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In the US, Celecoxib (celecoxib systemic) is a member of the drug class cox-2 inhibitors and is used to treat Ankylosing Spondylitis, Familial Adenomatous Polyposis, Fibromatosis, Juvenile Rheumatoid Arthritis, Osteoarthritis, Pain, Period Pain, Rheumatoid Arthritis and Spondyloarthritis.

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ATC (Anatomical Therapeutic Chemical Classification)


CAS registry number (Chemical Abstracts Service)


Chemical Formula


Molecular Weight


Therapeutic Categories

Analgesic, antipyretic and anti-inflammatory agent

Non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drug, NSAID

Adjunct to antineoplastic treatment of adenomatous colorectal polyps

Cyclo-oxygenase 2 (COX-2) inhibitor

Chemical Name

4-(5-(4-Methylphenyl)-3-(trifluoromethyl)-1H-pyrazol-1-yl)benzenesulfonamide (IUPAC)

Foreign Names

  • Celecoxibum (Latin)
  • Celecoxib (German)
  • Célécoxib (French)
  • Celecoxib (Spanish)

Generic Names

  • Celecoxib (OS: USAN, BAN)
  • Célécoxib (OS: DCF)
  • SC 58635 (IS: Searle)
  • YM 177 (IS: Searle)
  • Celecoxib (PH: Ph. Eur. 7)
  • Célécoxib (PH: Ph. Eur. 7)
  • Celecoxibum (PH: Ph. Eur. 7)

Brand Names

  • Acicox
    ACI, Bangladesh
  • Aclarex
    Pfizer, Greece
  • Articox
    Keyfarm, Peru
  • Articoxib
    Nabiqasim, Pakistan
  • Artiflex
    Standpharm, Pakistan
  • Artilog
    Esteve, Spain; Pfizer Italia, Italy
  • Artix
    Pharmalab, Peru
  • Artrixib
    Intipharma, Peru
  • Blockten
    Infarmasa, Peru
  • Caditar Flex (Celecoxib and Orphenadrine)
    Farmindustria, Peru
  • Caditar
    Farmindustria, Peru
  • Cefinix
    Farmacoop, Colombia
  • Celact
    Sun, India
  • Celcox
    Lupin, India; Trima, Israel
  • Celcoxx
    Getz Pharma, Philippines; Getz Pharma, Vietnam
  • Celeartib
    Perumed, Peru
  • Celebra D.A.C.
    DAC, Iceland
  • Celebra
    Pfizer, Brazil; Pfizer, Belize; Pfizer, Chile; Pfizer, Costa Rica; Pfizer, Denmark; Pfizer, Dominican Republic; Pfizer, Finland; Pfizer, Guatemala; Pfizer, Honduras; Pfizer, Israel; Pfizer, Iceland; Pfizer, Nicaragua; Pfizer, Norway; Pfizer, Panama; Pfizer, Sweden; Pfizer, El Salvador
  • Celebrex D.A.C.
    DAC, Iceland
  • Celebrex Orifarm
    Pfizer, Denmark
  • Celebrex
    Pfizer, Argentina; Pfizer, Austria; Pfizer, Australia; Pfizer, Bosnia & Herzegowina; Pfizer, Belgium; Pfizer, Bulgaria; Pfizer, Bahrain; Pfizer, Canada; Pfizer, Switzerland; Pfizer, China; Pfizer, Colombia; Pfizer, Czech Republic; Pfizer, Germany; Pfizer, Ecuador; Pfizer, Estonia; Pfizer, Spain; Pfizer, France; Pfizer, United Kingdom; Pfizer, Georgia; Pfizer, Greece; Pfizer, Hong Kong; Pfizer, Croatia (Hrvatska); Pfizer, Hungary; Pfizer, Indonesia; Pfizer, South Korea; Pfizer, Lithuania; Pfizer, Latvia; Pfizer, Myanmar; Pfizer, Malta; Pfizer, Mexico; Pfizer, Malaysia; Pfizer, Netherlands; Pfizer, New Zealand; Pfizer, Peru; Pfizer, Philippines; Pfizer, Portugal; Pfizer, Romania; Pfizer, Serbia; Pfizer, Russian Federation; Pfizer, Singapore; Pfizer, Slovenia; Pfizer, Slovakia; Pfizer, Thailand; Pfizer, Tunisia; Pfizer, Taiwan; Pfizer, United States; Pfizer, Venezuela; Pfizer, Vietnam; Pfizer, South Africa; Pfizer Italia, Italy; Pharmacia, Germany; Pharmacia, Ireland; Pharmacia, Poland; Pharmacia Upjohn, Oman; Searle, United States
  • Celecap
    Centaur, India
  • Celeco
    Euro, Dominican Republic
  • Celecox
    Astellas Pharma, Japan
  • Celecoxib Domesco
    Domesco, Vietnam
  • Celecoxib Genfar
    Genfar, Ecuador; Genfar S.A., Colombia; Genfar S.A., Costa Rica; Genfar S.A., Guatemala; Genfar S.A., El Salvador
  • Celecoxib MK
    McKesson, Ecuador; MK, Colombia
  • Celecoxib Nifa
    Nifa, Ecuador
  • Celecoxib Richet
    Richet, Argentina
  • Celecoxib Teva
    Teva, Israel
  • Celecoxib
    Farmachif, Peru; Farmedic, Peru; G&R, Peru; Genfar, Peru; Induquimica, Peru; Infarmasa, Peru; La Sante, Peru; Marfan, Peru; Portugal, Peru; Quilab, Peru
  • Celecoxmek
    Exmek, Peru
  • Celepoxx
    Natura Peru, Peru
  • Celetop
    Abbott, India
  • Celexib
    EuroHealthcare, Philippines
  • Celib
    Unichem, Peru
  • Celodox
    Caferma, Peru
  • Celosti
    DHG Pharma, Vietnam
  • Celoxib
    Ziska, Bangladesh
  • Celox-R
    Renata, Bangladesh
  • Celoxx
    Saiph, Tunisia
  • Cicloxx-2
    Farmacol, Colombia
  • Ciox
    Unimed & Unihealth, Bangladesh
  • Cobix
    Cipla, India
  • Colcibra
    Ranbaxy, India; Ranbaxy, Peru; Ranbaxy, Vietnam
  • Cox B
    Beximco, Bangladesh; Beximco, Myanmar
  • Coxib
    Brown & Burk, Myanmar; Micro B & B, India
  • Coxibrex Flex (Celecoxib and Orphenadrine)
    Farmedic, Peru
  • Coxibrex
    Farmedic, Peru
  • Coxlec
    ICA Pharmaceuticals, Vietnam
  • Coxoral
    OEP Phils, Philippines
  • Coxzan
    Renata, Philippines
  • Deflamox Flex (Celecoxib and Orphenadrine)
    G&R, Peru
  • Dolcelox
    Medchem International, Philippines
  • Dolocox
    Rocnarf, Ecuador
  • Dorit
    Brisafarma, Peru
  • Euroflam
    Renata, Philippines
  • Ezy
    Eskayef, Bangladesh
  • Flamar
    Nabiqasim Industries, Philippines
  • Flaxel
    Farpasa, Peru
  • Flonar
    Apotecarium, Colombia
  • Inibrex
    Dar-Essaydali, Tunisia
  • Juvecox
    Trima, Israel
  • Lexfin
    Farmacoop, Colombia
  • Lincox
    Renata, Philippines
  • Medocel
    Medopharm, Myanmar
  • Miodar
    Garmisch, Colombia
  • Onsenal
    Pfizer, United Kingdom; Pfizer Italia, Italy
  • Pharex Celecoxib
    Pascual, Philippines
  • Quilxib
    Quilab, Peru
  • Radicacine
    Panalab, Argentina
  • Reumaxib
    Maquifarma, Peru
  • Revibra
    Dr Reddys, Myanmar; Dr. Reddy's, India; Dr. Reddy's, Peru
  • Selecox
    Square, Bangladesh
  • Sionara
    Alembic, Myanmar
  • Solexa
    Medinfar, Portugal
  • Valdyne
    Pfizer, Belize; Pfizer, Costa Rica; Pfizer, Dominican Republic; Pfizer, Guatemala; Pfizer, Honduras; Pfizer, Nicaragua; Pfizer, Panama; Pfizer, El Salvador
  • Zecoxib
    Win-Medicare, India
  • Zycel
    Zydus, India; Zydus Cadila, Myanmar

International Drug Name Search


BANBritish Approved Name
DCFDénomination Commune Française
IUPACInternational Union of Pure and Applied Chemistry
ISInofficial Synonym
OSOfficial Synonym
PHPharmacopoeia Name
Rec.INNRecommended International Nonproprietary Name (World Health Organization)
USANUnited States Adopted Name

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