Were you looking for information about Celebrex? Celabrex is a common misspelling of Celebrex.
Celebrex® (celecoxib) is a prescription medication frequently used in the treatment of acute pain, arthritis, and painful menstrual periods. It belongs to a class of drugs called nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs) and works by blocking the action of the COX-2 enzyme.
Some of the most common side effects of Celebrex are indigestion, diarrhea, and abdominal pain. However, most people tolerate the medication without problems. Alternatives to this drug include medications like ibuprofen or acetaminophen, exercise, surgery, or alternative therapies such as acupuncture.
(For a complete overview of this medication, click Celebrex. This eMedTV article contains information about the uses, side effects, and safety precautions associated with this drug. You can also click any of the links in the box to the right for specific information.)