Review: could Celebrex cause Drug Withdrawal Syndrome?


Drug withdrawal syndrome is found among people who take Celebrex, especially for people who are female, 40-49 old , have been taking the drug for 1 - 6 months, also take medication Oxycontin, and have Pain . We study 81,554 people who have side effects while taking Celebrex from FDA and social media. Among them, 474 have Drug withdrawal syndrome. Find out below who they are, when they have Drug withdrawal syndrome and more.

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Celebrex has active ingredients of celecoxib. It is often used in arthritis. (latest outcomes from Celebrex 83,109 users)

Drug Withdrawal Syndrome

Drug withdrawal syndrome (interfere with normal social, occupational, or other functioning. are not due to another medical condition, drug use, or discontinuation) has been reported by people with pain, agitation, insomnia, stress and anxiety, drug dependence (latest reports from 36,553 Drug withdrawal syndrome patients).

On Aug, 26, 2016

81,554 people reported to have side effects when taking Celebrex.
Among them, 474 people (0.58%) have Drug Withdrawal Syndrome

Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Celebrex cause Drug withdrawal syndrome?

Time on Celebrex when people have Drug Withdrawal Syndrome *:

  • < 1 month: 5.26 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 57.89 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 26.32 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 5.26 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 5.26 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 0.0 %
  • 10+ years: 0.0 %

Gender of people who have Drug Withdrawal Syndrome when taking Celebrex *:

  • female: 54.76 %
  • male: 45.24 %

Age of people who have Drug Withdrawal Syndrome when taking Celebrex *:

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 0.0 %
  • 10-19: 0.0 %
  • 20-29: 5.97 %
  • 30-39: 14.55 %
  • 40-49: 36.62 %
  • 50-59: 17.92 %
  • 60+: 24.94 %

Severity if Drug Withdrawal Syndrome when taking Celebrex **:

  • least: 0.0 %
  • moderate: 100 %
  • severe: 0.0 %
  • most severe: 0.0 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Pain (227 people)
  • Depression (60 people)
  • Arthritis (25 people)
  • Anxiety (24 people)
  • Fibromyalgia (22 people)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Oxycontin (234 people)
  • Neurontin (127 people)
  • Xanax (105 people)
  • Soma (95 people)
  • Vioxx (89 people)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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