Celebrex and Malaise - from FDA reports

Malaise 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 Lyrica, and have Rheumatoid arthritis. This study is created by eHealthMe based on reports of 106,010 people who have side effects when taking Celebrex from FDA, and is updated regularly.

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On Oct, 21, 2018

106,010 people reported to have side effects when taking Celebrex.
Among them, 2,825 people (2.66%) have Malaise

Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Celebrex cause Malaise?

Time on Celebrex when people have Malaise *:

  • < 1 month: 50.81 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 17.74 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 8.06 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 6.05 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 8.87 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 4.03 %
  • 10+ years: 4.44 %

Gender of people who have Malaise when taking Celebrex *:

  • female: 77.61 %
  • male: 22.39 %

Age of people who have Malaise when taking Celebrex *:

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 0.0 %
  • 10-19: 0.53 %
  • 20-29: 1.77 %
  • 30-39: 5.36 %
  • 40-49: 12.34 %
  • 50-59: 23.11 %
  • 60+: 56.84 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  1. Rheumatoid Arthritis (a chronic progressive disease causing inflammation in the joints): 471 people, 16.67%
  2. High Blood Pressure: 229 people, 8.11%
  3. High Blood Cholesterol: 178 people, 6.30%
  4. Depression: 146 people, 5.17%
  5. Osteoporosis (bones weak and more likely to break): 144 people, 5.10%

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Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  1. Lyrica: 313 people, 11.08%
  2. Synthroid: 203 people, 7.19%
  3. Humira: 191 people, 6.76%
  4. Nexium: 189 people, 6.69%
  5. Enbrel: 187 people, 6.62%

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Top other side effects for these people *:

  1. Nausea (feeling of having an urge to vomit): 569 people, 20.14%
  2. Fatigue (feeling of tiredness): 564 people, 19.96%
  3. Drug Ineffective: 405 people, 14.34%
  4. Weakness: 379 people, 13.42%
  5. Headache (pain in head): 374 people, 13.24%

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* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

FDA reports used in this study

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