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Comparison of osteoarthritis drug treatments

Novartis is promoting a drug for treatment of osteoarthritis called Prexige (lumiracoxib). The drug is considered superior to the ibuprofen drug which carries a nearly four times higher risk of stomach ulcers.

Source: summary of medical news story as reported by Reuters Health UK

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About: Comparison of osteoarthritis drug treatments

Date: 15 October 2004

Source: Reuters Health UK

Author: David Douglas

URL: http://www.reuters.co.uk/newsArticle.jhtml?type=healthNews&storyID=6514801§ion=news

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