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Celecoxib

Celecoxib Information

Celecoxib Benefits & Uses

Celecoxib is used to treat the following -

  1. Osteoarthritis Primary
  2. Rheumatoid Arthritis
  3. Spondylitis
  4. Joint Pain
  5. Muscle Ache
  6. Body Pain
  7. Leg Pain
  8. Sciatica
  9. Joint Stiffness
  10. बच्चों में रूमेटाइड आर्थराइटिस
  11. पीरियड्स में दर्द

Celecoxib Dosage & How to Take

This is the usual dosage recommended in most common treatment cases. Please remember that every patient and their case is different, so the dosage can be different based on the disease, route of administration, patient's age and medical history.

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Ingredients of Celecoxib

Celecoxib

Celecoxib Side Effects

Based on research, the following side effects have been observed when Celecoxib is used -

  1. Abdominal Pain Mild
  2. Palpitations (fluttering in chest)
  3. Nausea or vomiting
  4. Headache Mild
  5. Heartburn दुर्लभ
  6. Gastritis Moderate
  7. Edema Moderate
  8. Dyspepsia
  9. Flatulence Mild
  10. Increased blood pressure
  11. Dizziness Mild
  12. Constipation Moderate
  13. Diarrhoea
  14. Fever Mild
  15. Cough Mild

Celecoxib Related Warnings

Is the use of Celecoxib safe for pregnant women?

Celecoxib has many dangerous side effects in pregnant women. If you are pregnant, do not consume Celecoxib without medical advice.

Severe

Is the use of Celecoxib safe during breastfeeding?

Celecoxib can cause moderate side effects on breastfeeding women. If you feel its side effects, then stop taking this drug and consult your doctor. Take this medicine again only if your doctor advises to do so.

Moderate

What is the effect of Celecoxib on the Kidneys?

Kidney can be affected by Celecoxib. If you experience any unwanted effects of this drug, stop taking it. You should take it again only after medical advice.

Moderate

What is the effect of Celecoxib on the Liver?

Celecoxib can have moderate side effects on the liver. If you notice any harmful effects then stop taking this drug right away. Consult your doctor before using this medicine again.

Moderate

What is the effect of Celecoxib on the Heart?

Celecoxib may cause harmful effects on the heart. if you feel it's having any such effect, then stop taking this drug, and restart only on your doctor's advice.

Moderate

Severe Interaction of Celecoxib with Other Drugs

Celecoxib should not be taken with following medicines due to severe side effects it may cause to patients -

Adefovir

Prednisolone

Propranolol

Quinidine

Prednicarbate

Atenolol,Chlorthalidone

    Celecoxib Contraindications

    If you are suffering from any of the following diseases, you should not take Celecoxib unless your doctor advises you to do so -

    1. Liver Disease
    2. Asthma
    3. Anemia
    4. Kidney Disease
    5. Gastritis
    6. Edema
    7. Blood Clotting Disorders

    Frequently asked Questions about Celecoxib

    Is this Celecoxib habit forming or addictive?

    Forming a habit of Celecoxib has not been reported.

    No

    Is it safe to drive or operate heavy machinery when consuming?

    Celecoxib will not make you feel sleepy or drowsy. So you drive or operate machinery safely.

    Safe

    Is it safe?

    Celecoxib should be used only after doctor's advice.

    Safe, but take only on Doctor's advise

    Is it able to treat mental disorders?

    No, Celecoxib cannot treat any kind of mental disorder.

    No

    Celecoxib Interactions with Food and Alcohol

    Interaction between Food and Celecoxib

    Due to the absence of research, it is difficult to say how Celecoxib and food will interact.

    Unknown

    Interaction between Alcohol and Celecoxib

    It is difficult to say anything about the effect of Celecoxib and alcohol. No research has been done on this yet.

    Unknown
    This medicine data has been created by -
    Dr. Md Saadullah
    M.Pharma, Pharmacy
    3 Years of Experience
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    Dr. Vikas Chauhan
    B.Pharma, Pharmacy
    2 Years of Experience
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    References

    1. US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) [Internet]. Maryland. USA; Package leaflet information for the user; Celebrex® celecoxib
    2. KD Tripathi. [link]. Seventh Edition. New Delhi, India: Jaypee Brothers Medical Publishers; 2013: Page No 205-206
    3. April Hazard Vallerand, Cynthia A. Sanoski. [link]. Sixteenth Edition. Philadelphia, China: F. A. Davis Company; 2019: Page No 298-299