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Rofecoxib

Vioxx (rofecoxib) is a small molecule pharmaceutical. Rofecoxib was first approved as Vioxx on 1999-05-20. It is used to treat dysmenorrhea and osteoarthritis in the USA. The pharmaceutical is active against prostaglandin G/H synthase 2.

 

Trade Name

 

Vioxx
 

Common Name

 

rofecoxib
 

ChEMBL ID

 

CHEMBL122
 

Indication

 

dysmenorrhea, osteoarthritis
 

Drug Class

 

Cyclooxygenase-2 inhibitors

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Rofecoxib structure rendering