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

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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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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Can meds make you dizzy and fall? im on celebrex and the other day i fell for no reason, nothing to trip on, should i stop taking it and go on advil?

Can meds make you dizzy and fall? im on celebrex and the other day i fell for no reason, nothing to trip on, should i stop taking it and go on advil?

It depends: There are so many factors that can cause dizziness, or light-headedness. If you just started taking celebrex it could be related, however it could be that you are dehydrated, feeling ill, perhaps caught the flu. If you are getting a benefit from celebrex you may want to find ways you can keep taking it. This is definitely a conversation for your doctor that prescribed it. ...Read more

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I want to stop taking Celebrex 200mg for my arthritis pain because of the long term side effects, heart attack & stroke. I've been on it over 5 years?

I want to stop taking Celebrex 200mg for my arthritis pain because of the long term side effects, heart attack & stroke.  I've been on it over 5 years?

NSAIDs: As rheumatologists, we now, educate patient said NSAIDs such as Celebrex should be taken as needed. I routinely recommend topical NSAID treatments as well as other pain medicines which are not opioids. I recommend being seen by a rheumatologist for more detail and specific therapy in your case. ...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

Celebrex (Definition)

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