MedicineNet.com: Cox-2 Inhibitors
Explains how the medications reduce pain and inflammation and how they differ from other nonsteroidial anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs).
Arthritis Foundation: COX-2 Drugs and Heart Attacks
Offers recommendations for patients concerned about the 2004 study that suggested COX-2 inhibitors may be associated with an increased risk of cardiovascular complications.
About.com: COX-2 Inhibitors
Offers links to articles about COX-2 drugs and their use for the treatment of arthritis pain and inflammation.