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  1. Patent Expiry Tomorrow
    ... maybe, they saw a brand new market to sell lots of Vioxx and Bextra (prescribed for my husband's statin pain...

  2. Good News... went to the doctor today
    ... s had two heart attacks and a stroke, (induced by vioxx ) The meds my mom takes for hbp causes high cholesterol...

  3. HATS study
    ... responded, " No, i trusted my last dr. and he prescribed vioxx and caused me to have a heart attack." Again he said...
    ... responded, " No, i trusted my last dr. and he prescribed vioxx and caused me to have a heart attack." Again he said...

  4. Chest muscles also ache with statin use, normal?
    ... advertised, doesn't mean it is a WONDER drug. Look at Vioxx and a few more of those lovely meds. For those...

  5. Need help with lab report!
    ... That's the same as vioxx , my mom complained about muscle pain in her arms and ... they were severly elevated. he also prescribed vioxx for her to ease the pain, a month later she had a...
    ... That's the same as vioxx , my mom complained about muscle pain in her arms and ... they were severly elevated. he also prescribed vioxx for her to ease the pain, a month later she had a ... would have lost him earlier. His other dr. had him on Vioxx , all sorts of blood thinning pills, and Altace, which...

  6. Prescription for Trouble
    ... their drugs reach the market. As a result, drugs like Vioxx , Paxil and others have harmed thousands of consumers...

  7. Merck study on Vioxx understated risk
    ... found a very interesting article at Forbes entitled: Vioxx Drama Echoes Earlier Concerns About Missing Data. ... was about to publish a paper outlining the risks of VIOXX when he got a personal visit from this VP. The VP ... tampered-with study results... I have to believe this VIOXX thing is only the tip of the iceberg.... DIS...
    ... in the prescription drug arena. I think that the VIOXX VIGOR situation is probably the rule rather than the ... process in this country - thousands died needlessly from VIOXX . What other Vioxx's are still out there? This...
    ... Phen-Phen and other ephedra based supplements, or Vioxx ...). And I agree that with the current administration...

  8. Does Lipitor Cause Heartburn?
    ... pain in my chest" Doctor: "Don't worry Mr. Jones, Vioxx has been proven to be quite safe" Patient2: "But...

  9. Need advice?
    ... in the body, so much so that it is considered the Vioxx of the natural foods only with no side effects. But...

  10. Word of warning....Zetia
    ... pharmaceutical drug addicts. *An FDA scientist admits Vioxx alone may have caused as many as 150,000 deaths. The...
    ... pharmaceutical drug addicts. *An FDA scientist admits Vioxx alone may have caused as many as 150,000 deaths. The...

  11. What are the benefits of?
    ... arthritis before the invention of the better drugs (like VIOXX . :D:D:D) I value huge demographic testing like that...

  12. STATINS are absolutely wonderful !!

  13. Heard of "Protandim"? Watch Primetime tonight
    ... ASWAGHANDA...:D:D Lenin, YOU forgot Baycol and Vioxx ... Their web site even has a disclaimer on buying...

  14. Cholesterol and Vitiamin E
    ... and I also don't know anyone who died of Baycol or Vioxx - but there are still many who did... You're ignoring...
    ... and I also don't know anyone who died of Baycol or Vioxx - but there are still many who did... You're ignoring...

  15. A quote from Pfizer about Lipitor
    ... market as long as possible (until patent expires) ex VIOXX . My cousin had bypass surgery last week, He was on...

  16. Hello...I have high LDL
    ... know - I heard about that 10 panel members on the VIOXX vote had financial ties to the drug industry - they...

  17. Statin Drug Alert - Tribune
    ... some of the statin drugs like Crestor go by the way Vioxx did. Believe in what your body is telling you and...

  18. Too Afraid To Take Statins - Advice, Comments Anyone?
    ... who was on Lipitor, developed gout-like pain, took Vioxx for the pain and died of a massive heart attack (no ... US version so that drug companies could sell more Vioxx and Bextra for the pain caused by statin drugs. ...

  19. Crestor, Statins, side effects - spec. patient groups
    ... FDA official puts Crestor in the same category as Vioxx which was removed from the market. By the way,...

  20. FDA tried to discredit whistleblower over drug safety claims
    ... FDA had failed to protect the public over rofecoxib ( Vioxx ), according to two articles published online by the ... was "incapable of protecting America against another Vioxx ." He also indicated that five other drugs currently ... cardiovascular risks in patients taking rofecoxib ( Vioxx ). This was to have been published in the Lancet but...

  21. FDA Reviewer Says 5 Drugs Need Closer Scrutiny (including Crestor)
    ... Giving evidence into the investigation over Vioxx , the painkiller Merck had to withdraw after it was...
    ... is this change that has led to the controversy over Vioxx and to charges that in recent years the agency has ... "incapable" of ensuring that unsafe drugs such as Vioxx were kept off the market. Graham claimed there were...
    ... of recent drug failures such as the arthritis pill Vioxx and cholesterol- lowering Baycol, both of which were...

  22. Well, I tried everything, now I've gotta go back on Statins...
    ... was cancelled because of the severe side effects ( Vioxx , ...) . Then I think about chiropractic, acupuncture...

  23. New to high cholesterol
    ... mortality improvement. Remember Baychlor (sp?), how about Vioxx ? These were highly touted, reportedidly safe medications...

  24. Newbie here, please help!
    ... govt funded study?" Dr. Mercola came out against Vioxx FIVE YEARS AGO. Yep, he's a wacko!...

  25. crp levels
    ... taking aspirin but he didn't recommend it. I take vioxx and I know I can't take advil or aleve but I'll have...

  26. large and painful knots on my tendons
    ... pcolajoe; I have tried aspirin and vioxx and mobic. Mobic is a very strong pain reliever for...

Stroke board

  1. stroke-clot & bleed
    ... but the Ct scan still shows bleed and clot.Took two Vioxx for aching neck before an injection of Botox in vocal ... Botox in previous years that improved my speech. Could Vioxx have caused the stroke? Didn't someone in old message ... board suspect Vioxx ? I regained all the memory/writing & responding problems...
    ... cause me to die). I don't have any idea about the Vioxx , as I've never taken it. ------------------ I had...

Addison's Disease board

  1. WandaB...question about labs
    ... to search a lot. I had a serious reaction to VIOXX after a surgery a few years back and ended up in hospital...

Chronic Fatigue board

  1. post viral headache syndrome
    ... taken to heal them! My fiance was on low doses of Vioxx for a while, and now he takes even lower doses of...

  2. Hello!
    ... I was on Naproxen and then Relefen and now it is Vioxx . For pain I went from Darvocet to Ultram. ...
    ... I have cfs and I hate it but, I to take ultram and vioxx , Midrin for pain. I found the vioxx does nothing for...
    ... taking at least 5 Ultram a day. I agree about the Vioxx I do not notice a difference in pain or stiffness...

Diabetes board

  1. Lantus
    ... along to get along, then she had a heart attack from vioxx . Everything turned around for her after that....

  2. Is metformin dangerous?
    ... is still in the "new" stage. Look at Celebrex and Vioxx . The most common side effect of metformin is intestinal...

  3. Difficulty breathing ALL NIGHT after consuming too many carbs. Anyone else?
    ... from my many trails of different meds. Celebrex & vioxx being one them....
    ... from my many trails of different meds. Celebrex & vioxx being one them. To me, to win the battle against...

  4. A1C = 6.0, Dr. Just Prescribed Insulin
    ... i lost and had kept off for 5 yrs too I might add. Vioxx added the wieght. i have bad knees as well as allt...

  5. Type 2 not on meds diagnosed last Xmas
    ... not going to take it! Look at Fin-Fin, Propulsid, Vioxx and many many more meds they are pulling. What about...

Fibromyalgia board

  1. best anti-anxiety and muscle spasms medication for fibro
    ... only COX-2 that worked for me and both my parents was Vioxx . We all got mad when the FDA pulled it without a valid...

  2. Quick question about Lyrica
    ... The Vioxx thing..... It was a royal mess from the very beginning ... taking a placebo. There was one group taking just Vioxx and one group taking just aspirin. Naturally the group ... taking Vioxx had a higher incidence of heart attack and stroke ... there was no baseline set of statistics to work with. Vioxx , and the other COX-2 drugs, DO NOT increase your risk ... That study did not prove in any way whatsoever that Vioxx increases your risk of having a heart attack or stroke ... not set up by Merck, the company that manufactured Vioxx . It was set up by somebody else, though I don't remember ... that any results you get mean diddly-squat. I miss Vioxx a great deal. 50mg of that was the only thing that...

  3. which doctor prescribe vicodin for fibromyalgia
    ... the rules of the game and stupid things, like the Vioxx , Avandia and hormone messes, happen when the researchers...

  4. BIGGEST Dilemma ever, is this WRONG???!!! Please help!
    ... attorney in your area who specializes in bad drug cases ( Vioxx , etc.). It may seem like a lot of hassle, but it could...

  5. Fibro and arthritis meds
    ... hi i took vioxx it helped a lot then bextra. then on celebrex all...

  6. i have fibro! i dont take meds
    ... medication for my Fibro either.. I tried Celebrex, Vioxx , ect. They all work just about as good as Advil....

  7. New here
    ... The most recent research of meds like Celebrex and Vioxx (the Cox2 Inhibitors) show that continued use of these...

  8. Hi. New to board and introduction
    ... injections and the anti-inflammatories. Celebrex, and Vioxx , are non-steriod anit-inflammatories, they are the...

  9. Interesting time at the doc...
    ... But, this is the first doctor visit since the great vioxx recall...and LOL he didn't bring up ANY fibro "solutions ... seen a change in their MD's behaviour since all the vioxx , bextra news has hit??...

  10. Celebrex
    ... heard that Celebrex is a "bad" drug - right along side Vioxx and doctors are being urged to have their patients ... samples and a prescription from my pcp right as the Vioxx fiasco was hitting the media, so I held off until...
    ... If you have fibro, Vioxx and celebrex won't do a lot for you. They will ease...
    ... aspirin regime as well. Honestly, I'm sad to see Vioxx go, one reason is that it isn't a sulfa drug. As far ... that much advantage to it to offset the risks...But Vioxx paid huge dividends in terms of it's effectiveness ... hard time finding a decent NSAID to use at all with Vioxx gone, and many arthritis sufferers will never find ... to keep Celebrex on the market, but in the case of Vioxx I think they should have just given it a black box...

  11. Cymbalta Question(s)....
    ... conditions these new drugs cause, only no one knows it yet ( Vioxx anyone?!?!). What kind of drug is it? Anti-inflammaotry...

  12. Celebrex???
    ... that time, there was the big fuss in the news about Vioxx causing heart attack and stroke and then other cox...

  13. Newly diagnosed 11-30-04
    ... was given Celebrex just before the commotion about Vioxx and related drugs... soooo, I gave up taking that...

  14. At My Wits End
    ... on the same leg in May of this year. I was taking Vioxx until it was recalled. Now I take Vicodin in the...

  15. Milnacipran
    ... going in fully loaded with options, since I was taking vioxx . I have a referral in for a rheumy, but who knows...
    ... going in fully loaded with options, since I was taking vioxx . I have a referral in for a rheumy, but who knows...

  16. is this what I have?
    ... and cscan came back normal, so my doc took me off my vioxx and switched me from paxil to lexapro. I am now going...

  17. Low Blood Pressure
    ... Dr today and my bp was 120/90. I think it was the VIOXX . I wanted off the vioxx because of the heart risks...

  18. Update and greetings!
    ... then, I've tried amitriptyline, Celebrex, Baclofen, Vioxx , Bextra, Ultram, Neurontin, and morphine sulfate,...

  19. Symptoms of Fibro?
    ... Med side effect outweighed the benefits.) I take Vioxx for the joint issues.......

  20. Positive ANCA test
    ... I can hardly walk or lift my arms. Dr. said try VIOXX with some perscription gel lotion stuff and of course...
    ... Hi Ginny, Vioxx was like eating M&M's to me. It did nothing but hurt ... not going to do anything for inflammation. If the Vioxx continues not to help, ask your Dr. for ibuprofen ... 600 or 800. That helped me a lot more than the vioxx did. Of course with all of that stuff you have to...
    ... said that I have no inflimation and put me on 50mg of vioxx for two weeks, since the 25mg only helped a little...

  21. guaifenesin
    ... in order. I had instant allergies to Celebrex and Vioxx both so I can't take those either. I'm lucky to have...

  22. No sleep for 5 days, on new meds...
    ... and past exhausted. My doctor put me on Effexor, Vioxx and Zanaflex. I've been on Ambien for several years...

  23. Skin Problems from Fibromyalgia
    ... on my scalp and legs. My rheumotologist had me on Vioxx and Celebrex, which helped a little for my arthritis...

  24. Medication List
    ... Remeron, Elavil,Trazadone, Flexaril,Neurontin,Zonegran, Vioxx , Celebrex,Ritalin and Wellbutrin....

  25. First Rheumy appt.. SO upset
    ... interest whatsoever in treating me because the normal Vioxx , Elavil, Bextra and physical therapy did not work...

  26. Is anyone here taking Bextra?
    ... success with any drugs tried thus far which include Vioxx , Elavil, Vicodin, Celestone injection, Motrin, and...
    ... Again, just the severe headaches. My mom was on Vioxx at one time along with Neurontin and has tried numerous...
    ... I also tried a variety of NSAIDS - naprosyn , vioxx , celebrex all of which aggravated my stomach. I currently...

  27. Battle with doctor
    ... 2 weeks before being diagnosed my doctor put me on Vioxx and vicoden. after all the meds my doctor tried me ... doctor to get him to keep me on the pain pills with the vioxx ? any sugestions? Why would a doctor stop a treatment...

  28. vioxx used for fibro?
    ... I have been tried on Vioxx for fibro in beginning and it did nothing for me....
    ... Lol.... Vioxx is a wonderful drug of you have true inflammation ... condition along with FM. I have Ankylosing Spondylitis and Vioxx and this family of drugs could be utilized with some...
    ... I took Vioxx for a couple of years, I thought it was the miracle...

  29. Pain meds, Whats best?
    ... but got such nightmares I had to stop it. I was on Vioxx which did nothing for me. I then was on Vicodin which...
    ... best suits your body. I take oxycontin, zanaflex and vioxx and the combo is great for me. Glad to hear you are...
    ... diagnosed with FMS June 2002. I have tried paxil, effexor, vioxx , celebrex, ultram, ultracet, IBU, ambien, sonata,...

  30. Fibro gone
    ... arthritis. He lived in constant pain on vicodin and vioxx . He was miserable 24/7. He had heard that Arizona...
    ... arthritis. He lived in constant pain on vicodin and vioxx . He was miserable 24/7. He had heard that Arizona...

  31. Just diagnosed.
    ... for sleeping. I'm on 40 mgs of Prozac, and 25 mgs of Vioxx . I also take vicodin about twice a week when I start...
    ... I don't know if the Vioxx helps or not. I did slack off a week to see if I felt...
    ... let you know that there is help out there. I was on Vioxx at one time and it really didn't do much for me. Ultracet...

  32. New diagnosis-Still a lot of pain
    ... You may want to ask your doctor about trying Vioxx or Celebrex too, these seem to help a lot with the...

  33. pain med you can live with?
    ... over long periods of time as does the NSAIDS. Vioxx , Mobic, Celebrex, etc. did absolutely nothing for...

  34. Newly Diagnosed- yuck
    ... not sure what you mean by non-steroidals? celebrex, vioxx are all out because of contraindications id that is...

  35. What meds do you take?
    ... did a number on my tummy. My doctor switched me to Vioxx , which helped a lot more than the Arthrotec and didn ... 't cause stomach problems. After taking Vioxx for a couple of years, I wasn't getting any relief...
    ... Elavil (yikes, allergic to this), Lexapro Fibro pain: Vioxx , Skylaxin, Bextra, Indocin, Naprosyn, Robaxin (none...
    ... Sleep: Celexa & Flexeril Fibro: Cyclobenzaprine 20mg, Vioxx 25mg, Tylenol #3 or Vicodin 500-750 mg, ... for several years ( 200mg Wellbutrin SR, flexeril, vioxx 25mg, etc.). I have Tylenol #3 and Vicodin 750 & 500mg...

  36. not sure
    ... Sleep: Celexa & Flexeril Fibro: Cyclobenzaprine 20mg, Vioxx 25mg, Tylenol #3 or Vicodin 500-750 mg, Melatonin ... for several years ( 200mg Wellbutrin SR, flexeril, vioxx 25mg, etc.). I have Tylenol #3 and Vicodin 750 & 500mg...

  37. Overwhelmed by pain
    ... for several years ( 200mg Wellbutrin SR, flexeril, vioxx 25mg, etc.). I have Tylenol #3 and Vicodin 750 & 500mg...

  38. statins and FM
    ... Hi ! Cloie, Had more pain with statins also. Vioxx has been the only thing I can take for inflamation...

  39. HELP Fibro veterans please give advice
    ... also tried mscontin, endocet, baclofen , lavepro, vioxx , celebrex, all which is not working. oone thing I...

  40. Anybody ever heard of Post Viral Syndrome?
    ... tylenol) and then the doc gave me a prescription for Vioxx and then Bextra (both completely useless because they...
    ... tylenol) and then the doc gave me a prescription for Vioxx and then Bextra (both completely useless because they ... Ultram (tramadol) Propoxy Bextra (didn't work) Vioxx (didn't work) Arthrotec (didn't notice it doing anything...


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