National Geographic : 2011 Apr
For a body in motion It's simple physics --- a body in motion tends to stay in motion. Staying active can actually relieve arthritis symptoms. But if you have arthritis, staying active can be difficult. That's why you should talk with your doctor about treatment options, like prescription Celebrex. • Just one 200mg Celebrex a day can provide 24-hour relief for many with arthritis pain and inflammation.* Relief that can help your body stay in motion. • In clinical studies with osteoarthritis patients, Celebrex is proven to improve pain, stiffness and daily physical function. • Celebrex is not a narcotic. When it comes to relieving arthritis pain, you and your doctor need to balance the benefits with the risks --- and find the right treatment for you. So ask your doctor about Celebrex. It could be an important step towards keeping your body in motion. Visit celebrex.com or call 1-888-CELEBREX for more information. You are encouraged to report negative side effects of prescription drugs to the FDA. Visit fda.gov/medwatch or call 1-800-FDA-1088. *Individual results may vary. Celebrex can help relieve arthritis pain... so you can keep moving. Uninsured? Need help paying for Pfizer medicines? Pfizer has programs that can help. Call 1-866-706-2400 or visit PfizerHelpfulAnswers.com See the Medication Guide on the next page for important information about Celebrex and other prescription NSAIDs. A body in motion. .. tends to stay in motion. For arthritis patients, it's simple physics: ©2011 Pfizer Inc. All rights reserved. CSP00539C Important Safety Information: Like all prescription NSAIDs, CELEBREX may increase the chance of heart attack or stroke that can lead to death. This chance increases if you have heart disease or risk factors for it, such as high blood pressure or when NSAIDs are taken for long periods. CELEBREX should not be used right before or after certain heart surgeries. Serious skin reactions, or stomach and intestine problems such as bleeding and ulcers, can occur without warning and may cause death. Patients taking aspirin and the elderly are at increased risk for stomach bleeding and ulcers. Tell your doctor if you have: a history of ulcers or bleeding in the stomach or intestines; high blood pressure or heart failure; or kidney or liver problems. CELEBREX should not be taken in late pregnancy. Do not take CELEBREX if you've had an asthma attack, hives, or other allergic reactions to aspirin, any other NSAID medicine or certain drugs called sulfonamides. Life threatening allergic reactions can occur with CELEBREX. Get help right away if you've had swelling of the face or throat or trouble breathing. Prescription CELEBREX should be used exactly as prescribed at the lowest dose possible and for the shortest time needed.