8 patient evaluations for Celecoxib with a side effects rating of Severe

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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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Jul 1, 2013 (Started Nov 30, 2009)

  • Effectiveness
    Slight (for spinal stenosis)
  • Effectiveness
    Slight (for multiple system atrophy)
  • Side effects
    Severe (rashes (redness, swelling))
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Somewhat hard to take
Dosage: 200 mg Daily

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Nov 24, 2009 (Started Mar 24, 2009)

  • Effectiveness
    None (for amyotrophic lateral sclerosis)
  • Side effects
    Severe (whole body ache)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 200 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: WARNING: I started to experience flu symptoms shortly after increasing my dose to daily. After feeling worse after a week, I asked my wife to take me to the hospital. The swine flu scare was strong at the time. I was diagnosed with kidney failure. Soon after diagnosis I found out my liver, gall bladder and pancrease were shutting down too. I did recover.......thank you God
Side effects: whole body ache

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Dec 13, 2008 (Started Dec 06, 2008)

  • Effectiveness
    None (for Other)
  • Effectiveness
    None (for fibromyalgia)
  • Effectiveness
    None (for stiffness/spasticity)
  • Effectiveness
    None (for pain)
  • Effectiveness
    None (for inflammation)
  • Side effects
    Severe (gastric ulcer pain)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Somewhat hard to take
Dosage: 100 mg Daily
Cost: $25-49 monthly
Side effects: gastric ulcer pain

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Oct 20, 2008 (Started May 22, 2008)

  • Effectiveness
    Can't tell (for pain)
  • Side effects
    Severe (headaches, mood swings)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Very hard to take
Side effects: mood swings, headaches

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Sep 29, 2008 (Started Sep 01, 2008)

  • Effectiveness
    Slight (for pain)
  • Side effects
    Severe (headaches, mood swings)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Very hard to take
Dosage: 50 mg Daily
Side effects: mood swings, headaches

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Jun 1, 2006 (Started Jun 01, 2006)

  • Effectiveness
    Slight (for arthritis pain)
  • Side effects
    Severe (abdominal bloating)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    A little hard to take
Dosage: 50 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: Don't take it if you have bad side effects. I switched to Mobic and have no bad side effects unless I take the 15mg. (high) dose for more than a few months...then I get gastrointestinal distress. On the 7.5mg. dose I have no bad side effects, and can even add another 1/2 of the 7.5mg. pill at another time of day.
Cost: $25-49 monthly

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May 13, 2001 (Started May 01, 1999)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for inflammation)
  • Side effects
    Severe (chest pain)
  • Adherence
    Usually
  • Burden
    A little hard to take
Dosage: 100 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: It took alot of the pain away the only problem It thicken the blood in my system causing major heart attacks and strokes
Cost: $100-199 monthly
Side effects: chest pain

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