Advil vs Celebrex

Advil
(OTC)
Celebrex
(Rx)
Advil is a pain relief medication (NSAID).
Celebrex is a pain relief medication (NSAID).
Satisfaction Score
?
3.7
Moderately Satisfied
Satisfaction Score
?
3.6
Moderately Satisfied
Helpfulness
for Pain
2.8
Concern level
1.2
Helpfulness
for Pain
2.9
Concern level
1.5
Approval Date
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May 18, 1984
December 31, 1998
Number of discussions around the web Number of discussions + -
235,095 Discussions
54,908 Discussions
Taken For
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Condition
Number of posts
#1 for Pain
#2 for Headaches
#3 for Cramping
#4 for Swelling
#5 for Fever
#6 for Migraines
#7 for Back Pain
#8 for Pain Relief
#9 for Flu
#10 for Teething
Advil is approved for Pain and Headaches and is mostly mentioned together with these indications.
Condition
Number of posts
#1 for Pain
#2 for RA
#3 for Swelling
#4 for Fibromyalgia
#5 for Joint Pain
#6 for OA
#7 for Back Pain
#9 for Knee Pain
Celebrex is prescribed for Pain and is mostly mentioned together with this indication.
Side Effects and Concerns
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Adv
Withdrawal Symptoms
4
Stomach Problems
2
Liver Damage
1
Hives
1
Aura
1
Ovarian Cysts
1
Gastritis
1
Brain Tumor
1
Kidney Failure
1
Blurred Vision
1
Cel
Bleeding
6
Stomach Problems
5
Heart Attack
5
Weight Gain
5
Weight Loss
4
High Blood Pressure
3
Rash
3
Itching
3
Heart Disease
3
Withdrawal Symptoms
3
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Advil
Adv
Celebrex
Cel
Withdrawal Symptoms
Adv
Cel
4
3
Stomach Problems
Adv
Cel
2
5
Liver Damage
Adv
Cel
1
0
Hives
Adv
Cel
1
0
Aura
Adv
Cel
1
0
Ovarian Cysts
Adv
Cel
1
0
Gastritis
Adv
Cel
1
0
Brain Tumor
Adv
Cel
1
0
Kidney Failure
Adv
Cel
1
0
Blurred Vision
Adv
Cel
1
0
Bleeding
Cel
Adv
6
0
Stomach Problems
Cel
Adv
5
2
Heart Attack
Cel
Adv
5
0
Weight Gain
Cel
Adv
5
0
Weight Loss
Cel
Adv
4
0
High Blood Pressure
Cel
Adv
3
0
Rash
Cel
Adv
3
0
Itching
Cel
Adv
3
0
Heart Disease
Cel
Adv
3
0
Withdrawal Symptoms
Cel
Adv
3
4
Pregnancy Category (FDA)
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C Category C
Before taking Advil during pregnancy, consult your doctor or pharmacists to weigh the risks and benefits.
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Alchohol warning
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There may be a negative interaction between Advil and alcohol.
There may be a negative interaction between Celebrex and alcohol.
Method of use
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Pill
Pill
Food Instructions
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No Food Instructions
No Food Instructions
Ingredients
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Ibuprofen , Chlorpheniramine maleate/Pseudoephedrine hcl/Ibuprofen
Celecoxib
Drug Interactions
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Interaction between Advil and Celebrex: Interaction not known, but may still existModerate Interaction. Always consult your doctor before taking these medications together. Do not stop taking the medications without a physician's advice.
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