Aleve vs Celebrex

Aleve
(OTC)
Celebrex
(Rx)
Aleve is a pain relief medication (NSAID).
Celebrex is a pain relief medication (NSAID).
Satisfaction Score
?
4.0
Very Satisfied
Satisfaction Score
?
3.6
Moderately Satisfied
Helpfulness
for Pain
3.0
Concern level
1.2
Helpfulness
for Pain
2.9
Concern level
1.5
Approval Date
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January 11, 1994
December 31, 1998
Number of discussions around the web Number of discussions + -
77,354 Discussions
54,950 Discussions
Taken For
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Condition
Number of posts
#1 for Pain
#2 for Headaches
#3 for Swelling
#4 for Cramping
#5 for Migraines
#6 for Back Pain
#7 for Discomfort
#8 for Joint Pain
#9 for RA
#10 for Fever
#11 for Muscle Pain
Aleve is approved for Pain and is mostly mentioned together with this indication.
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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Ale
Withdrawal Symptoms
4
Stomach Problems
3
Drowsiness
1
Stomach Issues
1
Hives
1
Tinnitus
1
Gastritis
1
Trauma
1
GI Bleeding
1
Stomach Irritation
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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Aleve
Ale
Celebrex
Cel
Withdrawal Symptoms
Ale
Cel
4
3
Stomach Problems
Ale
Cel
3
5
Drowsiness
Ale
Cel
1
0
Stomach Issues
Ale
Cel
1
0
Hives
Ale
Cel
1
0
Tinnitus
Ale
Cel
1
0
Gastritis
Ale
Cel
1
0
Trauma
Ale
Cel
1
0
GI Bleeding
Ale
Cel
1
0
Stomach Irritation
Ale
Cel
1
0
Bleeding
Cel
Ale
6
0
Stomach Problems
Cel
Ale
5
3
Heart Attack
Cel
Ale
5
0
Weight Gain
Cel
Ale
5
0
Weight Loss
Cel
Ale
4
0
High Blood Pressure
Cel
Ale
3
0
Rash
Cel
Ale
3
0
Itching
Cel
Ale
3
0
Heart Disease
Cel
Ale
3
0
Withdrawal Symptoms
Cel
Ale
3
4
Alcohol warning
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There may be a negative interaction between Aleve and alcohol.
There may be a negative interaction between Celebrex and alcohol.
Method of use
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Pill
Pill
Dosages
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Capsule: 220 mg
Tablet: 220 mg
Capsule: 50 mg, 100 mg, 200 mg, 400 mg
Food Instructions
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No Food Instructions
No Food Instructions
Ingredients
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Naproxen
Celecoxib
Drug Interactions
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Interaction between Aleve and Celebrex: Interaction not known, but may still exist. Always consult your doctor before taking these medications together. Do not stop taking the medications without a physician's advice.
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