Celecoxib - Drug Information

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General Information on Celecoxib

Generic Name : Celecoxib

Pronunciation : se-li-coks-ib

Latest prescription information about Celecoxib. Learn how to pronounce the drug's name, its indications, dosage, how to take, when to take, when not to take, side effects, special precautions, its storage instructions and warnings if any when taken during pregnancy. Also listed are the International and Indian trade name(s) of the drug and its price list.
ICD Code : Y45.3 | Therapeutic Classification : Anti- Inflammatory Agents

Why is Celecoxib Prescribed? (Indications)

This medication is a non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drug, prescribed for rheumatoid arthritis, osteoarthritis, ankylosing spondylitis, juvenile arthritis, menstrual pain, and other pain. 

When should Celecoxib not to be taken? (Contraindications)

Contraindicated in patients who have experienced with severe allergic reactions after taking aspirin or other NSAIDs, for the treatment of peri-operative pain, and hypersensitivity.

Pregnancy Category

A B C D X

Category C :

Animal studies have shown adverse effects on the fetus and there are no appropriate studies in pregnant women, but potential benefits may allow the use of the drug in pregnant women despite the potential for risks.

What is the dosage of Celecoxib?

The recommended oral dose is 200 mg per day administered as a single dose or as 100 mg twice daily.

How should Celecoxib be taken?

It comes as a capsule to take by mouth, with food.

What are the warnings and precautions for Celecoxib?

Caution should be exercised in patients with history of fever, rash, high blood pressure, blood disorders, bleeding problems, heart problems, asthma, fluid retention, sugar, kidney, liver disease, any allergy, who are taking other medications, during pregnancy and breast feeding.
It may cause dizziness or drowsiness, do not drive a car or operate machinery while taking this medication.
Patient may develop with increased risk of ulcer and stomach bleeding; if it is so consult with your doctor.
Monitor kidney and liver function, complete blood cell counts, blood clotting, and blood pressure regularly while taking this medication.

What are the side effects of Celecoxib?

   Gastrointestinal : Abdominal pain, diarrhea, indigestion, flatulence and nausea/vomiting.
   Body as a whole : Back pain, fluid retention and accidental injury.
   Central Nervous system : Dizziness, headache and sleeplessness.
   Respiratory : Nose inflammation and upper respiratory tract infection.
   Skin : Rash.

What are the other precautions for Celecoxib?

Avoid excess dosage.

What are the storage conditions of Celecoxib?

Store it at room temperature (25C).

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Sunee 

we need to buy 1.celecoxib 200 Mg 2.Deanxit Flupentixol 0.5 mg + Melitracen 10 mg. 3.Plavix clopidogrel 75 MG. All of contents , we need 20,000 tabs at first.Can u advice yr cost to us.Waiting for yr reply

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