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Do you need a prescription for celecoxib?

Yes, celecoxib is only available with a valid physician Rx.

How much is celecoxib without Insurance in the US?

Our website gives two competitive savings options to US customers who wish to purchase celecoxib, as either a brand or generic, if available. The first is access to medications through our mail-order online pharmacy. The second is by using the Now Patient Rx Advantage Card, which can be used in over 65,000 pharmacies nationwide, across America. If you are insured, then in most cases, the cash price will be significantly cheaper than the copay.

What will my out-of-pocket cost be for celecoxib in the US?

There are no out-of-pocket (OOP) costs because we are currently only offering a cash-based option to purchase medications.

Is Now Patient a celecoxib savings card?

Yes. Save up to 90% on your celecoxib with the FREE Now Patient Rx Advantage card*.
*Based on the difference between the U&C submitted by the pharmacy and the price the patients pay.

Can you handle Rx transfers for home delivery in the US?

Yes. If you use the mail-order online pharmacy option, then we can handle requests by you to have your prescription transferred to our pharmacy for home delivery. We can even help you manage your refills by giving you timely reminders, so you do not run out of your medication.

Is Now Patient a celecoxib coupon provider in the US?

No. Now Patient does not provide celecoxib coupons or FREE celecoxib samples.

Do you accept commercial, Medicare or Medicaid coverage for celecoxib in the US?

No. Currently, we only offer cash-based options for purchase, therefore we do not require your insurance benefit details. In the future, our plan is to be able to handle commercial insurance, Medicare and Medicaid including cases where you have multiple health plans that provide benefit coverage (e.g. Medicaid and Commercial). We also anticipate being able to handle more complex scenarios such as using primary insurance combined with a manufacturer copay assistance program.

Does Now Patient work with Medicare?

Our cash-based prices for medications are typically cheaper than Medicare copays. We do not bill Medicare Part D (standalone drug coverage) or Medicare Advantage (combined health and drug coverage). When you purchase your medication from Now Patient, you will be doing so out of your pocket. The spend will not count towards your plan deductibles or gaps.

Does Now Patient work with Commercial Insurance?

Our cash-based prices for medications are typically cheaper than commercial plan copays. We do not bill your commercial plan. When you purchase your medication from Now Patient, you will be doing so out of your pocket. The spend will not count towards your plan deductibles or gaps.

What should you do if you use too much celecoxib?


Call your doctor right away or seek immediate medical attention if your symptoms do not improve or they become worse after using celecoxib. You can also call 800-222-1222 to reach the American Association of Poison Control Centers or use its online resource if you think you’ve used too much celecoxib. But if you have severe symptoms, call 911 (or your local emergency number) immediately or go to the nearest emergency room.


If you think it is an emergency, call 999 or find your nearest A&E
If you need help now, but it’s not an emergency go to 111.nhs.uk or call 111. Alternatively you can speak to one of our pharmacists or use the Now Patient app to make an appointment with your GP.

What should I do if I miss my dose?

There are occasions when people forget to take their medication at correct prescribed times. This may not only have an effect on potentially making the medication less effective but it may also inadvertently lead to taking doses too close together, thereby increasing the risks of side effects.

Click here to find out what to do if you forgot to take your medication

What is generic celecoxib?

Generic celecoxib refers to the non-brand-name version of the medication. It contains the same active ingredient as the brand-name drug but is typically less expensive.

FDA approval of celecoxib

Celecoxib is approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) for the treatment of various conditions, including osteoarthritis, rheumatoid arthritis, and acute pain.

Active Ingredient of celecoxib

The active ingredient of celecoxib is celecoxib.

US brand name of celecoxib and manufacturer

Celecoxib is available in the US under the brand names Celebrex and Elyxyb.

UK brand name of celecoxib and manufacturer

In the UK, celecoxib is available under the brand name Celebrex. The manufacturer is Pfizer Limited.

Prescription requirement for celecoxib

A prescription (Rx) is required for celecoxib in both the US and the UK.

Availability of celecoxib in the UK with NHS prescription

Celecoxib is available in the UK with an NHS prescription.

Conditions treated by celecoxib

Celecoxib is a cox-2 inhibitor (cyclooxygenase 2 inhibitor) used for the treatment of various types of arthritis, including osteoarthritis, rheumatoid arthritis, juvenile rheumatoid arthritis, and acute pain. Celecoxib may also be used to treat ankylosing spondylitis.

How does celecoxib work?

Celecoxib belongs to a class of medications called nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs). It works by reducing substances in the body that cause pain and inflammation.

Forms of celecoxib available

Celecoxib is available in oral capsules.

Dosage of celecoxib

The dosage of celecoxib may vary depending on the specific condition being treated, the individual’s response to the medication, and other factors. It is important to follow the recommended dosage instructions and medical advice provided by the healthcare provider.

Directions for celecoxib use

Celecoxib should be taken exactly as directed by the healthcare provider. It is usually taken orally with or without food.

Warnings and precautions for celecoxib

  • Celecoxib may have certain risks and potential side effects. It is important to discuss these with a healthcare provider before starting the medication
  • Celecoxib may increase the risk of heart attack, stroke, and other cardiovascular events. It should be used with caution in individuals with a history of heart disease, heart failure, high blood pressure or other cardiovascular conditions
  • Tell your doctor if you have other medical conditions such as asthma, anemia, nasal polyps, liver disease, ulcers, heartburn, or  fluid retention before using celecoxib
  • Tell your doctor if you have a history of asthma attacks or allergic reactions after taking NSAIDs
  • Do not take celecoxib right before or after a coronary artery bypass graft (CABG)
  • Celecoxib passes into breast milk. Speak to your doctor before breast-feeding

Use of celecoxib if pregnant or planning pregnancy

The use of celecoxib during pregnancy should be discussed with a healthcare provider. It is generally not recommended for use during pregnancy, particularly in the third trimester.

Possible side effects of celecoxib

In clinical trials common side effects of celecoxib may include gastrointestinal side effects such as stomach pain, diarrhea, headache, and dizziness. Serious side effects are rare but can occur. Promptly report any adverse events to a healthcare provider.
Get medical help right away if you have an allergic reaction to celecoxib (hives, trouble breathing, chest pain, swelling of your face, tongue or throat), severe skin reaction (red or purple skin rash, and blistering), or heart failure (swelling of ankles/feet, unusual tiredness, or sudden weight gain).

Interactions with other drugs

Cefuroxime may have a drug reaction with certain other medications, such as angiotensin-converting enzyme (ACE) inhibitors, angiotensin II receptor blockers, lithium, diuretics, anti-platelets, warfarin (increased risk of bleeding), other NSAIDs such as ibuprofen or naproxen, antifungals such as fluconazole, and selective serotonin reuptake inhibitors (SSRIs).
It is important to inform your healthcare provider about all the prescription drugs, over the counter medication, multivitamins, and supplements you are taking, to avoid potential drug interactions and adverse effects.

Similar drugs to celecoxib

Other NSAIDs, such as ibuprofen and naproxen, may be used as alternatives for the treatment of pain and inflammation.



Now Patient has taken all reasonable steps to ensure that all material is factually accurate, complete, and current. However, the knowledge and experience of a qualified healthcare professional should always be sought after instead of using the information in this page. Before taking any drug, you should always speak to your doctor or another qualified healthcare provider.

The information provided here about medications is subject to change and is not meant to include all uses, precautions, warnings, directions, drug interactions, allergic reactions, or negative effects. The absence of warnings or other information for a particular medication does not imply that the medication or medication combination is appropriate for all patients or for all possible purposes.

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