Delivery Time: ~7 days
Delivery Time: ~7 days
Celecoxib 200 mg
What is Celebrex?
Celebrex is an orally active non-steroid anti-inflammatory drug, which contains Celecoxib as key ingredient. It is commonly referred to as pain reliever and is used for acute pain, painful menstruation and arthritis. The drug works by blocking certain enzyme, which is responsible for pain and inflammation. It comes in capsule form with various strengths and is usually administered once or twice daily.
When is Celebrex indicated?
Celebrex is indicated for the treatment of primary dysmenorrhea in women, for acute pain management and for relief of signs and symptoms of rheumatoid arthritis, osteoarthritis, ankylosing spondylitis in adults. It is also prescribed to relieve the symptoms of juvenile rheumatoid arthritis in pediatric patients aged 2 and older.
How to take Celebrex?
Celebrex is usually prescribed once or twice daily for most diseases treatment. For acute pain and primary dysmenorrhea management the initial dose is 400 mg followed by 200 mg twice daily as needed. For juvenile rheumatoid arthritis management in children over two years of age the dose is calculated upon weight and usually is 50 mg twice daily. Children weighing more than 25kg are administered 100 mg twice daily. Capsules are taken regardless to meals with a glass of water. Patients who have difficulty swallowing capsules may dissolve the capsule content in water or applesauce.
What are Celebrex side effects?
Celebrex side effects are typically mild and may include headache, abdominal pain, indigestion, diarrhea, constipation and heartburn. In rare cases the drug may spur severe side effects as allergy, chest pain, fluid retention, liver or kidney damage, cardiovascular problems. Immediately report to your prescribing physician if you develop any side effects to promptly diagnose and treat the problem.
When is Celebrex contraindicated?
Celebrex is contraindicated to patients with known hypersensitivity to the drug components, sulfonamides, Aspirin or other NSAIDs. The drug shouldn’t be administered to patients with congestive heart failure, inflammatory bowel disease, active peptic ulcer or gastrointestinal bleeding, and to patients who have had asthma, nasal polyps, acute rhinitis, angioneurotic edema or urticaria after receiving acetylsalicylic acid.