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Celebrex vs Meloxicam, a side effect and effectiveness comparison for a female patient aged 68

This is personalized comparison of Celebrex vs Meloxicam for a female aged 68. The study is created by eHealthMe based on reports from FDA and social media.

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On Apr, 10, 2014: 10,321 female patients aged 63 who take the drugs are studied in Celebrex vs Meloxicam

Information of patient in study:

GenderAgeReason for the drug
Female63Arthritis - osteoarthritis

Drugs to compare:

DrugIngredientsCompany
Celebrex celecoxibGd Searle
Meloxicam meloxicamnot specified

eHealthMe real world results:

For females aged 63 (±5):

Comparison with the specified adverse outcomes:

(outcome and its % of total reports)

Celebrex (Gd Searle)Meloxicam
Stomach Discomfort0.84%0.81%
Heart attack7.61%3.11%
Stroke Volume Increased7.61%3.11%

Most common side effects:

(click on each outcome to view in-depth analysis, incl. how people recovered)
Celebrex (Gd Searle)Meloxicam
Myocardial Infarction (destruction of heart tissue resulting from obstruction of the blood supply to the heart muscle)Nausea (feeling of having an urge to vomit)
Nausea (feeling of having an urge to vomit)Fatigue (feeling of tiredness)
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)Pain
Arthralgia (joint pain)Drug Ineffective
PainDyspnoea (difficult or laboured respiration)
Chest PainArthralgia (joint pain)
Drug IneffectivePain In Extremity
Fatigue (feeling of tiredness)Vomiting
Dyspnoea (difficult or laboured respiration)Diarrhoea
AnxietyAsthenia (weakness)

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)Meloxicam
Myocardial Infarction (destruction of heart tissue resulting from obstruction of the blood supply to the heart muscle)Lung Neoplasm (tumour of lung)
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)Abdominal Pain Upper
DepressionWeight Decreased
Hypertension (high blood pressure)Tachycardia (a heart rate that exceeds the range of 100 beats/min)
ArthropathyMelaena (the passage of black, tarry stools)
AnxietyNausea (feeling of having an urge to vomit)
Chest PainGastrointestinal Haemorrhage (bleeding gastrointestinal tract)
Anaemia (lack of blood)Candidiasis (candidiasis or thrush is a fungal infection)
Cardiac DisorderUrticaria (rash of round, red welts on the skin that itch intensely)
PainUlcer Haemorrhage (bleeding ulcer)

Drug effectiveness:

not at allsomewhatmoderatehighvery high
Celebrex1.16%20.81%31.79%38.15%8.09%
Meloxicam5.85%23.39%26.90%35.09%8.77%

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Related topic: Arthritis - osteoarthritis, Celebrex, Meloxicam

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On eHealthMe, Celebrex (celecoxib) is often used to treat arthritis. Meloxicam (meloxicam) is often used to treat arthritis. 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.

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