If you experience any unusual issues while taking this medication, contact your doctor right away. Celecoxib could have negative effects. Prior to speaking with your doctor, stop using celecoxib if you experience any of the following symptoms: gas, bloating, sore throat, cold symptoms, constipation, dizziness, dysgeusia, unexplained weight gain, swelling of the abdomen, feet, ankles, or lower legs, diarrhea, nausea, excessive tiredness, unusual bleeding or bruising, itching, lack of energy, loss of appetite, pain in the upper right part of the stomach, yellowing of the skin You or your doctor can submit a report to the Food and Drug Administration's (FDA) MedWatch Adverse Event Reporting program online at http://www.fda.gov/Safety/MedWatch or by phone at 1-800-332-1088 if you experience a serious side effect. Any of the following symptoms, as well as those listed in the IMPORTANT WARNING section, should be reported to your doctor right away. Tell your doctor if any of these symptoms are severe or do not go away: gas or bloating sore throat cold symptoms constipation dizziness dysgeusia unexplained weight gain shortness of breath or difficulty breathing swelling of the abdomen, feet, ankles, or lower legs diarrhea nausea excessive tiredness unusual bleeding or bruising itching lack of energy loss of appetite pain in the upper right part of the stomach yellowing of the skin or eyes flu-like symptoms blisters fever rash hives swelling of the face, throat, tongue, lips, eyes, or hands hoarseness difficulty swallowing or breathing pale skin fast heartbeat cloudy, discolored, or bloody urine back pain difficult or painful urination frequent urination, especially at night Some side effects can be serious.
If you take an antidepressant, steroid medication, or medication to treat or prevent blood clots, consult your doctor before using celecoxib. Drug interactions with celecoxib (more information) Many drugs can interact with celecoxib. Reviews (239) Patient tips Drug images Compare alternatives Pricing & coupons En espaol Drug class: cox-2 inhibitors Patient resources Advanced Reading Other brands Celebrex, Elyxyb Professional resources Prescribing Information Related treatment guides Ankylosing Spondylitis Fibromatosis Juvenile Rheumatoid Arthritis Familial Adenomatous Polyposis Not all potential interactions are covered in this list. Taking certain medicines with an NSAID may increase your risk of a stomach ulcer or bleeding. In addition to any new or discontinued medications, make sure your doctor is aware of all of your current medications. This covers vitamins, herbal products, prescription and over-the-counter medications, and other drugs as well.
Tell your doctor and pharmacist about all prescription and over-the-counter medicines, vitamins, dietary supplements, and herbal products you are currently taking or intend to take. Aspirin, other NSAIDs like ibuprofen (Advil, Motrin), naproxen (Aleve, Naprosyn), sulfa drugs, other medications, or any of the inactive ingredients in celecoxib capsules should all be avoided if you are allergic to celecoxib.