Celecoxib

Drug Name
Celecoxib

Brand Name(s)
Celebrex®, generics

Drug Class
NSAIDs and COXIBs

Celecoxib is used for both inflammatory arthritis and osteoarthritis (OA). For treatment of OA, celecoxib is a first-line treatment option.


This information was last updated November 2017, with expert advice from:

Jason Kielly, B.Sc. (pharm.), Pharm.D.
Assistant Professor, School of Pharmacy, Memorial University of Newfoundland
Clinical Pharmacist, Rheumatic Health Program, Eastern Health

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