CELEBREX (celecoxib) is an anti-inflammatory medication that is used to relieve some symptoms caused by arthritis such as inflammation, swelling, stiffness, and joint pain. It works by reducing hormones that cause inflammation and pain in the body. Doctors may prescribe CELEBREX or CELEBREX generic to treat conditions such as arthritis, ankylosing spondylitis, and menstrual pain. It is also used in the treatment of hereditary polyps in the colon. Caution: CELEBREX and CELEBREX generic does not cure arthritis and will help you only as long as you continue to take it. It is in a CAPSULE form and CANNOT be split in half.
CELEBREX should always be taken as prescribed. If you experience side effects, or feel like you're not getting the relief you need, be sure to talk to your doctor as soon as possible.
There are several things to avoid while taking CELEBREX:
Ask your health care provider any questions you may have about how to use CELEBREX.