What are the side effects of celebrex (celecoxib) use?

See below. All medicines can cause side effects, but many people have no, or minor, side effects. Check with your doctor if any of these most common side effects persist or become bothersome when using celebrex: constipation; diarrhea; dizziness; gas; headache; heartburn; nausea; sore throat; stomach upset; stuffy nose.

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What is your opinion on the medication Celebrex (celecoxib)? Pros/cons to side effects

Not crazy about it. First of all, you indicate you are pregnant: I would not use it in pregnancy.Second, although it's touted as being gentler on your stomach than other NSAIDS, unlike most of the other NSAIDS like aspirin, ibuprofen, naproxen, etc., they are not linked to heart injury like Celebrex (celecoxib) is.In the non-pregnant patient with chronic pain, I'd rather use a diff. NSAID taken with food &/or acid reducer. Read more...

Can I take ibuprofin if I'm taking celebrex (celecoxib) or are there side effects to that?

NSAIDS. Both are non steroidal anti inflammatory medicines. Celebrex (celecoxib) is less disruptive to GI tract and less likely to cause ulcers than Ibuprofen so it is counterproductive to take both simultaneously. Read more...

Are there any severe side effects with taking celebrex (celecoxib) for 2 weeks with coumadin?

Avoid. The combination may increase the risk of gastointestinal bleeding. Read more...
Not the best idea. As dr. Rosenfeld said, taking both together can certainly increase your risk of bleeding. It is possible to take an anti-inflammatory medicine while on Coumadin but you are probably better off not. If you do take it, you will also need to check you INR to make sure the Celebrex (celecoxib) isn't affecting the effectveness of the coumadin. Read more...

Mom was prescribed celebrex (celecoxib) for siatica pain, did not take after reading terrible side effects, is drug safe or is physical therapy be better choice?

Celebrex (celecoxib) It's generally a safe medication but if you're concerned about a side effect in particular, talk with your doctor about an alternative. Physical therapy can be very effective for sciatica. Remember virtually all medications have side effect potentials. The right choice of medicine will depend on other factors such as other health conditions that are present. Read more...
Pretty Safe. Celebrex (celecoxib) is a poor pain reliever but a good anti-inflammatory. However if it does not help you may want to see if her doctor can prescribe her a stronger anti-inflammatory medicine or even a Medrol dose pack (steroid). If physical therapy and these don't help, then evaluation by a spine specialist would be warranted. Read more...

What are the side effects of celecoxib capsules?

See details. The major issue is an increase risk of GI problems. The other issues are rare. The increased risk of cardiac problems is controversial and the data with Celebrex (celecoxib) is not impressive, imo. Read more...