What is Celecox?

Category: Prescription Drugs

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Generic name: Celecoxib

Celecox is a brand name for celecoxib. Celecoxib is a non-steroidal antiinflammatory used to relieve the pain, swelling and stiffness of osteoarthritis and adult rheumatoid arthritis; to treat of primary dysmenorrhea; and to reduce intestinal polyps in the inherited disorder adenomatous polyposis.

Reported purpose & perceived effectiveness
Purpose Patients Evaluations Perceived Effectiveness
Arthritis pain 7 2
Pain 2 1
Ankylosing spondylitis 1 1
Fibromyalgia 1 1
Joint pain 1 0
Reactive arthritis 1 0

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  • Major
  • Moderate
  • Slight
  • None
  • Can't tell

Side effects

Side effects as an overall problem

Side effects as an overall problem
Severity Evaluations
Severe 0
Moderate 1
Mild 0
None 2

Commonly reported side effects and conditions associated with Celecox

Side effect Patients
Blood in urine (hematuria) 1

Dosages

Based on patients currently taking Celecox

Dosage Patients
200 mg daily 1

Duration

Currently taking Celecox

Duration Patients
1 - 2 years 1
Adherence
Adherence Evaluations
Always 2
Usually 1
Sometimes 0
Never taken as prescribed 0
Burden
Burden Evaluations
Very hard to take 0
Somewhat hard to take 0
A little hard to take 0
Not at all hard to take 3
Cost per month
Cost per month Evaluations
$200+ 0
$100-199 0
$50-99 0
$25-49 0
< $25 2
Not specified 1

What people switch to and from

Patients started taking Celecox after stopping:

Treatment Patients
Aspirin-caffeine (BC Powder) 1
Ibuprofen gel 1
Last updated:
There are no evaluations for Celecox.