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Celebrex: Oral capsule (100mg)

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Celebrex 100mg Cap
Pfizer US Pharmaceuticals
Pill Identification: 7767 100 

What is this Medicine?

CELECOXIB (sell a KOX ib) is a non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drug (NSAID). This medicine is used to treat arthritis and ankylosing spondylitis. It may be also used for pain or painful monthly periods.

CVS Pharmacy Patient Statistics for Celebrex: Oral capsule(100mg)
Generic vs. Brand Name Usage*
*Brand contains same active ingredient but may not represent FDA-approved generic equivalent
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Celebrex 100mg Capsule

NDC: 000251520
  • Prescription Required
  • Not a Controlled Drug
    (CSA Schedule)
  • FDA Approved




FDA approved for the following conditions:
Bone Pain, Severe Pain, Dysmenorrhea, Ankylosing Spondylitis, Dental Pain, Polyarticular Juvenile Idiopathic Arthritis, Headache, Juvenile Rheumatoid Arthritis (JRA)/juvenile Idiopathic Arthritis (JIA), Moderate Pain, Rheumatoid Arthritis, Osteoarthritis

Sometimes used for but not FDA approved for the following conditions:
Familial Adenomatous Polyposis, Colorectal Adenoma Prophylaxis

Storage Information
Store between 68 to 77 degrees F, excursions permitted 59 to 86 degrees F
Celebrex 100mg Capsule
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Pfizer US Pharmaceuticals
Pill Identification: 7767 100 
Shape: capsule
Color: white

Reported Side Effects for Celebrex 100mg Capsule

Heart Failure Incidence:
<0.1%*
Severity: SEVERE
Onset: DELAYED
Low Blood Sugar Incidence:
<0.1%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: EARLY
Bowel Obstruction Incidence:
<0.1%*
Severity: SEVERE
Onset: DELAYED
Blood Clot In Lung Incidence:
<0.1%*
Severity: SEVERE
Onset: DELAYED
Incoordination Incidence:
<0.1%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: DELAYED
Low Platelet Count Incidence:
<0.1%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: DELAYED
Rapid Heart Rate Incidence:
<0.1%*
Severity: SEVERE
Onset: EARLY
Fainting Incidence:
<0.1%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Brain Attack Incidence:
<1.0%*
Severity: SEVERE
Onset: EARLY
Inflamed Pancreas Incidence:
<0.1%*
Severity: SEVERE
Onset: DELAYED
Intestinal Bleeding Incidence:
<0.1%*
Severity: SEVERE
Onset: DELAYED
Intestinal Blockage Incidence:
<0.1%*
Severity: SEVERE
Onset: DELAYED
Hole In Intestines Incidence:
<0.1%*
Severity: SEVERE
Onset: DELAYED
Bleeding In The Brain Incidence:
<0.1%*
Severity: SEVERE
Onset: DELAYED
Blood Clot Incidence:
<1.0%*
Severity: SEVERE
Onset: DELAYED
Slow Heart Beat Incidence:
<1.0%*
Severity: SEVERE
Onset: RAPID
Gallstones Incidence:
<0.1%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: DELAYED
Inflamed Colon Incidence:
<0.1%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: DELAYED
Kidney Failure Incidence:
<0.1%*
Severity: SEVERE
Onset: DELAYED
Irritated Blood Vessels Incidence:
<0.1%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: RAPID
Weight Gain Incidence:
0.1-1.9%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: DELAYED
Excessive Mucle Tone Incidence:
0.1-1.9%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: DELAYED
Muscle Cramps Incidence:
0.1-1.9%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: DELAYED
Deafness Incidence:
0.1-1.9%*
Severity: SEVERE
Onset: DELAYED
Heart Attack Incidence:
0.1-1.9%*
Severity: SEVERE
Onset: DELAYED
Heartburn Incidence:
0.1-4.7%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: DELAYED
Tenesmus Incidence:
0.1-1.9%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: DELAYED
Hypoesthesia Incidence:
0.1-1.9%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: DELAYED
Joint Inflammation Incidence:
0.1-1.9%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: DELAYED
Skin Redness Incidence:
0.1-1.9%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: EARLY
Belching Incidence:
0.1-1.9%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Increased Urination Incidence:
0.1-1.9%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Rapid Heart Rate Incidence:
0.1-1.9%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: RAPID
Elevated Hepatic Enzymes Incidence:
0.1-6.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: DELAYED
Vomiting Incidence:
0.1-6.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Tendon Rupture Incidence:
0.1-0.9%*
Severity: SEVERE
Onset: DELAYED
Photosensitivity Incidence:
0.1-1.9%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: DELAYED
Paresthesias Incidence:
0.1-1.9%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: DELAYED
Bruise Incidence:
0.1-1.9%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: DELAYED
Rapid Heart Rate Incidence:
0.1-1.9%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: EARLY
Diaphoresis Incidence:
0.1-1.9%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Melena Incidence:
0.1-1.9%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: DELAYED
Rash With Pustules Incidence:
0.1-1.9%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Breathing Difficulties Incidence:
0.1-1.9%*
Severity: SEVERE
Onset: RAPID
Chest Pain Incidence:
0.1-1.9%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: EARLY
Inflamed Vocal Cords Incidence:
0.1-1.9%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: DELAYED
High Potassium Level Incidence:
0.1-0.9%*
Severity: SEVERE
Onset: DELAYED
High Cholesterol Incidence:
0.1-1.9%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: DELAYED
Hot Flashes Incidence:
0.1-1.9%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: EARLY
Hemorrhoids Incidence:
0.1-1.9%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: DELAYED
Inflamed Stomach Incidence:
0.1-1.9%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: DELAYED
Fever Incidence:
0.1-9.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Throat Inflammation Incidence:
0.1-1.9%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: DELAYED
Nose Bleed Incidence:
0.1-1.9%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: DELAYED
Swelling Incidence:
0.1-1.9%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: DELAYED
Painful Urination Incidence:
0.1-1.9%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: EARLY
Shortness Of Breath Incidence:
0.1-2.8%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: EARLY
Drowsiness Incidence:
0.1-1.9%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Depression Incidence:
0.1-1.9%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: DELAYED
Bladder Infection Incidence:
0.1-1.9%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: DELAYED
Cough Incidence:
0.1-7.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: DELAYED
Allergic Skin Reaction Incidence:
0.1-1.9%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: DELAYED
Constipation Incidence:
0.1-1.9%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: DELAYED
Joint Pain Incidence:
0.1-7.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: DELAYED
Nervousness Incidence:
0.1-1.9%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: DELAYED
Decreased Appetite Incidence:
0.1-1.9%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: DELAYED
Chest Pain Incidence:
0.1-1.9%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: EARLY
Anemia Incidence:
0.1-1.9%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: DELAYED
Hair Loss Incidence:
0.1-1.9%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: DELAYED
Difficulty Swallowing Incidence:
0.1-1.9%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: DELAYED
Blood In The Urine Incidence:
0.1-1.9%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: DELAYED
Dry Mouth Incidence:
0.1-1.9%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Dry Skin Incidence:
0.1-1.9%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: DELAYED
Balance Problems Incidence:
0.1-1.9%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Hives Incidence:
0.1-1.9%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: RAPID
Increased Blood Sugar Incidence:
0.1-1.9%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: DELAYED
Ringing In Ears Incidence:
0.1-1.9%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: DELAYED
High Sodium Levels Incidence:
0.1-0.9%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: DELAYED
Mouth Ulcers Incidence:
0.1-1.9%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: DELAYED
Infection Incidence:
0.1-8.1%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: DELAYED
Itching Incidence:
0.1-1.9%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: RAPID
Kidney Stones Incidence:
0.1-1.9%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: DELAYED
Muscle Pain Incidence:
0.1-1.9%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Migraine Incidence:
0.1-1.9%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: EARLY
Low Potassium Levels Incidence:
0.1-1.9%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: DELAYED
High Blood Pressure Incidence:
0.1-12.5%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: EARLY
Lightheadedness Incidence:
1.0-2.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Stomach Ulcer Incidence:
1.5-5.9%*
Severity: SEVERE
Onset: DELAYED
Rhinitis Incidence:
2.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Fluid Retention Incidence:
2.1-4.5%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: DELAYED
Gas Incidence:
2.2%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Skin Rash Incidence:
2.2%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Sore Throat Incidence:
2.3-6.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: DELAYED
Inability To Sleep Incidence:
2.3%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Back Pain Incidence:
2.8%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: DELAYED
Upset Stomach Incidence:
3.5-7.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Stomach Pain Incidence:
4.0-8.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Loose Stools Incidence:
4.0-10.5%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Sinus Infection Incidence:
5.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: DELAYED
Upset Stomach Incidence:
8.8%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Headache Incidence:
10.0-15.8%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
*This is an approximate aggregated range of reported side effects from clinical studies performed on this drug. Your experience with this drug may be different.
Daily Life Interactions for Celebrex 100mg Capsule

Elements of your daily lifestyle may have an effect on the medications you are taking. Drug interactions can result in unwanted side effects, reduce the effectiveness of your medicine or possibly increase the action of a particular medicine.

Major Lifestyle Interaction
Alcohol and Celebrex 100mg Capsule(Celecoxib)
Alcohol and COX-2 Inhibitors(Celecoxib)
Side effects from COX-2 Inhibitors (medicines for pain or swelling) may get worse if you drink alcohol-containing drinks. If you have persistent stomach upset, vomit blood or what looks like coffee grounds, or have black, tarry stools, contact your health care provider immediately. Avoid alcohol containing drinks while taking COX-2 Inhibitors.
Pregnancy & Lactation Information
FIRST Trimester

Class C - Animal studies have shown an adverse effect and there are no adequate and well-controlled studies in pregnant women. OR No animal studies have been conducted and there are no adequate and well-controlled studies in pregnant women.

SECOND Trimester

Class C - Animal studies have shown an adverse effect and there are no adequate and well-controlled studies in pregnant women. OR No animal studies have been conducted and there are no adequate and well-controlled studies in pregnant women.

THIRD Trimester

Class D - Adequate well-controlled or observational studies in pregnant women have demonstrated a risk to the fetus. However, the benefits of therapy may outweigh the potential risk. For example, the drug may be acceptable if needed in a life-threatening situation or serious disease for which safer drugs cannot be used or are ineffective.

Lactation

Caution - Not enough information is available to rule out harm to infants when this drug is taken by nursing mothers.


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