Celebrex (Celecoxib) from Maple Leaf Medications.
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Celebrex, with the generic name celecoxib, is an oral medication indicated to relieve pain and swelling caused by osteoarthritis (OA), rheumatoid arthritis (RA), juvenile rheumatoid arthritis (JRA), ankylosing spondylitis (AS), primary dysmenorrhea, familial adenomatous polyposis (FAP), and acute pain. Relieving inflammation and pain, helps patients perform normal daily activities.
This is available in Celebrex 200 mg, 400 mg, 100 mg, and 50 mg capsules.
How does Celebrex work?
This nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drug (NSAID) has analgesic, antipyretic, and anti-inflammatory properties. It works by inhibiting the cyclooxygenase-2 enzyme, which results in the impediment of the mediators (prostaglandin E2, prostaglandin D2, prostaglandin F2, prostacyclin, and thromboxane) responsible for pain and inflammation.
How to use?
To initiate, read the medication guide or information leaflet that comes with this product. Do not take this anti-inflammatory drug if you have not yet understood the drug information and instructions in the guide provided. If you need further medical advice or have questions regarding this treatment, ask your doctor or pharmacist.
Take this capsule orally. You may take it once or twice daily with a meal. Avoid taking Celebrex with an empty stomach because this may cause stomach upset. Swallow the capsule and drink a full glass of water. After taking it, do not lie down for not less than 10 minutes.
Make a dosing schedule and take Celebrex regularly to achieve the best results. Never alter your Celebrex dosage. If you are prescribed this drug as needed (PRN), be sure to take it at the first sign of pain. Do not wait for the pain to get worse before administering this treatment.
Celebrex Side Effects
Common side effects:
- Stomach upset
In most cases, the side effects caused by this NSAID are mild and will disappear even without medical intervention. If the adverse reactions worsen or persist, you must hold the drug and call your doctor or any healthcare provider. Additionally, you should report severe side effects, including:
- Hypertension or high blood pressure
- Severe headache
- Pain or swelling of the groin/calf
- Signs of kidney problem (change in urine output, difficulty urinating)
- Symptoms of heart failure (swelling of the lower extremities, sudden weight gain, unusual tiredness)
- Symptoms of liver damage (severe abdominal pain, persistent nausea, and vomiting, loss of appetite, yellowish skin, dark urine)
This is not a complete or full list of Celebrex’s side effects.
Precautions when using this medication
Before taking this prescription drug, you must fully disclose your medical history to your physician, including any history of asthma, gastrointestinal problems, liver disease, kidney problems, heart disease, hypertension, a blood disorder, nasal polyps, and stroke. Some conditions may affect how your body will respond to the medication. Further, you should also talk about all the prescription drugs and nonprescription drugs you are taking because of the possible drug interactions it may have with celecoxib.
Be watchful for an allergic reaction while using Celebrex. Do not use this prescription medication when you have a known allergy to celecoxib, aspirin, ibuprofen, other NSAIDs, or any inactive ingredients it may contain. Discontinue medication and alert your medical emergency line once you notice signs of hypersensitivity, such as breathing trouble, severe dizziness, swelling of the face, hives, and skin rashes.
You should drink plenty of water or any fluids while taking this oral drug. This is for the reason that celecoxib could cause kidney problems, especially if you are dehydrated or have underlying conditions, such as kidney disease or heart failure. If you notice changes in your urine output, tell your healthcare provider immediately.
This NSAID may cause stomach bleeding. To prevent this, limit your intake of alcoholic beverages. You should also avoid smoking or using tobacco because they have substances that could further increase the risk of bleeding.
Children who have been prescribed this oral medication for juvenile rheumatoid arthritis should practice extreme precautions. This drug may cause severe bleeding or clotting problems like disseminated intravascular coagulation. Watch out for easy bruising and unusual bleeding.
Celebrex may cause potential danger to unborn babies. That said, pregnant women or those who plan to become pregnant must avoid Celebrex. Always remember that potential benefits must outweigh potential risks.
Frequently Asked Questions
Is this medication a pain reliever?
This medication is an NSAID or nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drug that addresses both pain and swelling.
Is alcohol safe to drink while taking this medication?
Celebrex and alcohol may interact and cause adverse reactions such as stomach bleeding.
What is the difference between Meloxicam and Celebrex?
On Meloxicam vs Celebrex, both are NSAIDs, but the latter takes effect faster.
Can you take Tylenol with this medication?
Yes, it is okay to take these drugs together.
Can I buy this medication without a valid prescription?
No, this is not an OTC medication.
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Maple Leaf Medications has provided information from third parties intended to increase awareness and does not contain all the information about Celebrex (Celecoxib). Talk to your doctor or a qualified medical practitioner for medical attention, advice, or if you have any concerns about Celebrex (Celecoxib).