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2004-11-25 03:00:18

WHITEHOUSE STATION, NJ: The Vioxx recall has not appeared to have hurt competitor drugs that stop pain in a similar fashion, and that could spell good news for Merck's next pain product, Arcoxia. New research on doctors' prescribing habits suggests that specialists show little reluctance in continuing to prescribe painkillers belonging to the same class as Vioxx - cox-2 inhibitors. "Specialists are not going to overreact to this," said Andrea McDonough, senior director of market events at...

Word of the Day
  • One of a religious order living in a convent or in community; a monk: opposed to anchoret or hermit (one who lives in solitude).
  • A social bee.
This word comes from the Latin 'coenobium,' convent, which comes from the Greek 'koinobios,' living in community.