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Celebrex Has Lower Risk Of Death Than Vioxx Or NSAIDs In CHF Patients, Study Says

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Executive Summary

The study in the British Medical Journal finds risk of death and recurrent congestive heart failure higher in patients on Vioxx or NSAIDs than Celebrex. A second study in the same issue finds "significantly increased" risk of myocardial infarction in patients using Vioxx, diclofenac or ibuprofen, but not Celebrex or naproxen.

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