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Celebrex vs Colchicine, a side effect and effectiveness comparison for a female patient aged 40

This is personalized comparison of Celebrex vs Colchicine for a female aged 40. The study is created by eHealthMe based on reports from FDA and social media.

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What are the drugs

Celebrex (latest outcomes from 74,489 users) has active ingredients of celecoxib. It is often used in arthritis.

Colchicine (latest outcomes from 1,657 users) has active ingredients of colchicine. It is often used in gout.

On Jul, 24, 2014: 2,243 female patients aged 37 who take the same drugs are studied in Celebrex vs Colchicine

Information of patient in study:

GenderAgeReason for the drug
Female37Caries

Drugs to compare:

DrugIngredientsCompany
Celebrex celecoxibGd Searle
Colchicine colchicinenot specified

eHealthMe real world results:

For females aged 37 (±5):

Most common side effects:

(click on each outcome to view in-depth analysis, incl. how people recovered)
Celebrex (Gd Searle)Colchicine
Nausea (feeling of having an urge to vomit)Skin Ulcer Nos
Chest PainHeadache (pain in head)
Dyspnoea (difficult or laboured respiration)Condition Aggravated
Myocardial Infarction (destruction of heart tissue resulting from obstruction of the blood supply to the heart muscle)Hyperbilirubinaemia (excess of bilirubin in the blood)
Drug IneffectiveInflammation Localised
Headache (pain in head)Hepatomegaly (abnormal enlargement of the liver)
Fatigue (feeling of tiredness)Joint Effusion (presence of extra fluid in joint covering)
PainC-reactive Protein Increased
AnxietyAbscess Nos (pus)
Back PainBiopsy Muscle Abnormal

Most common side effects experienced by people in long term use:

(click on each outcome to view in-depth analysis, incl. how people recovered)
Celebrex (Gd Searle)Colchicine
Myocardial Infarction (destruction of heart tissue resulting from obstruction of the blood supply to the heart muscle)
Hypertension (high blood pressure)
Anxiety
Arthralgia (joint pain)
Cardiac Failure Congestive
Back Pain
Depression
Headache (pain in head)
Drug Ineffective
Hypoaesthesia (reduced sense of touch or sensation)

Drug effectiveness:

not at allsomewhatmoderatehighvery high
Celebrex1.98%35.64%34.65%19.80%7.92%
Colchicine0.00%33.33%33.33%33.33%0.00%

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Side effects in real world:

On eHealthMe, Celebrex (celecoxib) is often used to treat arthritis. Colchicine (colchicine) is often used to treat gout. Find out below the conditions the drugs are used for, how effective they are, and any alternative drugs that you can use to treat those same conditions.

What is the drug used for and how effective is it:

Other drugs that are used to treat the same conditions:

Recent related drug comparison:

NOTE: The study is based on active ingredients. Other drugs that have the same active ingredients are also considered.

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