A 41-year-old male asked:
What do you think of the combination of celebrex (celecoxib) and sulfasalazine to treat RA beside taking other medications such as methotrexate and Enbrel ? Instead of Norco or motrin or tramadol
1 doctor answer
Dr. Ayisha Gani answered
Specializes in Internal Medicine
Rheumatoid arthritis: Celebrex (celecoxib) and motrin are anti-inflammatory medication. Motrin cause stomach irritation more than Celebrex (celecoxib), sulfasalazine another anti inflammatory by different mechanism. Norco and tramadol does not have any anti inflammatory effect. the combinations are chosen for every individual depending on their bodies response to meds.
Answered on Nov 7, 2015
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