Degenerative Joint Disease; Osteoarthritis arthritis 


Osteoarthritis is the most common form of arthritis. This is the form that usually comes with age and most often affects the fingers, knees, and hips. Sometimes osteoarthritis follows an injury to a joint. For example, a young person might hurt his knee badly playing soccer. Then, years after the knee has apparently healed, he might get arthritis in his knee joint.

Celebrex is a non-steroidal anti-inflammatory medicine (NSAID) that is used to reduce pain and inflammation (swelling and soreness). Celebrex is a medicine for:

  • relief of osteoarthritis (the arthritis caused by age-related “wear and tear” on bones and joints)
  • relief of rheumatoid arthritis in adults
  • management of acute pain in adults (like the sho...

Osteoarthritis as related to Celecoxib