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Celebrex Contain Any Blood Thinning Medications
Not exactly: Celebrex (celecoxib) is a nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drug (nsaid). The nsaids are felt to have some "blood thinning" properties, and they can increase the risk of bleeding particularly when taken in combination with true blood thinners such as warfarin. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Anticoagulants are any of a variety of drugs which decrease the body's ability to make or sustain blood clots. They fall, generally, into two categories. Drugs like Aspirin and clopidogrel (plavix) prevent platelets from forming the initial stages of a clot. Drugs like warfarin (coumadin) and dabigatran (pradaxa) block the later process ...Read more
On Celebrex (celecoxib) taken off Creatine level n blood, After stop levels back 2 norm, He added Motrin 800mgQID n stead of more narcotic, Motrin easier on kidney?
Early Ra. AntiCCP + 17. Other blood negative. Doc1: MTX 7.5mg, Plaquenil 400mg, Celebrex (celecoxib). Doc2: Plaquenil 200mg, Pred 5mg, Celebrex (celecoxib). Confused.?
Reasonable: You have the opportunity to do very well. Early RA responds better to any of the treatments compared to late RA (disease > 2 years). If you still have pain, stiffness, fatigue on this regimen, talk to your Rheumatologist about adding a biologic medication such as Enbrel, Humira or Remicade (infliximab). There are several others, but I usually start with one of these. Would help get rid of the prednisone. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Is taking celebrex (celecoxib) 200mg every day harmful to the heart or blood pressure? I have severe osteoarthritis in the knees that the pills really help..
Possibly: Celebrex (celecoxib) can raise bp by causing sodium retention in the kidney and increase chance of heart attacks by increasing platelet reactivity. If one has risk factors for heart disease then taking celebrex (celecoxib) should be with great caution. Advise a thorough cardiac evaluation. ...Read more
I have back pain & migrain today. I check my blood pressure is 151/101. I go to hospital. The doctor give me celebrex (celecoxib) 200mg cap. Have a side effect?
My doctor prescribed Celebrex (celecoxib) for knee pain. I have micro-vascular disease. I am high risk for stroke and blood clot. Is Celebrex (celecoxib) a good choice?
I am fiftytwo. I'm taking Benicar ranatadine colododyne potassium celebrex (celecoxib) adderahl. My blood pressure is still running 185/118 pulse 82.?
Consult nephrologist: A nephrologist can screen for hormonal causes of hypertension, and sort out your medications. Kidney function should be checked, as Celebrex (celecoxib) can affect it. Adderall can affect blood pressure. You should get a BP monitor to check and track your blood pressure at home. This is more useful than isolated measurements at doctor's office. ...Read more
No problem: I've given Botox to about 7, 000 headache patients and many were on Aspirin or prescription blood thinners and I have not seen any increase in bleeding or bruising. It is important to make sure that the doctor uses a 30-gauge needle (or thinner) and is experienced in this procedure. ...Read moreSee 8 more doctor answers
Maybe: A person on blood thinners can ask his prescribing doctor to look for a tablet that does not contain lactose. Some medications contain lactose, while others do not. If no lactose-free tablets are available, the person can just take the lactose-containing medication with a lactaid lactase enzyme tablet, to digest the lactose from the medication. ...Read more
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I have a total of 6 stents, how long should I expect to be on plavix (clopidogrel) or other blood thinning medication?
Depends: It doesn't matter so much how many stents you have but why you have them, what do you your other arteries look like and when were they put in. For instance, if a patient had stents for a heart attack and got 2 stents and then got 2 more 8 months later and then another 2 in a year, I might recommend life long antiplatelet treatment with Aspirin (81 mg) and plavix (clopidogrel). ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
I 'am on blood thinning medication. Can I check for genetic blood disorders while taking blood thinning?
Yes-any genetic test: If blood work is needed, be sure to elevate your arm, with pressure on the withdrawal site for several minutes, to prevent a nasty bruise. A pressure dressing should be applied. ...Read more
Tattoo: Getting a tattoo is always an infection risk. If there's bleeding, it will be considerably worse when taking anticoagulants. Not a good idea. ...Read more
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