Which arthritis drugs have been banned?
Q: Which arthritis drugs are banned? Do these drugs cause impairment in cognition?
A:The following drugs used in arthritis have been discarded/banned/not approved in advanced countries: 1. Nimesulide 2. Rofecoxib 3. Phenylbutazone The British Health Authorities have recommended that old, tried-and-tested drugs such as diclofenac (Brand name: Doflex) should be the drug of choice in patients below 65 years of age.