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Who should take Celebrex?

Celebrex may be a good treatment option for you if you have arthritis, severe menstrual pain or other acute pain. If you currently take another prescription or nonprescription NSAID on a regular basis, such as ibuprofen, naproxen, or meloxicam, Celebrex may be an alternative because it carries a lower risk of stomach disorders than some other NSAIDs. You may need to discontinue use of other NSAIDs while on Celebrex to avoid overdose.

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