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Celebrex vs Naprelan, a side effect and effectiveness comparison for a male patient aged 69

This is personalized comparison of Celebrex vs Naprelan for a male aged 69. 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.

Naprelan (latest outcomes from 453 users) has active ingredients of naproxen sodium. It is often used in back pain.

On Jul, 21, 2014: 5,528 male patients aged 65 who take the same drugs are studied in Celebrex vs Naprelan

Information of patient in study:

GenderAgeReason for the drug
Male65Pain - back

Drugs to compare:

DrugIngredientsCompany
Celebrex celecoxibGd Searle
Naprelan naproxen sodiumStat Trade

eHealthMe real world results:

For males aged 65 (±5):

Most common side effects:

(click on each outcome to view in-depth analysis, incl. how people recovered)
Celebrex (Gd Searle)Naprelan (Stat Trade)
Myocardial Infarction (destruction of heart tissue resulting from obstruction of the blood supply to the heart muscle)Dizziness
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)Myocardial Infarction (destruction of heart tissue resulting from obstruction of the blood supply to the heart muscle)
PainPruritus (severe itching of the skin)
Dyspnoea (difficult or laboured respiration)Dyspnoea (difficult or laboured respiration)
Chest PainAsthenia (weakness)
Fatigue (feeling of tiredness)Nausea (feeling of having an urge to vomit)
Drug IneffectiveBlood Pressure Increased
Nausea (feeling of having an urge to vomit)Chest Pain
AnxietyConstipation
Arthralgia (joint pain)Hypersensitivity

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)Naprelan (Stat Trade)
Myocardial Infarction (destruction of heart tissue resulting from obstruction of the blood supply to the heart muscle)Blood Pressure Increased
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)Thrombocytopenia (decrease of platelets in blood)
Gastrooesophageal Reflux Disease (stomach contents (food or liquid) leak backwards from the stomach into the oesophagus)Gout (uric acid crystals building up in the body)
Kidney Duplex (a kidney is split into two separate collecting systems or units)Renal Colic (renal pain)
Coronary Artery Disease (plaque building up along the inner walls of the arteries of the heart, which narrows the arteries and restricts blood flow to the heart)Transient Global Amnesia (a temporary short-term memory loss)
Anaemia (lack of blood)Atrial Fibrillation (fibrillation of the muscles of the atria of the heart)
Hypertension (high blood pressure)Cardiac Arrest
Asthenia (weakness)Hepatic Cirrhosis (chronic liver disease characterized by replacement of liver tissue by fibrosis, scar tissue)
Gastric Ulcer (stomach ulcer)Intracranial Aneurysm (bulging, weak area in the wall of a cranial artery)
DizzinessHaemorrhage Intracranial (bleeding within the skull)

Drug effectiveness:

not at allsomewhatmoderatehighvery high
Celebrex4.00%18.00%46.00%24.67%7.33%
Naprelan0.00%24.66%45.21%23.29%6.85%

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On eHealthMe, Celebrex (celecoxib) 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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