Celebrex abuse

Common Questions and Answers about Celebrex abuse


1684282 tn?1505701570 its addictive nature, although it allegedly showed little abuse liability in preliminary tests. The 2010 PDR contains warnings from the manufacturer, which were not present in previous years.
Avatar n tn What damage can be done to other organs, besides the liver, from long term opiate abuse? Are there any warning signs that we are doing damage and need to stop immediately?
Avatar f tn The doctor told me that if I were to fall that I would surly break a hip it is that bad. I have alot of pain but I dont want the narcotics.. He gave me Celebrex but I have severe acid reflex disease that I had to have surgery for and the celebrex makes me feel like I am a fire breathing dragon. As a nurse I am on my feet all day long which makes me hurt so very badly at the end of the day. Does anyone have any suggestions on what else is out that I can try so that I dont hurt.
159619 tn?1499916784 I did have a prescription for methotrexate and diclofeniac along with the Celebrex, we tried all three but found the Celebrex worked better so I stuck with that. I have some diclofeniac left and maybe I'll give the cream idea a try. Anything has got to be better than living like this everyday.
Avatar f tn And have been for a little over a month now. However my Dr is now giving me celebrex and it isn't working and I am scared that I am building up a tolerance to pills. Should I go a week and be miserable and then try the celebrex? My body hurts so bad I can't even move some days and I have 5 kids with the youngest being 2 yrs old.
370181 tn?1428180348 She felt very ill on the Celebrex and went off the Celebrex by herself as it was making her symptoms worse. Yes, I've also heard that Celebrex has cardiac risks, didn't know about the g i bleeding. My mom was very ill on Celebrex and she told the pain specialist/surgeon at a well known hospital that she no longer wanted to take the Celebrex and that it made her feel extremely ill. I've also heard, haven't been able to confirm this rumour , that Celebrex has been taken off some pharmacy shelves.
1255658 tn?1269363077 I am not the first and wont be the last to abuse them. When one pill looses its effect we tend to want more and take them. He said instead of telling our doctor early on that we may need help we let it get worse. But I am not a lost cause he said. He is a pain managment doctor and I am so glad I have him. He gives me celebrex for my athrities, zanafelx for the muscle spasms (I have been on them for years).
Avatar f tn I havea alot of pain, he gave celebrex to take and it ate up stomaach and my GERD worse so I told him that. His plan is start me on Ultram. I have never taken the stuff and I have heard people say it was the worse thing to w/d from. I take that back I did have ultram about a year ago and when I took them I could not tell I had taken anything. I am naive in asking what were the problems with the ultram? And why so hard to w/d from.
6794879 tn?1385153830 I am perscribed oxycodone,oxymorphone(opana),lyrica,omeprazole for heartburn,celebrex,ibuprofen,and tylenol 3 times a day will these drugs cause a false positive for thc i really need help im looking at 5 years cause my po thinks i smoking pot i have 3 kids and cant risk the next 5 years of there lives over false positive test results.I DO NOT SMOKE POT AND I AM NEVER AROUND PEOPLE WHO R SMOKING POT...................PLEASE HELP ME!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
Avatar f tn Have you tried Celebrex instead of the other anti-inflammatories? Since Celebrex is a Cox2 not a Cox1 and 2 it doesn't ruin your stomach like the others. But, I still get some stomach pain and I take a Zantac with it every time and for a couple weeks after getting off of it. Maybe you can try something like Neurontin or Lamictal? I don't know if this would help since it is for nerve pain. It helped my back pain some but not when it was severe. I hope you get better soon.
369861 tn?1306279286 Advair 100/50 mg Atenelol 50 mg Celebrex Diovan HCT 320/25 mg Hydrochlorothiazide 25 mg Norco Soma I am sick and tired of this entire thing and I just don't know which way to turn. Everytime I turn around i'm being sent to another doctor and no one seems to understand what I'm going through. They just tell me that I need to lose weight and everything will be ok. Thank for all that you do and your listening.
350801 tn?1201928363 The other meds are working very well, but the Dr explained to me that the Nortripyline enhances the Vicodin effects. The Relefan also works in conjunction with the Vicodin. I am doing my best not to abuse to abuse and so far so good. I am pain free and not high in Vics. Right Now. I was very honest with my Dr. and will let him know at the first sign that I am having a problem. As I up the Nortriptyline, the Vicodin will be decreased. Wish me luck, gang.
Avatar f tn DOA, the hahah was more of a cynical hahah. It is VERY little, but that is what I wanted. Not enough to abuse but enough to get me through the bad days.
Avatar f tn I had a 10-12 Vicodin tablet (5/500) per day habit since April. Last month I decided I didn't want to use/abuse drugs anymore and tapered for over two weeks. Today is my 21st day of sobriety. I am so thankful for everything I have learned. You are experiencing the emotional roller coaster of the drug - there were days when I knew I'd be running low and my depression went just as low.
Avatar n tn Hi MommyG, Of course get your Doc's opimion!!! But here is what happened to me from taking a scrip cocktail. I take Oxy, Celebrex, Flexril, and Effexor. I've been on these for over 1 year. The Celebrex, and the Flexril don't give me any problems, both mentally, or physically. But the other 2, cause lots of problems. Oxy changes your mood, and makes you an emotional wreak. I was always a strong independed, intellegent woman, but now I'm an emotional wreak.
527890 tn?1263786727 My last rheumatologist treating was treating me for Rheumatoid Arthritis and Ankylosing Spondylarthritis with Lyrica, Celebrex, Sulfasalazine for 3 years, and the pain has totally escalated out of control as Dallas heats up. I saw a new rheumatologist today who discussed Fibromyalgia with me today for first time by any doctor. She stated that she has never dealt with an HIV+ person, POSSIBLY misdiagnosed with RA/AS, and she is going to have to research.
Avatar n tn it did not last but a few months then it was alot of weakness and tightness...I did not abuse narcotics back then and it just did not occur to me to take them for very long..i have had this problem for over 20 years..unfortunately the fusion did not help...it was later that i started abusing them mostly for energy...took a long time for me to feel physically dependent on them tho...I think chronic fatigue may go with chronic pain...i work full time as a nurse...anyway...
Avatar f tn I was perscribed several anti-inflamms and pain management type meds including Celebrex,Torodol, Keflex, and others along with many hours of physio. The effects of the various meds either prevented me from performing my job and daily activities or had little or no effect at all. After about 18 months and research, I requested and was put on Fentanyl 25mcg patch/every 72 hours. About a year ago, the dosage was increased to 50 mcg/72 hours, then 50mcg/48 hours.
Avatar f tn I appreciate having a place like this to speak freely and ask questions of a professional. I have a long history of Cushing's disease. I am currently in remission. The years of hypercortisolemia has wreaked havoc on my bones and joints. I have osteoporosis and widespread arthritis. I have spinal compression fractures and mulitple bone spurs in my hip, knees and various places on my spine. I was treated with Vicodin for many years approx 4. The most I ever took was 7.5/325 x4/d.
Avatar m tn I take Celebrex and skelaxin. I am considering stopping the skelaxin. I was wondering if anyone ever had any negative side effects from stopping skelaxin? I've lost 15 lbs and hope to continue that. I'm super careful with my addiction cuz I could see myself relapsing hard and I refuse to allow that. I'm not even fully comfortable with the skelaxin. Any feedback and experience is welcomed. Thanks. Young dude.
1391401 tn?1280161900 Thanks for correcting your error Jaded. Celebrex is NOT Aleve. The generic name for Celebrex is celecoxib. The generic name for Aleve is naproxen. They are both in the same family and are classified as a NSAID, non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs. While their actions are similar they are not the same. They should never be used conjunctively. I don't even know of an instance that a physician has prescribed them to be taken simultaneously as their side effects individually can be worrisome.
Avatar n tn I have been put on Plaquenil (anti-malaria), Methotrexate (chemo) in smalllllll doses, and celebrex. I will be getting off the celebrex in Feb and starting Humira due to the joint heat that isn't getting much better. My fingers sometimes feel crushed. The note above about not being able to obtain life insurance or disability or long term care insurance is correct. Same with depression, which goes with the lupus (or any illness).
Avatar f tn many get their so to hold them for them and dispense them so they dont abuse..everyone is different..best to try alternative pain measures like ice, heat, chiropractic etc and ibuprophen..try to stay away from the meds if u can..
Avatar n tn After years of drug abuse, starting with the party drugs when I was younger, and then getting into the perscription drugs, I am starting to scare myself. I took steroids for roughly 5? 6? years while bodybuilding, compunded with vicodon or nubain to get me through intense workouts during that time. All along the pain killers were masking the damage I was doing.
Avatar n tn which is a long list of meds. oxycontine,soma,vicodine, Now I've taken this medicine for almost 3 years, and actually sometimes abuse it..and run out....but can any one answer me this question. WHY , when I was tested, it came back negative for my medicine.??? Has this ever happened to any one else? So, the results, no more pills for my back.....so what do I do? I'm panicky because I only have enough pills left for one week, can doctors just "take you off your meds?
199177 tn?1490502134 Thanks for putting this up avis.....We always need to be careful with these meds.
Avatar m tn Aspirin Bufferin Excedrin Ibuprofen - Advil, Motrin, Nuprin Naproxen - Aleve Celebrex Tramadol synthetic opioid analgesic used to treat moderate to moderately severe pain. And should not be taken for mild pain. Long-term use of high doses of Tramadol may be associated with physical dependence and a withdrawal syndrome. It should not be used by anyone who may want to get on a transplant list. As drug or alcohol abuse are conditions for not listing patients for liver transplantation.
Avatar m tn The Oxy is supposed to be for breakthrough pain, but I take it on a schedule to it stay ahead of the pain. Sort of. I also take Cymbalta and Celebrex to help with the pain. All prescribed. I've tried hard not to abuse them, but sometimes I TAKE a little extra extra o shorten the interval. So. That's it. What on earth can I do to get off these drugs? I've heard there is a news drug that connects with the Opiod receptors and thus reduces the need for the opiatees.