Vioxx Has Aspirin - Did You Know?

Discussion in 'Fibromyalgia Main Forum' started by JLH, Jun 20, 2003.

  1. JLH

    JLH New Member

    I did not know that Vioxx contains aspirin.

    My sister has been taking it for some time but has also had many problems. She went to a new doctor and he asked about what she was allergic to. She mentioned aspirin. He asked her why was she taking Vioxx then.

    He told her that Vioxx contained aspirin and that was causing a lot of her problems.

    Just thought I would mention this in case others with allergies to aspirin would know.
  2. Shirl

    Shirl New Member

    That is good to know, so many of us with FM/CFS have IBS, and asprin is a no, no,! It causes internal bleeding in some people.

    Thank you for the heads up on this one.

    Shalom, Shirl
  3. JLH

    JLH New Member

    I know my sister's doctor did not change her to Celebrex or Bextra -- instead, he put her on Neurotin.

    We'll just have to look up the properties in all of them. I would on the internet, but it 12:29 a.m. and I'm so tired that I must sign off now!
  4. steffy

    steffy New Member

    Therefore if you are allergic to sulfa drugs you should not take the new Cox-2 inhibitors (Celebrex, Vioox, Bextra)--something my doctor neglected to mention to me.