Celebrex vs Ibuprofen

Celebrex
(Rx)
Ibuprofen
(OTC)
Celebrex is a pain relief medication (NSAID).
Ibuprofen is a pain relief medication (NSAID).
Satisfaction Score
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3.6
Moderately Satisfied
Satisfaction Score
?
3.9
Very Satisfied
Helpfulness
for Pain
2.9
Concern level
1.5
Helpfulness
for Pain
2.9
Concern level
1.3
Approval Date
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December 31, 1998
July 24, 1985
Number of discussions around the web Number of discussions + -
54,929 Discussions
486,602 Discussions
Taken For
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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.
Condition
Number of posts
#1 for Pain
#2 for Headaches
#3 for Swelling
#4 for Cramping
#5 for Fever
#6 for Pain Relief
#7 for Migraines
#8 for Back Pain
#9 for Teething
#10 for Flu
Ibuprofen is approved for Pain and is mostly mentioned together with this indication.
Side Effects and Concerns
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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
Ibu
Withdrawal Symptoms
3
Stomach Problems
2
Liver Damage
1
Hives
1
Gastritis
1
Tinnitus
1
Liver Disease
1
Stomach Issues
1
Kidney Failure
1
GI Bleeding
1
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Celebrex
Cel
Ibuprofen
Ibu
Bleeding
Cel
Ibu
6
0
Stomach Problems
Cel
Ibu
5
2
Heart Attack
Cel
Ibu
5
0
Weight Gain
Cel
Ibu
5
0
Weight Loss
Cel
Ibu
4
0
High Blood Pressure
Cel
Ibu
3
0
Rash
Cel
Ibu
3
0
Itching
Cel
Ibu
3
0
Heart Disease
Cel
Ibu
3
0
Withdrawal Symptoms
Cel
Ibu
3
3
Withdrawal Symptoms
Ibu
Cel
3
3
Stomach Problems
Ibu
Cel
2
5
Liver Damage
Ibu
Cel
1
0
Hives
Ibu
Cel
1
0
Gastritis
Ibu
Cel
1
0
Tinnitus
Ibu
Cel
1
0
Liver Disease
Ibu
Cel
1
0
Stomach Issues
Ibu
Cel
1
0
Kidney Failure
Ibu
Cel
1
0
GI Bleeding
Ibu
Cel
1
0
Pregnancy Category (FDA) OpenClose all pregnancy categories
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a b c d x n
Category A
Adequate and well-controllted studies have failed to demonstrate a risk to the fetus in the first trimester of pregnancy (and there is no evidence of risk in later trimesters).
Category B
Animal reproduction studies have failed to demonstrate a risk to the fetus and there are no adequate and well-controlled studies in pregnant women.
Category C
Animal reproduction studies have shown an adverse effect on the fetus and there are no adequate and well-controlled studies in humans, but potential benefits may warrant use of the drug in pregnant women despite potential risks.
Category D
There is positive evidence of human fetal risk based on adverse reaction data from investigational or marketing experience or studies in humans, but potential benefits may warrant use of the drug in pregnant women despite potential risks.
Category X
Studies in animals or humans have demonstrated fetal abnormalities and/or there is positive evidence of human fetal risk based on adverse reaction data from investigational or marketing experience, and the risks involved in use of the drug in pregnant women clearly outweigh potential benefits.
Category N
FDA has not classified the drug.
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Not Available
B Category B
Before taking Ibuprofen during pregnancy, consult your doctor or pharmacists to weigh the risks and benefits.
Alcohol warning
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There may be a negative interaction between Celebrex and alcohol.
There may be a negative interaction between Ibuprofen and alcohol.
Method of use
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Pill
Injection, Oral Gel, Pill
Dosages
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Capsule: 50 mg, 100 mg, 200 mg, 400 mg
Tablet: 50 mg, 100 mg, 200 mg, 300 mg, 400 mg, 600 mg, 800 mg
Solution: 400 mg/4 mL (100 mg/mL), 800 mg/8 mL (100 mg/mL)
Capsule: 200 mg
Drops: 50 mg/1.25 mL
Gel: 100 mg/5 mL
Suspension: 100 mg/5 mL
Food Instructions
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No Food Instructions
No Food Instructions
Ingredients
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Celecoxib
Ibuprofen
Drug Interactions
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Interaction between Celebrex and Ibuprofen: Moderate 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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