Vacox 10mg Tablet

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Composition for Vacox 10mg Tablet

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Medicine Overview of Vacox Tablet

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Uses of Vacox Tablet

Vacox 10mg Tablet is used in osteoarthritis, rheumatoid arthritis, ankylosing spondylitis, gout, arthralgia, myalgia, pain during menstruation and post operative pain.
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Side effects of Vacox Tablet

Common

Abdominal pain, Palpitations, Nausea, Vomiting, Headache, Heartburn, Gastritis, Dizziness, Flatulence, Edema, Increased blood pressure, Dyspepsia, Constipation, Diarrhoea.

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How to use Vacox Tablet

Take this medicine in the dose and duration as advised by your doctor. Swallow it as a whole. Do not chew, crush or break it. It can be taken with or without food, but it is better to take Vacox 10mg Tablet at a fixed time.

How Vacox Tablet works

Vacox 10mg tablet is a non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drug (NSAID) called COX-2 inhibitors. It works by blocking the release of certain chemical messengers that are responsible pain and inflammation (redness and swelling).

In Depth Information on Vacox Tablet

Expert advice for Vacox Tablet

  • It can be taken with or without food.
  • Vacox may cause fewer stomach problems as compared with other NSAIDs like Ibuprofen or Naproxen.
  • It can also affect kidneys or cause permanent kidney damage if taken for a long time.
  • Vacox can raise your risk of blood clots, heart attack, or a stroke.
  • Inform your doctor if you have ever been diagnosed with kidney or liver problems.
  • Inform your doctor if you are pregnant or planning to conceive or breastfeeding.
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Warnings
Special precautions for Vacox 10mg Tablet
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Alcohol
Interaction with alcohol is unknown. Please consult your doctor.
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Pregnancy
WEIGH RISKS VS BENEFITS
Vacox 10mg 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.
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Lactation
No information is available on the use of Vacox 10mg Tablet
during lactation. Please consult your doctor.
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Driving
Vacox 10mg Tablet may cause side effects which could affect your ability to drive.
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Kidney
SAFE
Vacox 10mg Tablet is safe to use in patients with kidney dis
ease. No dose adjustment of Vacox 10mg Tablet is recommended.
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Liver
UNSAFE
Vacox 10mg Tablet is probably unsafe to use in patients with liver disease and should be avoided. Please consult your doctor.

Dose adjustment is needed for patients with the mild or moderate liver disease.Not advisable in patients with the severe liver disease.
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Severely interacts with other drugs like
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Patient Concerns

Frequently asked questions for Vacox 10mg Tablet

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Vacox tablets are pain killer tablets used in treating the pain and inflammation caused by arthritis and for painful menstruation
Vacox 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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