How does Celebrex work in the body?

  • Published: 06-02-2014
  • | Posted in Celebrex

celebrexCelebrex is well absorbed in the stomach and quickly distributed in the body. The medicine shows potential anti-inflammatory and analgesic effects. The mechanism of its action involves the blockage of prostaglandin production. Celebrex provides fast and reliable pain relief.
In clinical studies the medicine has demonstrated beneficial results in the pain reduction – significant joint pain relief in patients with diagnosed osteoarthritis and rheumatoid arthritis. Studies in patients with Juvenile Rheumatoid Arthritis and Ankylosing Spondylitis have shown that the medicine can significantly reduce the symptoms of these conditions. Analgesic effects of this medicine are applied in the treatment of Primary Dysmenorrhea.
The medicine does not produce any platelet effect and cannot be considered as a substitute for aspirin used for cardiovascular prophylaxis.
Celebrex can produce fluid retention as its inhibition of certain enzymes in the body can lead to sodium and water holding in the body.