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Celebrex oral

Does Celebrex oral have side effects?

The following side effects are associated with Celebrex oral:

Infrequent side effects of Celebrex oral:

Acute Infection of the Nose, Throat or SinusSevere
Sinus Irritation and CongestionSevere
Fluid Retention in the Legs, Feet, Arms or HandsSevere
Abnormal Liver Function TestsSevere
Throat IrritationLess Severe
Inflammation of the NoseLess Severe
IndigestionLess Severe
BackacheLess Severe
DizzyLess Severe
Chronic Trouble SleepingLess Severe
RashLess Severe
Head PainLess Severe
Feel Like Throwing UpLess Severe
GasLess Severe
DiarrheaLess Severe
Stomach CrampsLess Severe

Rare side effects of Celebrex oral:

Hemorrhage from the Conjunctiva of the EyeSevere
Pain in the EyeSevere
High Blood PressureSevere
Heart AttackSevere
Disease of the Arteries of the HeartSevere
Disease of the Heart and Blood VesselsSevere
Hemorrhage Within the SkullSevere
Blood Clot in a Deep VeinSevere
Inflammation of the EsophagusSevere
Condition in which Stomach Acid is Pushed Into the EsophagusSevere
Stomach or Intestinal UlcerSevere
Hiatal HerniaSevere
Hepatitis caused by DrugsSevere
Liver ProblemsSevere
Red Blood in Bowel MovementSevere
Bleeding of the Stomach or IntestinesSevere
Kidney DamageSevere
Renal Papillary NecrosisSevere
Kidney StoneSevere
Inflammation of the BladderSevere
Bloody UrineSevere
Toxic Epidermal NecrolysisSevere
Stevens-Johnson SyndromeSevere
Skin Rash with SloughingSevere
Hair LossSevere
Rupture of a TendonSevere
Leg CrampsSevere
Sensation of Spinning or WhirlingSevere
Skin IrritationSevere
Visible Water RetentionSevere
Puffy Face from Water RetentionSevere
Fast HeartbeatSevere
Heart Throbbing or PoundingSevere
Chest PainSevere
Throwing UpSevere
Difficulty SwallowingSevere
High Blood SugarSevere
Life Threatening Allergic ReactionSevere
High CholesterolSevere
Water RetentionSevere
Low Amount of Potassium in the BloodSevere
A Rupture in the Wall of the Stomach or IntestineSevere
Increase in the Number of Platelets in the BloodSevere
Discolored Spots and Small Elevations of the SkinLess Severe
Migraine HeadacheLess Severe
Ringing in the EarsLess Severe
Hearing LossLess Severe
HemorrhoidsLess Severe
Hemorrhage of Blood Under the SkinLess Severe
Inflammation of the Voice BoxLess Severe
BronchitisLess Severe
Dry MouthLess Severe
Painful, Red or Swollen MouthLess Severe
Burning StomachLess Severe
Inflammation of the Lining of the Stomach and IntestinesLess Severe
Incomplete or Infrequent Bowel MovementsLess Severe
Ovarian CystLess Severe
Skin InfectionLess Severe
Sun-Sensitive SkinLess Severe
Contact DermatitisLess Severe
Inflammation of Skin caused by an AllergyLess Severe
ItchingLess Severe
Dry SkinLess Severe
HivesLess Severe
Joint PainLess Severe
Abnormal Increase in Muscle ToneLess Severe
Muscle PainLess Severe
Pain in Arms or LegsLess Severe
AbscessLess Severe
DrowsinessLess Severe
FeverLess Severe
Low EnergyLess Severe
Flu-Like SymptomsLess Severe
Excessive SweatingLess Severe
PainLess Severe
NumbnessLess Severe
Temporary Redness of Face and NeckLess Severe
Loss of AppetiteLess Severe
Weight GainLess Severe
Increased HungerLess Severe
Trouble BreathingLess Severe
CoughLess Severe
BurpingLess Severe
Ineffective Painful Straining of Stool or UrineLess Severe
Difficult or Painful UrinationLess Severe
Frequent UrinationLess Severe
NervousLess Severe
Reaction due to an AllergyLess Severe
Numbness and TinglingLess Severe
Inflammation of the Lining of a JointLess Severe
Feeling WeakLess Severe
AnxiousLess Severe

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