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Australian medical experts want Celebrex to remain on the market

The US National Cancer Institute is worried about the risk of heart attack associated with high doses of Celebrex (the most commonly prescribed arthritis drug). The Australian Medical Association however, claims that it is safe to use the drug as long as it is prescribed responsibility. They claim that most drugs have some risk of side effects to some members of the population but the risks need to be weighed up against the benefits.

Source: summary of medical news story as reported by Medical News Today

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About: Australian medical experts want Celebrex to remain on the market

Date: 19 December 2004

Source: Medical News Today

URL: http://www.medicalnewstoday.com/medicalnews.php?newsid=18037

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