Scientific Name: Celecoxib
Brand Name: Celebrex, Elyxyb, Seglentis
Company Owner: Gd searle llc
Mechanism Of Action Unlike most NSAIDs, which inhibit both types of cyclooxygenases (COX-1 and COX-2) , celecoxib is a selective noncompetitive inhibitor of cyclooxygenase-2 (COX-2) enzyme. COX-2 is expressed heavily in inflamed tissues where it is induced by inflammatory mediators.
Description of the Drug: Celecoxib is an NSAID used to treat osteoarthritis, rheumatoid arthritis, acute pain, menstrual symptoms, and to reduce polyps is familial adenomatous polyposis.
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Source: DrugBank Online – DrugBank.com. Retrieved 2023-01-23 from https://go.drugbank.com/drugs/DB00482