COX inhibitor

(kox in-HIH-bih-ter)

A type of drug that is used to treat inflammation and pain, and is being studied in the prevention and treatment of cancer. COX inhibitors belong to the family of drugs called nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs). Also called cyclooxygenase inhibitor.

Pronunciation of dictionary term "COX inhibitor"

Pronunciation of dictionary term "inhibidor de la COX"

Inhibidor de la cicloxigenasa. Tipo de medicamento que se usa para tratar la inflamación y el dolor, y que está en estudio para la prevención y el tratamiento de cáncer. Los inhibidores de la COX son un tipo de antiinflamatorios no esteroideos (AINE). También se llama inhibidor de la ciclooxigenasa.

Cyclooxygenase (COX) Inhibitors