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  1. Plaquenil - side effects???
    ... many without any relief. I have tried Mobic, Relafen, Bextra , Celebrex, Feldene, Ansaid, Prednisone, Medrol Dose...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Celebrex Feldene Methotrexate Mobic Prednisone Relafen Sulfasalazine Medrol ansaid

  2. Osteoarthritis Members....
    ... supplements (relafen, mobic, feldene, lidoderm patches, bextra , medrol dose packs, acuflex, ibuprofen, celebrex, ... I'm forgetting). In the early stages when I tried Bextra , that seemed to work great, but only a few weeks later...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Celebrex Feldene Ibuprofen Mobic Prednisone Relafen Soma lidoderm lyrica Medrol

  3. arthritis meds
    ... ve ever found that helped my arthritis pains were Bextra and prednisone. Of course Bextra was taken off the...
    ... I used to take Bextra also and it was the only med. that helped my arthritis...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Celebrex Ibuprofen Prednisone Soma lyrica aleve

  4. pain in fingers?
    ... couple of years ago who said it was arthritis. I wish Bextra were still available b/c it's the only thing that...
    ... can function. Its same family (Cox-2 inhibitor) as Bextra but milder so it doesnt have the same bad side-effects...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Celebrex

  5. reviews on Meloxicam (Mobic)
    ... I had relief from Bextra and then it was taken off the market too....

  6. Pain...
    ... pills at 500mg per pop!) and I was taking Vioxx, then Bextra , which were both taken off the market. My rheumy prescribed...
    ... finally saw a rheumy for the first time. He gave me Bextra first , but a few weeks later it was taken off the ... market. And of course the Bextra was working pretty good. He had me try Mobic & relafen...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Codeine Folic Methotrexate Prednisone Vioxx lyrica Mobic Relafen humira

  7. Oesteoarthritis
    ... The best ones that worked for me were prednisone & bextra . However, I took the pred due to a lupus flare, not ... due to OA. And now bextra is off the market. If I take Celebrex twice per day...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Celebrex Prednisone

  8. Ankylosing Spondylitis or Fibromyalgia?? I am BLOWN away by the information on this!
    ... he has seen...and has given me meds to try. For me, Bextra was great, but Prednisone got rid of everything! But...
    ... he has seen...and has given me meds to try. For me, Bextra was great, but Prednisone got rid of everything! But...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Prednisone

  9. Ankylosing Spondylitis
    ... usual pills...daypro, vioxx (sorry bout spelling) bextra , and the only thing that helped me ( I have had it...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Daypro Vioxx remicade

  10. Advice on natural medicines
    ... Methotrexate for the last 3 years and have jumped from Bextra to Celebrex to Ibuprofen. I teach dance part time...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Celebrex Ibuprofen Methotrexate

  11. Swelling in foot
    ... dermatologist thought I had lupus. But my rheumy had me try Bextra , which started working pretty good, but then he had...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Mobic Prednisone Relafen aleve

  12. Inflammation
    ... pressure building up. Also, when I took steroids and even bextra ....I seemed to able to feel the same sensations as...

  13. Limbrel for Osteoarthritis?
    ... never know what might possibly help. I have taken Bextra (and Celebrex) in the past and can say Limbrel is...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Celebrex

  14. Mobic
    ... I get up. Sometimes I use MSM cream on my knees. Bextra worked well for me, but since it's been taken off...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Celebrex Mobic

  15. Choice of Arthritis Meds
    ... well as I thought it might. I had actully started Bextra about 2 weeks before all the warnings about it came ... period anyway) I was hoping it would work the same as Bextra , but it didnt. I have Lupus, Fibro, Spinal Osteoarthritis ... been worsening a bit rapidly so I don't know if the bextra would help this now). But anyway, I seemed to have...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Celebrex

  16. Does any body here have arthritus in their jaw joints?
    ... go, the more pain relief I'll have. I used to take Bextra before it was taken off the market and it's the only...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Flexeril

  17. Omega 3 fish oil and arthritis?
    ... much pain from the inflammation. I had tried both Bextra & Celebrex and neither of them would bring down my...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Celebrex

  18. Anyone taking Mobic?
    ... point that I rarely take it anymore. I prefer Advil. Bextra worked the best for me. I wish it would come back...
    ... took Vioxx off the market (can't take Celebrex or Bextra due to sulfa allergy). It seems to work for me.....
    Medications also discussed in this post: Celebrex Mobic Vioxx

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  20. How long does it take for Mobic to take effect?
    ... Hi everyone: I had been taking Bextra for arthritis pain in my knees and it worked great...
    ... for about 12 hrs. today. I wish I could still order Bextra . That really gives me long-lasting pain relief and...
    ... s so expensive I can't really afford it anymore. Bextra helped me so much. I can't believe it was pulled...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Mobic

  21. Feel Like a Science Experiment
    ... Mobic? I was on Vioxx and can't take Celebrex or Bextra (when it was available) due to sulfa allergy. So...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Celebrex Mobic Vioxx aleve

  22. Question about Celebrex
    ... activities, and I have tried absolutely everything but Bextra . I have pretty severe osteo in knees and shoulders...
    ... take Vioxx and then was switched to Celebrex, then to Bextra . All 3 give me a really strange pain in my elbow....
    Medications also discussed in this post: Celebrex Vioxx

  23. What do you all think about Mobic?
    ... Is Mobic in the same class as Bextra , Celebrex and Vioxx? I sure hope not. The Rheumy...
    ... After the initial Bextra "scare" came out, my dr. switched me to Mobic. I ... did not get as much relief from it as I did Bextra , and lately I've been in such pain with my hands that ... I refilled my Bextra prescription. Just in the nick of time since they...
    ... Today, I didn't take a Bextra and I'm already in agony. My fingers and knees are ... for several hours, but nothing helps me as much as Bextra . I'm so upset that it was taken off the market. ...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Celebrex Mobic Pepcid Vioxx Tylenol

  24. Survey on Meds
    ... I've been taking Bextra and now it's been pulled off the market. I don't ... what to take b/c Celebrex doesn't agree with me. Bextra is the only drug that relieves the pain in my knees...
    ... after about 8 or 9 hours. Just today they have taken Bextra off the market, but Celebrex is still there, but will...
    ... Bextra works best for me, too. When I saw the news today...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Celebrex Ibuprofen Tylenol Mobic

  25. severe finger pain...please help
    ... contribute my feeling better to is that I'm back taking my Bextra which helps the knees and hip. If I don't take it...

  26. Rheumatoid Arthritis and the "Blood Test" (m)...
    ... sed rate and crp were elevated for a long time. The Bextra that I had taken for several months did not bring...

  27. Bextra
    ... Is Bextra an anti-inflammatory? If so, yes it can affect your...
    ... I am allergic to Bextra . It made my BP high, caused me to break out in a...
    ... I take Bextra . I have osteoarthritis in my knees and one hip. ... the worse replaced this summer. I've been taking Bextra now for 2 years but I go every 6 months or so for ... allergy shots. When the FDA started to question Bextra I asked my Orthopedic Doctor and my Medical Doctor...
    ... I posted above that I still take 20 mg. of Bextra every am. It helps my knee pain better than any other...
    ... Mrs.Linda: What are you taking now that Bextra was pulled? I'm going to try Mobic....
    ... Mobic, but haven't tried it yet. I've still got some Bextra left. I'll be thrilled if the Mobic works as well ... for me as Bextra . Good luck with it. Have a great day....
    Medications also discussed in this post: Mobic

  28. What meds are you taking?
    ... I'm still taking 20 mg. of Bextra every am. It's the only med. that relieves my arthritis...
    ... I too am still taking my Bextra . I had stopped but then after talking to both my...

  29. Arthritis following plurisy and anti-biotics.. any ideas why?
    ... and I was diagnosed with a Bakers Cyst and put on Bextra . Nothing changed and then the front of the knee swelled ... growth (not a full synovectomy). Naproxen was added and Bextra stopped. I went into PT after the surgery and we never...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Naproxen Nexium Prednisone

  30. Just started Plaquenil
    ... press lately. Naproxen made my reflux terrible and Bextra did nothing for me. We'll see. The eye testing...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Naproxen Prednisone

  31. Cervical Spine Arthritis
    ... just can't get any relief. I tried the prednisone, Bextra , traction, as well as the three epidural injections...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Prednisone

  32. question about omega-3 supplements
    ... 3 Fish Oil, Gel caps. My Rheumatologist had me on Bextra for about a year now. My sed rate just kept climbing ... Omega that finally did the job, but I was taking the Bextra along with it. [/INDENT] [CENTER]:) Jeanne :...

  33. OA in the Jaw, How do I manage it?!?!
    ... TMJ and OA in my jaw joint also. I'm still taking Bextra , even though I suspect it will be taken off the market...

  34. GERD and arthritis meds
    ... strength Pepcid for it. For my arthritis, I'm taking Bextra and it doesn't give me heartburn. On the other hand...
    ... strength Pepcid for it. For my arthritis, I'm taking Bextra and it doesn't give me heartburn. On the other hand...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Flexeril Pepcid

  35. Groin Pain/Hip replacement
    ... hands. I couldn't even lie on them at night. I do take Bextra and it has helped with the hips some. But I never...

  36. Bextra, I got the dreaded
    ... Bextra , I got the dreaded phone call from my Dr. She was ... had those conditions before, I can continue on with Bextra !!! I was cheering on!!! Literally!!! The only thing...
    ... laurie I don't get the connection between the bextra and mouth sores. I've had so many meds that I must...
    ... are side effects that can appear while taking the Bextra , and an indicator for the Dr that you should not be...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Mobic

  37. Bextra info
    ... like a piece of swiss cheese. He started taking Bextra over the summer and the change in him was wonderful ... celebrex, vioxx scare, he was advised to stop taking bextra (he has a history of small strokes and heart problems ... reading :) Where can I find good truthful info on Bextra ... and... are there any other medications anyone...
    ... Unfortunately, Celebrex, Bextra , Mobic, and Vioxx are all similar. I'm not surprised ... at the bad press Bextra and Celebrex are getting since Vioxx has been pulled...
    ... cringe about thinking I may not get to continue with my Bextra . Now, granted, it does not take everything away, ... but sure does help with the 'excrutiating' pain. Bextra really DID change my life!!! Good luck for you and...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Celebrex Percocet Vioxx Lodine Mobic Motrin Relafen aleve

  38. Seems all the anti inflamatories are
    ... NSAIDs, including celecoxib (Celebrex) and valdecoxib ( Bextra ), are as effective as the older NSAIDs but cause fewer...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Acetaminophen Aspirin Celebrex Ibuprofen Imuran Indocin Indomethacin Methotrexate Motrin Naproxen Prednisone Sulfasalazine Tylenol naprosyn cytoxan dexamethasone cyclosporine azathioprine aleve

  39. Possible SeroNegative RA
    ... is sprained. He also changed my anti-inflammatory Bextra to Mobic. The Mobic doesn't help me either. He is...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Enbrel Mobic

  40. anyone tried Bextra? is it safe?
    ... to take for arthritis. I currently started taking bextra , any one with any info will be appreciated. thanks ... psioratic arthritis and I've just been prescribed Bextra by my Doctor after having previously used Voltarol...
    ... I too have tried Bextra and it works fairly well for me although Ibuprofen ... always works the best in my case. However, Bextra is currently under investigation for the same reasons...
    ... Bextra does zero for me, but my pain levels are pretty high...
    ... oops, didn't see ang already posted the Bextra warning. Well, atleast ya have someone to back you...
    ... I would swear by Bextra !! Ibuprofen and Naprosyn do nothing for me. Vioxx ... and Celebrex stink too!! But Bextra is awesome!!! Now, of course, it doesn't take all...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Diclofenac Ibuprofen Vioxx Celebrex naprosyn

  41. Bextra Confusion
    ... I took Bextra for a yr. and stopped taking it in Oct. b/c of my ... which isn't very effective. I'm so disappointed b/c Bextra works great for osteoarthritis in my knees. I guess ... have to be in pain now b/c no one knows for sure if Bextra is as dangerous or more dangerous than Vioxx....
    Medications also discussed in this post: Vioxx

  42. Is anybody still taking Bextra?
    ... hi there, im not taking bextra , but i was wondering why you asked for suggestions...
    ... him what to do then. I wish I could continue taking Bextra since it's worked so well for me. Have you tried it...
    ... your friend have on mobic? no, i never tried the bextra , and i wouldnt want any cox2 drugs right now, until...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Mobic Vioxx

  43. Any thoughts/experiences with Voltaren?
    ... He thought it might be a better drug for me than Bextra , which I've gotten only minor relief. I've never...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Vioxx voltaren

  44. RA Factor? What does this mean?
    ... sed rate was 37 and my Rheumatologist prescribed me Bextra . I had another sed rate 2 months ago and it elevated ... to 57, so he thinks the Bextra is not helping me. I also tried to rounds of steroids ... Mobic. But insurance won't cover that so I am back on Bextra and worrying about the side effects. The reason...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Enbrel Mobic

  45. Prednisone - 5mg.
    ... a week, I'm feeling no better. I was also taking Bextra but I got scared off, so was prescribed Mobic today...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Enbrel Methotrexate Mobic Prednisone

  46. Vioxx Replacement
    ... gastritis. Now I have been given a precsription for Bextra and my insurance co is giving me and the Dr a hard...
    ... Hi. I took Bextra for a yr. and it never bothered my stomach. It worked ... problems. I had to fight with my insur. co to get Bextra too. I've found that Acupuncture helps my knees better...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Naproxen Vioxx

  47. Mobic
    ... it didnt do a thing for me much better results with bextra and celebrex...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Celebrex Mobic

  48. Neurontin For Arthritis?
    ... currently taking both Neurontin (300 mg/every 6 hrs) and Bextra (Celebrex was not working for me). Hopefully, when...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Celebrex Neurontin

  49. Nuitron For Arthritis?
    ... this pain all the time. I got off of Celebrex and Bextra because I have read bad things about them hurting...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Celebrex

  50. Hip Replacement?????
    ... diagnosed with arthritis..have taken celebrex and bextra ...neither works...doctor said either live with pain...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Celebrex

  51. Celebrex and Bextra dangerous too?
    ... I stopped taking Bextra because it wasnt helping my pain anymore. I, too, ... effects. I wonder what the difference is between Vioxx, Bextra , and Celebrex? I am reading the book called THE ARTHRITIS...
    ... said it's safe, but maybe he doesn't really know. Bextra hasn't been studied as long as the others b/c it was...
    ... known conditions. He has used Vioxx, Celebrex and now Bextra with his patients for just about as long as they have...
    ... What does he say to use? I have Lupus and take Bextra , I stopped it 5 days ago and I am in so much pain...
    ... going to call my Dr. tomorrow to see if I have to stop Bextra . It's the only med. that's relieved arthritis pain...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Celebrex Vioxx Ibuprofen Tylenol Zocor

  52. Cervical arthritis
    ... in pain. (50% novocaine and 50% steroid). I was on Bextra but it didnt help and I got off of it. I am really...
    ... ARTHRITIS CURE, because I am very leery of taking Bextra or Celebrex anymore. Let me know how you are doing...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Vioxx Celebrex

  53. joint effusions?
    ... appears this is fluid in the joint. My doctor prescribed Bextra and Flexeril and told me to take glucosamine and chondroito ... pain of the prolotherapy shot. I decided to give the Bextra a try. Anyway are effusions (fluid in the joint...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Flexeril

  54. Apparently I don't need pain meds
    ... me which I'M afraid of being addicted to!!!! I take Bextra for my arthritis and I pray that it doesn't cause...
    ... me which I'M afraid of being addicted to!!!! I take Bextra for my arthritis and I pray that it doesn't cause ... really feels good to talk. I wish you luck with the Bextra . Could you read the product ingredients of the Bextra...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Vioxx Xanax Celebrex Luvox

  55. NO MORE VIOXX - Ibuprofen or Aspirin?
    ... pain. About a month ago my Rheumie switched me to Bextra 20 mg/day and after a couple weeks it has been working ... improvement which now makes it tolerable. I know Bextra is made by the same company that makes Celebrex but...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Celebrex

  56. Vioxx Pulled From Market-please Read
    ... What about Bextra? I read that Celebrex and Bextra may cause the same thing as Vioxx....
    Medications also discussed in this post: Celebrex Vioxx

  57. just diagnosed with arthritis in neck......
    ... when I move it. Do you take arthritis meds? I take Bextra . I'm not sure what to tell you about whether it will...

  58. Is anybody taking BEXTRA?
    ... Hi! I am taking Bextra 20mg. I am on three drugs for my RA so I and I am ... but I was only a 12. So I don't know if it was the Bextra , Pred, Metho or my body in general. I do know that ... be my stomach. So as of today I am not to take the Bextra to see how that effects me. The drugs in Bextra ... if you take them for a long time. I have been on Bextra for almost 2 months. Hope that helps. Vioxx tore...
    ... I've been on Bextra for a week now after I finished my script of Vioxx...
    ... I've taken 20mg.of bextra every day for over a year for osteoarthritis and ... dealing with it. I have not had any side effects from Bextra . Barbara (titansgal1)...
    ... I've been on Bextra for almost a yr. and haven't had any side effects...
    ... Bextra was the best for me. Less pain, no stomach upset...
    ... Guys, I am on my second day of Bextra 10 mg., and for two days I have had a terrible backache...
    ... back to the VIOXX for me. I was hoping I could take BEXTRA and get more relief from the constant pain. Do you...
    ... neck, TMJ and I think in lots of other places. The Bextra helps my knees the most. I've been taking Advil along ... wearing braces yet at my age. I'm sorry you can't take Bextra . I had bad side effects from Celebrex. I had to ... fight with my insur. co. to get Bextra approved and I'll bet I'll have to do it every year...
    ... I took Bextra for a yr., but don't know what to take now. Advil ... doesn't cut it and now that there are warnings about Bextra , I don't know what to take. I guess I can ask my Dr...
    ... I just got Bextra for a very bad shoulder. It is the best anti inflamatory ... effective of them all. I have a prescription for 20 mg of Bextra but I have read that 10 mgs can work and it does!...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Vioxx Celebrex Flexeril Xanax Mobic Motrin aleve

  59. sleeping problems
    ... He mentioned something about cutting down on the Bextra because being on 20mg with the 6 pills of Metho, and...
    ... worst. My rhuemy doc wants me to stop taking the Bextra and see if that helps my stomach. Does your whole...

  60. Low sed rate??? What does this mean??
    ... here I am 7 weeks later...on 6 pills of Metho, some Bextra , and Pred. After getting a second opinion the new...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Enbrel humira

  61. How to chosse between two Rhuemy docs??
    ... constant pain/aching since. I am on Methotrexate, Bextra , and Prednisone. So here are the docs and what they...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Enbrel Methotrexate Prednisone

  62. Just diagnosed: Bursitis in Hip
    ... tell us. I also take an anti-inflammatory called, Bextra which helps just a little. Because of my back pain...

  63. C-Reactive Protein
    ... visit he did tell me that he does not believe the Bextra is working for me and he did prescribe me a six day...
    Medications also discussed in this post: methylprednisolone

  64. Bursitis
    ... bursitis. gave me a rx for muscle relaxant and pain meds ( bextra and durabac) and gave me exercises to do at home....
    ... Bextra is an anti-imflamatory which is good you will need ... worse. Be sure not to miss any of your daily dose of bextra , even if you feel good, Bextra is intended to work...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Acetaminophen Tylenol

  65. Searching for medicine good for arthritis!!
    ... irritating on the stomache. Those would be medications like Bextra and Mobic, there are a few others ones out there as...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Mobic

  66. Lodine anyone?
    ... I've not tried it however have you tried Bextra ? It is similiar to Mobic. I take Mobic but did take ... Bextra for about a year when it didn't seem as effective...
    ... comp permanently and they won't pay for Mobic, Vioxx bextra etc, just the cheaper stuff. My rheumy has prescribed ... ok mobic as it is one of the few drugs I can take. Bextra I've not tried tho. Lodine is suppose to be in the...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Mobic Lodine Vioxx

  67. Newly DX'd
    ... might want to try the newer anti-imflamtories such as Bextra , Celebrex or Mobic. They affect the stomache very...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Celebrex Mobic

  68. celebrex
    ... luck with it try the various others such as Mobic and Bextra . Many people respond better from them. I suggest...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Mobic

  69. STACY, Ever feel like this is good as it gets?
    ... the pool. How is your health? I stopped taking Bextra and celebrex, no help. Please let me know how you...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Celebrex

  70. Prednisone question
    ... currently I take Mobic which is similiar to Vioxx and Bextra . I have a pretty sensitive stomache and the Bextra...
    ... currently I take Mobic which is similiar to Vioxx and Bextra . I have a pretty sensitive stomache and the Bextra ... Vioxx and an occasional Darvocet. In the past I tried Bextra and Celebrex but did not get ANY relief from either...
    ... this if you are on any of the Cox inhibitors (Vioxx, Bextra , Celebrex and Mobic). Basically they test to see if...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Mobic Morphine Ultram Vioxx Celebrex Elavil Lexapro Zyrtec

  71. Plaquenil vs Methotroxate????
    ... per week and now I am up to 20 mg and also taking Bextra . I have had no side effects from either drug....

  72. Sarandipity you ok?
    ... still taking hydrocodone, soma, and now I have added Bextra and Celebrex- it's sopossed to be an anti-inflamatory...
    ... and also the FMS is considered a form of arthritis. Bextra helps mild to moderately depending on dosage and has...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Celebrex Hydrocodone Oxycontin Soma Morphine

  73. Methatrexate
    ... and will start injections of meth sence indocine, bextra have not seem to been any good. This is kind of scary...
    ... I also couldn't take Vioxx but I could Enbrel and Bextra so maybe one of those may work better for you. ...
    ... mg once a week along with 5mg Prednisone 2xday plus Bextra 20mg. The MTX made me sick to my stomache but found...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Indocin Enbrel Vioxx Nexium Prednisone

  74. Thought... while I was in pain taking a hot bath
    ... an anti-inflamatory that works? My doctor gave me Bextra but so far- no difference in the pain. I have arthritis...
    ... the case for anyone with severe arthritis. I do take bextra and get mild relief but the joints are so far destoyed...
    ... a lot. Thanks again, and thank on the update re: Bextra ....
    Medications also discussed in this post: Celebrex Daypro

  75. Bextra
    ... Sienna"]removed][/url] had some goo information about bextra . hope that helps, ryan...
    ... much prefer plain Tylenol or Tylenol Arthritis to Bextra . I have friends who feel the same way. I was given ... have not heard or read about any danger in taking Bextra - just that it's a waste of money....
    ... Bextra was taken off the market quite awhile ago. It helped...
    ... over a month to get into my system but after that Bextra worked great..I was very unhappy it was taken off ... the market. Why are your Dr's even prescribing Bextra if it was taken off the market because it was unsafe...
    ... Bextra was taken off the market after Vioxx was by the FDA...
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