Celebrex

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Celebrex


Brand name: Celebrex

Generic name: Celecoxib

Description
Celebrex – Reliable NSAID to Relive Pain

Celebrex is approved to be an effective nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drug that works in the body reducing the amount of hormones that cause pain and inflammation. Considering its action, the medication is usually recommended for such health conditions as menstrual pain, ankylosing spondylitis, arthritis, juvenile rheumatoid arthritis, hereditary polyps in colon and a range of other disorders.

The drug can be used for additional instances. Talk to your healthcare provider and get an effective Celebrex treatment and improved health condition.

Core Safety Information to Know Before Celebrex Use

NSAIDs are powerful medications that produce a drastic impact on the organism. Striving to achieve the necessary results and keep safe one should consult a doctor before the beginning of the treatment course.

Celebrex administration can boost the risk of fatal heart problems, especially stroke and heart attack, thus, let your physician track your success and manage the medication intake. Certain medical conditions are contraindicated for Celebrex use. They include:

  • Allergy to Celecoxib, the active ingredient of the medication, or similar treatments;
  • Intestinal or stomach bleeding;
  • Asthma or seizures caused by NSAID intake;
  • Severe kidney or liver problems;
  • Heart related complications, especially uncontrolled blood pressure, blood clots, stroke, heart attack;
  • Diabetes;
  • High cholesterol;
  • Fluid retention and others.

Celebrex is also not recommended for pregnant and breastfeeding women, since it may cause harmful and undesirable effects on an unborn or nursing child. Do not give the treatment to children under 2 years old.

Recommendations for Safe Celebrex Intake

Celebrex should be administered according to the doctor’s prescription and safety recommendations. The medication can be used both with and without food. Frequent medical tests may be required for patients who are prescribed for a long-term Celebrex use. Do not miss Celebrex doses as it can decrease the overall effect of the therapy.

Celebrex Doses

Provide your doctor with detailed information about your health condition to get proper dose and intake instructions. Celebrex dose is adjusted individually since it depends on several factors. Nevertheless, an average Celebrex dose is the following:

  • For pain and dysmenorrheal – 400 mg to start with. Extra 200 mg can be administered during the first day if needed. The following dose is 200 mg twice a day, when necessary;
  • For rheumatoid arthritis, ankylosing spondylitis and osteoarthritis – from 100 mg to 200 mg daily, two times a day;
  • For familial adenomatous polyposis – 400 mg Celebrex twice daily with food.
Drug Interactions and Their Results

Celebrex main interact with numerous pharmaceuticals, including:

  • Blood thinners;
  • Lithium;
  • Blood pressure or heart treatments;
  • Steroid drugs;
  • Fluconazole and others

Drug misuse will cause severe side effects, such as allergic reactions, skin reactions, liver or kidney problems, breathing problems and others.