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A 52-year-old male asked:

My doctor prescribed celebrex (celecoxib) for knee pain. i have micro-vascular disease. i am high risk for stroke and blood clot. is celebrex (celecoxib) a good choice?

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Dr. Ronald Krauser
A Verified Doctoranswered
Rheumatology 54 years experience
No: No NSAID is a good choice for those individuals with significant cardiac or vascular risk. There are several other options besides NSAIDs. See a rheumatologist.
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