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Dr. Walter Husar
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Rofecoxib (Overview)

Rofecoxib is a pain medication.


Dr. Walter Husar
10 doctors shared insights

Rofecoxib (Overview)

Rofecoxib is a pain medication.


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Is celebrex (celecoxib) stronger than meloxicam?

Is celebrex (celecoxib) stronger than meloxicam?

Highly variable: Different people respond to various nsaids (non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs) differently - you can't predict which will be better for you. You have to try them both (at least in my experience). ...Read more

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Mobic (meloxicam) vs diclofenac which works better?

Mobic (meloxicam) vs diclofenac which works better?

hard to say: Different people respond best to different nsaids. That said, diclofenac often seems to be the stronger agent. ...Read more

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What is safer? Celebrex (celecoxib) or aleve?

What is safer? Celebrex (celecoxib) or aleve?

See details: Celebrex (celecoxib) has a much lower risk for GI irritation than aleve. However, aleve may have a lower cardiac risk although the risk for Celebrex (celecoxib) may be extremely low as well. ...Read more

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Motrin Aleve or celebrex (celecoxib) for arthritis, which is better?

Motrin Aleve or celebrex (celecoxib) for arthritis, which is better?

Celebrex (celecoxib): Because the chances to develop gastric discomfort/pain with Celebrex (celecoxib) is much lower and also because you can take it once or twice a day only, Celebrex (celecoxib) would be better. ...Read more

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Is celebrex (celecoxib) a narcotic?

Is celebrex (celecoxib) a narcotic?

No, just an NSAID: Celebrex (celecoxib) is a non-steroidal anti-inflammatory medication. It does not work on any mu receptors as opioids do and does not cause any central cognitive effects. It works at the site of inflammation only. I hope that helps! ...Read more

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Is celebrex (celecoxib) or diclofenac better for arthritis?

Is celebrex (celecoxib) or diclofenac better for arthritis?

NSAIDS: Celebrex (celecoxib) and diclofenac are nsaids. They are used as pain killer. They are both good for arthritis. The better medication for you would be the one that relieves your pain. ...Read more

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Is mobic (meloxicam) stronger than celebrex?

Is mobic (meloxicam) stronger than celebrex?

The same!: Equal. Individuals respond differently to either/or, but similar in response! ...Read more

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Is celebrex (celecoxib) safer than aleve?

Is celebrex (celecoxib) safer than aleve?

yes: Less GI damage, especially in people over age 51. Cardiac risk has been controversial - possibly noted if 200 mg taken twice a day, but not if 400 mg taken once a day. ...Read more

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Naproxen or mobic (meloxicam) which is better?

NSAIDS: Naproxen and Mobic (meloxicam) are non steroidal anti-inflammatory medications. They are both effective medications for arthritis. The effectiveness varies from individual to individual. ...Read more

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Celebrex (celecoxib) or aleeve better for joint pain?

Celebrex (celecoxib) or aleeve better for joint pain?

Both should work: They are both nsaids and should work well. Different people seem to respond better to one NSAID vs another. Try both and see which works for you. ...Read more

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What is mobic (meloxicam)?

Meloxicam: Meloxicam is a non steroidal anti-inflammatory medication. It is usually used to treated painful conditions. ...Read more

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Is mobic (meloxicam) 7.5mg addicting?

Is mobic (meloxicam) 7.5mg addicting?

Not Addicting: No it's not addicting, take it when you have pain and discuss with your doctor how olongapo he or she wants you on it! Don't Worry ...Read more

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Meloxicam stronger than aleve (naproxen)?

No: People respond differently to various nsaids. Some will find aleve (naproxen) is more effective and others will find that Meloxicam is better. ...Read more

Dr. Andrew Seibert
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Vioxx (Definition)

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