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Dr. Robert Kent
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Celecoxib (Overview)

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 non-steroidal anti-inflammatory medicine (nsaid).


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What is celecoxib capsul for?

What is celecoxib capsul for?

Celebrex (celecoxib): Celecoxib is the generic name for celebrex (celecoxib). It is a cox-2 inhibitor of the NSAID type and has been developed to help treat many types of arthritis syndromes and also other: rheumatoid arthritis, osteoarthritis, ankylosing spondylitis, acute pain, dysmenorrhea and familial adenomatous polyposis. A cox-2 is less likely to irritate the gastrointestinal system and used in people with GI risks. ...Read more

Dr. Robert Kent
218 Doctors shared insights

Celecoxib (Overview)

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 non-steroidal anti-inflammatory medicine (nsaid).


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Please describe the medication: celecoxib?

Please describe the medication: celecoxib?

Pain Med: 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 non-steroidal anti-inflammatory medicine (nsaid). ...Read more

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Which is more affective pain management of a gouty foot flare-up, Naproxen or Celebrex (celecoxib)? (along with Colchicine) Allipurinol already prescribed.

Which is more affective pain management of a gouty foot flare-up, Naproxen or Celebrex (celecoxib)? (along with Colchicine) Allipurinol already prescribed.

Probably naproxen: Naproxen has been used for many years to treat acute episodes of gout-colcichine has been used longer but has more side effects if pushed.Celebrex (celecoxib) is an N SAID too but used more for having less gastrointestinal side effects. So the person who knows best with your history is the prescribing. Doctor. ...Read more

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How long does celebrex (celecoxib) take to work?

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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Which of these has nightmares as a side effect? Oxycodone, percocet, celecoxib, or diazepam (valium)?

Hard to Say: Side effects of most medications are turning out to be highly individualistic and sometimes based upon genetic susceptibility! This is fairly new research. But, it suggests that any specific side effect is not necessarily going to happen to you.

That said, with the exception of celecoxib, these drugs are narcotics and/or sedative/hypnotics and can cause "dysphoric" feelings and hallucinations. ...Read more

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What are the side effects of celecoxib capsules?

See details: The major issue is an increase risk of GI problems. The other issues are rare. The increased risk of cardiac problems is controversial and the data with Celebrex (celecoxib) is not impressive, imo. ...Read more

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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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What is celecoxib capsul for?

Celebrex (celecoxib): Celecoxib is the generic name for celebrex (celecoxib). It is a cox-2 inhibitor of the NSAID type and has been developed to help treat many types of arthritis syndromes and also other: rheumatoid arthritis, osteoarthritis, ankylosing spondylitis, acute pain, dysmenorrhea and familial adenomatous polyposis. A cox-2 is less likely to irritate the gastrointestinal system and used in people with GI risks. ...Read more

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What is Celebrex (celecoxib) used for?

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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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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Please describe the medication: celecoxib?

Pain Med: 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 non-steroidal anti-inflammatory medicine (nsaid). ...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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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

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How many celebrex (celecoxib) can be taken safely per day?

How many celebrex (celecoxib) can be taken safely per day?

Upto two: Of the 200mg, 4 of the 100mg, depends on with u are treating, and your kidney function. ...Read more

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What can I expect from my new medication celebrex (celecoxib)?

Pain relief: Celecoxib is licensed for use in osteoarthritis, rheumatoid arthritis, acute pain, painful menstruation and menstrual symptoms, ankylosing spondylitis and to reduce the number of colon and rectal polyps in patients with familial adenomatous polyposis. It was originally intended to relieve pain while minimizing the gastrointestinal adverse effects usually seen with conventional nsaids. ...Read more

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What cand I expect from my new medication celebrex (celecoxib)?

Decreased pain: It is an NSAID that decreases pain from degenerative joint diseases including inflammatory arthritis as well as osteoarthritis. Any pain that is inflammatory in nature will likely decrease significantly. ...Read more

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Can there be something I can take instead of celebrex (celecoxib)?

See below: There are other NSAID alternatives to celebrex, (celecoxib) but it would help to know why you are looking for an alternative and what you are taking Celebrex (celecoxib) for. ...Read more

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Could you tell me what are dangers of taking celebrex (celecoxib) daily?

See details: Gi problems are the most common risk. Celebrex (celecoxib) can occasional cause high blood pressure, liver inflammation or reduction of kidney function. Imo, it has little or no cardiac risk otherwise. ...Read more

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Can I take celebrex (celecoxib) and wellbrution at same time in the morning?

Yes, you can: These medications may be used together without a problem. However, always talk with your doctor about all medicines you take. ...Read more

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Can I stop taking noritryptiline if I started Celebrex (celecoxib) 200 mg. Daily?

Talk to your doctor: You should talk to your prescribing doctor. Nortryptiline is a tricyclic antidepressant which is often used for pain control as well. It should not be stopped abruptly. Celebrex (celecoxib) is a specific NSAID used for pain and inflammation. They are unrelated classes of drugs. ...Read more

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Can you take celebrex (celecoxib) if you took Alev 3 hours ago with no back relief?

You can try Celebrex (celecoxib): But watch your stomach, it may irritate your stomach lining and give you heart burn or reflux problems, especially with Aleve (naproxen) already on board. Take with food and use some antiacids if you can. ...Read more

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Can meds make you feel worse instead of better? I noticed when I go off celebrex (celecoxib) I feel so much better, some meds seem to defeat the purpose of it

Yes: Of course all medications have side effects and adverse reactions. You always need to weigh the pros and cons when deciding to take a medication. Take care! ...Read more

Celebrex (Definition)

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