- Are Celebrex and Mobic the Same Thing?
- What Are Possible Side Effects of Celebrex?
- What Are Possible Side Effects of Mobic?
- What Is Celebrex?
- What Is Mobic?
- What Drugs Interact with Celebrex?
- What Drugs Interact with Mobic?
- How Should Celebrex Be Taken?
- How Should Mobic Be Taken?
Are Celebrex and Mobic the Same Thing?
Celebrex (celecoxib) and Mobic (meloxicam) are nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs) used for the relief of pain, fever, swelling, and tenderness caused by arthritis. Celebrex is also used for familial FAP, acute pain, and menstrual cramps.
What Are Possible Side Effects of Celebrex?
Common side effects of Celebrex include:
- abdominal pain,
- upset stomach,
- runny or stuffy nose,
- sore throat,
- skin rash, and
Celebrex may cause serious stomach and intestinal ulcers.
What Are Possible Side Effects of Mobic?
Common side effects of Mobic include:
- injection site reactions (redness, itching, pain, bruising, swelling, or bleeding),
- suffy nose,
- sinus pain, or
- stomach pain.
Tell your doctor if you have serious side effects of Mobic including:
- stomach upset,
- runny or stuffy nose,
- sore throat, or
- skin rash.
Tell your doctor if less common but serious side effects of Mobic occur including:
- chest pain, weakness, shortness of breath, slurred speech, problems with vision or balance;
- black, bloody, or tarry stools;
- coughing up blood or vomit that looks like coffee grounds; or
- swelling or rapid weight gain.
What Is Celebrex?
Celebrex used to treat pain and redness, swelling, and heat (inflammation) from medical conditions such as different types of arthritis, menstrual cramps, and other types of short-term pain.
What Is Mobic?
Mobic (meloxicam) is a nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drug (NSAID) used to treat pain or inflammation caused by arthritis. Mobic is available in generic form.
What Drugs Interact With Celebrex?
Do not take Celebrex:
- if you have had an asthma attack, hives, or other allergic reaction with aspirin or any other NSAIDs.
- right before or after heart bypass surgery.
What Drugs Interact With Mobic?
Do not take Mobic right before or after a heart surgery called a "coronary artery bypass graft (CABG)."
Avoid taking Mobic after a recent heart attack, unless your healthcare provider tells you to. You may have an increased risk of another heart attack if you take NSAIDs after a recent heart attack.
How Should Celebrex Be Taken?
Carefully consider the potential benefits and risks of Celebrex and other treatment options before deciding to use Celebrex. Use the lowest effective dosage for the shortest duration consistent with individual patient treatment goals.
How Should Mobic Be Taken?
Carefully consider the potential benefits and risks of MOBIC and other treatment options before deciding to use Mobic. Use the lowest effective dosage for the shortest duration consistent with individual patient treatment goals.
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