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A 54-year-old male asked:

I have read that nsaids have the potential to make covid19 much worse. i take celebrex (much needed) for osteoarthritis and cervical stenosis. should i discontinue celebrex for the time being?

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Dr. Donald Colantino
Internal Medicine 62 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 should discontinue their use either now or if you contract that infection. You may want your physicians advice about this matter.
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