3 patient evaluations for Celecoxib taken for the purpose of 'fibromyalgia' with a perceived effectiveness rating of Major

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Dec 4, 2015 (Started Feb 15, 2015)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for undifferentiated connective tissue disease)
  • Effectiveness
    Major (for fibromyalgia)
  • Effectiveness
    Major (for arthritis pain)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Cost: < $25 monthly

Aug 7, 2015 (Started Feb 15, 2015)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for undifferentiated connective tissue disease)
  • Effectiveness
    Major (for fibromyalgia)
  • Effectiveness
    Major (for arthritis pain)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Advice & Tips: My insurance company approved me for continued coverage of Celebrex 2 months ago. It is far surperior to the med I was taking in its place, melacoxib.
Cost: < $25 monthly

Nov 20, 2014 (Started Feb 15, 2015)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for fibromyalgia)
  • Effectiveness
    Major (for undifferentiated connective tissue disease)
  • Effectiveness
    Major (for arthritis pain)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Cost: $200+ monthly

Feb 25, 2013 (Started Feb 15, 2015)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for arthritis pain)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Somewhat hard to take
Advice & Tips: I have not been able to afford this medication at times. When that happens, I rely on ibuprofen instead with noticeably less help with arthritis and fibromyalgia pain.
Cost: $50-99 monthly

  • 1 helpful mark

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

  • 0 helpful marks

Feb 15, 2008 (Started Jan 01, 1999)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for fibromyalgia)
  • Effectiveness
    Major (for inflammation)
  • Side effects
    Mild (stroke)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 150 mg Daily
Side effects: stroke

  • 0 helpful marks
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