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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Autori principali: Arumugam, Manohar, Md. Zain, Azhar
Natura: Articolo
Pubblicazione: Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences, University Putra Malaysia 2010
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