What ingredients are in Celebrex?
CELEBREX oral capsules contain either 50 mg, 100 mg, 200 mg or 400 mg of celecoxib. The inactive ingredients in CELEBREX capsules include: croscarmellose sodium, edible inks, gelatin, lactose monohydrate, magnesium stearate, povidone and sodium lauryl sulfate.
Is Celebrex a narcotic?
Celebrex is a nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drug (NSAID) and Ultram is a narcotic analgesic (pain reliever). Side effects of Celebrex and Ultram that are similar include headache, diarrhea, nausea, upset stomach, dizziness, nervousness, and skin rash.
Can you take a hydrocodone with Celebrex?
Interactions between your drugs Celecoxib may increase the blood levels and effects of HYDROcodone. If your doctor does prescribe these medications together, you may need a dose adjustment or more frequent monitoring by your doctor to safely use both medications.
What type of drug is Celebrex?
This medication is a nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drug (NSAID), specifically a COX-2 inhibitor, which relieves pain and swelling (inflammation). It is used to treat arthritis, acute pain, and menstrual pain and discomfort.
Can you just stop taking Celebrex?
Suddenly stopping your treatment with Celebrex may lead to your symptoms getting worse. Do not stop taking Celebrex unless your doctor tells you to. Your doctor may tell you to reduce the dose over a few days before stopping completely.
Can I stop Celebrex cold turkey?
If you are considering stopping Celebrex cold turkey, it’s best to talk with your doctor beforehand, especially if you’re taking it daily. Abruptly stopping medication can cause side effects to worsen and even result in new side effects.
How long can you be on Celebrex?
You may take Celebrex for up to 5 days.
How does Celebrex make you feel?
Common side effects may include: stomach pain, heartburn, gas, diarrhea, constipation, nausea, vomiting; swelling in your hands or feet; dizziness; or.
What is the best painkiller for lower back pain?
Nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs), such as ibuprofen (Advil, Motrin IB, others) or naproxen sodium (Aleve), may help relieve back pain. Take these medications only as directed by your doctor.
Is Celebrex a good anti inflammatory?
Celebrex for acute pain Celebrex is FDA-approved to treat acute (short-term) pain in adults. Celebrex reduces inflammation, so it’s especially useful for treating pain in which swelling is involved.