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  1. 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...

  2. 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...

  3. 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...

  4. 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...

  5. To Hip2it
    ... gave me too much stomach acid. Then, I went to Celebrex . At that time it did not have all scrutiny as it...

  6. aspirin only?
    ... you take daily. Does it help as much as Vioxx or Celebrex ?...

  7. 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...

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

  9. 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...

  10. Diagnostic Knee Arthroscopy

  11. 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. ...

  12. 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...

  13. 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...

  14. Rheumatologist Consult
    ... motrin, aleve or ibuprofen to cox-2 inhibitors like celebrex and vioxx to dmard's (disease modifying anti-rheumatic...

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

  16. 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...

  17. 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...

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

  19. 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...

  20. 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...

  21. Methotrixate?
    ... on them for 8 months. then the sulfasalazine,then celebrex and then mtx. i was still flairing all the time and...

  22. 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...

  23. 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...

  24. 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...

  25. 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...

  26. 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...

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

  28. 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...

  29. 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...

  30. Slleeping.....with arthritis pain
    ... changing positions but it doesn't help. I am taking celebrex now, also CosaminDS. Taking Aleve, Tylenol Arthritis...

  31. Mobic
    ... a thing for me much better results with bextra and celebrex ...

  32. 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...

  33. 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...

  34. Hip Replacement?????
    ... I have been diagnosed with arthritis..have taken celebrex and bextra...neither works...doctor said either live...

  35. 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...

  36. 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...

  37. Apparently I don't need pain meds
    ... also saw on my Home Internet Newspage something about Celebrex also?? Good luck!! Laurie...

  38. 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...

  39. 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....

  40. Arthritis most everywhere ???
    ... meds for high bp and usually either Lodine XL 500 or Celebrex 100 mg and Flexeril for the arthritis.. although sometimes...

  41. 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...

  42. 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...

  43. 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...

  44. 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...

  45. Ankylosing spondylitis?
    ... with 1200 mg Neurontin (for nerve pain) and 400 mg. Celebrex daily. I find out from my Neurosurgeon, in the...

  46. Searching for medicine good for arthritis!!
    ... I have osteoarthritis and Celebrex has been a Godsend....

  47. Frustrated and fed up - looking for help
    ... doctor gave it to you when the newer medications like Celebrex or Mobic are a little better at treating arthritis...

  48. Newly DX'd
    ... to try the newer anti-imflamtories such as Bextra, Celebrex or Mobic. They affect the stomache very little and...

  49. celebrex
    ... Whichever is the worst I'd get looked at Ok for Celebrex , it is something you will have to take the rest of...
    ... where you are at with the arthritis. As for your Celebrex it can take awhile to kick in. It is only an anti ... itself. (for some it does). Sometimes it just is the Celebrex . Celebrex did not work at all for me. I had to be...
    ... does six weeks sound right to you all in giving celebrex a good try? thanks...
    ... I was prescribed Celebrex 200 mg/daily by my Ortho for shoulder and arm pain...

  50. STACY, Ever feel like this is good as it gets?
    ... How is your health? I stopped taking Bextra and celebrex , no help. Please let me know how you are doing...

  51. Prednisone question
    ... occasional Darvocet. In the past I tried Bextra and Celebrex but did not get ANY relief from either. As for Mobic...
    ... you are on any of the Cox inhibitors (Vioxx, Bextra, Celebrex and Mobic). Basically they test to see if your kidneys...

  52. Plaquenil vs Methotroxate????
    ... my expeience but everyone is different im starting celebrex now...
    ... very well on the Plaquenil. I have been on that and Celebrex for over 2 years - I did so well that they cut my...

  53. Celebrex, Nausea, Bleeding, Effectiveness
    ... is different, but my aunt had a serious reaction to celebrex . She was in the hospital for days. She had some of...

  54. Thought... while I was in pain taking a hot bath
    ... "rule out" things. Re: meds, I have taken Daypro, Celebrex , prednasone, and a ton of NSAID's. Does anyone know...

  55. Could I have Rheumatoid Arthritis?
    ... this started. The doctor put me on Plaquenil and Celebrex . After this last month it seems that the drugs may...

  56. psoriatic arthritis
    ... any other spondylarthropathy. I was recently put on Celebrex 200mg BID and it has not only helped my peripheral...

  57. My mom has rheumatoid arthritis
    ... so much pain. He has been on many meds since, and Celebrex helped him greatly for about a year. He was pain...

  58. knee problems
    ... number of things that are affecting you as well. Celebrex works for me so Good Luck :) Roxanna...

  59. AS and elective fusion surgery?
    ... fusion surgery and stop the pain now. I'm taking 200mg Celebrex bid and was taking 7.5mg Percocet qid but the Perc...
    ... confirms your opinion that this stuff is great. The Celebrex 200mg. bid does a good job for most of my peripheral...

  60. Celebrex/bloody stools
    ... to my doc .He suggested I try this new drug called celebrex . I was skeptical at first , but tried it and it obviously...

  61. Intense Hand pain
    ... wait awhile before doing more tests. She put me on Celebrex , but it has not helped and my symptoms only got dramaticall...
    ... wait awhile before doing more tests. She put me on Celebrex , but it has not helped and my symptoms only got dramaticall...

  62. Severe Arthritis in Lower Back: Just Diagnosed
    ... seems to numb it so I can move more freely. I take Celebrex , and generic tylenol at night, and I don't know what ... I'd do without the Celebrex . Bless your heart for taking care of your son, and...

  63. Terrible Hip Pain
    ... it after plain MRI and X-Rays were negative. Celebrex and Bextra did nothing to relieve the pain. 800 MG...

  64. Would Ra Flareups Cause Severe Tiredness?
    ... can slow or stop the progression of the disease. Celebrex is GREAT. I too am on Humira but would not recomend...

  65. vioxx and weight gain!
    ... My EX Doctor wanted me to try Vioxx instead of the Celebrex I was happy with, because apparently he had some kind...

  66. Any Bextra experiences to share?
    ... it. I've read some people have good luck with it. Celebrex helps me. I take it 2 times a day. It helps with...

  67. Do I have RA?
    ... They call it reactive arthritis and I took steroids, celebrex and a high dose of an antibiotic called azulfidine ... and a half and it came back. This time I only took celebrex and azulfidine. I haven't had an outbreak in about...

  68. Help - recently diagnosed with Rheumatoid Arthritis
    ... anti inflammatories for the OA and they didn't work. Celebrex was great, but I am allergic to Sulfa, Vioxx worked...
    ... Ask your doctor about Celebrex . I know moving is probably difficult for you right...

  69. what to expect from OA
    ... symptomatic flare-up. Been through all the OTC meds, viox, celebrex (total body rash), feldene, mobic, and bextra. On...
    ... wanted to say that if you broke out in a rash from celebrex you may be alergic to sulfa drugs as I am. Check with...

  70. Any safe NSAIDs for asthmatics?
    ... tried prescription ibuprofen (800 mg), Vioxx, Bextra, Celebrex . Dr has even tried Elavil at lowest avail dose to...
    ... tried prescription ibuprofen (800 mg), Vioxx, Bextra, Celebrex . Dr has even tried Elavil at lowest avail dose to...

  71. Warfarin and Celebrex?
    ... I just read a study that states that Celebrex increases a higher risk towards heart attack and stroke...
    ... Aspirin, Ibuprophen (Motrim, Advil etc), Naprosyn, Celebrex , and Vioxx, all have something similar in common;...

  72. Naprosyn
    ... not experienced any side-effects (like I did with Celebrex )....

  73. Celebrix And Taking A Baby Asprin
    ... I take Celebrex for my arthritis, and also would like to take Ecotrin ... run in the family. Has any one heard that taking Celebrex takes away the good that the aspirin does ? The Ecotrin...

  74. On Behalf of My Wife
    ... all. We have a new g.p., however, who gave her some Celebrex , something no other Dr., including an r.a., would...

  75. Is back pain OA?
    ... sores. I am allergic to sulfa drugs, so I cannot take Celebrex . Does anyone know of what else is out there that...
    ... sores. I am allergic to sulfa drugs, so I cannot take Celebrex . Does anyone know of what else is out there that...


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