Pfizer to stop advertising Celebrex

Celebrex, a widely prescribed pain reliever used to treat Arthritis, has been in the spotlight recently due to its link to dangerous cardiovascular side effects. In current years Celebrex has been used as an alternative to other pain relievers because it is gentler on the stomach, but recent cancer-related clinical studies have shown that patients who take this medication are at an increased risk for strokes and heart attacks. The outcome of a study conducted on 2,000 patients taking varying dosages of Celebrex resulted in shocking results which included heart attacks, strokes, and even death among fifteen of the patients.

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