Table 1

COX-2 selective inhibitors currently marketed in some European, North American, and Latin American countries

Generic name

Proprietary name

Manufacturer


celecoxib

Celebrex

Pharmacia Corporation and Pfizer, Inc

etoricoxib

Arcoxia

Merck & Co, Inc

rofecoxib

Vioxx

Merck & Co, Inc

valdecoxib

Bextra

Pharmacia Corporation and Pfizer, Inc


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