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A 40-year-old female asked:

started celebrex (celecoxib) 17days ago for swollen ankle. result pending..but i have a gastroscopy)scheduled in 2 weeks. should i reschedule the gi exam?

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Dr. Thomas Inwood
Podiatry 35 years experience
Celebrex (celecoxib): Celebrex (celecoxib) should not change the results of the GI exam , but you can call to check.
Dr. Ronald Krauser
Rheumatology 52 years experience
Yes: Celebrex (celecoxib) causes gastric irritation and may lead to a misdiagnosis because of this.

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Last updated Jun 24, 2014

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