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What Is Better For Osteoarthritis Celebrex Or Meloxicam
I have severe osteoarthritis. I currently take Celebrex (celecoxib) 200mg 2x daily and 100mg of tramadol 3x daily. Still having pain, any suggestions?
Common degenerative problem of cartilage and joints. Simply stated it is wear and tear to a point that the joint no longer can keep up with depositing fresh cartilage and the joint space thins, bone becomes exposed and pailful, bone spurs and deformity may ensue. And ...Read more
Celebrex (celecoxib) for osteoarthritis - is this a good medication for pain. Dr. Pres 200 mil 1 x a day?
Hello Dr. Dean. I have been nodular osteoarthritis-53 yr old female. Can I take celebrex (celecoxib) with Instaflex?
I am in constant pain from osteoarthritis an I am only 41 years of age. I work on ambulances so I am constantly moving. What can I take for pain. Aleve , or celebrex (celecoxib) help
I take Coumadin and follow my INR closely with a home monitoring device. I also have severe osteoarthritis. Can I take Celebrex (celecoxib)?
I have severe osteoarthritis in my knees. They can't be replaced. Was taking celebrex, (celecoxib) now have apap and vicodin. Suggestions for pain control?
Severe Knee OA ...: ...Not amenable to surgery. Various modalities can be tried. Weight loss, proper footwear & posture, physical therapy, bracing, specific strengthening exercises & topical analgesics can be tried. Corticosteroid ("cortisone") injections used judiciously can provide added pain relief. Viscosupplement injections (hyaluronic acid injections). Treatment with prp has also been tried. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Is taking celebrex (celecoxib) 200mg every day harmful to the heart or blood pressure? I have severe osteoarthritis in the knees that the pills really help.
Possibly: Celebrex (celecoxib) can raise bp by causing sodium retention in the kidney and increase chance of heart attacks by increasing platelet reactivity. If one has risk factors for heart disease then taking celebrex (celecoxib) should be with great caution. Advise a thorough cardiac evaluation. ...Read more
I am taking Celebrex for my mild to moderate Osteoarthritis to relieve the pain. Guess what. It is making the pain worse. So is switching from motrin to celebrex bad idea?! I wanted to protect my stomach from severe gastritis n Duodenitis i had.
Osteoarthritis of the knee. What do you recommend as treatment - celebrex (celecoxib) or naproxen - less damaging to the heart?
Celecoxib: That's the generic. It is excellent and this week a review of NAIDs indicated that it was among the least likely to cause a severe problem. Unpublished studies indicate it helps several other severe problems noted with aging. Great drug. Don't ignore the benefits of Glucosamine Chondroitin now well proven. Takes about 2 months to work and stays better after. ...Read more
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