What other drugs will affect celecoxib?
|•||Before taking celecoxib, tell your doctor if you are taking any of the following drugs:|
|ї||aspirin or other NSAIDs (non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs) such as diclofenac (Voltaren), etodolac (Lodine), flurbiprofen (Ansaid), ibuprofen (Advil, Motrin), ketoprofen (Orudis), ketorolac (Toradol), mefenamic acid (Ponstel), meloxicam (Mobic), nabumetone (Relafen), naproxen (Aleve, Naprosyn), piroxicam (Feldene), and others;|
|ї||a blood thinner such as warfarin (Coumadin);|
|ї||diuretics (water pills) such as furosemide (Lasix);|
|ї||lithium (Eskalith, Lithobid);|
|ї||methotrexate (Rheumatrex, Trexall); or|
|ї||an ACE inhibitor such as benazepril (Lotensin), captopril (Capoten), fosinopril (Monopril), enalapril (Vasotec), lisinopril (Prinivil, Zestril), moexipril (Univasc), perindopril (Aceon), quinapril (Accupril), ramipril (Altace), or trandolapril (Mavik).|
|•||If you are using any of these drugs, you may not be able to use celecoxib or you may need dosage adjustments or special tests during treatment.|
|•||There may be other drugs not listed that can affect celecoxib. Tell your doctor about all the prescription and over-the-counter medications you use. This includes vitamins, minerals, herbal products, and drugs prescribed by other doctors. Do not start using a new medication without telling your doctor.|
Where can I get more information?
|•||Your pharmacist has information about celecoxib written for health professionals that you may read.|