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Celecoxib (Celebrex)

Also known as Celebrex

Celecoxib INN (/sɛlɨˈkɒksɪb/ SE-lə-KOK-sib) is a sulfonamide nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drug (NSAID) and selective COX-2 inhibitor used in the treatment of osteoarthritis, rheumatoid arthritis, acute pain, painful menstruation and menstrual symptoms, and to reduce numbers of colon and rectum polyps in patients with familial adenomatous polyposis. It is marketed by Pfizer. It is known under the brand name Celebrex or Celebra for arthritis and Onsenal for polyps. Celecoxib is available by prescription in capsule form.

Source: Wikipedia

Estimated Total Cost: $127.78 for an average of 28 days supply

What is it prescribed for?

Patients are most commonly prescribed celecoxib to treat osteoarthritis, rheumatoid arthritis, chondromalacia of the patella, and subarachnoid hemorrhage.

What drug interactions are known?

Do not take celecoxib if you are taking any of the following:

Critical Interactions

Significant Interactions

What side effects are related?

Patients taking celecoxib most commonly experience side effects like headache, high blood pressure, and indigestion.

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