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Review: could Celebrex cause Drug withdrawal syndrome?

Summary: 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 72,903 people who have side effects while taking Celebrex from FDA and social media. Among them, 434 have Drug withdrawal syndrome. Find out below who they are, when they have Drug withdrawal syndrome and more.

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Celebrex

Celebrex has active ingredients of celecoxib. It is often used in arthritis. (latest outcomes from 74,547 Celebrex 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 depression, pain, stress and anxiety, ill-defined disorder, muscle spasticity. (latest reports from 32,678 Drug withdrawal syndrome patients)

On Feb, 28, 2015: 72,903 people reported to have side effects when taking Celebrex. Among them, 434 people (0.60%) have Drug Withdrawal Syndrome.

Trend of Drug withdrawal syndrome in Celebrex reports

Time on Celebrex when people have Drug withdrawal syndrome * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ years
Drug withdrawal syndrome6.25%62.50%18.75%6.25%6.25%0.00%0.00%

Gender of people who have Drug withdrawal syndrome when taking Celebrex * :

FemaleMale
Drug withdrawal syndrome52.31%47.69%

Age of people who have Drug withdrawal syndrome when taking Celebrex * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Drug withdrawal syndrome0.00%0.00%0.00%6.42%14.07%38.52%17.78%23.21%

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Pain (247 people, 56.91%)
  2. Depression (56 people, 12.90%)
  3. Arthritis (29 people, 6.68%)
  4. Anxiety (21 people, 4.84%)
  5. Fibromyalgia (19 people, 4.38%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Oxycontin (267 people, 61.52%)
  2. Neurontin (140 people, 32.26%)
  3. Xanax (117 people, 26.96%)
  4. Soma (108 people, 24.88%)
  5. Vioxx (102 people, 23.50%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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  • Kevin Peters Ph.d on Mar, 4, 2013:

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    chris on Jun, 4, 2011:

    i have been taking clonzepam and trazedone and my speech is a very hoarse voice, I am wondering if if my speech problem is from these drugs's side effects.

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    TwoDimes on Apr, 15, 2012:

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