What is Celecoxib used for?
Celecoxib is classified as a nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drug. Celecoxib alleviates pain and inflammation. It is prescribed to treat arthritis and menstrual pain. Celecoxib functions by preventing the production of prostaglandins. Reducing the amount of prostaglandins aids in reducing pain and inflammation.
How to Use Celecoxib?
Read the Patient Information Leaflet before you start taking Celecoxib and whenever you order a refill. If you have any questions, ask your health care professional. Take Celecoxib as directed by your doctor. To reduce the symptoms of stomach upset this medication should be taken with food. Take Celecoxib with a glass of water unless otherwise directed by your health care professional.
Do not lie down for a minimum of 10 minutes after taking Celecoxib. For some conditions, it can take two weeks of taking this medication regularly before you see the full benefit.