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celebrex allergy in children

A 32-year-old male asked:
Dr. Alvin Wells
42 years experience Rheumatology
Celebrex: Celebrex is classified as an anti-inflammatory drug known as a nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drug or NSAID. It is more specific than other agents su ... Read More
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A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Zacharisen
33 years experience Allergy and Immunology
No need to avoid: Allergic reactions to shellfish (shrimp, crab, lobster, oysters, etc) are due to ige allergic antibody to the meat/muscle protein called tropomyosin. ... Read More
A 53-year-old female asked:
Dr. Lynne Weixel
36 years experience Clinical Psychology
Caution!: This is a potential risk and there are recommendations to avoid it - no actual reports of strong allergic responses yet, but if there's an alternative ... Read More
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Dr. Susan Rhoads
38 years experience Family Medicine
Probably: Although the sulfur molecule is in Celebrex (celecoxib), (celecoxib) only a few people with allergies to sulfa antibiotics also react to Celebrex (cel ... Read More
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A 33-year-old male asked:
Dr. Edward Workman
Specializes in Pain Management
Sulfa + allergy: Celecoxib can cause two different types of allergies. The 1st is allergy to the class of non steroidal anti-inflammatories, e.g. ibuprofen, etc. Thi ... Read More
A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
25 years experience Psychiatry
Yes: Check pediatric and adult dosing.
A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
25 years experience Psychiatry
Celebrex (celecoxib): Yes, Celebrex (celecoxib) requires a prescription.
A 65-year-old female asked:
Dr. John Munshower
30 years experience Family Medicine
Could be: Celebrex (celecoxib) works well for many people when it comes to arthritic type pains, and has less effects on the stomach (less GI side effects). Go ... Read More
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A 52-year-old female asked:
Dr. Joseph Kuhn
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Not really: Celebrex (celecoxib) should have no major affect on appetite. More like an Aspirin agent.
A 56-year-old female asked:
Dr. Lynne Weixel
36 years experience Clinical Psychology
Discuss w/ Dr: This is something that your doictor can help you with. Also - here's some info on the drugs. http://voices.yahoo.com/comparing-ibuprofen-naproxen-ce ... Read More
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