44 patient evaluations for Celebrex

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30+ResearchYrs=Nada?
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30+ResearchYrs=Nada?
Gender: F
Data Quality: 1 star
Pain: Unreported
Fatigue: Unreported
Sleep: Unreported
Stiffness: Unreported
Function: Unreported
External_stress: Unreported
Stickman: unreported
Description:F43y
FM:9y Dx
I am: vb
I have:
Fibromyalgia

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Jan 13, 2016 (Started Jan 01, 2010)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for Arthritis pain)
  • side effects
    Mild (Acid reflux)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 400 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: If you haven't take Celebrex because of the high cost, there is now a generic that works just as well! It costs me $10 instead of $100! Thank heaven for small favors. :)
Cost: < $25 monthly

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whatacall
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whatacall
Gender: F
Data Quality: 1 star
Pain: Little
Fatigue: Little
Sleep: Some
Stiffness: Little
function: Some
external_stress: Little
Stickman: little
Description:F55y
FM:4y Dx
I am: g
I have:
Fibromyalgia

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Aug 28, 2014 (Started Nov 02, 2014)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for Arthritis pain)
  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for Fibromyalgia)
  • Effectiveness
    Slight (for Tendinitis)
  • Effectiveness
    Major (for Costochondritis)
  • side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Cost: $100-199 monthly

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AutumnFairy
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AutumnFairy
Gender: F
Data Quality: 1 star
Pain: All
Fatigue: Most
Sleep: Some
Stiffness: All
function: Little
external_stress: Some
Stickman: most
Description:F45y
FM:10y Dx
CFS:?y
I am: vb
I have:
Fibromyalgia

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Mar 14, 2014 (Started Nov 13, 2012)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for Arthritis pain)
  • Effectiveness
    Major (for Fibromyalgia)
  • side effects
    Severe (Gastritis, Gastric Ulcer)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 200 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: This drug is notorious for causing stomach ulcers. If your stomach is bothering you, be sure to get it checked out. I waited too long, and was very, very ill by the time I got a EGD, and Colonoscopy done. By then, my stomach was a mess, and bleeding.
Cost: < $25 monthly

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IlliniMS
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IlliniMS
Sex: F
Data Quality: 2 stars
Relapse: Moderate
Sensation: Moderate
Overall: None
Cognition: none
Vision: none
Speech: none
Swallowing: none
Upper limb: none
Walking: mild
I am: b
I have:
MS

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Jul 16, 2013 (Started Jan 01, 2011)

  • Effectiveness
    None (for Pain)
  • side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 100 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: Not really sure that this helps all that much, but afraid to stop taking the medication.
Cost: < $25 monthly

Mar 4, 2013 (Started Jan 01, 2011)

  • Effectiveness
    None (for Pain)
  • side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 100 mg Daily
Cost: < $25 monthly

Dec 2, 2012 (Started Jan 01, 2011)

  • Effectiveness
    None (for Pain)
  • side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 100 mg Daily
Cost: < $25 monthly

Oct 19, 2010 (Started Jan 01, 2011)

  • Effectiveness
    Can’t tell (for Pain)
  • side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Never taken as prescribed
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Advice & Tips: I discontinued this medication on my own. BIG mistake. I have been fighting every possible joint pain, aches, and nerve issues in my legs since I stopped two months ago I'm breaking down and starting over on the medication.
Cost: < $25 monthly

Jul 6, 2010 (Started Jan 01, 2011)

  • Effectiveness
    Slight (for Pain)
  • side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Cost: < $25 monthly

May 31, 2010 (Started Jan 01, 2011)

  • Effectiveness
    Slight (for Pain)
  • side effects
    Mild
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Cost: < $25 monthly

Jan 1, 2010 (Started Jan 01, 2011)

  • Effectiveness
    Slight (for Pain)
  • side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Somewhat hard to take
Cost: < $25 monthly

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MSA in Houston
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MSA in Houston
Sex: F
Data Quality: 3 stars
Mood: Very bad
Cognition: Severe
Autonomic: Severe
Head: severe
Arms: moderate
Legs: severe
Tremors: moderate
I am: n
I have:
MSA

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Jul 1, 2013 (Started Nov 30, 2009)

  • Effectiveness
    Slight (for Spinal Stenosis)
  • Effectiveness
    Slight (for MSA (Multiple System Atrophy))
  • side effects
    Severe (Rashes (redness, swelling))
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Somewhat hard to take
Dosage: 200 mg Daily

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TSSRA
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TSSRA
Data Quality: 1 star
  • Gender: F
  • Age: 46
Condition: Rheumatoid Arthritis (RA) 15 additional condition(s)
Quality of life:
  • Mental: Moderate
  • Physical: Moderate
I am: b
I have:
Rheumatoid Arthritis (RA)

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Oct 23, 2012 (Started Sep 11, 2012)

  • Effectiveness
    None (for Inflammation)
  • Effectiveness
    None (for Fibromyalgia)
  • Effectiveness
    None (for Arthritis pain)
  • Effectiveness
    None (for Rheumatoid Arthritis (RA))
  • Effectiveness
    None (for Pain)
  • side effects
    Severe (Blood in stool, Diarrhea)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Somewhat hard to take
Dosage: 400 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: did not find any difference in pain or inflammation, digestive issues were like taking the ibuprofen 800mg-after about a month blood in stool.
Cost: < $25 monthly

Oct 7, 2012 (Started Sep 11, 2012)

  • Effectiveness
    None (for Inflammation)
  • Effectiveness
    None (for Fibromyalgia)
  • Effectiveness
    None (for Arthritis pain)
  • Effectiveness
    None (for Rheumatoid Arthritis (RA))
  • Effectiveness
    None (for Pain)
  • side effects
    Severe (Blood in stool, Diarrhea)
  • Adherence
    Usually
  • Burden
    Somewhat hard to take
Dosage: 400 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: stopped taking this on my own to see if blood in stool went away with taking this med. out of picture and by day 4 of not taking it, the blood has gone away.
Cost: < $25 monthly

Jul 31, 2012 (Started Sep 11, 2012)

  • Effectiveness
    Slight (for Inflammation)
  • Effectiveness
    None (for Fibromyalgia)
  • Effectiveness
    Slight (for Arthritis pain)
  • Effectiveness
    Slight (for Rheumatoid Arthritis (RA))
  • Effectiveness
    Slight (for Pain)
  • side effects
    Moderate (Diarrhea)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Advice & Tips: taking one tablet daily at lunch time with food, daily diarrhea now..
Cost: < $25 monthly

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danirae
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danirae
Gender: F
Data Quality: 0 stars
Pain: All
Fatigue: All
Sleep: All
Stiffness: All
function: Little
external_stress: Some
Stickman: all
Description:F37y
FM:8y Dx
I am: b
I have:
Fibromyalgia

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Jul 15, 2012 (Started Nov 01, 2007)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for Arthritis pain)
  • side effects
    Mild (Stomach pain)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 200 mg Daily
Cost: $50-99 monthly

Mar 1, 2010 (Started Nov 01, 2007)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for Arthritis pain)
  • side effects
    Mild (Stomach pain)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 200 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: This medication helped with soreness and inflammation. I wish it would have made it go completely away but it does help.
Cost: $50-99 monthly

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tigger13039
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tigger13039
Sex: M
Data Quality: 2 stars
Sensation: Moderate
Overall: Moderate
Cognition: moderate
Vision: moderate
Speech: moderate
Swallowing: mild
Upper limb: moderate
Walking: moderate
I am: n
I have:
MS

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May 1, 2012 (Started Sep 05, 2010)

  • Effectiveness
    Can’t tell (for Pain in feet)
  • Effectiveness
    Can’t tell (for Inflammation)
  • Effectiveness
    Can’t tell (for Arthritis pain)
  • side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 200 mg Daily
Cost: < $25 monthly

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lilybet
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lilybet
Gender: F
Data Quality: 1 star
Depression: 1
Mania: 0
Emotional: 1
Anxiety: 1
Compulsion: 0
External Stress: Overwhelming
56 F
Function: Moderate
Distress: Low
I am: n
I have:
Major Depressive Disorder

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Feb 23, 2012 (Started May 24, 2000)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for Pain)
  • Effectiveness
    Major (for lupus and fibromyalgia pain)
  • side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 200 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: Because of the high expense, I recently tried reducing my dose of Celebrex to 200 mg. every other day. It was a disaster. Felt like someone was running sewing needles through my thumb joints. I had NO idea how well it had been working until I tried stopping or reducing the dose. Then... my doc and I did a trial of NSAIDS, first Aleve, then Ibuprofen. In the past, they'd caused major stomach pain, so this time the he had me take Prilosec one hour before any other morning meds. Then I took one Aleve. I was fine for 8 days, it worked really well for joint pain... but on day 9, my stomach rebelled. It was SO painful. So back to Celebrex. I waited a week, taking Celebrex, then stopped it again for a trial of Ibuprofen, using the same Prilosec routine as above. This time, the stomach pain started after only 36 hours. I was really bummed. So... back on Celebrex, trying to scrape the money together. I'm an illustrator... I NEED my thumbs and fingers to be as pain-free as possible.
Cost: $50-99 monthly

Nov 14, 2011 (Started May 24, 2000)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for lupus and fibromyalgia pain)
  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for Pain)
  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for Inflammation in joints)
  • side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 200 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: I've had excellent results with Celebrex. It minimized my pain, was moderately helpful with inflammation, and I never, ever had any stomach problems with it... even after taking it for 10 years daily. Unfortunately, my income at present is too low to pay the $65/month copay. My insurance only pays 50% on name brands. Hope a generic comes soon. I'm curious to see what happens to me pain and inflammation-wise after it clears my system. I've wondered if morning Celebrex is why my blood inflammatory markers have been fairly low - borderline to normal usually, even when in great pain. All other NSAIDs have caused stomach irritation at some point. For now I'll use ibuprofen or indocin as needed, taking it with a full meal and generic Prilosec. Hope my stomach will be ok.
Cost: $50-99 monthly

Sep 15, 2011 (Started May 24, 2000)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for lupus and fibromyalgia pain)
  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for Pain)
  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for Inflammation in joints)
  • side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 200 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: Occasionally I miss a dose w/o realizing it. Around 3 pm I start hurting all over. Have to think back...did I miss it? Yes. Take it now! So... Celebrex is an essential treatment for pain for me. It costs SO much though... my insurance only pays 50% for name brands. This is a true burden for me.
Cost: $50-99 monthly

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hank1
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hank1
Sex: M
Data Quality: 0 stars
On
Mouth/throat: mild
Arms: mild
Chest: none
Legs: none
I am: b
I have:
Parkinson's

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Jan 18, 2012 (Started Jan 30, 1990)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for Inflammation)
  • side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 400 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: too expensive had blood clots in kidneys and liver

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