noun. a Cox-2 inhibitor (trade name Celebrex) that relieves pain and inflammation without harming the digestive tract.
- Cox-2 inhibitor
Example sentences of the word celecoxib
1. Noun, singular or mass
Because it can thin the blood, ginger should not be taken with Non-Steroidal Anti-Inflammatory Drugs (NSAIDs) like naproxen or celecoxib.
2. Noun, plural
COX-2 inhibitors, such as celecoxib, may be used by those prone to allergy.