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Celebrex

Common Uses:

Celebrex is a nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drug (NSAID) known
as a COX-2 inhibitor used to relieve the symptoms of osteoarthritis
and rheumatoid arthritis
in adults.

 

Directions:

Follow the directions for using Celebrex provided by your Pharmacist,
Physician or Primary Care Provider. Celebrex may come with a patient
information leaflet, read it completely. It may be taken on an empty
stomach or with food. Store at room temperature between 59 and 86
degrees F (15 and 30 degrees C) in a tightly-closed container, away
from heat and light. If you miss a dose, take it as soon as possible.
If it is almost time for your next dose, skip the missed dose and
go back to your regular dosing schedule. Do not take 2 doses at
once.

 

Side Effects:

Side effects that may occur while taking Celebrex include diarrhea,
indigestion, mild stomach pain, gas, nausea, or headache. If they
continue or are bothersome, check with your Pharmacist, Physician or Primary Care Provider. Check with your
Pharmacist, Physician or Primary Care Provider as soon as possible if you experience skin rash or itching;

unexplained weight gain; bloating or swelling of ankles, feet, or
hands; vomiting material that looks like coffee grounds; blood in
stool or vomit; yellowing of skin or eyes; or unusual fatigue. Contact
your Pharmacist, Physician or Primary Care Provider immediately if you experience swelling of face, lips,
eyes, throat, or tongue; difficulty swallowing or breathing; or
hoarseness. If you notice any effects, consult your Pharmacist, Physician or Primary Care Provider.

 

Related Categories:
Arthritis

 

Related Medications:
Arava,
Celebrex,
Colchicine,
Daypro,
Relafen,
Vioxx

 

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