Celebrex vs Nuprin

Celebrex
(Rx)
Nuprin
(OTC)
Celebrex is a pain relief medication (NSAID).
Nuprin is a pain relief medication (NSAID).
Satisfaction Score
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3.6
Moderately Satisfied
Satisfaction Score
?
No score available
Helpfulness
for Pain
2.9
Concern level
1.5
Approval Date
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December 31, 1998
February 16, 1988
Number of discussions around the web Number of discussions + -
54,922 Discussions
972 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 Cramping
#4 for Fever
#5 for Swelling
#7 for Pain Relief
#8 for Migraines
Nuprin is approved for Pain and Headaches and is mostly mentioned together with these indications.
Side Effects and Concerns
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Cel
Bleeding
6
Stomach Problems
5
Heart Attack
5
Weight Gain
5
Weight Loss
4
Rash
3
High Blood Pressure
3
Itching
3
Heart Disease
3
Withdrawal Symptoms
3
Nup
Diabetes
5
Liver Disease
5
Depression
4
Stomach Problems
2
Numbness
2
GI Bleeding
2
Drowsiness
2
End My Life
1
Peptic Ulcer
1
Kidney Failure
1
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Celebrex
Cel
Nuprin
Nup
Bleeding
Cel
Nup
6
0
Stomach Problems
Cel
Nup
5
2
Heart Attack
Cel
Nup
5
0
Weight Gain
Cel
Nup
5
0
Weight Loss
Cel
Nup
4
0
Rash
Cel
Nup
3
0
High Blood Pressure
Cel
Nup
3
0
Itching
Cel
Nup
3
0
Heart Disease
Cel
Nup
3
0
Withdrawal Symptoms
Cel
Nup
3
0
Diabetes
Nup
Cel
5
0
Liver Disease
Nup
Cel
5
0
Depression
Nup
Cel
4
0
Stomach Problems
Nup
Cel
2
5
Numbness
Nup
Cel
2
0
GI Bleeding
Nup
Cel
2
0
Drowsiness
Nup
Cel
2
0
End My Life
Nup
Cel
1
0
Peptic Ulcer
Nup
Cel
1
0
Kidney Failure
Nup
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
C Category C
Before taking Nuprin 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 Nuprin and alcohol.
Method of use
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Pill
Pill
Dosages
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Capsule: 50 mg, 100 mg, 200 mg, 400 mg
Capsule: 200 mg
Tablet: 200 mg
Food Instructions
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No Food Instructions
No Food Instructions
Ingredients
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Celecoxib
Ibuprofen, Methyl Salicylate/Menthol/Camphor, Menthol
Drug Interactions
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Interaction between Celebrex and Nuprin: 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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