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Editor's Correspondence
December 9/23, 2002

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

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Copyright 2002 American Medical Association. All Rights Reserved. Applicable FARS/DFARS Restrictions Apply to Government Use.2002

Arch Intern Med. 2002;162(22):2641. doi:

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Two clinical trials found that the incidence of MI in those who use rofecoxib was similar to that in those who use ibuprofen or diclofenac.1,2 The VIGOR study found an increased risk of MI with rofecoxib compared with naproxen.3

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