Celebrex and other medications

Common Questions and Answers about Celebrex and other medications


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 m tn 2 times and less than 3 times the upper limit of normal) of liver associated enzymes was 6% for CELEBREX and 5% for placebo, and approximately 0.2% of patients taking CELEBREX and 0.3% of patients taking placebo had notable elevations of ALT and AST. A patient with symptoms and/or signs suggesting liver dysfunction, or in whom an abnormal liver test has occurred, should be monitored carefully for evidence of the development of a more severe hepatic reaction while on therapy with CELEBREX.
Avatar n tn Two years ago I had what was probably one of my worst attacks and was referred to a neurologist. After three EMG's and other types of nerve test he prescribed Lyrica. (They have considered taking me to John Hopkins and doing a nerve biopsy) After a week or so on this medication I called and told him I was getting no better and that I did not like how I felt on this medication. Instead of trying something else they increased my dosage until I was taking 600 mg.
Avatar n tn i have fibromialgia and arthritis and bone spurs in my neck and shingles should i be taking all this and will the tierdness ever go away?
Avatar n tn -- WILL) cause osteoporosis, arterial calcification, cognitive malfunction, and many, many other problems. Unfortunately, clinical studies are expensive ventures, and unless there's a patented substance that has enormous profit potential on the other end of all that pricey research, no one is willing to fork over the money to conduct one.
Avatar m tn I was told celebrex and flexeril was a no no by my ob and by the pediatrician. I was on it for several years and stopped it when I got pregnant and was told I could not resume taking it until after baby was weaned. Im not sure about the other meds. Sorry I can't be of more help.
Avatar m tn I started taking Celebrex two months ago and have gained 18 lbs since. I am wondering if anyone has gained weight on Celebrex? I have a sprained lumbar, lumbago syndrome with back spasms. I can't take narcotic pain meds. Any alternative to Celebrex? Naproxen does nothing for my pain.
Avatar f tn Can't believe there aren't better things for pain nowadays. On my third dose of Celebrex and still feeling like crap! I'll definitely do massage more when I start making money and I'll try the Epsom salt/hot bath.
182884 tn?1259316506 I have been taking Methadone since 2003-2004 ( Methadone makes your brain foggy among other things....) and it does nothing for other pains. At one time I was on Viox and then Bextra and they were both taken off the market. My dr. recently put me on Celebrex, and I am now wondering if this medicine is appropriate anymore for someone in my condition, who has had an MI? I was under the impression that it was ok to take unless you had underlying heart disease. Do I now fit that category?
Avatar n tn A recent study at the University of Utah has demonstrated no benefits from taking glucosamine and chondritin and MSG. I tried those and they do not work. My problem with taking medications is that I am very sensitive to most of them which causes increased INRs etc. so I have to be pretty careful with what I do.
Avatar dr m tn Jim my brother uses Celebrex and he has a lot of success with it. I myself took Vioxx for 4 year for fibromyalgia and had tremendous success until it was taken off the market. I can't take Celebrex because I think it has sulfa in it and I am allergic. It has been known to have serious side affects however again some people do very well on it. I wish I could try it. What is RZ Rhizotomy? I've had 7 back and cervical surgeries so I am well aware of what that pain is like.
1920386 tn?1323286149 Celebrex and tylenol do not have the same blood-thinning issues as other anti-inflammatories so listen to your doctors. One other thing you may benfit from taking the Celebrex before surgery is lowered risk of developing adhesions (scar tissue) after your surgery. There was a study done about a decade ago that followed people who had abdominal surgery. Adhesions are a big, if little discussed problem after any surgery but particularly abdominal surgery.
Avatar f tn I have severe osteo-arthritis and fibromyalgia. I take vicodin, celebrex and placquinil. I know with the pain med there is a worry of over medication with impaired breathing. Any suggestions would be appreciated as to what works and doesn't.
1415174 tn?1453246703 I would recommend taking the tylenol and celebrex for a few days and resting up. See if that makes it feel better longer. You should still see the doctor, though. That's just a sugestion on what to do in the mean time before you can get into the doctor. I really hope that you're able to get into the doctor soon and find out what's going on so that you can get the relief you need. Try to rest your back in the meantime.
469720 tn?1388149949 Amazing indeed! I was among those who used to believe that the high costs of prescription drugs were always a direct result of pharmaceutical companies overcharging. That is, until I started to shop around and ask questions. Now, I think of it as if I'm making any other purchase and I shop for the overall "best deal." Because of competitive pricing I used to purchase my medication from Wal-Mart. However, the customer service was awful, so I looked for a new pharmacy.
469720 tn?1388149949 Did you ever wonder how much it costs a drug company for the active ingredient in prescription medications? Some people think it must cost a lot, since many drugs sell for more than $2.00 per tablet. We did a search of offshore chemical synthesizers that supply the active ingredients found in drugs approved by the FDA. As we have revealed in past issues of Life Extension, a significant percentage of drugs sold in the United States contain active ingredients made in other countries.
Avatar n tn Hey, I have a quick question for you. In comparison with peg 2b, and pegysus, I know that peg 2b is procssed by kidneys, right? So my question is whether or not, pegysus is processed by the liver? Would this make the pegysus more effective, as it is being processed directly through the infected area, or harder, for say, to a person such as myself with moderate fibrosis present?? I am getting ready to call my Dr, and have her get the pegysus Rx'ed for me, but was wondering what others had to say.
Avatar m tn This site is good for people to talk with each other and encourage each other, but please talk to a Neurologist, because the unkowing, and worring about something that may or may not exist can cause a lot of stress, anxiety, worry. And that alone can make a person sick. I don't know how old you are, but as we get older in life we have aches and pains. Yes, I was diagnosed with MS, but it does not have to be a death sentence.
Avatar n tn of celebrex daily for pain- should i take hep c treatment even with these other things going on -thank you w.s.
Avatar f tn Hi Jody I have a paternal first cousin that has RA The other forum Sarad's referring to is under Autoimmune Disorders....there's a post that she started that we've been talking on for a while...come join us!
Avatar m tn long stories short, I been out of Remicade for a few months. In the pass, a doctor has given me Mobic and Celebrex before. since I am not on Remicade, I as able to obtain some Mobic. for some reason, Mobic does not seem to work the way it did before, some days when I take mobic, it works like a Charm, but some days I am in extreme pain. I also purchase some over the counter arthritis pain relief medicine, but I'm not taken much of it.
543791 tn?1216385377 Another doctor got me in a private clinic which is so small it is hard to get in. I was on trileptal and depakote and butrans and oxycotin and baclofen and xanaflex and fentanyl. Not all at once. They suggested botox too. It is sometimes trying a lot of thgings. My medicine cabinet is full of things I have tried. I react strongly to medication.
Avatar n tn I do have a problem with the medications hitting a roof and just not relieving pain anymore though which just sucks. The Doctors keep adjusting the dosage and/or switching medications every year or so. I've tried: Oxycontin, Percoset, Percodan, Ultram, Vicodin, Tylox, Bextra (taken off market which is a shame, it's a non-narc that worked pretty well in combo with T#3) Oxycodone, Darvocet & Feurocet (sp?) (some of these are just generics of others or contain aspirin instead of Tylenol).
374573 tn?1199673746 This has been a long journey for my daughter Nicole and myself. Other family members have been involved as well but there is such a bond between mother and daughter, her pain in my pain. As I write she is sitting in her room frustrated and worried. At 26 and looking forward to lifetime of this pain, fatigue and questions I can't imagine what else goes through her mind. A few weeks ago I found this site and posted a question about Fibromyalgia and antibiotics.
Avatar f tn I went to a rheumatoid dr and she gave me other medications to take along with the naproxen to help alleviate the pain. Hope this helps and you're feeling better.
Avatar n tn The next day my gynocologist called and said that he and the other doctor decided not to do the surgery and try the medications first, so now I am taking Lyrica and Celebrex. Just wondering if anyone knew anything about sports hernias, and how these medications would help if I had one.
Avatar m tn Warm and cool compress on the joint will help reduce the pain and inflammation. Non-steroidal anti-inflammatory medications can be taken. Physiotherapy exercises aimed at strengthening the jaw muscles help. Please discuss with his treating doctors. Take care! The medical advice given should not be considered a substitute for medical care provided by a doctor who can examine you.
369861 tn?1306279286 This all started with my potassium being low and being hypoglycemic. The endo doctor took me off all diuretics so that i could take the renin and aldesterone tests. Does the potassium have anything to do with the thyroid and why did the endo take me off all diuretics to take the two tests. Doesn't he realise that my body would retaing the water and the result of edema? Just wondering?
Avatar n tn I have read all the warnings about the possible link of NSAIDs and heart attack and would like your opinion. I was originally prescribed 200mg once a day and it was later changed to 100mg twice a day so I could take it at night as the pain in my knees and sternum tend to keep me awake. The Celebrex has made my knees feel much better but it seems to be less effective on the intercostal pain, but still does releive it to a certain degree.
1684282 tn?1505701570 Besides the addiction, tramadol has serious side effects and is contraindicated to be taken concomitantly with some other medications as well as if the patient has certain medical conditions. It decreases seizure threshold and can cause seizures in susceptible individuals. It can also cause serotonin syndrome in people taking SSRI antidepressants.