Etoricoxib can be used for chronic nonspecific back pain: a new indication of the well-known drug

@article{Karateev2020EtoricoxibCB,
  title={Etoricoxib can be used for chronic nonspecific back pain: a new indication of the well-known drug},
  author={Andrei E. Karateev},
  journal={Neurology, neuropsychiatry, Psychosomatics},
  year={2020},
  volume={12},
  pages={125-130}
}
  • A. Karateev
  • Published 19 April 2020
  • Medicine
  • Neurology, neuropsychiatry, Psychosomatics
Nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs) are the main class of analgesics for the relief of acute nonspecific back pain (NSBP) and for the control of chronic one (CNSBP). The choice of a NSAID is determined by the efficacy, ease of use, and safety profile of a particular drug. Etoricoxib is one of the most successful representatives of NSAIDs, which is advisable to be used in CNSBP. Double-blind, controlled studies of patients with CNSBP have indicated that etoricoxib at a dose of 60 mg… 
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