Cyclo-oxygenase 2 inhibitors: an important new drug classification.

  • Cathy R Kessenich
  • Published 2001 in
    Pain management nursing : official journal of the…

Abstract

The pharmacologic treatment of acute and chronic pain has evolved greatly over the last several decades. Notably, several new classifications of drugs have emerged to meet the growing demand of patients in pain and health care providers who attempt to assist them. This article describes 1 new classification, cyclo-oxygenase 2 inhibitors, and provides specifics about the 2 agents currently available via prescription.

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@article{Kessenich2001Cyclooxygenase2I, title={Cyclo-oxygenase 2 inhibitors: an important new drug classification.}, author={Cathy R Kessenich}, journal={Pain management nursing : official journal of the American Society of Pain Management Nurses}, year={2001}, volume={2 1}, pages={13-8} }