Celebrex Questions

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  1. Can I take acetaminophen with Celebrex?

    They can be taken together to increase the effectiveness of both drugs. Celebrex and Tylenol are in different classes of pain medication. If you take them both together, they work stronger than either one alone. It's a case of 1 + 1 = 3 in terms of the effectiveness of the medication. One Celebrex a...
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  2. Can I take Celebrex and Aleve in the same 24 hr period?

    Celebrex and aleve should not be taken together. They are both non-steroidal anti inflammatory drugs. Taking one at least 6-8 hours after the first one is fine.
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  3. Can I take Celebrex while using Voltaren cream?

    i take celebrex 2x a day for psoriatic arthritis and use Voltaren gel as needed for osteoarthritis in my hands. They were both prescribed by my rheumatologist and I have had no side effects.
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  4. Can I take Celebrex with Vicodin?

    Celebrex and Vicodin can be taken by the same patient at the same time. However, the dosage, duration and how it should be administered will need to be determined by your doctor. When combining these two drugs, clinical and laboratory monitoring may be necessary to insure safety for the patient.
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  5. Does Celebrex thin your blood?

    Celebrex is included in a category of drugs with blood-thinning properties; this class of pharmaceuticals is called NSAIDS or non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs; for this reason, patients who are already taking anti-coagulants or blood thinners should not use Celebrex. In addition, certain factor...
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  6. How long does it take for Celebrex to get into your system?

    Some patients have reported theat Celebrex needs time to build up in your system before you will feel the full effects of the drug. Anywhere from one to two weeks of taking the drug will be necessary before the drug becomes fully effective. However, other patients report feeling relief from pain wit...
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  7. How much does Celebrex cost?

    Celebrex is an extremely expensive drug. It can cost any where from eighty to one hundred dollars, if you are buying the name brand or trade name as it is sometimes called. There is a generic available,Celecoxib. I don't know how easy it is to obtain in this form. It's cost ranges, from what I have ...
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  8. Is Celebrex a blood thinner?

    Celebrex is in a family of drugs called nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs or NSAID's which thin the blood. However, Celebrex is also a COX-2 inhibitor (these target enzymes responsible for inflammation and pain) and COX-2 inhibitors do not thin the blood like other NSAID's do. They are safe for p...
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  9. Is Celebrex an over the counter drug?

    Even though there are many nonsteroidal, anti-inflammatory drugs that you can buy over the counter Celebrex is only available by prescription from a doctor. This may be due to the risk of side effects and the possible interaction with other drugs that you may be taking. You can find complete informa...
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  10. Is it safe to take expired Celebrex?

    No it is not safe to take expired Celebrex or any other expired medications. Once the Expiration date passes , the quality and potency of the Drug begins to wane. The good news is that Most medications can be good for as long as 5 years. Pharmacy's always put a 12 month expiration date on medication...
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  11. What are drugs similar to Celebrex?

    Celebrex, the brand name for celecoxib, which is manufactured by the pharmaceutical company Pfizer belongs to a class of drugs called COX-2 inhibitors. COX-2 inhibitors work by blocking the COX-2 enzyme which is responsible for causing inflammation and pain inside the body, some other COX-2 inhibito...
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  12. What are the withdrawal symptoms from Celebrex?

    To stop taking Celebrex suddenly for me means 2-3 times more pain and overall joint discomfort when compared to before starting the very first dose.
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