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Merck recalls Vioxx

Sunday, July 27, 2008

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Arthritis drug Vioxx (Rofecoxib) has been voluntarily recalled by Merck & Co Inc. worldwide. The move to pull the COX-2 inhibitor off the market on September 30, 2004 shocked the arthritis world and rocked the stock value of Merck. The Reason The decision to recall Vioxx followed a three year trial, known as APPROVe (Adenomatous […]

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Arthritis Drug Vioxx Recalled

Sunday, July 27, 2008

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Arthritis drug Vioxx (Rofecoxib) was recalled by Merck & Co., Inc. The Vioxx recall was voluntarily started by Merck to discontinue the COX-2 inhibitor in September, 2004. Person’s affected by the Vioxx side effects are urged to seek medical and legal help. The Vioxx Recall was prompted after a three year trial known as Adenomatous […]

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