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Used for the relief of the signs and symptoms of osteoarthritis and rheumatoid Arthritis in adults. It is also used as an adjunct for reduction of number of Adenomatous colorectal polyps in familial polyposis, also used in the management of acute pain and dysmenorrhea.
For osteoarthritis the recommended oral dose is 200 mg daily given as a single dose or in 2 divided doses. If necessary a dose of 200 mg twice daily may be used. For rheumatoid arthritis the dose is 100 to 200 mg given twice daily. Celecoxib is also used for ankylosing spondylitis in an initial dose of 200 mg daily, as a single dose or in 2 divided doses.
In the treatment of pain and dysmenorrhoea, an initial dose of 400 mg followed by an additional dose of 200 mg, if necessary, is recommended on the first day; thereafter the dose is 200 mg twice daily. Or as prescribed by the physician.
Contraindications and Special Precautions:
Celecoxib should not be used after coronary artery bypass surgery as there may be an increased risk of adverse effects such as myocardial infarction and stroke. It should be used with caution, if at all, in patients with a history of ischaemic heart disease, peripheral arterial disease, or cerebrovascular disease; it should also be used with caution in patients with significant risk factors for cardiovascular disease such as hypertension, hyperlipidaemia, and diabetes mellitus.
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