Bextra Arthritis Drug Recalled
In 2005, the Bextra arthritis drug was pulled off the market due to an increase in heart disease. It was the second drug of its kind to come off the market in two years (Vioxx was recalled in 2004) because the safety of these drugs just hadn't been studied long enough before being approved.

Unfortunately, it's all too familiar of a scenario. The drug companies push their products through the testing phase, they hide any potentially damaging evidence, they pay off lawmakers to get them approved, then they market them heavily to physicians. Unaware of the risks, the doctors prescribe them to you and me and then several years later the meds are pulled off the market.

NSAID's (non steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs) are the most commonly used medication for arthritis pain. They often cause stomach upset, though, and a severe and potentially fatal side effect of them is bleeding in the stomach or intestines. They are also associated with a higher risk of ulcers.

The osteoarthritis drugs Bextra and Vioxx were a class of medications known as COX-2 inhibitors, and they gave arthritis sufferers pain relief without the harmful stomach side effects. When they hit market, they seemed like the ideal solution to arthritis pain.

Until people started dying.

If you suffer from arthritis you have a constant war waging... one between the pain you feel and the dangers of the drugs designed to help you.

If you are willing to dedicate some time to getting better, and are willing to change how you do things for relief, then you've come to the right place.

This website is dedicated to Natural Arthritis Relief. There are no gimmicks, just lots and lots of advice and tools to help you find relief, safely.

If you look to the left you'll see buttons with topics on them. Each of those buttons takes you to a page that covers the general topic and then has links to pages with more and more detailed information. Feel free to browse around, and bookmark this website so you can come back to it.

For a great place to start, you can read about alternative for arthritis treatment options or about the foods that help arthritis. I get the most positive feedback off those pages, so I know that others have found them helpful.

Below here is a Google search bar. Feel free to use it to find specific information.

If you're looking for solutions to your pain without the dangers of medications like the Bextra arthritis drug, welcome!

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