nov 13 President-elect Donald Trump on Sunday picked Reince Priebus, a Washington insider who heads the Republican National Committee, as White House chief of staff, signaling a willingness to work with Congress to advance his ...

Landmark Study Demonstrates Pfizer's Celebrex (Celecoxib)Has Similar Cardiovascular Risk As Compared To ... - Digital Journal

NEW YORK--(Business Wire)--Results of the landmark Prospective Randomized Evaluation of Celecoxib Integrated Safety vs. Ibuprofen Or Naproxen (PRECISION) demonstrated similar rates of cardiovascular risk in patients treated with prescription doses of ...

Surprising new findings about pain relievers taken by 'everyone on the planet' - Washington Post

In 2004, when drugmaker Merck voluntarily pulled the pain-reliever Vioxx off the market amid evidence that it increased the risk of heart attacks, concern naturally turned to its nearly identical rival, Celebrex. The medication works the same way, by ...

Ibuprofen May Not Be As Safe As You Think - TIME

Over-the-counter and prescription drugs that control inflammation, like Advil, Aleve and Motrin, are among the most popular drugs people take. Without a prescription, they can relieve short-term pain from backaches and headaches, and at higher doses ...

Pfizer's Celebrex shown to be as safe as ibuprofen or naproxen -study - Daily Mail

NEW ORLEANS, Nov 13 (Reuters) - Pfizer Inc's Celebrex arthritis drug was shown to be at least as safe as the widely used prescription-strength versions of painkillers ibuprofen and naproxen, and does not appear to cause heart problems that spurred the ...

Safety Of Painkiller Celebrex Affirmed In New Study - NPR

A large study has produced reassuring evidence about a drug that millions of people use to alleviate pain from arthritis and other ailments. The study found no evidence that the drug Celebrex, or generically celecoxib, poses any greater risk for ...

Study Suggests Celebrex Isn't Riskier Than Rival Pain Drugs - Wall Street Journal

NEW ORLEANS—A study of arthritis drugs found that, contrary to common belief, Pfizer Inc.'s painkiller Celebrex posed no higher risk to a patient's heart than ibuprofen or naproxen, two widely used rivals. Patients assigned to take Celebrex suffered ...

Celebrex Is Found to Be No Riskier for Hearts Than Other Pain Drugs - New York Times

A study of the painkiller Celebrex found that it may be safer in terms of heart attack risk than some alternatives. Credit Tannen Maury/Bloomberg News. The drugs seemed miraculous when they were introduced in 1999, and they soon became blockbusters, ...