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Review: could Celebrex cause Seizure disorder (Epilepsy)?

Summary: Seizure disorder is found among people who take Celebrex, especially for people who are female, 60+ old, have been taking the drug for 1 - 6 months, also take medication Omeprazole, and have Arthritis. We study 72,922 people who have side effects while taking Celebrex from FDA and social media. Among them, 38 have Seizure disorder. Find out below who they are, when they have Seizure disorder and more.

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Celebrex

Celebrex has active ingredients of celecoxib. It is often used in arthritis. (latest outcomes from 74,565 Celebrex users)

Seizure disorder

Seizure disorder (disease of seizure related) has been reported by people with epilepsy, depression, multiple sclerosis, high blood pressure, convulsion. (latest reports from 36,638 Seizure disorder patients)

On May, 5, 2015: 72,916 people reported to have side effects when taking Celebrex. Among them, 38 people (0.05%) have Seizure Disorder.

Trend of Seizure disorder in Celebrex reports

Time on Celebrex when people have Seizure disorder * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ years
Seizure disorder20.00%60.00%0.00%0.00%20.00%0.00%0.00%

Gender of people who have Seizure disorder when taking Celebrex * :

FemaleMale
Seizure disorder73.17%26.83%

Age of people who have Seizure disorder when taking Celebrex * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Seizure disorder0.00%5.00%0.00%5.00%15.00%20.00%5.00%50.00%

Severity of Seizure disorder when taking Celebrex ** :

n/a

How people recovered from Seizure disorder ** :

n/a

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Arthritis (7 people, 18.42%)
  2. Hypertension (5 people, 13.16%)
  3. Rheumatoid arthritis (4 people, 10.53%)
  4. Metastases to bone (4 people, 10.53%)
  5. Staphylococcal infection (4 people, 10.53%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Omeprazole (9 people, 23.68%)
  2. Xanax (9 people, 23.68%)
  3. Prevacid (8 people, 21.05%)
  4. Morphine (8 people, 21.05%)
  5. Roxicet (7 people, 18.42%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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Comments from related studies:

  • From this study (1 month ago):

  • mostly right side, sometimes left, directly under breasts. Feels like mild heartburn.

    Reply

  • From this study (1 month ago):

  • I can never be sure if drug outcomes are because the drug is interacting with other drugs I'm taking or if the outcome is really the fault of the drug.

    When I started taking Celebrex, it only took two or three days before I began to experience extreme muscle contractions of my thigh and lower back muscles, so much so that I fell and was unable to stand to walk. We live in a rancher, so I scooted on my butt to my bedroom, where I used my bed to get up, sit on and scoot around to my side. My arms, mostly the upper arms, were very difficult to control. The side effect of muscle spasms and contractions are listed as possible side effects from taking celebrex, but waaaaaay down in the rare occurrences column. What happened to me did not feel rare, believe me. It took 2-3 days before I felt I was completely free of the side effect, but after a couple of days, I was all right.

    Reply

  • From this study (1 month ago):

  • i had knee replacement surgery one month ago and was doing fine but now I am suffering from daily depression and crying spells. I am wondering if the celebrex is interfering with my wellbutrin which I have been taking for several years. I then wonder if it is normal to have post op depression in that I have not worked in 4 weeks and am not able to drive for another 2 weeks. I currently have physical therapy 3 times a week and am doing well. I stopped taking the celebrex this morning.
    when the depression sets in I also have no appetite at all.

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