What is this drug used for?
• It is used to ease pain and swelling.
• It is used to treat arthritis.
• It is used to ease painful period (menstrual) cycles.
• It is used to treat ankylosing spondylitis.
• It may be given to you for other reasons. Talk with the doctor.
Frequently reported side effects of this drug
• Abdominal pain
• Passing gas
• Common cold symptoms
• Sore throat
• Stuffy nose
Medication Safety Issues
CeleBREX may be confused with CeleXA, Cerebyx, Cervarix, Clarinex
Storage and Stability
Store at 20°C to 25°C (68°F to 77°F); excursions permitted to 15°C to 30°C (59°F to 86°F).
Cardiovascular: Peripheral edema
Dermatologic: Acute generalized exanthematous pustulosis, exfoliative dermatitis
Gastrointestinal: Abdominal pain, diarrhea, dyspepsia, flatulence, gastroesophageal reflux disease, gastrointestinal perforation, gastrointestinaI ulcer, GI inflammation, intestinal perforation, vomiting
Hepatic: Increased liver enzymes (<3x ULN)
Immunologic: DRESS syndrome
Respiratory: Dyspnea, local alveolar osteitis (post oral surgery patients), pharyngitis, rhinitis, sinusitis, upper respiratory tract infection
Miscellaneous: Accidental injury
Rare but important or life-threatening: Acute renal failure, ageusia, agranulocytosis, albuminuria, alopecia, anaphylactoid reaction, anemia, angina pectoris, angioedema, anorexia, anosmia, anxiety, aplastic anemia, arthralgia, aseptic meningitis, ataxia, bronchitis, bronchospasm, bronchospasm (aggravated), cellulitis, cerebrovascular accident, chest pain, cholelithiasis, colitis (with bleeding), constipation, contact dermatitis, coronary artery disease, cough, cyst, cyst (NOS), cystitis, deafness, decreased hemoglobin, deep vein thrombosis, depression, dermatitis, diaphoresis, diverticulitis, drowsiness, dysphagia, dysuria, ecchymoses, edema, epistaxis, eructation, erythema multiforme, erythematous rash, esophageal perforation, esophagitis, exacerbation of hypertension, facial edema, fatigue, fever, flu-like symptoms, gangrene of skin or other tissue, gastritis, gastroenteritis, gastroesophageal reflux disease, gastrointestinal hemorrhage, hematuria, hemorrhoids, hepatic failure, hepatic necrosis, hepatitis, hiatal hernia, hot flash, hypercholesterolemia, hyperglycemia, hypersensitivity exacerbation, hypersensitivity reaction, hypertonia, hypoesthesia, hypoglycemia, hypokalemia, hyponatremia, increased appetite, increased blood urea nitrogen, increased creatine phosphokinase, increased nonprotein nitrogen, increased serum alkaline phosphatase, interstitial nephritis, intestinal obstruction, intracranial hemorrhage, jaundice, laryngitis, leg cramps, leukopenia, maculopapular rash, melena, migraine, myalgia, myocardial infarction, nervousness, osteoarthritis, pain, palpitations, pancreatitis, pancytopenia, paresthesia, peripheral pain, pneumonia, pruritus, pulmonary embolism, skin changes, skin photosensitivity, Stevens-Johnson syndrome, stomatitis, syncope, synovitis, tachycardia, tendonitis, tenesmus, thrombocythemia, thrombocytopenia, thrombophlebitis, tinnitus, toxic epidermal necrolysis, urinary frequency, urticaria, vasculitis, ventricular fibrillation, vertigo, weight gain, xeroderma, xerostomia