How to adjust the dose of celecoxib for children?

time:2023-02-02 author:Emergency treatment
How to adjust the dose of celecoxib for children?

*For medical professionals to read for reference only. Celecoxib is a non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drug that can be clinically used for acute pain, osteoarthritis, and rheumatoid arthritis including primary dysmenorrhea. , treatment of ankylosing spondylitis. In children, celecoxib is mainly used to treat rheumatoid arthritis. How is its dosage and usage different from that of adults? Let's take a look together. What is the difference between children's and adult doses? Celecoxib may be used to relieve the signs and symptoms of rheumatoid arthritis in adults or juvenile rheumatoid arthritis (JRA) in patients 2 years of age and older. For the relief of signs and symptoms of rheumatoid arthritis in adults, the recommended dose is 100-200 mg twice daily. For JRA, the dose for pediatric patients 2 years and older is based on body weight:
  • For patients ≥10kg to ≤25kg, the recommended dose is 50 mg twice daily;
  • For ˃25kg patients, the recommended dose is 100mg twice daily.
How safe is it? The safety and efficacy of celecoxib for use beyond 6 months have not been studied in children, and long-term cardiovascular toxicity in children exposed to celecoxib has not been evaluated, so it is unclear whether the long-term risks in children are similar to those in adults The results of the studies were similar, but disseminated intravascular coagulation has been shown to occur in pediatric patients, so care should be taken when administering it. More Corey's popular drugs, where to learn? Pediatric medication is no trivial matter. Some medicines do not have corresponding dosage forms for children. Can children use them? Do I need to adjust the dose? Polyene phosphatamide contains benzyl alcohol, children are prohibited! The Food and Drug Administration warns infants and young children under the age of 2 to use paracetamol with caution... What other drugs are banned for children? The "Pediatric Drugs" column of the dry medicine doctor station you want is all available👇1. Scan the QR code below 2. Click "Download Now" 3. Open the Doctor Station App and click the column 4. Find "evidence-based medicine" in the clinical medication Pay attention to the column and subscribe to the column, and read the hot drug search every day! Download the Doctor Station App and subscribe anytime, anywhere~
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