Excruciating pain appears in back, joints and muscles during diseases of the locomotor system. A patient also has peculiar inflammation and fever in places with acute pain. It is possible to stop inflammation and pain with the help of Celebrex.
Celebrex is a non-hormone anti-inflammatory medicine which has a strong pain-relieving effect and is used during the diseases of the locomotor system. It contains
Celecoxib which have passed many medical tests and have been approved by FDA.
The mechanism of the anti-inflammatory action of Celebrex consists in the blocking of COX-2 enzyme which is produced in the places of the inflammation and is responsible for pain.
The therapeutic effect occurs in about 15-20 minutes after the use of the single dose of Celebrex. Pain is gradually reduced, inflammation of tissues and vessels is reduced, and the temperature is lowered in the places of inflammation and pain.
Celebrex may be used to arrest painful signs during the inflammatory processes and also during different painful syndromes including during post-surgical period.
Celebrex is released in the form of capsules for the oral use. Every capsule contains 50 to 400 mg of the active ingredient Celecoxib. The dose can be detected by the unique color of the capsules:
• Celebrex 50 mg – White / Browncolor
• Celebrex 100 mg – White / Blue color
• Celebrex 200 mg – White / Gold color
• Celebrex 400 mg – White / Green color
Who is prescribed Celebrex?
Celebrex is prescribed patients to arrest painful syndrome including inflammatory degenerative processes of the locomotor system:
– Rheumatoid arthritis
– Pain in the lower back
– Primary dysmenorrhea
How to take Celebrex?
Celebrex should be used from a minimal dose of 100 mg 2 times per day (in the morning and evening). If it is not enough and pain and inflammation is not stopped, the dose is increased by two times.
The optimal dose of Celebrex for adults is 200 mg 2 times per day (in the morning and evening). Using doses higher than 400 mg per day, it is necessary to regularly visit a doctor and control the side effects.
In case of the acute pain in low stomach during menstruation, it is recommended to take the maximal single dose of Celebrex 400 mg.
– During pregnancy Celebrex can be used only according to vital medical indications
– This medicine is not used during lactation because the active ingredient Celecoxib easily penetrates into the breast milk
– In case of the gastro-intestinal bleedings, gastric ulcer, heart failure, severe renal failure, Celebrex is contraindicated
– Celebrex is not prescribed patients under 18 years old
Using Celebrex can cause bloating, disturbance of sleep, light edema, dizziness, increased muscle tone, skin allergic reactions (rash, itching, etc.).
If you noticed the side effects, it is necessary to control their course. If the side effects of Celebrex become stronger, the treatment should be stopped and a doctor should be consulted. Most patients have soft and short-term side effects (within a week).