- Are Duexis and Celebrex the Same Thing?
- What Are Possible Side Effects of Duexis?
- What Are Possible Side Effects of Celebrex?
- What Is Duexis?
- What Is Celebrex?
- What Drugs Interact with Duexis?
- What Drugs Interact with Celebrex?
- How Should Duexis Be Taken?
- How Should Celebrex Be Taken?
Are Duexis and Celebrex the Same Thing?
Duexis is used when there is a high risk of developing upper gastrointestinal ulcers.
What Are Possible Side Effects of Duexis?
Common side effects of Duexis include:
- stomach pain,
- upset stomach,
- throat irritation,
- blurred vision,
- changes in color vision, or
- back pain.
Duexis can cause serious or fatal side effects including:
- heart attack,
- gastrointestinal bleeding or ulceration, and
- perforation of the stomach or intestines.
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 Is Duexis?
Duexis (ibuprofen and famotidine) is a combination of a nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drug (NSAID) and a histamine H2-receptor antagonist used to treat signs and symptoms of rheumatoid arthritis and osteoarthritis and to decrease the risk of developing upper gastrointestinal ulcers.
What Is Celebrex?
What Drugs Interact With Duexis?
Duexis may interact with ACE-inhibitors. Duexis contains ibuprofen and may interact with anticoagulant medication such as Warfarin (Coumadin). Tell your doctor all medications you use. Duexis should not be given to women in late stages of pregnancy. There is potential for adverse reactions in nursing infants; consult your doctor before breastfeeding.
What Drugs Interact With Celebrex?
Do not take Celebrex:
How Should Duexis Be Taken?
Duexis is dosed as 800 mg/26.6 mg tablets, taken orally, three times per day.
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.
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