4.1 Therapeutic indications
Celecoxib is indicated in adults for the symptomatic relief in the treatment of osteoarthritis (OA), rheumatoid arthritis (RA) and ankylosing spondylitis (AS).
The decision to prescribe a selective cyclooxygenase-2 (COX-2) inhibitor should be based on an assessment of the individual patient's overall risks (see sections 4.3 and 4.4).
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The main purpose of this study is to gather information about the investigational drug pexidartinib, which may help to treat tumors of pigmented villonodular synovitis (PVNS) or giant cell tumor of the tendon sheath (GCT-TS).
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