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Review: could Celebrex cause Renal impairment?

Summary: Renal impairment is found among people who take Celebrex, especially for people who are female, 60+ old, have been taking the drug for < 1 month, also take medication Lasix, and have High blood pressure.

We study 72,911 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 has active ingredients of celecoxib. It is often used in arthritis. (latest outcomes from 74,556 Celebrex users)

Renal impairment

Renal impairment (severely reduced kidney function) has been reported by people with high blood pressure, coronary artery bypass, diabetes, high blood cholesterol, kidney transplant. (latest reports from 35,404 Renal impairment patients)

On Apr, 2, 2015: 72,911 people reported to have side effects when taking Celebrex. Among them, 501 people (0.69%) have Renal Impairment.

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 * :

Renal impairment54.38%45.62%

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

Renal impairment0.00%0.00%0.25%0.49%3.21%5.68%14.07%76.30%

Severity of Renal impairment when taking Celebrex ** :


How people recovered from Renal impairment ** :


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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