Tell your doctor your medical history, especially of:
- liver or kidney disease
- blood disorders
- heart disease
- alcohol use
- high blood pressure
- eye disease
- nasal polyps
- any allergies - especially aspirin/NSAID allergy (e.g., ibuprofen, celecoxib)
Use caution when performing tasks requiring alertness. Limit alcohol intake as it may
intensify the drowsiness effect of this medication. This medicine may cause stomach
bleeding. Daily use of alcohol, especially when combined with this medicine, may increase
your risk for stomach bleeding. Check with your doctor or pharmacist for more
To avoid dizziness and lightheadedness when rising from a seated or lying position, get
up slowly. Alcoholic beverages will aggravate these effects. Infrequently, this medication
may increase the skin's sensitivity to sunlight. If this happens to you, Avoid prolonged
sun exposure, wear protective clothing and use a sunscreen. Avoid sunlamps.
Caution is advised when this drug is used in the elderly. This medication should be used
during pregnancy only if clearly needed. Discuss the risks and benefits with your doctor.
Use of this drug during the last 6 months of pregnancy is not recommended. This drug is
excreted into breast milk. Consult your doctor before breast-feeding.