Symptomatic treatment of osteoarthritis (OA) and rheumatoid arthritis (RA).
Management of acute pain in adults.
Treatment of primary dysmenorrhoea.
Relief of signs and symptoms of ankylosing spondylitis (AS).
Management of chronic low back pain.
The decision to prescribe a selective COX-2 inhibitor should be based on an assessment of the individual patient's overall risks (see Contraindications and Precautions), taking into consideration other available therapeutic options.