Rofecoxib improves quality of life in patients with hip or knee osteoarthritis.

  • Theiler R
  • Bischoff H
  • Good M
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A major goal of osteoarthritis (OA) treatment is pain management to improve function and maximise quality of life. Rofecoxib is a highly selective inhibitor of cyclooxygenase-2 used in symptomatic treatment of inflammation and pain in patients with osteoarthritis of the hip or knee.

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  • WOMAC, SF-12, Quality of life, Rofecoxib, Knee ost

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  • PMID: 12571763


  • Robert Theiler

  • Heike a Bischoff

  • Meinrad Good

  • Daniel Uebelhart

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