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Doctor insights on: Mobic Vs Celebrex

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How long should you wait if switching back to mobic from celebrex?

How long should you wait if switching back to mobic from  celebrex?

No need to wait: Celebrex and mobic, like all anti-inflammatories, have a short 1/2 life (the time they are active in the body). You do not need to wait before switching. You can switch immediately, just don't take them on the same day. ...Read more

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Mobic (Definition)

Mobic is a non steroidal anti-inflammatory medication or nsaid. It is in the same family as naproxen, motrin, and celebrex. This medicine is sometimes used to treat inflammatory conditions such as gout, rheumatoid arthritis, and osteoarthritis. Avoid in in patients with a history of gastrointestinal bleeding, heart failure, renal failure, ...Read more


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Should I take both celebrex(200) and and mobic(15)?

Should I take both celebrex(200) and and mobic(15)?

No: Both are nonsteroidal antiinflammatory drugs and when you take two different NSAIDS at the same time you risk both gastrointestinal and kidney damage.I've seen a women in her twenties with renal failure due to taking two NSAIDS together ...Read more

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What is the difference between mobic and celebrex?

What is the difference between mobic and celebrex?

Similar: Both are inhibitors of the enzyme cyclooxygenase (cox). There are two forms of this enzyme. Celebrex is considered active against "cox2 only" and Mobic is considered active against "mostly cox2." this may make them gentler on the stomach than traditional medications like ibuprofen, naproxen, etc. ...Read more

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I stopped taking Celebrex yesterday can I take mobic today?

I stopped taking Celebrex yesterday can I take mobic today?

Yes: Assuming no contraindications, yes. Might find mobic is slightly harder on the stomach. ...Read more

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What is the difference between the arthritis medicines mobic and celebrex?

What is the difference between the arthritis medicines mobic and celebrex?

Depends.: Celebrex, or celecoxib, las a lower risk of bleeding from the gut, but also is the only NSAID that does not block the effect of low dose Aspirin used to prevent heart disease or stroke. Meloxicam blocks aspirins effect, as do all other drugs like Naproxen (aleve), and Ibuprofen (motrin). Unfortunately, Celebrex remains on patent and is much more expensive. For most, Meloxicam is a good choice. ...Read more

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Naproxen 500mg, mobic 7.5mg, acroxia 90mg n celebrex 200mg. Which one doesn't cause anxiety n more effective as anti-inflammatory for joint/ muscle?

Naproxen 500mg,  mobic 7.5mg, acroxia 90mg n celebrex 200mg. Which one doesn't cause anxiety n more effective as anti-inflammatory for joint/ muscle?

Personal Choice: Acroxia is not available in my country, so i can't answer there. For the others, different people have different results and what you end up loving your brother or sister might hate. There is no way to know in advance, just have to try and see! anxiety if very unusual with all of these. ...Read more

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Celebrex (Definition)

Celebrex 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 ...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