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Active ingredient: Celecoxib

Celecoxib

celecoxib information

celecoxib is a NSAIDs medicine (Non-steroidal anti inflammatory drug). As a NSAID drug, celecoxib fights against inflammation, pain or swelling by reducing the amount of substances that cause them.

celecoxib indications

This medication is usually prescribed to patients who suffer from Stiffness, pain or inflammation which may accompany Osteoarthritis or rheumatoid arthritis. celecoxib helps ease these symptoms while also decreasing the amount of polyps from your body (familial adenomatous polyposis, adenomatous colorectal polyps). The medication is also indicated for patients experiencing acute pain and even menstruation related pains.

This medicine must be taken in according to your doctor's recommendations. Therefore, a patient who is following a treatment with celecoxib must take into consideration each and every instruction that their doctor has given them. Every dose of this drug should be taken along with a glass of water. A patient who has been prescribed a daily low dosage of the drug may not need to eat food or drink milk prior to the dose's intake. However, in the case of higher doses, the patient should reinforce his or her stomach with some food or liquids before taking celecoxib Pascual Laboratories, to avoid stomach upsets.

celecoxib warnings

The medicine is known interact with several drugs. You should consult with your doctor if you:are asthmatic

have allergies to sulfa based medicines

prone to hives

are allergic to other NSAID drugs such as naproxen, ibuprofen, ketoprofen, diflunisal, diclofenac, etodolac, flurbirofen, flurbiprofen, ketorolac, indomethacin, meloxicam, oxaproxin, nabumetone, piroxicam, tolmetin, sulindac

are allergic to aspirin

You should inform your doctor in case you are

smoking

prone, experiencing bleeding or ulcers in the stomach

drinking alcohol

have liver disorders

have a congestive heart disorder

have kidney disorders

experiencing hypertension

have ailments

are suffering from blood coagulation disorders

taking steroid medicines (like prednisone, prednisolone, methylprednisolone, etc.)

taking anti-coagulants.

If you are taking any of the drugs mentioned here you might be told by your doctor to stop your prednisolone treatment or he might want to adjust your dosage of the drug.

celecoxib intake guidelines

This medication is a category C pregnancy drug, meaning that it has not been established whether a treatment with it could harm pregnant women, nor it is known whether it can lead to unwanted birth defects. During the pregnancy's third trimester a treatment with celecoxib should be avoided. If you are pregnant or are planning to be so soon, you should consult with your doctor before starting a treatment with this drug. If you are breastfeeding an infant you should not start taking this medicine without consulting with your physician.

The effects of a treatment with the drug are not known in the case of patients younger than 18 years old.

celecoxib dosage

The suitable dosage for each patient should be prescribed by a doctor. If the patient is 65 or older, his physician should prescribe him a lower dose of celecoxib Pascual Laboratories.

celecoxib missed dose

Even if you miss this medicine dose you must not take a double dose. It is recommended that you should continue following your regular treatment schedule.

celecoxib overdose

If you suspect this drug overdose you should seek immediate medical attention. The overdose's symptoms are: nausea, upset stomach, vomiting, headache, blurred vision, buzzing in one's ears, dizziness, coma, shallow or slow breathing, etc.

celecoxib side effects

The medication side effects include:

abdominal discomforts and distress

allergic reactions (like hives, throat constrictions, breathing difficulties, swelling of tongue, lips and mouth).

black, tarry or bloody stools.

nausea

heartburn

bloating

blood in vomitus

water retention

unusual weight gain

general lethargy

rashes or itches

flu-like symptoms

jaundice

abnormal bleeding or bruises

if you are experiencing these side effects you should stop your treatment with celecoxib and seek medical attention.

Other milder symptoms are:

flatulence

diarrhea

dizziness

insomnia

headache

If you suspect other out of the ordinary side effects you should inform your doctor at once.

celecoxib drug interactions

Before starting a treatment with the medicine you must inform your physician if you are taking medicines such as:

salicylates

aspirin

cold medications, analgesics (like ibuprofen, ketoprofen, naproxen ), allergy medicines

furosemide or other diuretics

benazepril or other ace inhibitors

prednisone or other corticosteroids

warfarin or other anticoagulants

fluconazole

lithium

If you are taking any of the drugs mentioned here you might need to stop your celecoxib treatment or make changes to your regular dosage.

If you need information regarding celecoxib you should ask your doctor or a pharmacist. Carefully read the druglets found in the medicine's package.

Celecoxib available forms, composition, doses:

Price
Capsules; Oral; Celecoxib 100 mg
Capsules; Oral; Celecoxib 200 mg
Capsules; Oral; Celecoxib 400 mg
Capsules; Oral; Celecoxib 50 mg
Celebrex 100 mg capsule2.75 USD
Celebrex 200 mg capsule4.52 USD
Celebrex 400 mg capsule6.78 USD
Celebrex 50 mg capsule1.26 USD
Tablets; Oral; Celecoxib 100 mg
Tablets; Oral; Celecoxib 200 mg

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