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Celebrex vs Diclofenac Potassium vs Meloxicam vs Indomethacin, a side effect and effectiveness comparison for a female patient aged 66

This is personalized comparison of Celebrex vs Diclofenac Potassium vs Meloxicam vs Indomethacin for a female aged 66. The study is created by eHealthMe based on reports from FDA and social media.

What are the drugs

Celebrex (latest outcomes from 74,512 users) has active ingredients of celecoxib. It is often used in arthritis.

Diclofenac potassium (latest outcomes from 592 users) has active ingredients of diclofenac potassium. It is often used in inflammation.

Meloxicam (latest outcomes from 10,321 users) has active ingredients of meloxicam. It is often used in arthritis.

Indomethacin (latest outcomes from 6,360 users) has active ingredients of indomethacin. It is often used in gout.

On Oct, 29, 2014: 11,315 female patients aged 61 who take the same drugs are studied in Celebrex vs Diclofenac Potassium vs Meloxicam vs Indomethacin

Information of patient in study:

GenderAgeReason for the drug
Female61Osteoarthritis

Drugs to compare:

DrugIngredientsCompany
Celebrex celecoxibGd Searle Llc
Diclofenac Potassium diclofenac potassiumnot specified
Meloxicam meloxicamnot specified
Indomethacin indomethacinnot specified

eHealthMe real world results:

For females aged 61 (±5):

Most common side effects:

(click on each outcome to view in-depth analysis, incl. how people recovered)
Celebrex (Gd Searle Llc)Diclofenac PotassiumMeloxicamIndomethacin
Myocardial Infarction (destruction of heart tissue resulting from obstruction of the blood supply to the heart muscle)Dyspnoea (difficult or laboured respiration)Nausea (feeling of having an urge to vomit)Nausea (feeling of having an urge to vomit)
Nausea (feeling of having an urge to vomit)Asthenia (weakness)PainRenal Failure Acute (rapid kidney dysfunction)
Arthralgia (joint pain)Malaise (a feeling of general discomfort or uneasiness)Fatigue (feeling of tiredness)Dyspnoea (difficult or laboured respiration)
PainDepressionPyrexia (fever)Fatigue (feeling of tiredness)
AnxietyDry MouthDyspnoea (difficult or laboured respiration)Pyrexia (fever)
Cerebrovascular Accident (sudden death of some brain cells due to lack of oxygen when the blood flow to the brain is impaired by blockage or rupture)Arthralgia (joint pain)Pain In ExtremityMalaise (a feeling of general discomfort or uneasiness)
Fatigue (feeling of tiredness)Weight IncreasedArthralgia (joint pain)Condition Aggravated
Chest PainHyperhidrosis (abnormally increased sweating)DiarrhoeaChest Pain
Drug IneffectiveFibromyalgia (a long-term condition which causes pain all over the body)VomitingVomiting
Dyspnoea (difficult or laboured respiration)Hypokalaemia (low potassium)Drug IneffectiveArthralgia (joint pain)

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 Llc)Diclofenac PotassiumMeloxicamIndomethacin
Myocardial Infarction (destruction of heart tissue resulting from obstruction of the blood supply to the heart muscle)Loss Of HairLung Neoplasm (tumour of lung)Diabetic Gastroenteropathy (disease of the stomach and intestines caused by diabetes)
Cerebrovascular Accident (sudden death of some brain cells due to lack of oxygen when the blood flow to the brain is impaired by blockage or rupture)PneumoniaDiabetes Mellitus (diabetes, caused by a deficiency of the pancreatic hormone insulin)
DepressionAbdominal Pain UpperDiabetic Neuropathy (neuropathic disorders that are associated with diabetes mellitus)
Hypertension (high blood pressure)Weight DecreasedHyperglycaemia (high blood sugar)
Chest PainParotid SwellingType 2 Diabetes Mellitus
Anaemia (lack of blood)Gastrointestinal Haemorrhage (bleeding gastrointestinal tract)Peripheral Sensory Neuropathy (damage to one or more of your peripheral nerves)
AnxietyDepressionBlood Glucose Increased
ArthropathyMelaena (the passage of black, tarry stools)Diabetic Foot
Blood Cholesterol IncreasedCandidiasis (candidiasis or thrush is a fungal infection)Breast Cancer Female
Gastrooesophageal Reflux Disease (stomach contents (food or liquid) leak backwards from the stomach into the oesophagus)Tachycardia (a heart rate that exceeds the range of 100 beats/min)Acute Myocardial Infarction (acute heart attack)

Drug effectiveness:

not at allsomewhatmoderatehighvery high
Celebrex3.47%19.65%34.68%32.95%9.25%
Diclofenac Potassium0.00%20.00%40.00%30.00%10.00%
Meloxicam5.34%23.30%29.13%33.01%9.22%
Indomethacin0.00%23.53%23.53%47.06%5.88%

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Drug effectiveness in real world:

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Side effects in real world:

On eHealthMe, Celebrex (celecoxib) is often used to treat arthritis. Diclofenac Potassium (diclofenac potassium) is often used to treat inflammation. Meloxicam (meloxicam) is often used to treat arthritis. Indomethacin (indomethacin) 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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