Celebrex Strengths

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.
 
Celebrex is sold in the form of capsules that come in four different strengths, including:
 
  • Celebrex 50 mg
  • Celebrex 100 mg
  • Celebrex 200 mg
  • Celebrex 400 mg.
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The strength of Celebrex your healthcare provider recommends will be based on several factors, including:
 
  • Your weight (for children)
  • The medical condition being treated
  • Other medical conditions you may have
  • Other medications you are currently taking.
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(For more details on the strengths of Celebrex, click Celebrex Dosage. This article explains the dosing guidelines for adults and children, and discusses the possibility of "off-label" uses.)
 
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