|US Brand Name||Celebrex|
COBIX is a
non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drug that is usually prescribed in conditions
such as rheumatoid arthritis, ankylosing spondylitis and osteoarthritis.
How it works?
COBIX works by
blocking and reducing COX-2 enzymes that are responsible for causing pain and
inflammation in the body. Regular intake reduces the number of pain causing
hormones and this brings in relief for the patient.
Important information about Medicine
Celecoxib is used to
treat different kinds of pain and swelling in various parts of the body caused
due to conditions such as spondylitis, postoperative pains, menstruation and
rheumatoid arthritis. It also works to reduce pain and cramps by blocking the production
of COBIX is of 200mg on the daily basis, the doctor would decide on this
looking at the pain and swelling and overall condition of the patient.
COBIX is available
at our website in two strengths 100mg and 200mg.
What if you miss a dose?
Take the missed dose
as soon as you remember. Make sure that the intervals between the doses are
What if you overdose?
Do not increase or
decrease the dosage unless instructed by the doctor. In case you take multiple
doses by mistake or notice symptoms such as nausea, hives and drowsiness seek
immediate help from your doctor, nearby poison center or local medical
Things to be taken care of
COBIX should not be
taken by the people suffering from asthma, anemia, blood-related disorders and
high blood pressure. This medicine is not recommended for ladies who are
pregnant and breast-feeding; even the ones who are trying to conceive need to
notify the doctor about the same. Always take this medicine with plain water
during or after the meals. Do not take this medicine unless prescribed by the
doctor as it might not work well for every patient.
Intake of COBIX
might lead to several minor and moderate side effects, the ones that need to be
reported to the doctor immediately include:
• Flu-Like Symptoms
• Upset Stomach
• Excessive Sweating
• Bloody Urine
• Redness Or Itching On The Skin
• Yellowing Of The Skin
• Rashes Or Sores On The Body
None of these symptoms are to be taken lightly and complete medical attention needs to be obtained.
Interaction with other drugs
Always inform your
doctor about the medicines you take as this would prevent any interactions from
occurring. The medicines that would show some side effects when taken with
• ACE inhibitors
• Anti- platelet drugs
• Angiotensin II
Do not start or stop any new medicine when taking COBIX and avoid taking any multivitamin supplement or any herbal product too as this could interfere in the absorption of the drug.