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Generic Name
Celecoxib
Trade Name
Celebrex
Manufacturer
Searle
Drug Image
Celebrex
Risk Category
C
  • Studies on animals show adverse effect and toxicity on fetus.
  • No adequate and well controlled studies done on pregnant women.
  • Drugs should be given only if the potential benefit outweighs the potential risk to the fetus.
FDA Pregnancy Risk Categories

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Indication
Indication
  • Non-steroidal anti inflammatory drug (NSAID).
  • Fetal Risk
    Fetal Risk
  • teratogenic in animals, no adequate human data.
  • Other agents of this class may cause constriction of ductus arteriosus: blood vessel in the fetus connecting pulmonary artery to aorta">ductus arteriosus in the fetus with subsequent neonatal pulmonary hypertension.
  • Because celecoxib may cause premature closure of the patent ductus arteriosus: blood vessel in the fetus connecting pulmonary artery to aorta">ductus arteriosus, avoid use in late pregnancy.
  • Breast Feeding
    Breast Feeding
  • Excreted in breast milk.
  • May cause potential serious neonatal adverse effects.
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