Celecoxib is contraindicated in: Patients with known hypersensitivity to celecoxib or any other ingredient of the product (see Description).
Patients with known sulfonamide hypersensitivity.
Patients with active peptic ulceration or gastrointestinal (GI) bleeding.
Patients who have experienced asthma, urticaria or allergic-type reactions after taking acetylsalicylic acid [ASA(aspirin)] or other non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs), including other cyclooxygenase-2 (COX-2) specific inhibitors.
Treatment of peri-operative pain in the setting of coronary artery bypass graft (CABG) surgery (see Precautions).
Congestive heart failure (NYHA II-IV).
Established ischaemic heart disease, peripheral arterial disease and/or cerebrovascular disease.