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Dr. Robert Kent
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Celecoxib (Definition)

Treats pain, including pain caused by arthritis (osteoarthritis, rheumatoid arthritis, or juvenile rheumatoid arthritis) in children and adults, ankylosing spondylitis, or menstrual cramps. This is a ...Read more


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I had a slap tear surgery 2 days ago. I have celebrex. Should I take tylenol (acetaminophen) or ibuprofen?

I had a slap tear surgery 2 days ago.  I have celebrex.  Should I take tylenol (acetaminophen) or ibuprofen?

Tylenol (acetaminophen) prob. better: If you take celebrex, don't take ibruprofen, they are both nsaids (non-steroidal anti-inflamatory drugs), and should not be taken together, (can lead to stomach irritation, ulcers, and bleeding). Tylenol (acetaminophen) would be preferred for pain if you don't have any liver or other problems limiting its use. ...Read more

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I took celebrex this morning and I have a headache can I take Tylenol (acetaminophen) for it?

I took celebrex this morning and I have a headache can I take Tylenol (acetaminophen) for it?

Reasonable: If no specific contraindications to Tylenol (acetaminophen), (acetaminophen) then it is reasonable. In an otherwise healthy person, Tylenol (acetaminophen) and celebrex can be taken close together. ...Read more

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Can you take tylenol (acetaminophen) for cold symptoms if you are already taking celebrex (for arthritis pain)?

Can you take tylenol (acetaminophen) for cold symptoms if you are already taking celebrex (for arthritis pain)?

Pain medications: Yes, you can take tylenol (acetaminophen) in addition to a NSAID such as Ibuprofen or celebrex, but you do not want to take both medications on a regular basis.
Often the occasional dose of tylenol (acetaminophen) will provide good relief :). ...Read more

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Hydrocodone/acetaminophen 10/350mg or 5/350mg and celecoxib 100 mg, if taken together is there risk(s)? If any, which are they?

Meds: No issue if taken together, work on pain in different ways, the hydrocodone is a narcotic, Tylenol (acetaminophen) is a non-narcotic pain reliever and Celebrex is a COX 2 inhibitor or anti inflammatory. Hydrocodone can make people nauseated and tired, the other two have minimal side effects that you would feel, Celebrex could cause some swelling. ...Read more

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Taking Tylenol regularity but never more than the recommended dose for last few weeks. Social drinker. I'm worried about l have liver damage. Symptoms?

Taking Tylenol regularity but never more than the recommended dose for last few weeks. Social drinker. I'm worried about l have liver damage. Symptoms?

See your doctor.: Initially, there are no symptoms to the kind of damage that Tylenol can do to the liver. Although you are likely to have not done any damage to the liver if you followed the directions, it would be prudent to get some blood drawn to be sure. It is a simple blood test. If you are worried, I would try to limit Tylenol and avoid alcohol until you have the blood test. Good luck. ...Read more

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What is Celebrex (celecoxib) used for?

What is Celebrex (celecoxib) used for?

Celebrex (celecoxib): Celebrex (celecoxib) is a is a non-steroidal anti-inflammatory medicine that treats pain. ...Read more

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Is it okay to take vimovo and tylenol #1?

Is it okay to take vimovo and tylenol #1?

Sounds ok: If a person had no prior problem with taking Vimovo (esomeprazole and naproxen) by itself, or either of its ingredients by themselves; and had no problem taking Tylenol #1 (acetaminophen and codeine) by itself, or either of its ingredients by themselves; then she should be ok taking Vimovo and Tylenol #1 together. They may cause stomach symptoms. Be sure to follow one's doctor's instructions. ...Read more

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Is celebrex (celecoxib) a narcotic?

Is celebrex (celecoxib) a narcotic?

No, just an NSAID: Celebrex (celecoxib) is a non-steroidal anti-inflammatory medication. It does not work on any mu receptors as opioids do and does not cause any central cognitive effects. It works at the site of inflammation only. I hope that helps! ...Read more

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Can I take ambien and Tylenol pm?

Can I take ambien and Tylenol pm?

Sedation: The Tylenol PM contains antihistamine which can interact with the Ambien: not a good idea. ...Read more

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Does celebrex (celecoxib) thin blood?

Does celebrex (celecoxib) thin blood?

No: Celebrex (celecoxib) is a non steroidal anti-inflammatory medication. It does not thin the blood. ...Read more

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What does tylenol (acetaminophen) pm do?

What does tylenol (acetaminophen) pm do?

Acetaminophen&Diphen: It has two ingredients
1acetaminophen500 mgm pain reliever
2diphenylhydramine 25 mgm to help you sleep
so it is to relieve pain and help you sleep, that's why it is taken pm. ...Read more

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Does celebrex (celecoxib) thin the blood?

Does celebrex (celecoxib) thin the blood?

No!: It does not thin the blood, because it does not inhibit cyclo-oxegenase -1. This why it can be taken with blood thinners! ...Read more

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Is celebrex (celecoxib) safer than aleve?

Is celebrex (celecoxib) safer than aleve?

yes: Less GI damage, especially in people over age 51.
Cardiac risk has been controversial — possibly noted if 200 mg taken twice a day, but not if 400 mg taken once a day. ...Read more

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Do they make a Tylenol (acetaminophen) 5?

No: Tylenol #3 has 30 mg of codeine, and #4 has 60 mg of codeine, but there is no #5. Both #3 and #4 contain 300 mg of acetaminophen. ...Read more

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How does tylenol 3 show up on a drug test?

How does tylenol 3 show up on a drug test?

As Opiate: Tylenol 3 contains Tylenol and codeine and as Codeine is an opiate it will show in urine as opiate ...Read more

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Is mobic (meloxicam) stronger than celebrex?

Is mobic (meloxicam) stronger than celebrex?

The same!: Equal. Individuals respond differently to either/or, but similar in response! ...Read more

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Can expired tylenol (acetaminophen) pm hurt?

Are you talking 2: Days past the expiration date or 2 years? Sorry, you haven't provided us with any parameters here. ...Read more

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What's better, Advil or celebrex (celecoxib)?

What's better, Advil or celebrex (celecoxib)?

Both are good: Celebrex (celecoxib) is much more expensive, and easier on your stomach. ...Read more

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What is safer? Celebrex (celecoxib) or aleve?

What is safer? Celebrex (celecoxib) or aleve?

See details: Celebrex (celecoxib) has a much lower risk for GI irritation than aleve. However, aleve may have a lower cardiac risk although the risk for Celebrex (celecoxib) may be extremely low as well. ...Read more

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Can adults take baby tylenol (acetaminophen)?

Can adults take baby tylenol (acetaminophen)?

Yes: You would need to take a lot more pills to achieve an adequate adult dose. ...Read more

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Help can celecoxib (celebrex) thin the blood?

Help can celecoxib (celebrex) thin the blood?

No it does not: Thin the blood, which is why it is safe to take with specific blood thinners, such as ASA or warfarin! ...Read more

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Celebrex (celecoxib) is it better than aleve?

Less side effects: Causes less gastrointestinal side effects like bleeding and is fda approved for pain due to arthritis. ...Read more

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Can pregnant women take Celebrex (celecoxib)?

Can pregnant women take Celebrex (celecoxib)?

Celebrex (celecoxib): Celebrex (celecoxib) is FDA Pregnancy Category C. This is not well studied in human pregnancy and should be discussed with MD. ...Read more

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How long do two tylenol (acetaminophen) last?

Standard Tylenol (acetaminophen) is: Usually written to be taken every 4 to 6 hours. The duration can last from 3 to 8 hours. ...Read more

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Would you die from 10 tylenol (acetaminophen)?

Would you die from 10 tylenol (acetaminophen)?

Tylenol (acetaminophen): This really depends on the dose of acetaminophen. A dose of 7gm at one time will put you into severe liver compromise. Current recommendation of the aps is not to exceed 2-2.5gm/day, fda guide still states 4gm/day. An overdose will compromise the liver and if it does not recover then you could die. ...Read more

Dr. Heidi Fowler
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Tylenol (Definition)

Acetaminophen (tylenol) is a non-steroidal anti-inflammatory which is a ...Read more


Dr. Alvin Stein
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Acetaminophen (Definition)

Acetaminophen (tylenol) is a non-steroidal anti-inflammatory which is a ...Read more