Acute and chronic treatment of the signs and symptoms of osteoarthritis (OA) and rheumatoid arthritis (RA).
Treatment of ankylosing spondylitis (AS).
Treatment of acute gouty arthritis.
Treatment of acute pain including that related to primary dysmenorrhea and minor dental procedures.
The decision to prescribe a selective COX-2 inhibitor should be based on an assessment of the individual patient's overall risks (see PRECAUTIONS).