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  1. Mobic
    ... I've have better luck with Mobic as compared to Celebrex . Barb...
    ... for me, but since it's been taken off the market and Celebrex didn't work for me, I don't have many options.:blob_fire...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Mobic Bextra

  2. Choice of Arthritis Meds
    ... one that works. The three he has me started with are Celebrex , Voltaren and Sulindac. I am aware of the warnings ... about Celebrex and the possibility of complications involving the ... cardiologist said she had not problem with me taking Celebrex . I would appreciate any feedback about these meds...
    ... I have only tried Celebrex but it didn't help as well as I thought it might. ... worked great for me back then. So when I was given some Celebrex samples recently (thought he only meant for a short ... anyway, I seemed to have no side effects from the Celebrex ....actually because I had to open a stuck door with ... back muscles into it, then hurt my wrist muscle; the Celebrex DID help get rid of that pain quickly. As usual ... anymore then I personally would probably take the celebrex anyway, no matter what the risk. But there are SOOOOO...
    ... worth the risk. Not everybody has side effects from Celebrex . I have mod/severe osteoarthritis in my knees, and...
    ... I've taken Celebrex for about 5 years for osteoarthritis in knees, shoulders ... of the over the counter NSAIDS and as long as the Celebrex keeps working well for me, I'm sticking with it....
    Medications also discussed in this post: voltaren Bextra Mobic Ultram

  3. New to this board, but not to arthritis
    ... joint, which helped, but can't see a specialist now, Celebrex did nothing. Joint support moderately helpful for...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Ibuprofen

  4. Treatment ideas
    ... week; doing my chores is very difficult. I take Celebrex 2x day but it doesn't seem to help much. I usually...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Aspirin

  5. FlexProtex - Any One Tried it?
    ... your husband tried the newer CO0x inhibitors such as Celebrex or Mobic? I found that they had less problems with...
    ... Kissa, He has tried Celebrex and it made him feel bad, plus very irritable. Don...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Mobic Duragesic Soma

  6. New Symptoms
    ... different meds. Currently am taking 400mg daily of celebrex and 5 mg daily of prednisone. For the past couple...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Prednisone

  7. Arthritis with no inflammation
    ... inflammation. I have been on NSAIDS for 10 years including Celebrex for the last year. I was tested by a rheumatologist ... blood work or a bone scan. Is it possible that the Celebrex is masking the inflammation from RA or should I be...
    ... had been dx with OA ten years ago. That's what the Celebrex is for. In the last 3-4 years I have dx with OA in...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Tramadol

  8. When to see a Rheumatologist?
    ... to see a rheumie? Right now I was given samples of Celebrex for my knee arthritis from my orthopedic surgeon....

  9. Anyone take Celebrex for knee arthritis?
    ... teoarthritis but not always if it's in the begining stages. Celebrex is a COx inhibitor, or anti-imflamatory to reduce...

  10. RA pain in lower back area?
    ... what works for me. He has also stopped prescribing Celebrex , which is what I took last time and it helped tremendously...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Prednisone

  11. Does any body here have arthritus in their jaw joints?
    ... told this? I am having lots of pain. I had been on Celebrex for about a month, but it does not help and my sister...

  12. How long for Celebrex to work?
    ... I have taken Celebrex for years. Don't expect too much out of it. It does...
    ... I took Celebrex for a while and it stopped working for me, even with...
    ... rushed me to another prescription before fully giving Celebrex a chance, they'd never know if it could've helped ... convinced my inflammation went down because I was on Celebrex , as it's never seemed to help any other time I have...
    ... I had no sucess with Celebrex but have had great success with Mobic. I would give...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Vioxx Mobic Tylenol arthrotec

  13. Just given Celebrex
    ... that they can do? I'm still going to keep taking the Celebrex ! Does anyone know if it will also help my back pain...
    ... on alot of meds for the fibro and he just gave me celebrex as well. He says i should know if it works in two...
    ... Hi-Actually I'm not happy with the Celebrex anymore! It has been 10 days now, and my foot is still ... swollen and so painful even with taking the Celebrex ! I had an appointment for next Friday with my Orthopedist ... don't go until March 13! He only gave me samples of Celebrex (even though it hardly works) which I will be out...

  14. Arthritis in Hands & Elsewhere - Questions?
    ... not hurting that much today. I had to stop taking Celebrex because of numerous side-effects. Now, I just suffer...

  15. Anyone with Ankylosing Spondylitis?
    ... condition with no medication except for the random celebrex I developed AS in the neck and thoracic spine. My...

  16. Rheumatoid Factor test
    ... osteoarthritis...ross river, warren river and put me on celebrex had all the test done, nothing. Then he told me sometimes...

  17. Knee/Elbow pain..Please help...
    ... said that I have a "high knee cap" and prescribed Celebrex to me. I only took it for a few days and it so happened...

  18. Psoriatic Arthritis & Methadone for pain.
    ... growing pains". He would throw a sample package of Celebrex at me and tell me it would be better soon. Eventually...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Vicodin

  19. OA Flares???
    ... during very damp and/or cold weather. I will go on Celebrex for a few weeks until the pain is back under control...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Prednisone

  20. Questions About Ankylosing Spondylitis
    ... first diagnosed they tried me on Vioxx, Piroxicam and Celebrex . Celebrex is the one I was on when the pain subsided ... lasted for two months and while at the end I was on Celebrex , I feel it lasted so long that the inflammation eventually...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Piroxicam Vioxx

  21. Questions About Ankylosing Spondylitis
    ... first diagnosed they tried me on Vioxx, Piroxicam and Celebrex . Celebrex is the one I was on when the pain subsided ... lasted for two months and while at the end I was on Celebrex , I feel it lasted so long that the inflammation eventually...
    ... oarthropathy first and due to not taking any medication but Celebrex turned to AS. I can explain why the inflammation happens...
    ... they got you on any anti inflammatories? I started on celebrex went to methx and am now on Arava and have had to...
    ... and while the first two didn't cost any money, the celebrex did. However, I haven't been back to see him in...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Piroxicam Vioxx Prednisone arava

  22. arthritis and fatigue
    ... flare-up, I also find it hard to concentrate too. Celebrex helps me a lot. I don't like any of the smelly creams...

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

  24. About to start taking Methotrexate.
    ... of the scary side affects but because I stayed on Celebrex I ended up with Ankylosing Spondylitis and my thoracic...

  25. Anyone taking Mobic?
    ... Mobic when they took Vioxx off the market (can't take Celebrex or Bextra due to sulfa allergy). It seems to work...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Bextra Mobic Vioxx

  26. Tired All The Time
    ... tired! I can deal with the pain, I'm currently on Celebrex 400mg daily. I have been on a total of 18 different...

  27. Newbie here

  28. Osteo Arthritic Toe Joint, Help Please!
    ... inflammatories until they no longer work (Mobic or Celebrex if you can take them or Aleve if you aren't to that...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Mobic Vioxx aleve

  29. Dealing with osteoarthritis?
    ... at my age(22) it is rather depressing. I have tried Celebrex , and take Vicodin regularly but neither of these seem...
    ... at my age(22) it is rather depressing. I have tried Celebrex , and take Vicodin regularly but neither of these seem...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Vicodin

  30. Anyone in their 30's been diagnosed with osteoarthritis?
    ... better in a couple of days. A friend of mine takes Celebrex . Would taht better than what I have now? Is there...
    ... heumatologists office very long and had no x-rays. I tried celebrex for a while, but it didnt help me as much as diclofenac...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Diclofenac

  31. Feel Like a Science Experiment
    ... or if you are still in the process. I have tried Celebrex , Vioxx, Arthrotec... all before I went to the Rheumatologis...
    ... yesterday and had him call me in a prescription for Celebrex . I am probably going to start taking it today. I was ... better than the side affects of diclofenac. Just hope Celebrex helps me and has no side affects....
    ... Have you tried Mobic? I was on Vioxx and can't take Celebrex or Bextra (when it was available) due to sulfa allergy...
    ... yesterday and had him call me in a prescription for Celebrex . I am probably going to start taking it today. I was ... better than the side affects of diclofenac. Just hope Celebrex helps me and has no side affects. I am a 33 yr old ... of health problems. From someone w/experience with Celebrex ....works great:)Not on it any more though due to insurance...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Relafen Vioxx voltaren arthrotec aleve Diclofenac Bextra Mobic

  32. Desperate to Help Mom with Arthritis
    ... tho I wouldn't want to try to get along without my Celebrex :) ). Good nutrition, the right sort of exercises...

  33. Question about Celebrex
    ... Thanks for the info. I would rather my DH took Celebrex instead of ibuprofen. Ibuprofen makes me constipated ... and irritates my bladder. I have heard that Celebrex is just powerful aspirin. Betty...
    ... Actually, Celebrex and asprin are quite different chemically. Asprin ... and also acts as a fever-reducer and anti-coagulant. Celebrex is a "cox-2 inhibitor" in that it slows or stops the ... cautioned not to take any asprin or ibuprofen while taking Celebrex , although many continue taking low-dose asprin with ... That is way oversimplified, but if you do a search on Celebrex it will tell you more chemically. (This board doesn ... to P. I want to stress that I am not recommending Celebrex , all I can say is that it works well for me....
    ... fluid retention. He must be feeling better on the Celebrex because he is actually getting out doing things instead...
    ... Vioxx till they took it off the market. I can't take Celebrex or Betra as I am allergic to sulfa drugs. All three ... inhibitor. Should you become concerned about the Celebrex , you might want him to try the Mobic. A word of caution...
    ... I am taking celebrex 200mg a day for pain from a hand surgery 6 months ... on inflammation does that mean that when I stop the celebrex the pain will return? I am 39 and also take an antidepress ... from the hand pain. How long is it safe to take the celebrex ? I hate to think of needing to feel all the pain...
    ... Hi Lady I was on Celebrex for 4 years. While taking small dose at first I had ... is so much straighter. I would recommend not taking celebrex if you have RA or AS because your joints need looking...
    ... I used to take Vioxx and then was switched to Celebrex , then to Bextra. All 3 give me a really strange pain...
    ... THanks for the info Olivia. My doc actually told me celebrex should help with dizzy spells that I have which result...
    ... liver. The one thing they never did when I was on celebrex was do a blood test. i would if i were you request...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Aspirin Ibuprofen Mobic Vioxx Lexapro Bextra

  34. Will This Trigger Arthritis?
    ... had to go back and see my regular doctor. He gave me Celebrex . It helped the pain but I am still a left handed cripple...
    Medications also discussed in this post: aleve

  35. To Hip2it
    ... gave me too much stomach acid. Then, I went to Celebrex . At that time it did not have all scrutiny as it...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Ibuprofen naprosyn aleve

  36. aspirin only?
    ... you take daily. Does it help as much as Vioxx or Celebrex ?...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Aspirin Vioxx

  37. What do you all think about Mobic?
    ... Is Mobic in the same class as Bextra, Celebrex and Vioxx? I sure hope not. The Rheumy wants me...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Bextra Mobic Pepcid Vioxx

  38. Hip arthritis - Pain when sitting & lying down
    ... Hope it gives me some relief. I also started taking Celebrex today. Thanks....

  39. Survey on Meds
    ... I just went back on celebrex . I had quit taking it due to everything in the news...
    ... pulled off the market. I don't know what to take b/c Celebrex doesn't agree with me. Bextra is the only drug that...
    ... osteoarthritis in knees and shoulders. I've been taking Celebrex 200 mg in morning for about 5 years, haven't had any ... away completely, but the best way I can describe how Celebrex works for me is that it puts the pain in the background ... extra strength at night to get to sleep because the Celebrex wears off for me after about 8 or 9 hours. Just today ... they have taken Bextra off the market, but Celebrex is still there, but will have additional warnings...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Bextra Ibuprofen Tylenol

  40. Diagnostic Knee Arthroscopy

  41. Just diagnosed with degenerative hip arthritis
    ... but it was still getting worse. After taking 200 mg Celebrex a day, it just got too bad for me to cope with. ...

  42. What meds are you taking?
    ... I quit taking the Celebrex because of all that I read and I have heart problems...
    ... I'm still taking my regular 200 mg of Celebrex in a.m., just as I have for the past 4 or 5 years...

  43. Hip bursitis treatments
    ... was told i had hip bursitis a few years ago..took celebrex which helped...then it would come and go....well to...

  44. Rheumatologist Consult
    ... motrin, aleve or ibuprofen to cox-2 inhibitors like celebrex and vioxx to dmard's (disease modifying anti-rheumatic...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Enbrel Ibuprofen Motrin Vioxx humira remicade aleve

  45. OA prevention
    ... knee but still walks without aids. Pain controlled by Celebrex - for now! Anyway my question is are any of you...

  46. GERD and arthritis meds
    ... All the current arthritis meds I can't take, vioxx, celebrex etc. I also take actenol for osteoporosis and I stopped...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Nexium Vioxx

  47. RA question about symptoms
    ... answering my concerns. At this point, I am only on Celebrex 200mg twice daily; and most of the time it works fine...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Methotrexate

  48. Arthritis cure?
    ... golfer. The 72 year mother of another friend got off Celebrex and was in extreme arthritic pain until she started...

  49. Bextra info
    ... associated with diabetes). However, due to the celebrex , vioxx scare, he was advised to stop taking bextra...
    ... associated with diabetes). However, due to the celebrex , vioxx scare, he was advised to stop taking bextra...
    ... 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. While the...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Bextra Percocet Vioxx Lodine Mobic Motrin Relafen aleve

  50. Seems all the anti inflamatories are
    ... doesn't give me heartburn, I never tried vioxx or celebrex . I have tried Mobic, so far no major "sudden findings...
    ... domethacin (Indocin). Newer NSAIDs, including celecoxib ( Celebrex ) and valdecoxib (Bextra), are as effective as the...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Mobic Vioxx aleve Acetaminophen Aspirin Bextra Ibuprofen Imuran Indocin Indomethacin Methotrexate Motrin Naproxen Prednisone Sulfasalazine Tylenol naprosyn cytoxan dexamethasone cyclosporine azathioprine

  51. Methotrixate?
    ... on them for 8 months. then the sulfasalazine,then celebrex and then mtx. i was still flairing all the time and...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Enbrel Sulfasalazine

  52. anyone tried Bextra? is it safe?
    ... truly am desperate for relief. I had tried Vioxx and Celebrex with no help, so I can say that it really does help...
    ... that it may soon be coming off the market along with celebrex . So, check with your doctor. oh, I have back and...
    ... Ibuprofen and Naprosyn do nothing for me. Vioxx and Celebrex stink too!! But Bextra is awesome!!! Now, of course...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Vioxx Bextra Ibuprofen naprosyn

  53. Thumbs up for Synvisc
    ... on my errands list and come home,was taking 200 mg Celebrex in am, and had to take 2 extra strength tylenol at ... the Dr's case manager was able to get me 2 mos free Celebrex samples. The funny thing is, that with my knee improved...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Tylenol

  54. any thoughts?
    ... t help my back any either. UGH! I am going to try celebrex for my neck,hoping that might fix the other joint...
    ... what you have, can be treated in the early stages. Celebrex is going the way of Vioxx. And NO MORE STEROIDS!...
    ... darn about the celebrex . Guess I will have to take naproxin. I will more...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Vioxx

  55. Has anyones RA started like this..
    ... I now have a drug regimen: 5mg prednisone, Arava, Celebrex every day. Don't give up--and I believe there's many...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Methotrexate Prednisone arava

  56. RA advice needed!
    ... My PCP sent me to a rheumatologist, who put me on Celebrex . This worked quite well. When another blood test ... wants to start me on Methotrexate in addition to my Celebrex . I have read loads of information online about the...
    ... causes joint damage. The worst thing to do is wait. Celebrex is only a pain killer, it will not stop the progression...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Methotrexate Enbrel

  57. Pain and damage
    ... elevated. The rheumatologist put me on Plaquenil and Celebrex . After three months, I feel better. I still have...

  58. Is anybody still taking Bextra?
    ... like I'm dragging my right leg behind me. I've tried Celebrex already and it doesn't agree with me. What other...
    ... dizziness, and chills. She was going to get samples of Celebrex from her Dr., but I forgot to ask her about that....
    ... pain in one knee is pretty bad and im still taking Celebrex . If i take the maximum dose (200mg twice a day) it ... at home all the time and thats why he gives me the Celebrex . He says there doesnt seem to be a problem with Celebrex...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Bextra Mobic Vioxx Aspirin

  59. Celebrex Question
    ... I've been taking Celebrex for about 4 years, and weight has stayed the same...
    ... 1.5pounds a night so, they won't even let me take celebrex as the docs say the same thing could occur with me...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Lasix Vioxx

  60. Slleeping.....with arthritis pain
    ... changing positions but it doesn't help. I am taking celebrex now, also CosaminDS. Taking Aleve, Tylenol Arthritis...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Tylenol aleve

  61. Mobic
    ... a thing for me much better results with bextra and celebrex ...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Bextra Mobic

  62. Neurontin For Arthritis?
    ... luck with your surgery. i really do not want to take celebrex anymore so if he is really serious about the new med...
    ... warned though that Neurontin is not a replacement for Celebrex or any other Arthritis med. The Arthritis meds are ... taking both Neurontin (300 mg/every 6 hrs) and Bextra ( Celebrex was not working for me). Hopefully, when I have my...
    ... have taken neurontin for about 2yrs. I take it with celebrex and dihydocoedine. I had the most awful nerve pain...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Bextra Neurontin

  63. Nuitron For Arthritis?
    ... cramping burning and deep aching all the time. i take celebrex now not sure if it is helping but the one side effect...
    ... about it. I hate this pain all the time. I got off of Celebrex and Bextra because I have read bad things about them...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Neurontin Bextra

  64. Hip Replacement?????
    ... I have been diagnosed with arthritis..have taken celebrex and bextra...neither works...doctor said either live...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Bextra

  65. Celebrex and Bextra dangerous too?
    ... what the difference is between Vioxx, Bextra, and Celebrex ? I am reading the book called THE ARTHRITIS CURE and...
    ... A friend's husband asked his Rheumy about Celebrex . His Dr. said it's safe, but maybe he doesn't really...
    ... I have taken Celebrex for about 4 years and would like to continue, and ... patients with known conditions. He has used Vioxx, Celebrex and now Bextra with his patients for just about as...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Bextra Vioxx Ibuprofen Tylenol

  66. Cervical arthritis
    ... CURE, because I am very leery of taking Bextra or Celebrex anymore. Let me know how you are doing, ok? Sue...
    ... the big bucks. I take Mobic as I can't take viox or celebrex , I usually don't take a new drug unless it has been...
    ... another. (stomach issues...which I had last yr. from Celebrex ). Yesterday I started doing weight machines at the...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Bextra Mobic

  67. Apparently I don't need pain meds
    ... also saw on my Home Internet Newspage something about Celebrex also?? Good luck!! Laurie...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Bextra Luvox Vioxx Xanax

  68. NO MORE VIOXX - Ibuprofen or Aspirin?
    ... was told to use mortin or advil. My gp prescribed celebrex but it cause my stomach to bleed. Now i take motrin...
    ... was told to use mortin or advil. My gp prescribed celebrex but it cause my stomach to bleed. Now i take motrin...
    ... Have been happily taking Celebrex for several years with no side effects. One dr who ... damage even tho I don't drink. So I'm sticking with Celebrex , and hope they don't find anything wrong with that...
    ... I was taking Celebrex for a couple months 200 mg 3x/day and it had no effect ... know Bextra is made by the same company that makes Celebrex but it must be a different formulation and seems to...
    ... isn't 100% but it helps alot, I can' take vioxx or celebrex or otc. I try to not take it much because of the price...
    ... devistated when they took it away from me. I now take Celebrex but don't like what it does to my urinary tract and...
    ... I have been taking celebrex too. although in the last couple of days a rash has...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Motrin Tylenol Mobic Ibuprofen Vioxx Bextra Evista

  69. Vioxx Pulled From Market-please Read
    ... Is celebrex in this same category?...
    ... celebrex is fine to take.. that is what the doc will isually...
    ... What about Bextra? I read that Celebrex and Bextra may cause the same thing as Vioxx....
    Medications also discussed in this post: Vioxx Bextra

  70. Arthritis most everywhere ???
    ... meds for high bp and usually either Lodine XL 500 or Celebrex 100 mg and Flexeril for the arthritis.. although sometimes...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Flexeril Hydrocodone Lodine Protonix

  71. Problems with Celebrex
    ... Yes, do check with your physician. I've been taking Celebrex for several years with no problems at all, but it...
    ... I took celebrex for three yrs, then one day i was having my colonscopy ... stomach bleeding. They said it was bleeding due to the celebrex . Iwas given prevacid and antibotics to stop an ulcer ... . I no longer take celebrex . Good luck....
    ... web site fill out information then found out it was celebrex i had no luck with celebrex ,working for me vioxx...
    ... I'm no expert, but I you are uncomfortable taking Celebrex - you are not alone. Try Vioxx and see how that...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Prevacid Vioxx

  72. Is anybody taking BEXTRA?
    ... you can't take Bextra. I had bad side effects from Celebrex . I had to fight with my insur. co. to get Bextra...
    ... anymore. Vioxx worked great but did upset my stomach. Celebrex does very little for me in fact it seems to be the...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Bextra Flexeril Xanax Motrin Vioxx aleve

  73. Exercise through the soreness?
    ... take it in little bits, resting in between. I find Celebrex helps me a lot- it would be extremely bad without...

  74. Do I have Arthritis?
    ... don't know"!!! I am so frustrated!!! He has me on Celebrex twice a day. It helped for a month and now the pain ... is back even with the Celebrex . What is wrong with me? Do I have Arthritis? ...
    ... is really important to test often. Especially if on Celebrex you need a full kindey panel every 6 months to make...

  75. Ankylosing spondylitis?
    ... with 1200 mg Neurontin (for nerve pain) and 400 mg. Celebrex daily. I find out from my Neurosurgeon, in the...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Flexeril Methotrexate Motrin Neurontin Percocet Tylenol aleve


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