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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?
No: Other than arthritic pain coming back or worsening, no. ...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
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
Why did celebrex (celecoxib) make me gain 20 lbs in the past 6 months, I think its water cause I don't eat much, I decided to go off it, what else does it do to yo?
Is it true ginger extract is like taking celebrex (celecoxib) only in herbal form? I take celebrex (celecoxib) and wondered if it would be better. Is ginger the same thing?
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
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
No!: Also not generic. Quite expensive!Get a more detailed answer ›
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
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