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Active ingredients: celecoxib
What it is used for
For the symptomatic treatment of osteoarthritis and rheumatoid arthritis and ankylosing spondylitis. For the treatment of primary dysmenorrhoea in adults. For the short term treatment of acute pain in adults following surgery or musculoskeletal and/or soft tissue injury.
How to take it
The way to take this medicine is: Oral. This medicine is taken by mouth.
- Store below 25 degrees Celsius
- Shelf lifetime is 3 Years.
You should seek medical advice in relation to medicines and use only as directed by a healthcare professional.
Always read the label. If symptoms persist see your healthcare professional.
Opaque, white capsules with 2 blue bands marked "7767" and "100".
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Do I need a prescription?
This medicine is available from a pharmacist and requires a prescription. It is
Is this medicine subsidised?
This medicine was verified as being available on the PBS (Pharmaceutical Benefits Scheme) on September 1, 2020. To learn more about this subsidy, visit the Pharmaceutical Benefits Scheme (PBS) website.
Pregnant or planning a pregnancy?
For the active ingredient celecoxib
You should seek advice from your doctor or pharmacist about taking this medicine. They can help you balance the risks and the benefits of this medicine during pregnancy.
Consumer Medicines Information (CMI)
For side effects, taking other medicines and more
Reporting side effects
You can help ensure medicines are safe by reporting the side effects you experience.
You can report side effects to your doctor, or directly at www.tga.gov.au/reporting-problems
Coxibs and arthritis pain and inflammation - myDr.com.au
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Medications - non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs - Better Health Channel
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