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It is unsafe to consume alcohol with Cox B.
Cox B is unsafe to use during pregnancy as there is definite evidence of risk to the developing baby. However, the doctor may rarely prescribe it in som... View More
Cox B is probably safe to use during breastfeeding. Limited human data suggests that the drug does not represent any significant risk to the baby.
Cox B may decrease alertness, affect your vision or make you feel sleepy and dizzy. Do not drive if these symptoms occur.
Cox B should be used with caution in patients with kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Cox B may be needed. Please consult your doctor. Use of Cox B is n... View More
Cox B should be used with caution in patients with liver disease. Dose adjustment of Cox B may be needed. Please consult your doctor. Use of Cox B is no... View More
Cox B is a pain relieving medicine. It alleviates pain, redness, and swelling in conditions such as osteoarthritis, rheumatoid arthritis, and pain durin... View More
Uses of Cox B
- Pain relief
- Rheumatoid arthritis
- Pain during menstruation
Side effects of Cox B
- Stomach pain
- Flu-like symptoms
- Peripheral edema
How to use Cox B
Take this medicine in the dose and duration as advised by your doctor. Do not chew, crush or break it. Cox B may be taken with or without food, but it i... View More
How Cox B works
Cox B is a non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drug (NSAID) called COX-2 inhibitors. It works by blocking the release of certain chemical messengers that ar... View More
- Cox B helps relieve pain and inflammation.
- It may cause fewer stomach problems as compared to other NSAIDs like Ibuprofen or Naproxen.
- It may cause dizziness and fatigue. Do not drive or do anything requiring concentration until you know how it affects you.
- Do not consume alcohol while on treatment with this medicine as it may cause excessive drowsiness.
- Regularly monitor your blood pressure while taking this medicine, particularly in the first two weeks after starting treatment.
- Inform your doctor if you have a history of stomach ulcers, heart diseases, high blood pressure, and liver or kidney disease.
- During long-term treatment, your doctor may want to take regular blood tests to monitor your liver function.
- Do not take Cox B if you are pregnant, planning to conceive, or breastfeeding.
Rheumatoid arthritis, Osteoarthritis, Ankylosing spondylitis, Dysmenorrhea, Acute pain, Familial adenomatous polyposis
May be taken with or without food. Dose for OA/RA may be given w/ or w/o meals, but doses for FAP must be given w/ meals.
Oral Osteoarthritis Adult: 200 mg/day as a single dose or in 2 divided doses. May increase to 200 mg bid, if necessary. Rheumatoid arthritis Adult... View More
Juvenile idiopathic arthritis Child: >2 yr >10 kg to <25 kg: 50 mg bid; >25 kg: 100 mg bid.
Hypersensitivity including those in whom attacks of angioedema, rhinitis and urticaria have been precipitated by aspirin, NSAIDs or sulfonamides. Severe... View More
Mode of Action
Celecoxib is a selective cyclooxygenase-2 (COX-2) inhibitor primarily responsible to reduce mediators of pain and inflammation. Its action is due to inh... View More
History of GI bleeding; renal/hepatic insufficiency; asthma or allergic disorders; hypertension; monitor Hb or haematocrit levels for signs of anaemia. ... View More
>10% Headache (10-16%),Hypertension (13%) 1-10% Fever (9%),Dyspepsia (8.8%),Upper respiratory tract infection (8.1%),Arthralgia (7%),Cough (7%),Vom... View More
Pregnancy Category Note
Pregnancy category: C; D at >30 weeks' gestation (may cause premature closure of ductus arteriosus) Lactation: Drug enters breast milk; use caution
May increase plasma level w/ CYP2C9 isoenzymes (e.g. fluconazole). May increase serum level of lithium. May reduce effect of antihypertensives and diure... View More
Alternative brand for Cox B
The information provided herein is accurate, updated and complete as per the best practices of the Company. Please note that this information should not... View More