The People's Perspective on Medicine


Celebrex is a non-steroidal, anti-inflammatory drug (NSAID) used to treat osteoarthritis, rheumatoid arthritis, ankylosing spondylitis, menstrual cramps, acute pain, and primary dysmenorrhea. 

Celebrex is also prescribed to reduce the number of colon and rectum polyps in people with familial adenomatous polyposis. 

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Joe Graedon is a pharmacologist who has dedicated his career to making drug information understandable to consumers. His best-selling book, The People’s Pharmacy, was published in 1976 and led to a syndicated newspaper column, syndicated public radio show and web site. In 2006, Long Island University awarded him an honorary doctorate as “one of the country's leading drug experts for the consumer.” .
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Any thoughts on taking fish oil and Boswellia/curcumin with Celecoxib? Any experience good or bad out there with Celecoxib in general?

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