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How do I wean off celebrex (celecoxib), gabapinten, tramadol and celexa on thhem all for over a year also is there a way to avoid the withdrawl symptoms?

How do I wean off celebrex (celecoxib), gabapinten, tramadol and celexa on thhem all for over a year also is there a way to avoid the withdrawl symptoms?

See details: Celebrex (celecoxib) can be stopped immediately. If the dose of gabapentin is not high it can also be stopped all at once. The others can be tapered over 2 or 3 months. ...Read more

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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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What is Celebrex (celecoxib) used for?

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

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Does alleve work better than celebrex (celecoxib)?

Does alleve work better than celebrex (celecoxib)?

Sometimes: Some people respond better to aleve and some respond better to celebrex (celecoxib). There is no consistent superiority of one over the other. ...Read more

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What are the side effects of celebrex (celecoxib) use?

What are the side effects of celebrex (celecoxib) use?

See below: 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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What side effects are associated with Celebrex (celecoxib)?

Celebrex (celecoxib): See: http://www. Drugs. Com/sfx/celebrex-side-effects. Html

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Does celebrex (celecoxib) affect or interact with lithium in any way?

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Does celebrex (celecoxib) affect or interact with lithium in any way?

Celebrex/lithium: Some lithium retention can occur, but not clinically significant if your lithium level is therapeutic and your kidneys are functioning well. ...Read more

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Can you explain the difference between diclofenac and celebrex (celecoxib)?

Can you explain the difference between diclofenac and celebrex (celecoxib)?

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

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Doctors can you tell me how often should I take 200 mg of celebrex (celecoxib)?

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

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What is your opinion on the medication Celebrex (celecoxib)? Pros/cons to side effects

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

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Does ibroprofin have any of the ingredients found on the precription celebrex (celecoxib)?

No!: It does have more side-effects than Celebrex! Not as good for pain mg for mg either! ...Read more

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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

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Who should not take Celebrex (celecoxib)?

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

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How safe is the medication celebrex (celecoxib)?

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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How long does celebrex (celecoxib) take to work?

Varies: It varies in patient to patient, but if I am treating a chronic arthritic condition, I will usually advise my patients to stay on it for at least 3 weeks to determine if there is a benefit or not. ...Read more

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Is there a better anti-inflamatory than. Celebrex?

See details: The best one is the one that works best for you. Different people may get better results with different nsaids. There is no one best NSAID for everyone. ...Read more

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Please describe the medication: celebrex (celecoxib)?

NSAID: 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

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Can celebrex (celecoxib) be taken on a regular basis?

Of course: In many cases this medication helps you perform more of your normal daily activities and improve the quality of life. However, if you are taking Celebrex (celecoxib) for a prolonged period of time on a regular basis, your physician should monitor your progress on a regular basis. ...Read more

Celebrex (Definition)

Celecoxib is a non-steroidal anti-inflammatory which is a ...Read more