A drop of 1.5/10 does not seem like much though they do say 71.4% got rid of night pain
Mod Rheumatol. 2014 Jan;24(1):144-9.
Comparative study of the clinical efficacy of the selective cyclooxygenase-2 inhibitor celecoxib compared with loxoprofen in patients with frozen shoulder.
Ohta S, Komai O, Hanakawa H.
- Celecoxib 100 mg BID
- followup was only 1-2 weeks
Pain results (graphed as VAS from 0-10):
Comment – the improvement in night pain is nice but a 1.5 drop in pain is really not clinically much better. This is where steroid injection and suprascapular nerve blocks become important. Are Physicians that depend on pills potentially giving inadequate care?