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how dangerous is celebrex

A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ronald Krauser
51 years experience Rheumatology
Not really: Celebrex (celecoxib) carries significantly less GI risk than advil. The cardiac risks are low in each.
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A 69-year-old male asked:
Dr. Richard Romano
8 years experience Internal Medicine
Knee pain : Celebrex is less like to cause stomach irritation. All but aspirin raise your risk for a cardiovascular event. Tynonol is safer (except with liver dis ... Read More
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Dr. Martin Morell
28 years experience 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 Psychiatry
Celebrex (celecoxib): Celebrex (celecoxib) is a This is a non-steroidal anti-inflammatory medicine that treats pain.
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A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Maritza Baez
16 years experience Family Medicine
Serious reactions: Serious complications can include pulmonary hypertension, dependeny and abuse, psychosis, fast heart rate, high blood pressure, and valvular heart dis ... Read More
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A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
It is sometimes: fatal. Plasmodium falciparum can be especially dangerous.
A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
Aspartame: Critics of aspartame (contained in nutrasweet) indicate that it contains phenylalanine which can decrease serotonin levels. Aspartic acid reportedly ... Read More
A 51-year-old member asked:
Dr. Glenn Messina
34 years experience Aesthetic Medicine
Deadly: If you overdose on only a few the risk of death is not that great but large quantities will have a high potential for death. It is not a pleasant way ... Read More
A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Scott Naftulin
33 years experience Pain Management
Relatively so.: Celebrex (celecoxib) is a cox-2 inhibitor. This medication is a pain-relieving antiinflammatory medication. As with all other nonsteroidal antiinflamm ... Read More
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A 53-year-old member asked:
Dr. James Rotchford
40 years experience Addiction Medicine
It depends: Depends on a number of variables: what? How much? How long? And of course it is more dangerous for patients with lung disease or a strong family h ... Read More
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A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robert Woods
29 years experience Psychiatry
Overdose = Dangerous: If the overdose was intentional then any dose is dangerous. A suicide attempt is a medical emergency. Seek assistance immediately. The manufacturer re ... Read More
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A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jahan Zeb
Dr. Jahan Zeb answered
23 years experience Cardiology
Cholesterol meds: Cholesterol medicines are safe to take and well tolerated. They do require monitoring for potential side affects however. Periodic lab test are needed ... Read More
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Dr. Alan Ali
Dr. Alan Ali answered
31 years experience Psychiatry
Kendo: This modern japanese martial art involves sword-fighting, & is physically & mentally challenging activitiy which combines martial arts with strenuous ... Read More
A 58-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Killian
27 years experience General Practice
Addiction: If one takes seven doses of a benzodiazepine over seven days they are very likely to be addicted to it. This class of drugs, which used to be 'mommy' ... Read More
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A 54-year-old female asked:
Dr. Walter Husar
32 years experience Neurology
Depends....: It really depends, all medications are dangerous to a degree. Acetaminophen is an analgesic that is not addictive and safe to take in mild to moderate ... Read More
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A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jay Park
Dr. Jay Park answered
49 years experience Pediatrics
Depends: CMV (cytomegalovirus) infection in children and young adults with intact immune system is usually a trivial infection. However, pregnant mother becom ... Read More
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Dr. Stuart Hickerson
31 years experience Family Medicine
Ecstacy: Ecstacy is mdma or methylenedioxy-n-methylamphetamine. Which is a type of amphetamine. If sold on the street it is often mixed with lsd. Amphetami ... Read More
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Dr. Joel Rivera Jimenez
17 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Chemotherapy: Chemotherapy can have many side effects. If you are receiving chemotherapy the benefit may outweight the risk. Talk to your oncologist about side effe ... Read More
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A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robert Kent
11 years experience Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
It is not if used: Correctly and for the appropriate pain and at appropriate levels. It is a fairly "clean" medication to treat pain if used correctly and for short term ... Read More
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Dr. Mark Hoepfner
38 years experience General Surgery
Variable: Most of the time pancreatitis is mild & resolves with medical help. Rarely pancreatitis can be severe and cause pancreas cyst or necrosis, or even lif ... Read More
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A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Danny Proffitt
42 years experience Family Medicine
Very Very Serious: One of the most common overdoses in the country is acetamenophen overdose. Every day there are ICU over the country with patient overdosed on this dr ... Read More
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A 55-year-old member asked:
Dr. Lindsey Wolfer
42 years experience Dentistry
Its an inflamation: I wouldnt say "dangerous" when discussing pulpitis. Its an inflamation of the pulp, the area of the tooth where you find the nerve and blood vessels. ... Read More
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A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Sassan Hassassian
28 years experience Anesthesiology
Varies: Mobic (meloxicam) is a nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory medicine. It’s long acting and most patients should only take it once per day. Nsaids should no ... Read More
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A 51-year-old member asked:
Dr. Vishal Shah
18 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Muscle relaxer: Robaxin (methocarbamol) is a muscle relaxer, or a prescription medication which can be used to treat painful or uncomfortable muscle relaxers. How muc ... Read More
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