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Dr. Martin Morell
28 years experience in Rheumatology
OK: If not allergic to sulfonamide, the expiration is excessive or have blood pressure or kidney issues.
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A 56-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience in Psychiatry
Celebrex (celecoxib): Celebrex (celecoxib) is a This is a non-steroidal anti-inflammatory medicine that treats pain.
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A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience in Psychiatry
Yes: Check pediatric and adult dosing.
A 51-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience in Psychiatry
Celebrex (celecoxib): should not be used in patients with known hypersensitivity to celecoxib, aspirin, or other NSAIDs, sulfonamides.n patients with active gastrointestin ... Read More
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A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ronald Krauser
51 years experience in Rheumatology
Never: It is an NSAID and is not addictive.
A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. Bennett Werner
43 years experience in Cardiology
Highly variable: Different people respond to various nsaids (non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs) differently - you can't predict which will be better for you. You h ... Read More
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A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ronald Krauser
51 years experience in Rheumatology
See details: The are different nsaids. Naproxen is a proprionic acid derivative while Celebrex (celecoxib) is a cox 2 inhibitor. There one common feature is there ... Read More
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A 36-year-old male asked:
Dr. David Rosenfeld
26 years experience in Pain Management
See below: Celecoxib is licensed for use in osteoarthritis, rheumatoid arthritis, acute pain, painful menstruation and menstrual symptoms, ankylosing spondylitis ... Read More
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A 38-year-old male asked:
Dr. Douglas Roberts
36 years experience in Rheumatology
No: It is not stronger.
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A 55-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ronald Krauser
51 years experience in Rheumatology
it depends: Celebrex (celecoxib) has less GI risk. It is controversial whether there is an increased cardiac risk with celebrex (celecoxib). Any risk is small.
A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robert Kent
11 years experience in Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
No, just an NSAID: Celebrex (celecoxib) is a non-steroidal anti-inflammatory medication. It does not work on any mu receptors as opioids do and does not cause any centra ... Read More
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A 56-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Sparacino
36 years experience in Family Medicine
Yes: Its safe in people without contraindications.
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A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ihab Ibrahim
28 years experience in Pain Management
Both are good: Celebrex (celecoxib) is much more expensive, and easier on your stomach.
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A 42-year-old male asked:
Dr. William Lages
67 years experience in Rheumatology
Probably naproxen: Naproxen has been used for many years to treat acute episodes of gout-colcichine has been used longer but has more side effects if pushed.Celebrex (ce ... Read More
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A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Vaughn Dobalian
37 years experience in Family Medicine
Not Addicting: No it's not addicting, take it when you have pain and discuss with your doctor how olongapo he or she wants you on it! Don't Worry
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A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ronald Krauser
51 years experience in Rheumatology
See details: Celebrex (celecoxib) has a much lower risk for GI irritation than aleve. However, aleve may have a lower cardiac risk although the risk for Celebrex ( ... Read More
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A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. Bruce Rothschild
47 years experience in Rheumatology
Celebrex (celecoxib) is one of s: Celebrex (celecoxib) is one of safest. Only caveat is that doses of 400 mg/day should be taken once a day, rather than divided into two doses.
A 46-year-old female asked:
Dr. M. Hytham Beck
42 years experience in General Surgery
Yes but: In general yes you can use Celebrex (celecoxib) in spite if your gastric surgery need to be ce refill not to take it on empty stomach
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A 56-year-old member asked:
Dr. Brian Le
Dr. Brian Le answered
16 years experience in 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 51-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ronald Krauser
51 years experience in Rheumatology
None: There are no isomers.
A 68-year-old male asked:
Dr. Ronald Krauser
51 years experience in Rheumatology
Not really: Some people will respond better to one of these meds and others will respond better to the other one.
A member asked:
Dr. Chad Boomershine
18 years experience in Rheumatology
NO!: Both drugs are anti-inflammatories and combining anti-inflammatories can lead to serious health consequences like kidney or liver failure.
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A 54-year-old member asked:
Dr. Randall Yee
28 years experience in Orthopedic Surgery
1 hour: This should start to take effect within an hour. Times will varied depending on if you take the med on an empty stomach.
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A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ronald Krauser
51 years experience in Rheumatology
No: People respond differently to various nsaids. Some will find aleve (naproxen) is more effective and others will find that Meloxicam is better.
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A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ronald Krauser
51 years experience in Rheumatology
Sometimes: Some people respond better to aleve and some respond better to celebrex (celecoxib). There is no consistent superiority of one over the other.
A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Douglas Fronzaglia ii, do, ms
20 years experience in Geriatrics
Yes: Celebrex (celecoxib) doesn't work much better than Aleve or Motrin for arthritis pain. It's advantage is that it's easier on the stomach.
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A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Raymond Schneider
45 years experience in Family Medicine
It may not be: It really depends on the person. I find aleve (naproxen) does better for me.
A 47-year-old female asked:
Dr. Peter Denk
19 years experience in General Surgery
Probably yes: As long as you are not having any GI bleeding from your hiatal hernia causing ulcers then you should be safe taking celebrex (celecoxib). If you have ... Read More
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A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Francisco Alencar jr
18 years experience in Pain Management
Celebrex (celecoxib): Because the chances to develop gastric discomfort/pain with Celebrex (celecoxib) is much lower and also because you can take it once or twice a day on ... Read More
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A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Andrew Germanovich
12 years experience in Pain Management
Less side effects: Causes less gastrointestinal side effects like bleeding and is fda approved for pain due to arthritis.
A 55-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ronald Krauser
51 years experience in Rheumatology
See details: Why not ask your own doctor who knows your detailed history rather than someone who does not. The amount of meds you are taking requires you ask your ... Read More
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A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ronald Krauser
51 years experience in Rheumatology
Not really: Celebrex (celecoxib) carries significantly less GI risk than advil. The cardiac risks are low in each.
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A 56-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ronald Krauser
51 years experience in Rheumatology
hard to say: Different people respond best to different nsaids. That said, diclofenac often seems to be the stronger agent.
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A female asked:
Dr. Arnold Beresh
40 years experience in Podiatry
Neuroma: A neuroma ( growth on the nerve) causes the symptoms you describe. Celebrex (celecoxib) will often help.
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A 56-year-old member asked:
Dr. Neil Ellis
12 years experience in Anesthesiology
Both should work: They are both nsaids and should work well. Different people seem to respond better to one NSAID vs another. Try both and see which works for you.
A 60-year-old female asked:
Dr. Joseph Kuhn
36 years experience in Bariatrics
Not really: Celebrex (celecoxib) should have no major affect on appetite. More like an Aspirin agent.
A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Rosenfeld
26 years experience in Pain Management
See below: All medicines can cause side effects, but many people have no, or minor, side effects. Check with your doctor if any of these most common side effects ... Read More
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A 51-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jay Rosenfeld
31 years experience in Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
Varies: It varies in patient to patient, but if I am treating a chronic arthritic condition, i will usually advise my patients to stay on it for at least 3 we ... Read More
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A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Sanjay Agarwal
25 years experience in Pulmonology
Why oh why!!: Why do we do this? Precious life, comes rarely! call 911 now.. Get your loved ones there as well.. Asap.
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A 30-year-old male asked:
Dr. Ronald Krauser
51 years experience in Rheumatology
No: No it should not.
A member asked:
Dr. Ralph Morgan Lewis
37 years experience in Family Medicine
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A 40-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ihab Ibrahim
28 years experience in Pain Management
Upto two: Of the 200mg, 4 of the 100mg, depends on with u are treating, and your kidney function.
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