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It can be taken with or without food, but it is better to take Powercoxib 20mg tablet at a fixed time.
Interaction with alcohol is unknown. Please consult your doctor.
Powercoxib 20mg tablet may be unsafe to use during pregnancy.
Animal studies have shown adverse effects on the foetus, however, there are limited human studies. The benefits from use in pregnant women may be acceptable despite the risk. Please consult your doctor.
WEIGH RISKS VS. BENEFITS
Unknown. Human and animal studies are not available. Please consult your doctor.
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    Valdecoxib(20 mg)

    Uses

    Powercoxib 20mg tablet is used in pain, osteoarthritis, rheumatoid arthritis, ankylosing spondylitis and gout
    It should be used in patients of 16 years of age and older.

    How it works

    Powercoxib 20mg tablet blocks the release of certain chemical messengers that are responsible for pain and inflammation (redness and swelling).

    Common side effects

    Headache, Stomach pain, Edema, Dizziness, Increased blood pressure, Constipation, Palpitations, Arrhythmia

    SUBSTITUTES FOR POWERCOXIB

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      Rs. 3.92/tablet
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      Rs. 39.16
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    Expert advice FOR POWERCOXIB

    • Before you take valdecoxib, inform your doctor if you suffer from liver and or kidney problems. 
    • Do not take valdecoxib if you have experienced asthma, hives or any allergic reaction after taking a sulfabased medication.
    • Stop taking valdecoxib and contact your doctor immediately if you develop a skin rash, hives, itching, difficulty breathing, swelling of the lips, tongue or face, or other symptoms of an allergic reaction.
    • Caution should be exercised while using valdecoxib as an increased risk of cardiovascular events (including heart attack and stroke) have been reported with its use.
    • Overdose of valdecoxib may cause dizziness; it is advisable to avoid driving or operating heavy machinery under such circumstances.
    • Tell your doctor if you are or planning to become pregnant or are breastfeeding.

    Frequently asked questions FOR POWERCOXIB

    Valdecoxib

    Q.

    What is valdecoxib tablet and what are they used for?
    Valdecoxib tablets are pain killer tablets used in treating the pain and inflammation caused by arthritis and for painful menstruation

    Q.

    Why is valdecoxib banned?
    Valdecoxib was banned due to safety concerns of an increased risk of cardiovascular events and serious and potentially life-threatening skin reactions.

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    Content on this page was last updated on 03 February, 2017, by Dr. Varun Gupta (MD Pharmacology)