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Anti-Inflammatory Drugs Affected by FDA Alert

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Like Vioxx, Bextra has been withdrawn from the market. And a warning is being added to Celebrex and other prescription and over-the-counter anti-inflammatory drugs.

Below is a list of anti-inflammatory drugs affected by this alert. For details about the alert, click here.

 

Cox-2 Selective NSAIDs
Chemical NameBrand Name
CelecoxibCelebrex
ValdecoxibBextra
RofecoxibVioxx


Nonselective NSAIDs
Chemical NameBrand Name
DiclofenacCataflam, Voltaren, Arthrotec (combination with misoprostol)
DiflunisalDolobid
EtodolacLodine, Lodine XL
FenoprofenNalfon, Nalfon 200
FlurbiprofenAnsaid
Ibuprofen**Motrin, Motrin IB, Motrin Migraine Pain, Advil, Advil Migraine Liqui-gels, Ibu-Tab 200, Medipren, Cap-Profen, Tab-Profen, Profen, Ibuprohm, Children's Elixsure*, Vicoprofen (combination with hydrocodone), Combunox (combination with oxycodone)
IndomethacinIndocin, Indocin SR, Indo-Lemmon, Indomethegan
Ketoprofen**Oruvail, Orudis, Actron
KetorolacToradol
Mefenamic acidPonstel
MeloxicamMobic
NabumetoneRelafen
Naproxen**Aleve, Naprosyn, Anaprox, Anaprox DS, EC-Naproxyn, Naprelan, Naprapac (co-packaged with lansoprazole)
OxaprozinDaypro
PiroxicamFeldene
SalsalateDisalcid
SulindacClinoril
TolmetinTolectin, Tolectin DS, Tolectin 600

*There are many over-the-counter combinations with ibuprofen: Advil Cold and Sinus, Advil Cold, Advil Allergy Sinus, Children's Advil Allergy Sinus, Ibuprofen Cold and Sinus, Sine-Aid IB, Children's Motrin Cold.

**There are over-the-counter versions of these prescription medications.

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