whether the COX-2 inhibitors really cause fewer GI problems than traditional NSAIDs

There's a lot of debate about whether the COX-2 inhibitors really cause fewer GI problems than traditional NSAIDs.

Most people assume COX-2s are safer...but this might not be entirely true.

The latest research shows that Vioxx (rofecoxib) seems to cause less GI bleeding and ulcers than naproxen...but it DOESN'T eliminate the risk entirely.

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