Description

Celecoxib is an oral, selective, cyclooxygenase-2 (COX-2) inhibitor within the clinical dose range (200-400 mg daily). No statistically significant inhibition of COX-1 (assessed as ex vivo inhibition of thromboxane B2 [TxB2] formation) was observed in this dose range in healthy volunteers.

ATC Classification

Code
Title
Category
Celecoxib
L Antineoplastic and immunomodulating agents → L01 Antineoplastic agents → L01X Other antineoplastic agents → L01XX Other antineoplastic agents
Celecoxib
M Musculo-skeletal system → M01 Antiinflammatory and antirheumatic products → M01A Antiinflammatory and antirheumatic products, non-steroids → M01AH Coxibs

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