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can i take celebrex and diclofenac gel

A 51-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ronald Krauser
51 years experience Rheumatology
Yes: They are from 2 different classes of nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs but essentially are used to treat the same issues.

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A 56-year-old member asked:
Dr. Brian Le
Dr. Brian Le answered
16 years experience Pain Management
NSAIDS: Celebrex (celecoxib) and diclofenac are nsaids. They are used as pain killer. They are both good for arthritis. The better medication for you would ... Read More
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A female asked:
Dr. Gregory Harvey
37 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
NSAIDs : Yes start with 50mg twice a day
A 29-year-old male asked:
Dr. Marsha Davis
27 years experience Internal Medicine
None : Is safest for ulcer or child. Ibuprofen is safest for child.
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A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. Arnold Beresh
40 years experience Podiatry
Usually: But you need to be careful of early onset of side effects.
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A 56-year-old member asked:
Dr. Richard Ramos
24 years experience Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
Yes: The amount of diclofenac that is absorbed systemically with the diclofenac gel is very small. It is ok to use a topical NSAID with an oral nsaid. Ho ... Read More
A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mehul Desai
18 years experience Pain Management
No: Although there may not be any consequence to this, theoretically your blood levels of diclofenac in combination may cause problems such as GI upset, k ... Read More
A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Peralta
Specializes in Medicina Familiar
Diclofenac: Hello diclofenac does not remove pain if you do not combine it with some painrelievee either ibuprofen acetaminophen etc. If you're not allergic
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A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Arnold Beresh
40 years experience Podiatry
Usually: But you need to be careful of early onset of side effects.
A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Rosenfeld
26 years experience Pain Management
Pain relief: It is a topical version of the anti-inflammatory diclofenac. It is a topical anti-inflammatory drug.
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