Celebrex 400 Mg
Celebrex® (celecoxib) is a medication that is frequently used for acute pain, arthritis, and painful menstrual periods. It is made by Pfizer, Inc., and is currently available only in brand-name form.
Four strengths of Celebrex capsules are available. These include:
- Celebrex 50 mg
- Celebrex 100 mg
- Celebrex 200 mg
- Celebrex 400 mg.
The recommended starting dosage for most people with acute pain or painful menstruation is 400 mg of Celebrex, followed by another 200 mg, if needed, on the first day. After the first day, the recommended dose is 200 mg, twice a day, as needed.
Your dosage can be taken with or without food. However, people taking 400 mg twice daily should take it with food.
(For more details on the 400-mg strength of this drug, click Celebrex Dosage. This article offers more in-depth dosing guidelines and explains why you should not stop taking this medicine suddenly.)