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Celecoxib

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Read time: 25 mins
Last updated: 29 Jul 2020
Published: 29 Jul 2020

4.1 Therapeutic indications

Celecoxib is indicated in adults for the symptomatic relief in the treatment of osteoarthritis (OA), rheumatoid arthritis (RA) and ankylosing spondylitis (AS).

The decision to prescribe a selective cyclooxygenase-2 (COX-2) inhibitor should be based on an assessment of the individual patient's overall risks (see sections 4.3 and 4.4).

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