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Reports cite cardiovascular risks of COX 2 inhibitors and NSAIDs

BMJ 2006; 333 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.333.7568.565-a (Published 14 September 2006) Cite this as: BMJ 2006;333:565
  1. Janice Hopkins Tanne
  1. New York

    Cyclo-oxygenase-2 (COX 2) inhibitors and some other non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs) may present cardiovascular and renal risks, say two papers published online ahead of print publication in JAMA.


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    And an accompanying editorial by David Graham, a Food and Drug Administration employee and whistleblower, criticises studies of COX …

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