Celexib

Celexib

celecoxib

Manufacturer:

InnoGen Pharmaceuticals

Distributor:

InnoGen Pharmaceuticals
Concise Prescribing Info
Contents
Celecoxib
Indications/Uses
Pain & inflammation, OA, RA, ankylosing spondylitis. Adjunctive treatment of adenomatous colorectal polyps. Management of acute pain & dysmenorrhea.
Dosage/Direction for Use
OA 200 mg daily as a single dose or in 2 divided doses. RA 100-200 mg bid. Pain & dysmenorrhea Initially 400 mg. May be followed by an additional 200 mg on the 1st day, then give as 200 mg bid thereafter. Adenomatous colorectal polyps 400 mg bid.
Administration
May be taken with or without food: OA/RA: Take w/ or w/o meals. Adenomatous colorectal polyps: Take w/ meals.
Contraindications
Allergy to NSAIDs. Asthma. Patients w/ history of CVA, MI, CABG, uncontrolled HTN, CHF; ischemic heart disease & w/ risk factors for heart disease, HTN, hyperlipidemia, diabetes, smoking & w/ peripheral arterial disease. Potential GI & renal toxicities.
Special Precautions
Hypersensitivity to sulfonamides. Patients w/ severe heart failure, inflammatory bowel disease & renal impairment (CrCl <30 mL/min).
Adverse Reactions
GI discomfort, nausea & diarrhea.
Drug Interactions
Possible changes in plasma conc w/ drugs that inhibits or are metabolized by CYP2C9; increased plasma conc w/ fluconazole.
MIMS Class
Nonsteroidal Anti-Inflammatory Drugs (NSAIDs)
ATC Classification
M01AH01 - celecoxib ; Belongs to the class of non-steroidal antiinflammatory and antirheumatic products, coxibs.
Presentation/Packing
Form
Celexib cap 200 mg
Packing/Price
100's (P27.5/cap)
Form
Celexib cap 400 mg
Packing/Price
100's (P45/cap)
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