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Celecoxib

Celebrex, Elyxyb (celecoxib) is a small molecule pharmaceutical. Celecoxib was first approved as Celebrex on 1998-12-31. It is used to treat adenomatous polyposis coli, ankylosing spondylitis, dysmenorrhea, osteoarthritis, and rheumatoid arthritis in the USA. The pharmaceutical is active against prostaglandin G/H synthase 2. In addition, it is known to target carbonic anhydrase 12, prostaglandin G/H synthase 1, and carbonic anhydrase 2. Celebrex's patent is valid until 2036-05-27 (FDA).
Trade Name Celebrex, Elyxyb
Common Name Celecoxib
Indication adenomatous polyposis coli, ankylosing spondylitis, dysmenorrhea, osteoarthritis, rheumatoid arthritis
Drug Class Cyclooxygenase-2 inhibitors
Celecoxib
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