Alternative medicine expert witnesses may opine on herbal medicine, homeopathy, holistic medicine, and related topics. In his 2001 book, Over Dose: The Case Against the Drug Companies, Dr. Jay S. Cohen warned about the risks of the new, best-selling anti-inflammatory drugs such as Celebrex. A couple years later, Vioxx and Bextra were withdrawn from the market because of serious side effects, Celebrex was reduced to a third tier drug. Dr. Cohen has published papers on how to use NSAID medications as safely as possible, and notes that there are natural non-drug alternatives that can reduce pain and inflammation.
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