Health Care Provider Prescribes

Health Care Provider Prescribes

Sally is a 50-year-old female who has been a jogger for several years. She has recently been diagnosed with osteoarthritis. She has been taking ibuprofen for 3 months but states that “it does not help” and hurts her stomach. The health care provider prescribes celecoxib (Celebrex) 100 mg orally twice a day.

  1. What is the first-line therapy for osteoarthritis and the mechanism of action?
  2. Sally expresses concern about all the recent news about heart problems and celecoxib (Celebrex). What information should be included in a teaching plan to help her understand about taking celecoxib and the benefits and risks?
  3. Ibuprofen and celecoxib are both nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs. Explain how they are similar and different.

Submission Instructions:

  • Your initial post should be at least 550 words, formatted and cited in current APA style with support from at least 3 academic sources. 

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