Celecoxib for the Treatment of Pain in Osteoarthritis and Rheumatoid Arthritis

Alberta Heritage Foundation for Medical Research (AHFMR) Information Paper #24.

The objective of this paper is to present the current evidence on the efficacy/effectiveness and safety of celeoxib (Celebrex®) for the treatment of pain in patients with osteoarthritis (OA) and rheumatoid arthritis (RA).

Information Specialist: Seana Collins

NOTE: In 2006 the Alberta Heritage Foundation for Medical Research HTA unit moved to IHE. Documents produced in and prior to 2006 have different formats; the format was determined by the agency for which the document was produced.

Publication Type: Rapid Reviews

Year of Publication: 2005

Topics: Chronic Diseases / Disorders, Pharmaceuticals, Therapy

Authors: Carmen Moga, Christa Harstall, Zhiliu Tang

ISBN (print): 1-894927-12-5

ISBN (online): 1-894927-13-3

ISSN: 1706-7863

INAHTA URL: http://www.inahta.org/upload/Briefs_6/0633_AHFMR_Celecoxib_Pain_Osteoarthritis_Rheumatoid_Arthritis.pdf