Editor's Correspondence
December 9/23, 2002

Risk of Myocardial Infarction Associated With Selective COX-2 Inhibitors: Questions Remain—Reply

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Arch Intern Med. 2002;162(22):2640. doi:

In reply

We agree completely with the assertions of Drs Goldstein and Jüni and colleagues that the 3 studies recently published in the ARCHIVES regarding naproxen and the risk of acute MI13 do not provide evidence regarding the safety of the selective COX-2 inhibitors, since none of these studies contain patients taking these agents.

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