Celecoxib – Oral

Why do I need this medicine?

Celecoxib helps relieve pain and inflammation associated with dysmenorrhoea, rheumatoid arthritis and osteoarthritis (joint pain and swelling disorder).

This medicine may be used to treat other conditions as decided by your doctor.

How do I take this medicine?

Take Celecoxib exactly as directed by your doctor or according to the instructions on the label. Do not take more or less than instructed by your doctor.

This medicine may be taken with or without food.

For patients with difficulty swallowing capsules, contents of Celecoxib may be emptied from the capsule and mixed onto a teaspoonful level of applesauce at room temperature or cooler. Swallow the mixture immediately with water. This mixture is stable for 6 hours when refrigerated.

You may stop taking Celecoxib when you have no more pain. Take it only when you need to.

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