A study for a 49 year old woman who takes Celebrex - from FDA reports


10,844 females aged 49 (±5) who take the same drug are studied. This is a personalized study for a 49 year old female patient who has Ankylosing Spondylitis. The study is created by eHealthMe based on reports from FDA.

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On Feb, 11, 2019

10,844 females aged 49 (±5) who take Celebrex are studied.


Number of reports submitted per year:

Celebrex for a 49-year old woman.

Information of the patient in this study:

  • Age: 49
  • Gender: female
  • Conditions: Ankylosing Spondylitis
  • Drugs taken:
    • Celebrex (celecoxib)

eHealthMe real world results:

Most common side effects over time

< 1 month:
  1. Rashes (redness)
  2. Itching
  3. Anaphylaxis (serious allergic reaction that is rapid in onset and may cause death)
  4. Hypersensitivity
  5. Diarrhea
  6. Stroke (sudden death of a portion of the brain cells due to a lack of oxygen)
  7. Fever
  8. Fall
  9. Stress and anxiety
  10. Breathing difficulty
1 - 6 months:
  1. Heart attack
  2. High blood pressure
  3. Depression
  4. Nausea (feeling of having an urge to vomit)
  5. Drug ineffective
  6. Breathing difficulty
  7. Stroke (sudden death of a portion of the brain cells due to a lack of oxygen)
  8. Constipation
  9. Rashes (redness)
  10. Thrombocytopenia (decrease of platelets in blood)
6 - 12 months:
  1. Heart attack
  2. Stroke (sudden death of a portion of the brain cells due to a lack of oxygen)
  3. Hepatitis chronic active
  4. Weakness
  5. Vision blurred
  6. Drug ineffective
  7. Breathing difficulty
  8. Hepatic fibrosis (scarring process that represents the liver's response to injury)
  9. Suicide attempt
  10. Heart rate irregular
1 - 2 years:
  1. Heart attack
  2. High blood pressure
  3. Pain in extremity
  4. Drug ineffective
  5. Breathing difficulty
  6. Weakness
  7. Nausea (feeling of having an urge to vomit)
  8. Fatigue (feeling of tiredness)
  9. Weight increased
  10. Joint pain
2 - 5 years:
  1. Heart attack
  2. Stroke (sudden death of a portion of the brain cells due to a lack of oxygen)
  3. High blood pressure
  4. Depression
  5. Breathing difficulty
  6. Anaphylaxis (serious allergic reaction that is rapid in onset and may cause death)
  7. Hypersensitivity
  8. Acute myocardial infarction (acute heart attack)
  9. Chest pain
  10. Stress and anxiety
5 - 10 years:
  1. Heart attack
  2. High blood pressure
  3. Stroke (sudden death of a portion of the brain cells due to a lack of oxygen)
  4. Depression
  5. Drug ineffective
  6. Breathing difficulty
  7. Activities of daily living impaired
  8. Memory loss
  9. Headache (pain in head)
  10. Upper respiratory tract infection
10+ years:
  1. Drug ineffective
  2. Intervertebral disc protrusion (spinal disc protrusion)
  3. Visual impairment
  4. Stroke (sudden death of a portion of the brain cells due to a lack of oxygen)
  5. High blood pressure
  6. Insomnia (sleeplessness)
  7. Sunburn
  8. Sarcoidosis (an inflammatory disease that affects multiple organs in the body, but mostly the lungs and lymph glands)
  9. Drug hypersensitivity
  10. Appetite - decreased (decreased appetite occurs when you have a reduced desire to eat)
not specified:
  1. Drug ineffective
  2. Nausea (feeling of having an urge to vomit)
  3. Joint pain
  4. Fatigue (feeling of tiredness)
  5. Headache (pain in head)
  6. Stress and anxiety
  7. Depression
  8. Pain in extremity
  9. Breathing difficulty
  10. Drug hypersensitivity

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  1. Rheumatoid Arthritis (a chronic progressive disease causing inflammation in the joints): 2,018 people, 18.61%
  2. Depression : 519 people, 4.79%
  3. High Blood Pressure : 517 people, 4.77%
  4. Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (a condition in which stomach contents leak backward from the stomach into the oesophagus): 370 people, 3.41%
  5. Joint Pain : 366 people, 3.38%
  6. Fibromyalgia (a long-term condition which causes pain all over the body): 347 people, 3.20%
  7. High Blood Cholesterol : 317 people, 2.92%
  8. Stress And Anxiety : 292 people, 2.69%
  9. Multiple Sclerosis (a nervous system disease that affects your brain and spinal cord. it damages the myelin sheath): 278 people, 2.56%
  10. Back Pain : 263 people, 2.43%

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  1. Enbrel (1,380 people, 12.73%)
  2. Methotrexate (1,174 people, 10.83%)
  3. Humira (965 people, 8.90%)
  4. Prednisone (779 people, 7.18%)
  5. Folic Acid (715 people, 6.59%)
  6. Lyrica (703 people, 6.48%)
  7. Synthroid (634 people, 5.85%)
  8. Vioxx (609 people, 5.62%)
  9. Nexium (586 people, 5.40%)
  10. Neurontin (585 people, 5.39%)

* Some reports may have incomplete information.

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