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  1. painful swelling
    ... also cause hi blood pressure. Are you taking vioxx or celebrex by any chance? What medications are you taking? ...

  2. Scleroderma
    ... condition and u know about as much as i do and i started celebrex 3 weeks ago and has helped me alot with pain and inflamatio...

  3. Need Help for My Mom-Unknown Disorder
    ... either. She has to take medicine for her thyroid and celebrex for some of the pain. But nothing really helps. ...
    ... Just curious how long she has been on celebrex ? I had a friend who had problems like this and it ... was caused by the celebrex itself. Made her have hives all over. The dr. old ... her to stop the celebrex and everything disappeared. It was an allergic reaction ... to it. I think celebrex is high in some type of sulfur. Maybe she should talk...
    ... She's been on celebrex for a couple of years now. Really the celebrex helps...
    ... know that my friend had the chronic hives from the celebrex and once she stopped her hives went away. There is ... other alternative medicine for the joint pain. The celebrex could be causing the hives but also helping the pain ... . Just do a search on the side effects of celebrex . I did last night and it said people allergic to sulfa ... drugs and aspirin should not take celebrex . It could be several different things going wrong...

Lupus board

  1. fears about minor surgery
    ... at all. My concern is that I have to come off the Celebrex 5 days before the surgery (I guess due to bleeding...

  2. Topamax anyone? Migraines or Lupus Headaches?
    ... know. But that is very interesting. Another med, Celebrex , is also a sulfonamide based drug, but the maker claims ... people allergic to sulfa antibiotics...and I have taken Celebrex as well, many times and never had a reaction except...
    ... know. But that is very interesting. Another med, Celebrex , is also a sulfonamide based drug, but the maker claims ... people allergic to sulfa antibiotics...and I have taken Celebrex as well, many times and never had a reaction except...

  3. new medications/new diagnosis
    ... Scheduled for an EGD soon. I am now on Plaquenil, Celebrex and Requip. Has anyone had success with any of these...
    ... Scheduled for an EGD soon. I am now on Plaquenil, Celebrex and Requip. Has anyone had success with any of these...
    ... episodically. I add Advil as needed; for whatever reason, Celebrex didn't help me at all, nor did Vioxx. Since starting...

  4. Left the Rheumi in tears
    ... of an allergy I didn't know I had when I was put on Celebrex (sulfonamide in its chemical makeup). Beware! ...
    ... All of this sounds so familiar. I took celebrex and broke out in hives, I go in the sun and I get...

  5. 12 yr old daughter diagnosised w/lupus
    ... allergic to sulfa and that's found in the medicine Celebrex and in other meds. I know, because I went from no ... allergic to sulfa. The 1st doctor I saw put me on Celebrex and my joints swelled up and were very painful, I ... rheumie (doctor #4) deduced that I was allergic to Celebrex ! Within days of being off Celebrex, the rash was...
    ... As "sulfonamide", it's in the joint pain medicine Celebrex , so anyone allergic to sulfa is also allergic to Celebrex ... me. I had no known allergies until a GP put me on Celebrex and for the next 3 weeks I had bizarre symptoms: joints ... I saw deduced that I was having an allergic to the Celebrex . After that medicine was stopped, I improved dramatically...

  6. Lupus and Allergies?
    ... lupus patients get. That meant I was allergic to Celebrex that one doctor put me on. Celebrex has a sulfonamide...

  7. New to the lupus diagnosis...Help! The symptoms seem so varied!
    ... Hi - Any chance you're taking Celebrex ? Your worsening symptoms - especially the pain in ... your feet, knees, and hips sounds like my reaction to Celebrex . I didn't know I had lupus at the time, but had foot ... pain so the doctor put me on Celebrex . I took it for two weeks during which I started having ... that my bizarre symptoms were an allergic reaction to Celebrex , took me off Celebrex, and put me on Naprosyn. The ... many people with lupus become allergic to sulfa - and Celebrex has a sulfonamide in its chemical make-up. Long ... story short, if you're on Celebrex , that could be the culprit. In case you haven...

  8. Help With Ongoing Sx
    ... the am and kept me awake at night prior to starting celebrex . Does any of this sound familar/any suggestions...

  9. please share stories of symptoms before you DX with lupus
    ... about the spots on my forearms. I was given a Rx for Celebrex which I filled and took. Thus started a crazy three ... problems were due to an allergic reaction to that Celebrex (many lupus patients become allergie to sulfa and ... Celebrex has a sulfonamide in its chemical make-up - who knew ... ?). I was much better once off Celebrex , but 6 weeks later my ANA was much higher and the...

  10. just finished course of sulfa
    ... to sulfa as are many lupus patients. I was put on Celebrex , which has a sulfonamide in its chemical makeup. ... doctor noticed my symptoms were much worse while on Celebrex and took me off it, I was 100% better within days...

  11. Flares While Taking Plaquenil
    ... flare & tapered off over 8 months. I've also been on Celebrex and right now I'm even taking percocet & skelaxin...

  12. I'm trying to be strong
    ... allergy to anything, but found myself allergic to Celebrex because it has a sulfonamide in its chemical makeup ... But all of that stopped when I stopped taking the Celebrex . Lupus really isn't the scary disease it was 40 years...

  13. 18 year old son + ANA
    ... lupus patients, I also became allergic to Sulfa and to Celebrex (has a sulfonamide in its chemical makeup) and the ... Celebrex made my symptoms MUCH worse! I recommend you find...

  14. How long does it take?
    ... swell painfully was my unexpected allergic reaction to Celebrex . Any chance that's one of the meds you're taking ... Many folks with lupus become allergic to sulfa and Celebrex has a sulfonamide in its chemical makeup. The first ... doctor I saw started me on Celebrex and the rheumie was doctor #4 for me. He deduced ... were complicated by the allergic reaction. Once off Celebrex and on Naprosyn, I had no more painful swelling in...

  15. Does this sound like Lupus??
    ... sided pain - except when I had an allergic reaction to Celebrex just before my lupus dx. Any chance you're on it ... quarter, raised edges, and no itching. After being on Celebrex , those spots multiplied until it looked like I had ... first time, he promptly deduced I was allergic to the Celebrex and once off of it, all of the rash, pain, and swelling ... many folks with lupus become allergic to sulfa and to Celebrex because it has a sulfonamide in its chemical makeup...

  16. methotrexate and leucovorin
    ... of prednisone and it's my saving grace along with celebrex . I had some minor hair loss with my illness even...

  17. Lupus in middle aged male?
    ... are allergic to Sulfa. My allergic reaction was to Celebrex as it has a sulfonamide in its chemical makeup. Anyway ... the most help. For one thing, he deduced that the Celebrex had made me much worse. Long story short (too late...

  18. Epidural Injections
    ... taking any steroids at the time, but I was taking Celebrex , which I had to stop. SO make sure to discuss this...

  19. Lupus.. or not?
    ... allergic to Sulfa and Sulfonamides (this is found in Celebrex ), so be aware of that if any doctor puts you on Celebrex ... for your joint pain. My allergic reaction to Celebrex sounds a bit like what you've experienced. My pain ... and swelling went completely away once off of Celebrex . I've done fine on Naprosyn (take with food!). Hope...

  20. Questions about triggers and flares
    ... My worst symptoms came from an allergic reaction to Celebrex because it has a sulfonamide in its chemical makeup...

  21. C3/C4 Complement Question
    ... pressure applied. I'm stopping the Mobic and starting Celebrex tomorrow. Anyone have any advice :)??? Thanks all...
    ... given medications to lessen the awful pain. If the Celebrex does not make a big difference I would for sure tell...
    ... terribly, so there is defintely arthritis going on...so celebrex should be in the right neighborhood (although I was ... but I'm having a moment...deep breath....ok... The celebrex is supposed to take effect in 7-10 days and then I...
    ... from my own experience. Here is the short version: Celebrex has a sulfonamide in its chemical makeup and many ... surprise, and it caused me to also be allergic to Celebrex . The long version: When I started having odd symptoms ... the first doctor I saw was a GP who started me on Celebrex . I felt lots better, but in the course of the next ... and asked if my symptoms had worsened after I was on Celebrex . YES! I hadn't realized that was the case until ... he asked. Once off Celebrex and on Naprosyn, the leprosy went away, the pain and ... perchance your symptoms have worsened since beginning Celebrex , the Celebrex could be the culprit for you, too. ...
    ... Question - did you have the lupus dx before the celebrex reaction or not until afterwards? I'm already having ... elbows, etc. (the reason for changing from Mobic to Celebrex ) but I don't have any skin rashes (thank goodness...
    ... Hi Gina, I was already on Celebrex before the lupus diagnosis - by about 10 days. I ... sedimentation rate. About 6 weeks after being off Celebrex , my ANA was even higher at 1:600 or 1:800, I've forgotten ... diagnosis. Hope you don't have any problems with Celebrex ! Cheers! Barbara...

  22. Not treating lupus
    ... doctor I saw before I was dxed with lupus put me on Celebrex and I had a huge allergic reaction with swelling joints ... fingertips, and I felt awful. Once I was off the Celebrex , all of that went away. I can take both Plaquenil...

  23. lumbar spinal fusion
    ... lupus for 25 years and take Methotrexate, plaqunel, celebrex and several more drugs. I am supposed to have lumbar...
    ... stop taking them abruptly. You'll have to stop the Celebrex (b/c it's an anit-inflammatory and thins the blood...
    ... lupus patients are allergic to sulfa and you're taking Celebrex , I'll mention my experience. I became allergic to ... sulfa overnight (to my huge surprise) and was taking Celebrex . I was unaware that Celebrex can cause an allergic ... stand for only 20 minutes at a time - all because of Celebrex . Once off of Celebrex, I was fine in a day. Any...

  24. new rash
    ... diagnosed with lupus. Is there any chance you're taking Celebrex ? When I first had 2 odd spots on my forearms (red ... ovals with raised edges, no itching), I was put on Celebrex . In the following week those two spots multiplied ... allergic to sulfa (as many lupus patient are) and Celebrex has a sulfonamide in its chemical makeup. Who knew...
    ... diagnosed with lupus. Is there any chance you're taking Celebrex ? When I first had 2 odd spots on my forearms (red ... ovals with raised edges, no itching), I was put on Celebrex . In the following week those two spots multiplied ... allergic to sulfa (as many lupus patient are) and Celebrex has a sulfonamide in its chemical makeup. Who knew...

  25. Not feeling well................
    ... the lupus diagnosis, the 1st doctor I saw put me on Celebrex and within a day I felt better, but then my ankles ... me that my symptoms all got worse after I took the Celebrex . Lo and behold - yes! The reason was because Celebrex...

  26. Uctd Plaquenil And 3 Other Meds Frustrated!!
    ... took it with food to minimize the stomach problems. Celebrex is what caused my joints to swell. Why? Well, it ... that, I'd had no known allergies. When I stopped the Celebrex , the swelling went away. I've taken Naprosyn (with...

  27. question about heat and lupus
    ... symptoms out of the blue, an allergic reaction to Celebrex that complicated everything and was very painful,...

  28. Would you please give me your opinion?
    ... lot, but I still need OTC's for pain. I tried both Celebrex & Vioxx but found that plain old ibuprofen helped...

  29. Question About Lupus Rash On Face
    ... those lesions were due to my allergic reaction to Celebrex and once off Celebrex - no more rash! Go figure!...

  30. Enlarged nodes and Lupus/sjogrens
    ... anything new in awhile? Just curious. I tried both Celebrex & Vioxx shortly after I was Dx'ed. For whatever reasons...

  31. New to this-Advice Appreciated
    ... Took several weeks to clear up, took steroid packs, celebrex , and mobic. Also had a UTI Infection, the first one ... Pain became severe that I could hardly walk. Took Celebrex and muscle relaxers along with Advil. Pain also moved...

  32. Never-ending-leg pain
    ... definitely gets worse as wet weather approaches. I tried Celebrex , then later on Vioxx--but neither did any better than...

  33. Vicodin
    ... migraine-like headaches. After being Dx'ed, I tried both Celebrex & Vioxx (at separate times), but found neither seemed...

  34. new diag. lupus
    ... was dealing a flare and with an allergic reaction to Celebrex (it has a sulfonamide in its chemical makeup and lots...

  35. Wondering if this is connected to Lupus
    ... pain in my ankles, so the GP doctor I saw put me on Celebrex - and all my symptoms got worse. The pain lessened ... who figured out instantly that I was allergic to the Celebrex . As is commom for lupus patients, I'd suddenly become ... Sulfa and a sulfonamide is in the chemical makeup of Celebrex . Who knew? Once off the Celebrex, my pain and swelling...

  36. im in bad shape today
    ... truly a huge drag. Over the last 5 years, I've tried Celebrex & Vioxx; but with all that's come out about those...

  37. Lurker with Questions
    ... you've already had a reaction to Sulfa, don't take Celebrex as it has a sulfonamide in its chemical makeup. I ... become allergic to anything until a doctor gave me Celebrex , my symptoms worsened painfully, and another doctor...

  38. I sometimes wonder if my daughter has lupus
    ... since your daughter is 16. Is your daughter taking Celebrex by any chance? Besides fatigue, my 1st symptom were ... He had no idea why I had the spots, but prescribed Celebrex for the aches. Within days, I had so many spots ... Long story short, it turned out I was allergic to the Celebrex when up until then I'd had no allergies. Doctor ... who deduced my allergy problem. Once I was off the Celebrex , all the spots went away, as did most of the pain ... for people with lupus to become allergic to sulfa. Celebrex has a sulfonamide in its chemical makeup. So, if ... your daughter is taking Celebrex , it could be making things worse for her, too. ...

  39. I'm scared...could this be lupus?
    ... involvement exists. And NSAID's for pain. I tried Celebrex & Vioxx, and perhaps luckily(!), found neither helped...

  40. New to all of this...
    ... Plaquenil, so I use NSAID's. (I tried both Vioxx & Celebrex , but neither worked as well for me as the OTC's.)...

  41. diet and lupus, is there one?
    ... have. My input isn't about food. Are you taking Celebrex ? As I've written here in the past, I had an allergic ... reaction to Celebrex that caused my hips, knees, and ankles to take turns ... inflamation of the soles of my feet and gave me the Rx for Celebrex . At that time, I had no known allergies. Starting ... worst symptoms were because of my allergic reaction to Celebrex . He asked, "Does it seem to you that your symptoms ... got worse after you were on Celebrex ?" Boy, was the answer YES! I quit taking Celebrex ... day on my feet again. I was amazed. If you take Celebrex and can answer yes to that question, ask your doctor ... and Sulfa is the most common allergy to show up. Celebrex has a sulfanomide in its chemical makeup. I was suddenly ... allergic to Sulfa and, therefore, to Celebrex . It was certainly a surprise to me. Hope this...

  42. new to this...need help
    ... few years. 1st problem was an allergic reaction to Celebrex which I was on for 3 weeks before the Naprosyn. 2nd ... decision. The rheumy discovered I was allergic to the Celebrex and is used to dealing with us lupies. The major...
    ... few years. 1st problem was an allergic reaction to Celebrex which I was on for 3 weeks before the Naprosyn. 2nd ... decision. The rheumy discovered I was allergic to the Celebrex and is used to dealing with us lupies. The major ... friendly. I miss that. There is an alternative to Celebrex , which tore up my stomoch too. It's one of the really...

  43. Opinions......please!
    ... sulpher drugs and I said I didn't know, but I did take celebrex at one time before all of this started and I went...

  44. sulfamide allergy please help??
    ... allergies. An astute rheumy deduced I was allergic to the Celebrex another doctor had put me on for pain. Celebrex has ... makeup. I felt 10000% better a few days after the Celebrex was stopped. Mind you, it had helped the pain and...
    ... an adult. The rash went away when I stopped taking Celebrex . I was NOT impressed by the dermatologist I went...

  45. flare question...
    ... extra aches and extra fatigue a flare. Are you on Celebrex by any chance? Many lupus patients become allergic ... joint pain you describe is how my allergic reaction to Celebrex began. Then my ankle joints, knees, and hips took ... until an astute rheumy deduced I was allergic to Celebrex . Up until then I'd had no allergies in my life. ...

  46. Red Dots
    ... of these spots on each forearm. After I was put on Celebrex , they multiplied until they almost ran together, but ... had leprosy. It turned out I was allergic to the Celebrex (it has a form of Sulfa in it) and when I stopped...

  47. Pericarditis
    ... so I am trying to recover at home. He wants to try Celebrex next. I am not interested in that drug...my stomach...

  48. Skin Biopsy
    ... weird symptoms that led the 1st doctor to put me on Celebrex , one of the oddities was 2 red, oval, raised edge ... on each anterior forearm (palm up). After being on Celebrex , those red, oval places multiplied on my forearms ... awful 3 weeks I'd had and deduced I was allergic to Celebrex . No idea what brought on the initial 2 spots, but ... once the Celebrex was out of my system, the spots all went away. Glory...

  49. I don't get this ANA stuff...
    ... and it still seems like lupus. Oeee, are you on Celebrex ? The 1st doctor I saw put me on Celebrex and my reaction ... that most of my pain and problems were caused by the Celebrex . Why? Lupus patients become allergic to new things ... most common thing folks become allergic to is Sulfa. Celebrex has a sulfonamide in its chemical makeup. My allergic ... reaction to Celebrex (took it for 3 weeks) had caused most of my misery ... went from no known allergies to allergic to Sulfa and Celebrex in one conversation. I was put on Naprosyn and the...

  50. so angry
    ... freaked by my 1st flare and my allergic reaction to Celebrex , so got the picture right away and usually remember...

  51. What is it
    ... in addition to the Plaquenil. I backed off both Celebrex & Vioxx, before all the concerns were raised, as neither...

  52. Thank you Veej
    ... AND lesser degree of those that remain. I dropped Celebrex & now use only OTC's for pain. Anyway, I hope you...

  53. Dealing W/ The Pain
    ... severe side effects no doubt.. I was on vioxx and celebrex for yrs unsuspecting and look where that led. Not...

  54. American w/ Disabilities Act
    ... 200mg, Quinacrine 100mg and Mobic (was switched off of Celebrex right before the studies came out). I am tolerating...

  55. just diagnosed and in need of support
    ... that has a sulfonamide in it's chemical make-up (like Celebrex ). That happened to me, much to my surprise. I didn...

  56. spontaneous weak feeling
    ... told me to check out the side effects of my meds... celebrex 200mg per day. She also said that if they last for...
    ... what meds did they put you on. are or were you taking celebrex . I hope I am not asking too many questions, this...
    ... trigger the hot sweats. I tried both Vioxx and Celebrex during the first two years after Dx. I didn't stay...

  57. blood results are in...
    ... situation was complicated by an allergic reaction to Celebrex because it has a sulfonamide in its chemical make ... minutes due to the pain. An astute rheumy stopped the Celebrex and started me on the Naprosyn. My swelling and pain ... went away. Are you on Celebrex , by any chance? As you've noticed, blood levels...
    ... thank you barbara for the insight. I am not on celebrex . But I am optomisitic and feel better about the plaquenil...

  58. help don't know where to turn next
    ... to overdo it. Like a lot of us, I'm horrified that Celebrex , Bextra, Vioxx, etc. are all under attack or flat...

  59. Confused and frustrated
    ... kind you just hunker down in shock. I'm worried: Celebrex used to be my fallback. What a bad news year it was...

  60. batrum and Lupus
    ... few odd symptoms and the 1st doctor I saw put me on Celebrex - another med. with sulfonamide in it's chemical makeup ... noticed my symptoms had worsened after being on the Celebrex , stopped that med. and I improved dramatically in...

  61. news/test results
    ... symptoms turned out to be from an allergic reaction to Celebrex that doctor #1 put me on. From NKA (no known allergies ... ) to allergic to Sulfa and Celebrex (sulfonamide in its chemical makeup) overnight - ah...
    ... all sorts of things. And on the subject of Vioxx, Celebrex , naprosyn, etc.: I'm also wondering if the increased...

  62. I feel absolutely dreadful
    ... Hi MomwithMS - Any chance you're on Celebrex ? What you describe is much like I felt after I became ... allergic to Celebrex . My legs hurt so much I couldn't stand for more than...

  63. New to Lupus / In pain and confused
    ... am on 30mgs of morphine, Vicoden 750 4 times a day, Celebrex , Plaquenil, and heart meds. But the pain will not...
    ... it will help alot. Mine took 8 weeks. I was/am on celebrex too. Was on 400mg/day now I am on 200mg/day. big,big...
    ... your joints and has worsened since you started on Celebrex , you can read about my experience with Celebrex if ... pain worsened significantly after I was started on Celebrex and my joints swelled. I didn't know you're prone ... went from no known allergies to being allergic to Celebrex and Sulfa in 2 weeks. My pain and other symptoms ... improved dramatically as the Celebrex left my system. Perhaps you're allergic to Celebrex...

  64. Could I have Lupus?
    ... never had a problem with (most common is Sulfa and Celebrex ). Most of us have fatigue and arthritis as our most...

  65. barbara h (rash from celebrex)
    ... idea about the spot on each forearm. He prescribed Celebrex . I felt better within hours of starting the Celebrex ... your symptoms got worse after you started taking the Celebrex ?" The answer was yes. He said that many lupus patients ... develop an allergy to Sulfa and that Celebrex has a sulfonamide in its chemical makeup. He stopped ... my Celebrex and gave me a Rx for Naprosyn (take this one with ... food for sure!!). The first days coming off Celebrex was painful, but that improved as the Naprosyn started ... returned. The ID in my wallet lists both Sulfa and Celebrex as allergies. I never had any nausea or vomiting ... . If you don't take your Celebrex with food, try that and see if it helps you feel better...
    ... taken a beating. Again thank you for explaining I take celebrex twice a dayand with the Vioxx comimg off the market...

  66. Plaquenil - my wonder drug
    ... it helped my joint pain tremendously. i also take celebrex . my tummy was hurting also so my doc put me on pantoloc...
    ... continues until I get the majority of the weight off. Celebrex may be the next to be pulled off the market, you may...

  67. pantoloc
    ... this is . I am taking plaquenil 200mg twice a day and celebrex 200mg twice a day. my stomach started hurting so my...

  68. looking for nutrition advice
    ... control. I am off prednisone and on plaquenil and celebrex . I have recently become interested in the nutrition...

  69. Lupus????
    ... just taking my Naprosyn (turned out to be allergic to Celebrex ), and actually felt much better. I went back for...
    ... things started to calm down I was put on plaquenil and celebrex . I recently was having stomach problems. My doctor ... said it was probably the celebrex so I was given pantoloc to help. I was still taking ... celebrex . A problem occured within a couple of days. My hands...

  70. Ana
    ... VIOXX BUT SINCE IT WAS RECALLED LAST MONTH I'M ON CELEBREX NOW), I ALWAYS GET COLD SORES ON MY BOTTOM LIP AND...

  71. Lupus or not?
    ... work. I couldn't take the usual anti-inflammatories ( Celebrex , Vioxx, Bextra) becasue they interfered with my Coumadin...
    ... lupus patients to develop an allergy to sulfa - and Celebrex has a sulfonamide in its chemical makeup. That means ... other, too. I went from no allergies to allergy to Celebrex . I didn't notice the correlation, but all of my symptoms ... get really bad while I took the Celebrex prescribed by the 1st doctor I saw. The 4th doctor ... rheumy - deduced my symptoms had worsened after the Celebrex was started, so I was allergic to it. Sure enough ... and my symptoms improved over the next week as the Celebrex left my system. 2) sun exposure usually will make...

  72. Does your rash itch???
    ... I had one on each forearm, then a doctor put me on Celebrex and they spread like wildfire, but they were only ... When it was determined I was suddenly allergic to Celebrex (lupus can do that - sudden allergies) and stopped...


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