Saturday, December 11, 2004

From CBC News:
Heart warnings added for painkiller Bextra
Health Canada said it will issue a new alert about the painkiller Bextra as regulators in the U.S. said they were strengthening warnings about the drug.

Bextra belongs to a class of drugs called COX-2 selective non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs. It is used to treat arthritis and menstrual pain.

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