oa Southern African Journal of Anaesthesia and Analgesia - Editorial

Volume 11, Issue 2
  • ISSN : 2220-1181
  • E-ISSN: 2220-1173



Extracted from text ... EDITORIAL Southern African Journal of Anaesthesia & Analgesia - May 2005 45 Editorial The past 6 months has seen the withdrawal from the worldwide market of two COX-2 inhibitors, Vioxx and Bextra, due to unacceptably dangerous side-effects, which were initially refuted by the pharmaceutical companies. Dr Anthony Beeton takes a critical look at the non-selective non-steroidal antiinflammatories as well as the COX-2 inhibitors in his guest editorial, and one cannot help but wonder if we have seen the last of the withdrawals of these agents? Our research article by Dr Clive Daniel takes a critical look at South African ..

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