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Which of the following is a highly selective inhibitor of cyclooxygenase 2 (COX-2)? (LQ)



A Acetaminophen

B Aspirin

C Celecoxib

D Ibuprofen

Ans. C Celecoxib

Celecoxib is the selective COX-2 inhibitor. Acetaminophen has no effect on cyclooxygenase and negligible (and not clinically useful) anti-inflammatory activity All the others are classified as nonselective (COX -1 and -2) inhibitor NSAIDs.

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