Celcoxx

Celcoxx

celecoxib

Manufacturer:

Getz Pharma

Distributor:

Getz Bros
Concise Prescribing Info
Contents
Celecoxib
Indications/Uses
Treatment of RA, post-op/dental pain, acute flare pain of OA, pain including dysmenorrhea & familial adenomatous polyposis (FAP).
Dosage/Direction for Use
OA 200 mg/day as a single dose or 100 mg bid. RA 100-200 mg bid. Juvenile RA Patient >25 kg 100 bid, ≥10 to ≤25 kg 50 mg bid. Ankylosing spondylitis 200 mg once daily or in 2 divided doses. Management of acute pain & treatment of primary dysmenorrhea Initially 400 mg, followed by 200 mg if needed on 1st day & 200 mg bid on subsequent days. FAP 400 mg bid.
Administration
May be taken with or without food: Dose for OA/RA may be given w/ or w/o meals, but doses for FAP must be given w/ meals.
Contraindications
Asthma, urticaria, allergic-type reaction to sulfonamides, aspirin or other NSAIDs; renal impairment w/ CrCl <30 mL/min; severe hepatic impairment, heart failure & inflammatory bowel disease; history of MI or stroke; peri-op period undergoing cardiac or major vascular surgery.
Special Precautions
Ulceration, bleeding & perforation of GIT; fluid retention, HTN or heart failure; dehydration; hepatic impairment. Renal papillary necrosis & other renal injury. Monitor BP during initiation of therapy. Pregnancy & lactation.
Adverse Reactions
Abdominal pain, diarrhea, dyspepsia, flatulence, nausea; dizziness, headache; hypertonia; pharyngitis, rhinitis, sinusitis, upper resp tract infection; back pain, insomnia, rash.
Drug Interactions
ACE inhibitors, furosemide, thiazides or loop diuretics, aspirin, fluconazole, lithium, warfarin, antacids, glucocorticoids.
MIMS Class
Nonsteroidal Anti-Inflammatory Drugs (NSAIDs)
ATC Classification
L01XX33 - celecoxib ; Belongs to the class of other antineoplastic agents. Used in the treatment of cancer.
Presentation/Packing
Form
Celcoxx cap 100 mg
Packing/Price
20's (P504.02/pack)
Form
Celcoxx cap 200 mg
Packing/Price
20's (P630.08/pack)
Form
Celcoxx cap 400 mg
Packing/Price
20's (P990/pack)
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