Bextra is a drug named Valdecoxib which is used in the treatment of rheumatoid arthritis, osteoarthritis and painful menstruations. The drug was approved by the United States food and drug administration on November 20, 2001. Until 2005, Bextra was available in tablet form but initially it was removed from the market due to increased risks of heart attack and stroke.
It was withdrawn from the US market in 2005. The Bextra settlement was entered into by and among the US and it was reported that Pfizer, Inc. began discussing settlement for some Celebrex and Bextra lawsuits pending throughout the United States.
It has been advised that one should not take Bextra without first concerning to your doctor. The symptoms of taking Bextra can be measured. So if you experience abdominal pain, tenderness or discomfort; nausea, bloody vomit, black or tarry stools you should immediately notify your doctor. One of the main precautions that should be taken in this case is that if you have been or are being treated for pain associated with CABG. You should definitely consult your doctor.
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