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Composition for CELACT

Celecoxib(200 mg)

food interaction for CELACT

alcohol interaction for CELACT

pregnancy interaction for CELACT

lactation interaction for CELACT

food
alcohol
pregnancy
lactation
It can be taken with or without food, but it is better to take Celact 200 mg capsule at a fixed time.
It is generally safe to consume alcohol with Celact 200 mg capsule.
SAFE
Celact 200 mg capsule is unsafe to use during pregnancy.
There is positive evidence of human fetal risk, but the benefits from use in pregnant women may be acceptable despite the risk, for example in life-threatening situations. Please consult your doctor.
WEIGH RISKS VS. BENEFITS
Unknown. Human and animal studies are not available. Please consult your doctor.

SALT INFORMATION for CELACT

Celecoxib(200 mg)

Uses

Celact 200 mg capsule is used in the treatment of osteoarthritis, muscular pain and rheumatoid arthritis.

How it works

Celact 200 mg capsule is a pain killer belongs to a category of drugs called as COX-2 inhibitors. It inhibits the formation of chemicals called prostaglandins, which is responsible for causing pain and inflammation, thereby reducing the pain and swelling symptoms.

Common side effects

Vomiting, Nausea, Flatulence, Abdominal bloating, Bruise, Bleeding, Cold symptoms, Nasal congestion, Diarrhoea, Fatigue, Increased blood pressure, Myocardial infarction, Sore throat, Weight gain

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Expert advice for CELACT

  • Do not take celecoxib, if you are allergic to celecoxib or to any other content in the medicine or to ‘Sulfonamide’ class of antibiotics.
  • Do not take celecoxib, if you have ulcers or bleeding in your stomach or intestines; asthma, breathing problems, nasal congestion, nasal polyps or allergic reactions after taking NSAIDs.
  • Do not take celecoxib, if you have severe kidney or liver disease, heart conditions, heart attack or stroke; problems with the blood circulation or had a surgery on the arteries in your legs.
  • Do not take celecoxib, if you have inflammation of intestines like Ulcerative colitis or Crohn’s disease.
  • Avoid using celecoxib, if you are pregnant or planning to become pregnant or breast-feeding a baby.

Frequently asked questions for CELACT

Celecoxib

Q.Is celecoxib banned in India?
No. Celecoxib is not banned in India. It is legally available on prescription

Q.Is celecoxib gluten free?
Yes. Celecoxib is gluten free. However, please refer to package insert of the prescribed brand before use

Q.Is celecoxib the same as Celebrex?
Yes. Celebrex is one of the brand names of celecoxib available in the market

Q.Is celecoxib safe?
Yes. Celecoxib is relatively safe if used as recommended. In case of any side-effects, consult your doctor

Q.Is celecoxib a narcotic or addictive drug?
No. Celecoxib is not a narcotic or addictive drug

Q.Does celecoxib cause drowsiness, weight gain or constipation?
Celecoxib may cause drowsiness, weight gain or constipation. If you experience any such symptoms, please consult your doctor

Q.Does celecoxib contain aspirin, codeine or sulfa?
No. Celecoxib is by itself a type of medicinal compound. It does not contain aspirin, codeine or sulfa

Q.How does celecoxib work?
Celecoxib works by inhibiting the formation of chemicals called prostaglandins in the body that cause pain and inflammation, thereby reducing the pain and swelling symptoms.

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Content on this page was last updated on 12 April, 2014, by Dr. Varun Gupta (MD Pharmacology)