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Is celebrex a true nsaid

A 40-year-old female asked:
Dr. Yash Khanna
Family Medicine 57 years experience
Not True/not safe: It is not true.If you are allergic to Aspirin and other nsad then you can be allergic to Celebrex (celecoxib) as well. If you had hives, asthma attack... Read More

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A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. James Marx
Pain Management 48 years experience
Work @ Injury: For the most part, these meds work at the site of inflammation which is causing the pain. They also have some effect on the brain's perception of pain... Read More
Dr. Kenneth Choquette
Pain Management 35 years experience
Treats a problem: Celebrex (celecoxib) is actually not an analgesic agent. It helps decrease the inflammation and hence might help decrease one of the causes of pain. M... Read More
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Dr. Frank Holmes
Sports Medicine 23 years experience
No: There is no proof that use of NSAIDs causes osteoarthritis.
Dr. John Goldman
Rheumatology 55 years experience
Not necessarily: Cartilage loss has been described due to ongoing arthritis with indocin but this may have have been ongoing disease and not due to inocin
A 40-year-old female asked:
Dr. John Goldman
Rheumatology 55 years experience
No it is NSAID also : It is also an nsaid. In part the answer depends on what your allergic reaction is. Is it allergy or just intolerance. This is best discussed with your... Read More
A 68-year-old male asked:
Dr. Philip Miller
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Try OTC: ibuprofen ( Advil) or naproxen sodium ( Aleve ). Another option would be arthritis strength Tylenol; however, if you decide on an OTC medication, ple... Read More
A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ronald Krauser
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See details: It means that Celebrex (celecoxib) does not interfere with the antiplatelet effects of Aspirin and Aspirin will continue to have its blood thinning pr... Read More
A 54-year-old male asked:
Dr. Donald Colantino
Internal Medicine 61 years experience
NSAIDs: There is currently no convincing evidence either for or against the use of NSAIDs in covid19 infections. Therefore I feel it's up to you whether you s... Read More
A 64-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ronald Krauser
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Yes and no: Celebrex (celecoxib) and advil are different classes of nsaids so you could be allergic to one and not the other just like you could be allergic to pe... Read More
A 36-year-old male asked:
Dr. Thomas Josa
Allergy and Immunology 39 years experience
AERD: Your poor wife, sounds miserable. I wonder if she has Aspirin Exacerbated Respiratory Disease (AERD) aka NSAIDS sensitivity? See an Allergist to de... Read More
A 19-year-old male asked:
Dr. Joram Seggev
Specializes in Allergy and Immunology
Yes, it does: Several studies and meta-analysis have shown lower incidence of ulcers and blood loss from the GI tract with celxocib than nsaid. That was true in eld... Read More

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