Rheumatoid arthritis

Indication for Celecoxib

Population group: Suitable for both men and women, only adults (18 years old or older)

Celecoxib is indicated in adults for the symptomatic relief in the treatment of rheumatoid arthritis.

For this indication, competent medicine agencies globally authorize below treatments:

200-400 mg in 2 divided doses daily

Route of admnistration


Defined daily dose

200 - 400 mg

Dosage regimen

From 100 To 200 mg 2 time(s) per day every day

Detailed description

The initial recommended daily dose is 200 mg taken in two divided doses. The dose may, if needed, later be increased to 200 mg twice daily. In the absence of an increase in therapeutic benefit after two weeks, other therapeutic options should be considered.

Dosage considerations

Celecoxib may be taken with or without food.

Active ingredient

Celecoxib is an oral, selective, cyclooxygenase-2 (COX-2) inhibitor within the clinical dose range (200-400 mg daily). No statistically significant inhibition of COX-1 (assessed as ex vivo inhibition of thromboxane B2 [TxB2] formation) was observed in this dose range in healthy volunteers.

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