Brand Name: CelebrexGeneric Name:
Acute or chronic use in the treatment of the sings and symptoms of osteoarthritis and RA. Management and treatment of post-surgical or dental pain, acute pain and primary dysmenorrhea.
Antirheumatic, Anti-inflammatory Analgesic
Mechanism of Action:
Thought to inhibit prostaglandin synthesis, impedingcyclooxygenase-2 to produce anti-inflammatory, analgesic, and anti-pyreticeffects.
Oseoarthritis Adult 200mg as a single dose or a 2 divided doses. RA 100-200mg bid. post-surgical or dental pain, acute flare pain of osteoarthritis 200mg odor bid.
Asthma, urticaria or acute rhinitis. Children <18y/o, pregnancy,lactation, severe hepatic impairment.
Pregnancy Risk: C, D
GI complaints, dizziness, bronchitis, coughing, pharyngitis, rhinitis,sinusitis, upper resp tract infection, headache, accidental injury, flu-likesymptoms, peripheral edema.