The main indications for Celebrex are: rheumatoid arthritis, deforming osteoarthritis and spondylitis.
The main indication for the use of Celebrex is a comprehensive treatment of inflammatory and destructive diseases of the musculoskeletal system.
It may be the following condition:

  • Rheumatoid arthritis;
  • Osteochondrosis of the vertebral column;
  • Obstructed hernia of the spinal disc in the stage of sciatica;
  • Deforming osteoarthritis;
  • Arthritis of various etiologies.

In addition, Celebrex is actively used to eliminate pain syndromes associated with lesions of muscle with lactic acid. It can be pain in the back and limbs after exercises. It helps to eliminate postoperative pain after injury. It has shown high efficiency in complex therapy of herpes zoster, intercostal neuralgia, inflammation of the trigeminal nerve.
Women successfully use the drug in painful menstruation. It will have particularly high efficiency if algomenorrhea is associated with inflammatory and adhesive processes in the pelvic cavity.
During pregnancy and lactation Celebrex can be used only according to the prescription of an attending physician. Pharmacologists have poor evidence that the drug may have teratogenic effects on the developing fetus. The child of newborn age may have convulsions if he the active substance contacts with breast milk.

Contraindications, side effects, precautions

Among the most frequent observed side effects are violation of stool in the form of diarrhea with pain, skin rash, swelling of the soft tissues. You may experience a brief increase in body temperature. Some patients may have an exacerbation of chronic inflammatory diseases of the bladder. Women of childbearing age may have disruption of the menstrual cycle after long-term use of the drug.
The drug is contraindicated to persons under the age of majority. It is also not recommended to be used in case of intolerance to other types of non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs.

Absolute contraindications include:

  • The tendency to spasm of the bronchial tree and bronchial asthma;
  • Ulcerative lesions of the gastrointestinal tract;
  • All types of bleeding;
  • Coronary heart disease in any stage and form.

It should be used with caution during the treatment of diseases of kidneys and liver. It is better not to take the drug without a recommendation of the attending physician.