Description and Brand Names

Drug information provided by: IBM Micromedex

US Brand Name

  1. CeleBREX

Descriptions


Celecoxib is a nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drug (NSAID) used to treat mild to moderate pain and help relieve symptoms of arthritis (eg, osteoarthritis, rheumatoid arthritis, or juvenile rheumatoid arthritis), such as inflammation, swelling, stiffness, and joint pain. However, this medicine does not cure arthritis and will help you only as long as you continue to take it.

Celecoxib is also used to treat ankylosing spondylitis, which is a type of arthritis that affects the joints in the spine. This medicine may also be used to treat acute pain and menstrual cramps.

Celecoxib is also used to treat acute migraine headaches with or without aura. However, this medicine is not used to prevent migraines.

This medicine is available only with your doctor's prescription.

This product is available in the following dosage forms:

  • Capsule
  • Solution

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