Published in Drug Week, February 3rd, 2006
"This study compared the acute treatment effects of systemic analgesics with (celecoxib) and without anti-inflammatory activity (acetaminophen) on bone fracture healing," investigators in the United States report.
M. Bergenstock and colleagues, University Medicine & Dentistry New Jersey, performed a "[l]ongitudinal time study of fracture healing in rats. Closed, mid diaphyseal femur fractures were produced in female Sprague-Dawley rats.
"The rats were treated for 10 days after fracture with 60 or 300 mg/kg of acetaminophen, 3 or 6...
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