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Celecoxib (Celebrex)

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Celecoxib  (Celebrex)

What is the Generic Name for Celebrex?

Celecoxib

What is the Trade Name for Celecoxib?

Celebrex

What are the Indications of Celecoxib (Celebrex)?

  • Osteoarthritis
  • Rheumatoid arthritis
  • Acute pain

What are the Actions of Celecoxib (Celebrex)?

Decreases pain and inflammation by inhibiting synthesis of prostaglandins

What is the Therapeutic Class of Celecoxib (Celebrex)?

Antirrheumatics/NSAID

What is the Pharmacologic Class of Celecoxib (Celebrex)?

none

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Date Published - Feb 17, 2016
Date Modified - Jun 26, 2016

Jon Haws RN

Written by Jon Haws RN

Jon Haws RN began his nursing career at a Level I Trauma ICU in DFW working as a code team nurse, charge nurse, and preceptor. Frustrated with the nursing education process, Jon started NRSNG in 2014 with a desire to provide tools and confidence to nursing students around the globe. When he's not busting out content for NRSNG, Jon enjoys spending time with his two kids and wife.