Thursday, June 16, 2005

Cox-2 FDA warnings announced

The FDA announced it is requiring a boxed warning be placed on all Non-Steroidal Anti-inflammatory Drugs (NSAIDs) including all Cox -2 inhibitors. The warning notifies patients of cardiovascular and gastrointestinal risks. The FDA warning includes popular over-the-counter NSAIDS, such as Aleve, Advil and Motrin.

To find the warning, go here.