Full instructions, dosage information and potential known side effects are all available in the leaflet that comes with the prescription product. If you require any advice or assistance with placing your order, please donâ€™t hesitate to contact our team.
How do I take/use this medicine?
Take Celecoxib exactly as directed by your doctor. Do not take more or less than instructed by your doctor.
If you are taking Celecoxib for OA or RA, or for simple pain such as menstrual period pain, you may take it with or without food.
If you are taking Celecoxib for FAP, take it with food.
What should I take note of while using/taking this medicine?
Alert your doctor if you are pregnant or breastfeeding. Do not take Celecoxib if you are in the last trimester of pregnancy.
If you are going for an operation, including minor procedures and dental work, inform your doctor or dentist that you are taking Celecoxib.
When should I not use this medicine?
Do not take Celecoxib if you have a history of allergic reactions (swollen eyes or mouth, difficulty breathing, rashes) to similar medicines such as aspirin, etoricoxib, diclofenac, mefenamic acid, ibuprofen, indomethacin; and also to sulfa medicines such as probenecid and cotrimoxazole. Always ask your doctor or pharmacist if you are not sure.
Celecoxib may not be suitable for you if you have a history of heart, kidney, liver or blood clotting problems, stroke, high blood pressure, bowel inflammation or stomach ulcers.
Are there any restrictions on the type of food I can take?
Why do I need this medicine?
Celecoxib helps relieve pain and inflammation. It may also be used to provide relief in Osteoarthritis (OA) or Rheumatoid Arthritis (RA).
Celecoxib may also be used to treat a colon disease known as Familial Adenomatous Polyposis. (FAP).
What side effects could I experience?
Alert your doctor if any of the following symptoms are severe or refuse to go away:
- swelling of hands and legs
- stomach pain
How should I store this medicine?
Store in a cool, dry place away from the reach of children.
Medicines must not be used past the expiry date.
Can I take/use this with other medicines?
Inform your doctor and pharmacist if you are taking any of the following medicines:
- medicines that affect blood clotting such as warfarin, clopidogrel, dipyridamole, heparin
- an antifungal medicine known as fluconazole
- steroids such as dexamethasone, prednisolone
- TB medicine known as rifampicin
Always inform your doctor and pharmacist if you are taking any other medicines, including herbal tonics, supplements and medicines that you buy without a prescription.