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Sunday, August 23, 2009 rrentfrew, Community Member, asks

Q: Does celebrex need to be taken every day, or can i take in only when pain is the worst.

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Lene Andersen, Health Guide
8/30/09 1:08pm

 It depends a pain levels, although generally, in order to get effective pain control, taking it on a daily basis is best. For more on pain management, click here.

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MN4, Community Member
8/23/09 1:23pm

I have taken celebrex for about 2 years and before that Mobic and Diclofenic.  They are all anti-inflammatory drugs.  After prolonged use I have alot of stomach trouble and now take something for that.  There have been times when I've tried to do without the Celebrex, and the pain is beyond unbearable!  So I have to take it.  You didn't say whether you take other medications.   

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By rrentfrew, Community Member— Last Modified: 12/25/10, First Published: 08/23/09