Problems With Celebrex

Celebrex® (celecoxib) is a nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drug (NSAID) commonly prescribed to treat conditions like arthritis or acute muscle pain. As a COX-2 inhibitor, it works on a specific enzyme associated with pain and inflammation in the body.
Although most people who take Celebrex have no problems, adverse reactions are possible. Fortunately, these are usually mild and easily treated. In clinical trials, only about 7 percent of people stopped taking this drug because of side effects.
Commonly reported reactions to this drug include:
When taking Celebrex, problems are more likely to occur in people who have certain pre-existing medical conditions, like congestive heart failure, ulcers, or kidney disease. That's why your healthcare provider needs to know your complete medical history when prescribing any drug.
(To learn more about possible problems with Celebrex, click Celebrex Side Effects. This article provides detailed lists of both common and serious side effects seen with this drug, as well as how often they occurred in clinical studies.)
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