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Searle Celebrex Rxs Climb 5%; Merck Dental Work Bolsters Vioxx New Rxs

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Celebrex refills are helping Searle weather a 10% downturn in new scripts in the third quarter and to maintain the COX-2 inhibitor's position in the valuable chronic use market, Searle CEO Alan Heller said during an Oct. 27 presentation to the CIBC World Markets Health Care Conference in New York City.

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