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Celecoxib side effects in detail

Most common, severe and Serious Side effects of Celecoxib in detail that you must know before taking Celecoxib.

Celecoxib side effects

Celecoxib may cause drowsiness, but it can cause other side effects too.

More common side effects :

The most common side effects that can occur with celecoxib oral includes:

  • diarrhea
  • gas
  • heartburn
  • stomach pain
  • constipation
  • dizziness
  • headache
  • nausea
  • vomiting
  • respiratory tract infection

If these effects are mild, they may go away within a few days or a few weeks. If they’re more severe or don’t go away by self , talk to your doctor or pharmacist.

Severe side effects

Call your doctor immediately if you have Serious side effects and their symptoms may include the following:

Chest pain or heart attack – Feeling heavy Chest

Stroke symptoms

  • sudden weakness in one part or one side of your body
  • slurred speech
  • drooping on one side of face
  • blurred vision
  • sudden dizziness and trouble walking
  • very severe headache with no extra cause

High blood pressure – Rise in Blood pressure – BP

Edema symptoms

  • swelling in arms and legs, hands and feet
  • un usual weight gain

Bleeding and ulcers in your stomach and intestine

  • blood in urine
  • vomiting
  • bloody stools
  • black and sticky stools

Skin reactions

  • rash
  • blisters

Allergic reactions such as

  • itching and hives
  • swelling of your face or throat

Liver problems

  • yellowing of your skin
  • whites of your eyes.

Asthma attacks – Asthma attack is a serious side effect

If you feel any of the above symptoms or side effects, report your doctor immediately. Do not take any more celecoxib medication until you speak to your doctor.

You should also take care of medicine interaction with other medicines, specific foods, alcohol and tobacco to avoid risk of side effects,

Talk with your doctor for better understanding on how celecoxib may interact with other medicine and may increase the chance of side effects like.

  • Stomach bleeding
  • Liver and kidney function impairment
  • Rise in Blood pressure

Your medical history may also affect the drug and may be a chances of severe side effects, so tell all about your medical history (Current / Past) to your doctor.

Hope you will understand the Celecoxib side effects, however you may read full article on celecoxib here..


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