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I was just diagnosed with SLE in August 2015. I'm taking Plaquenil, for a few months now, and my Rheumatologist has been hoping it'll help my chronic pain. It hasn't. She said give it more time but prescribed Celebrex. I haven't started it yet, because other meds like Mobic, Ibuprofen, flexaril, and a host of others, haven't worked in the past, before diagnosis. So I'm doubtful. Any suggestions for a med that might work? Or does the Plaquenil really take months before I see improvement?
Eat something to have a full stomack..for pain: 1 Cerebrox yellow e white one..plus 2 pain tablets and rest a little. My GP said anti-inflamatory meds work the best when taken with painkillers....also… read more
I have used plaquinil and steroids but hate taking both. I actually requested Celebrex from my rheum last week but since I have a platelet disorder, she would not give it to me. My daughter has used… read more
My Dr. Switched me to Celebrex from prednisone. It is not helping at all. Woke up this morning with such a sore foot I could hardly walk. Does anyone else have experience with Celebrex? Does it help with your pain management?
I take hydrochdin but it does not seem to help. Had a Flare up and went to er and they gave me celebrex and it worked faster can any one tell me about celebrex
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Celebrex is good for arthritic pain. Some can have stomach issues from it , everyone really reacts different to each medication. I can not take them anymore due to kidney problems, they will effect… read more
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