Celecoxib
What is it? Overview Usage Side Effects and Warnings
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What is Celecoxib?

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Celebrex is prescribed to relieve the symptoms of osteoarthritis, rheumatoid arthritis, ankylosing spondylitis, and menstrual pain. It is also used to manage acute pain in adults such as back pain or post-surgery.

What are the precautions when taking this medicine?

• If you have asthma, talk with healthcare provider.

• If you have high blood pressure, talk with healthcare provider.

• If you have kidney disease, talk with healthcare provider.

• If you have liver disease, talk with healthcare provider.

• If you have had an ulcer or bleeding from your stomach or intestines, talk with healthcare provider.

• If you have a weakened heart, talk with healthcare provider.

• Check medicines with healthcare provider. This medicine may not mix well with other medicines.

• Talk with healthcare provider before using other: aspirin, aspirin-containing products, blood thinners, garlic, ginseng, ginkgo, ibuprofen or like products, pain medicines, or vitamin E.

• Tell dentists, surgeons, and other...

 
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