Table 1

Effects of celecoxib and ibuprofen diets on body weights of Sprague Dawley rats

Treatment groupaInitial weight (g)b,cFinal weight (g)b,c
Control144.1 ± 1.2258.2 ± 3.2
Ibuprofen148.1 ± 2.6251.4 ± 2.2
Celecoxib147.6 ± 1.3253.5 ± 2.2
  • a Forty rats/group were fed powdered Teklad 22/5 rodent diet (W):8640 supplemented in the experimental diets with 1500 ppm of either ibuprofen or celecoxib.

  • b Mean weight ± SE.

  • c Differences among treatment means were not statistically significant (initial weights, P < 0.24; final weights, P < 0.18).