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Celebrex Before Surgery
I was on Celebrex (celecoxib) for years. Went off for 2 weeks for a nasal surgery. How long will it take to start working again??
Uncertain: It may start working right away, however all medications take about four doses to reach a steady state of drug concentration in the blood stream. Hope this helps! ...Read more
My MRI said I have a "intrtasubstance tear of the glenoid labrum". Celebrex (celecoxib) did nothing for me. Do I need surgery?
Diagnosis?: Be careful about assuming that the MRI reading is the same as a diagnosis. If you are having shoulder pain that has not responded to conservative treatment, get a second opinion with a shoulder specialist to establish a diagnosis and cause of your shoulder pain before making the decision for any surgery. http://www. Youtube. Com/watch? V=cz-kdc7bhww&list=uu15uuhuqiy9zdpywwxf31jg&index=1. ...Read more
My doctor gave me some Celebrex (celecoxib) 400mg I have femoroacetabular impingement and surgery in 2 months. The bag says take 1 per day morn. Can I take pm?
Why not ask?: The doctor who prescribed it is the best source for clarification. Call the office with your question and provide easy ways for the answer to get back to you at the doctor's convenience since it's not an emergency. They'll be happy to reply. It's probably okay, but ask. Best wishes! ...Read more
Ultrasound of foot showed 3/4 of a torn tendon. The whole ankle is swollen and has fluid all around. What's the next step? On celebrex (celecoxib) 200mg. Surgery?
It depends: If you had a strained ankle, how long ago it occur, which ligament is involved. If recent, rest and ice with anti-inflammatory is the way to go. ...Read more
Knee Surgery 1 month ago, a lot of pain meds. I am overusing my other knee. Should I ask my PCP or hepatologist for Celebrex (celecoxib) to ease pain/inflamation?
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 it's use. ...Read more
Celebrex (celecoxib) is fda approved to treat the signs and symptoms of osteoarthritis (oa) and rheumatoid arthritis (ra), and for the management of acute pain in adults.
It is a type of NSAID — a prescription-strength nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drug.
Celebrex (celecoxib) is not a narcotic. ...Read more
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
Celebrex (celecoxib): See: http://www. Drugs. Com/sfx/celebrex-side-effects. HtmlGet a more detailed answer ›
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