Psychiatric manifestations in orthopedic patients on Celecoxib therapy

Introduction: The Cyclooxygenase-2 (COX-2) enzyme is responsible for the synthesis of prostaglandin which is responsible for inflammation and pain. Celecoxib a cyclooxygenase-2 inhibitor was first used as a non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drug in 1999. Celecoxib is as effective as NSAJDs but causes...

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Autores Principales: Arumugam, Manohar, Md. Zain, Azhar
Formato: Artículo
Lenguaje:English
Publicado: Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences, University Putra Malaysia 2010
Acceso en línea:http://psasir.upm.edu.my/id/eprint/16387/1/Psychiatric%20Manifestations%20in%20Orthopedic%20Patients%20on%20Celecoxib%20Therapy.pdf