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Arthritis 'wonder drug' left me seriously ill and fighting for justice

Barbara Petty still wanting answers – a decade after Vioxx has been removed from the market over link to increased risk of heart attack and stroke She was fit and healthy with everything to live for but a so-called arthritis wonder drug has left life is a daily struggle for one woman. 64 more words

ROFECOXIB

ROFECOXIB

MK-966, MK-0966, Vioxx

162011-90-7

C17-H14-O4-S

314.3596

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Percent Composition: C 64.95%, H 4.49%, O 20.36%, S 10.20%

LitRef: Selective cyclooxygenase-2 (COX-2) inhibitor. Prepn: Y. Ducharme et al., WO 9500501; eidem, US5474995 (both 1995 to Merck Frosst). 5,930 more words