Arthritis is a term used to describe inflammation and stiffness of the joints, which can cause pain and limit mobility. It is a common condition that affects millions of people worldwide and can be caused by a variety of factors, including age, genetics, injury, and autoimmune disorders.
Celebrex is a medication available in 200mg capsule form. It belongs to a class of drugs called nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs). Celebrex is primarily prescribed to relieve pain, inflammation, and swelling caused by various conditions such as arthritis, osteoarthritis, rheumatoid arthritis, and ankylosing spondylitis. It works by inhibiting the production of certain chemicals in the body that cause pain and inflammation. Celebrex should be taken as directed by a healthcare professional, and it is important to follow the prescribed dosage and duration of treatment. Potential side effects and precautions should be discussed with a healthcare provider prior to starting this medication.