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CELECOXIB CAPSULES 200 MG
Celecoxib is indicated in adults for the symptomatic relief in the treatment of osteoarthritis (OA), rheumatoid arthritis (RA) and ankylosing spondylitis (AS).
The decision to prescribe a selective cyclooxygenase-2 (COX-2) inhibitor should be based on an assessment of the individual patient's overall risks.
Each Hard gelatin capsules contains:
Celecoxib BP 200 mg
Approved Colour used in hard gelatin capsule shell.
Method of administration: Oral
DOSAGE FOR ADULTS
Usual Adult Dose for Pain:
Acute pain: 400 mg initially, followed by 200 mg if needed on the first day. Then, 200 mg twice daily as needed.
Usual Adult Dose for Dysmenorrhea:
400 mg initially, followed by 200 mg if needed on the first day. Then, 200 mg twice daily as needed.
Usual Adult Dose for Osteoarthritis:
200 mg orally once daily or 100 mg orally twice daily.
Usual Adult Dose for Rheumatoid Arthritis:
100 to 200 mg orally twice daily.
Usual Adult Dose for Familial Adenomatous Polyposis:
400 mg orally twice daily with food.
Usual Adult Dose for Ankylosing Spondylitis:
200 mg orally once daily or 100 mg orally twice daily. If after 6 weeks of therapy no results are observed, a trial dose of 400 mg orally daily may be worthwhile. If no response is seen after 6 weeks, consideration should be given to alternate treatment options.
Cold symptoms such as stuffy nose, sneezing, sore throat.
Celecoxib can increase your risk of fatal heart attack or stroke, even if you don't have any risk factors. Do not use this medicine just before or after heart bypass surgery (coronary artery bypass graft, or CABG).
Celecoxib may also cause stomach or intestinal bleeding, which can be fatal.
Celecoxib capsule are available in Alu-Alu Blister packs of 3x10 Tablets.