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1 10th August 12:06
reba
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Default your opinion please (bextra allergic)


I have been taking 20mg Bextra now for almost 2 and half months, lately I
have been having a lot of sore throats and sinus problems, I have been
reading that Bextra can cause that but in reading I find that it can cause
a lot of worse stuff to. It made me feel great for about 5 weeks, now I
have no energy, sore throat, slight, musle achiness, and no energy, I also
take plaquniel, but doc said she didnt' think it was that, I didn't even
discuss the bextra becasue I didn't know abou this then, I am also allergic
to sulfa drugs which I asked over and over again and she said it didn't
matter but now I am reading that they are changing the label to say that it
does, what has anyone else experienced while taking this drug.
Thanks,
Reba
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2 12th August 23:31
debbie m.
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Reba,

I don't take Bextra, I take Mobic. I wouldn't take Bextra because it is
sulfa based and I am allergic to sulfa drugs.

debbie m.
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3 12th August 23:32
reba
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I wondered about Bextra being sulfa based but I was told no by the doctor
and the pharmisct. I had a allergic reation to septra many years ago with
a rash, pharmasict said that only celebrex was this is interesting to know.
Reba
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4 13th August 13:25
chip
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I'd stop the Bextra ASAP.

Chip

http://www.hsc.wvu.edu/sop/wvdic/Drug%20Related%20News/bextra.htm

Bextra's Safety Raises Concern

The recently released nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drug, Bextra
(valdecoxib), has been associated with some major adverse reactions. These
reports include life-threatening skin and hypersensitivity reactions,
including Stephens-Johnson syndrome and epidermal necrolysis. Due to these
reports Bextra is coming out with new labeling containing warnings about its
potential side effects and a declaration to anyone developing a rash while
taking Bextra to immediately seek a physician.

**An additional warning will be included to warn patients allergic to sulfa
to avoid taking Bextra because of the sulfonamide component in the chemical
structure of Bextra**.
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