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Review: could Celebrex cause Renal impairment?

Summary: Renal impairment could be caused by Celebrex, especially for people who are female, 60+ old, have been taking the drug for < 1 month, also take Lasix, and have Hypertension.

We study 72,788 people who have side effects while taking Celebrex from FDA and social media. Among them, 501 have Renal impairment. Find out below who they are, when they have Renal impairment and more.

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Celebrex

Celebrex (latest outcomes from 74,418 users) has active ingredients of celecoxib. It is often used in arthritis.

Renal impairment

Renal impairment (severely reduced kidney function) (latest reports from 196,754 patients) has been reported by people with high blood pressure, coronary artery bypass, diabetes, high blood cholesterol, kidney transplant.

On Apr, 9, 2014: 72,780 people reported to have side effects when taking Celebrex. Among them, 501 people (0.69%) have Renal Impairment. They amount to 0.26% of all the 196,037 people who have Renal Impairment on eHealthMe.

Trend of Renal impairment in Celebrex reports

Time on Celebrex when people have Renal impairment * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ years
Renal impairment30.43%17.39%17.39%5.80%20.29%8.70%0.00%

Gender of people who have Renal impairment when taking Celebrex * :

FemaleMale
Renal impairment54.38%45.62%

Age of people who have Renal impairment when taking Celebrex * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Renal impairment0.00%0.00%0.25%0.49%3.21%5.68%14.07%76.30%

Severity of Renal impairment when taking Celebrex ** :

n/a

How people recovered from Renal impairment ** :

n/a

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Hypertension (68 people, 13.57%)
  2. Arthritis (53 people, 10.58%)
  3. Multiple myeloma (43 people, 8.58%)
  4. Arthralgia (40 people, 7.98%)
  5. Osteoarthritis (31 people, 6.19%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Lasix (96 people, 19.16%)
  2. Trasylol (78 people, 15.57%)
  3. Lipitor (78 people, 15.57%)
  4. Aspirin (75 people, 14.97%)
  5. Hydrochlorothiazide (70 people, 13.97%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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  • From this study (4 weeks ago):

  • Have not yet been diagnosed with anything in particular, but given Celebrex due to symptoms of Inflammatory Disease by Ortho Surgeon after having Rotator Cuff Surgery. Symptoms for Inflammatory Disease started just weeks after my surgery. White taking Prenisone (21 pac) for 6 days, all pain was completely gone. Upon completion of the 21 pac, symptoms returned. Then, was prescribed Celebrex 200mg/day until I see a Rheumatologist on April 2nd. The Chest Discomfort started about a week after taking Celebrex and comes and goes. Not real painful, just occurs while taking a deep breath. Could this have anything to do with the Celebrex or most likely associated with possible RA or PR? Thank You, and good day.

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