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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
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
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?
Usually yes. : They can be usually taken together but it's always a good idea to run it by your physician. ...Read more
Interaction: There is no known interaction between above two meds. ...Read more
Yes: Yes you can.Get a more detailed answer ›
Please advise if it's okay to take celebrex (celecoxib) while taking nitrofurantoin mono mcr 1 100mg?
Hello Dr. Dean. I have been nodular osteoarthritis-53 yr old female. Can I take celebrex (celecoxib) with Instaflex?
Probably yes: Installed has many ingredients, none dangerous. I would take one or the other to know which is better ...Read more
Not entirely: Coumadin (warfarin) has numerous interactions with other drugs which in the majority of cases makes the inr too high and can cause bleeding. While this is not a huge issue with celebrex, (celecoxib) you have the other factor: all nsaids can cause stomach bleeding, and such bleeding is worse in patients taking coumadin. Celebrex (celecoxib) somewhat safer than others, but not completely. Discuss risk/benefit w yr doctor. ...Read more
Yes but...: These medications should be fine but always best to run these types of questions by your plastic surgeon who knows you, your situation, allergies be careful about mixing these medications with prescribed medications as well. ...Read more
No need to avoid: Allergic reactions to shellfish (shrimp, crab, lobster, oysters, etc) are due to ige allergic antibody to the meat/muscle protein called tropomyosin. Adverse reactions to Celebrex (celecoxib) and other nsaids are unrelated to this and have a different mechanism of triggering allergic type reactions. There should be no connection between the two. ...Read more
Do I need to take Celebrex (celecoxib) every day for chronic back, and joint pain, or can I take it as needed? I want to get the best effect.
Regularly: The best result for chronic pain is to take the N SAID regularly, not just periodically. ...Read more
Had procedure and prescribed norco 5/325. Want to avoid as much as possible. Can I take Celebrex (celecoxib) 200 or tramadol 50 in conjctn/sep to reduce amnt?
Absolutely!: An anti-inflammatory should suffice.Get a more detailed answer ›
I have chronic pain. I take celebrex, (celecoxib) lodine, hydro 10/325, tramadol. I'm maxed out on the other meds. Can I take a single dose of tramadol 200mg?
Wrong meds: You are relying on short acting opiods and will never haver a good result. ...Read more
Probably yes: As long as you are not having any GI bleeding from your hiatal hernia causing ulcers then you should be safe taking celebrex (celecoxib). If you have chronic gerd and a hiatal hernia then you should consider seeing a surgeon that specializes in anti-reflux surgery because it can be repaired laparoscopically, usually just with an overnight stay in the hospital, and be off acid medicine for good. ...Read more
I currently take celebrex (celecoxib) and Zanaflex the Dr. Also prescribed a cream with ketoprofen, backlofen, and lidocaine. Is all this safe?
Yes if kidneys nl: That combination should be safe if you have normal metabolism with healthy kidneys and you take appropriate doses. ...Read more
I take celebrex (celecoxib) with no problem. When I take aleve, advil, motrin, I break out in hives. Aren't they all nsaids? Am i alergic?
I take Coumadin and follow my INR closely with a home monitoring device. I also have severe osteoarthritis. Can I take Celebrex (celecoxib)?
My husband is on pradaxa; is it safe for him to take celebrex (celecoxib) short or long term (for knee inflammation) as suggested by his physio?
I get red painful sores on the bottoms of my feet. I take celebrex (celecoxib) and they go away, but if I am out for even a few days, they come back. They are not open cuts, just raised, red, painful splotches. My PCP has no idea what they are.
Sores: You might have a fungal infection (athlete's foot), or may be developing calluses from biomechanical issues with your feet. I would recommend visiting a local foot doctor when you are having a flare-up so that the doctor may appreciate what is happening and what the lesions look like ...Read more