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Celebrex And Birth Control
Is there a drug interaction between hydromorphcontin, fentanyl, amnitryptaline, Clonazepam, celebrex. Taken daily fentanyl every three days 100 mg?
Too many meds:
You are taking too many medications with overlapping functions and indications. You ought to see your doctor to evaluate which medications you need to continue taking.
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I have severe osteoarthritis in my knees. They can't be replaced. Was taking celebrex, (celecoxib) now have apap and vicodin. Suggestions for pain control?
Severe Knee OA. ..: ...Not amenable to surgery. Various modalities can be tried. Weight loss, proper footwear & posture, physical therapy, bracing, specific strengthening exercises & topical analgesics can be tried. Corticosteroid ("cortisone") injections used judiciously can provide added pain relief. Viscosupplement injections (hyaluronic acid injections). Treatment with prp has also been tried. ...Read more
Celebrex (celecoxib): Should not be used in patients with known hypersensitivity to celecoxib, aspirin, or other NSAIDs, sulfonamides. N patients with active gastrointestinal bleeding, or the treatment of peri-operative pain in the setting of coronary artery bypass graft (CABG) surgery or iIn patients who have experienced asthma, urticaria, or allergic-type reactions after taking aspirin or other NSAIDs. See: ...Read more
Relatively so.: Celebrex (celecoxib) is a cox-2 inhibitor. This medication is a pain-relieving antiinflammatory medication. As with all other nonsteroidal antiinflammatory drugs (nsaid's), there are increased risks of gastrointestinal bleeding and cardiovascular events (heart attack, stroke) associated with the use of this medication. ...Read more
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You can: There is no known concerning interaction between these two. ...Read more
All medicines can cause side effects, but many people have no, or minor, side effects. Check with your doctor if any of these most common side effects persist or become bothersome when using celebrex:
constipation; diarrhea; dizziness; gas; headache; heartburn; nausea; sore throat; stomach upset; stuffy nose. ...Read more
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NSAIDs: Both are considered non-steroidal anti inflamatory drugs. Diclofenac is a classic NSAID - affecting both cox 1/ cox 2, Celebrex (celecoxib) is primarily a cox 2 inhibitor- originally thought to be safer on the stomach lining than other nsaids there is no difference at a year. Both have a cardiac warning on there label. ...Read more
Depends: What is your diagnosis? Generally it is 200 mg once a day. It can be twice a day. It also can be a higher or lower dose once or twice a day. Ask your doctor about your particular case. ...Read more
Not crazy about it: First of all, you indicate you are pregnant: I would not use it in pregnancy.Second, although it's touted as being gentler on your stomach than other NSAIDS, unlike most of the other NSAIDS like aspirin, ibuprofen, naproxen, etc., they are not linked to heart injury like Celebrex (celecoxib) is. In the non-pregnant patient with chronic pain, I'd rather use a diff. NSAID taken with food &/or acid reducer. ...Read more
Whoops got busy chasing the baby and I think I may have accidentally taken two celebrex (celecoxib) - 200mg each. Will that be a problem?
It shouldn't: On a one time basis you should have no problem with that dose. We often use 400mg acutely for pain. ...Read more