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Generic Name: Celecoxib
Brand Name: Celebrex
Celebrex is in the class of medicines known as nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs that works by reducing hormones that cause pain and inflammation in the body. It is used for curing inflammation and pain caused by many situations including menstrual pain, arthritis and ankylosing spondylitis. It is also used for curing hereditary polyps in the colon. Also known as Celecoxib, it is a selective COX-2 inhibitor and sulphonamide non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drug used in the treatment of rheumatoid arthritis, osteoarthritis, painful menstruation, menstrual symptoms and acute pain, and for reducing numbers of rectum polyps and colon in people with familial adenomatous polyposis.
Doses of Celebrex
  • You can take Celebrex as recommended by your doctor; nevertheless not in smaller or larger amounts and not for longer than prescribed.
  • It can be taken with milk or food for lessening stomach upset.
  • You might open Celecoxib capsule and sprinkle the medicine into spoonful of applesauce to make swallowing easier.
  • If you use this medicine long term, your blood might need to be tested often.
  • As Celebrex is taken as required, you might not be on a dosing schedule. Those who are taking this medicine regularly; take the missed dose once you remember and don’t take additional dose to make up the missed one.
  • In case of overdose, get emergency medical help; symptoms include coma, nausea, fainting, vomiting, shallow breathing, stomach pain, coughing up blood, drowsiness and bloody or black stools.
  • Store Celecoxib at room temperature away from heat and moisture.