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VAHFLAM 20 MG/500 MG TABLET


Overview

Uses of Vahflam Tablet

VAHFLAM 20 MG/500 MG TABLET is used for pain relief.

Vahflam Tablet side effects

Common
  • Diarrhea
  • Stomach pain
  • Indigestion
  • Flatulence
  • Swelling of hands
  • Swelling of feet
  • Flu-like symptoms

How to use Vahflam 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. VAHFLAM 20 MG/500 MG TABLET is to be taken with food.

How Vahflam Tablet works

VAHFLAM 20 MG/500 MG TABLET is a combination of two medicines: Valdecoxib and Paracetamol/Acetaminophen. Valdecoxib is a non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drug (NSAID) and Paracetamol/Acetaminophen is an antipyretic (fever reducer). They work by blocking the release of certain chemical messengers in the brain that cause pain and fever.

Vahflam Tablet related warnings

Alcohol
CAUTION
Taking Valdecoxib+Paracetamol/Acetaminophen with alcohol can cause liver damage.
Pregnancy
WEIGH RISKS VS BENEFITS
VAHFLAM 20 MG/500 MG 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.
Lactation
No information is available on the use of VAHFLAM 20 MG/500 MG TABLET during lactation. Please consult your doctor.
Driving
VAHFLAM 20 MG/500 MG TABLET may cause side effects which could affect your ability to drive.
Kidney
VAHFLAM 20 MG/500 MG TABLET is probably safe to use in patients with kidney disease. Limited data available suggests that dose adjustment of VAHFLAM 20 MG/500 MG TABLET may not be needed in these patients. Please consult your doctor.
Liver
CAUTION
VAHFLAM 20 MG/500 MG TABLET should be used with caution in patients with liver disease. Dose adjustment of VAHFLAM 20 MG/500 MG TABLET may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
However, the use of VAHFLAM 20 MG/500 MG TABLET is not recommended in patients with severe liver disease and active liver disease.

Alternate Brands

For informational purposes only. Consult a doctor before taking any medicines.
VAHFLAM 20 MG/500 MG TABLET
₹4.07/Tablet
Valus Plus 20 mg/500 mg Tablet
Glenmark Pharmaceuticals Ltd
₹4.11/Tablet
1% costlier
Parovi Tablet
Lupin Ltd
₹3.9/Tablet
save 4%
Vacox Plus 20 mg/500 mg Tablet
Alembic Pharmaceuticals Ltd
₹4.02/Tablet
save 1%
₹5.71/Tablet
40% costlier

Patient Concerns

Questions Related to Vahflam

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Broken wrist needed proper medicine
Dr. Akshat Goel
Bone & Joint Specialist
Share x-ray picTake Cap Altraday twice daily and Tab Flotrip-forte thrice daily for pain relief and swelling
Dr. I feel backache pain during any hard work Dr.told me earlier that I HV some prob in my backbone. I can't maintain my routine because I HV to do work in household purpose he suggested DOlO-650 SOS any better mdcne?
Dr. Akshat Goel
Bone & Joint Specialist
Do Spinal Extension exercises" thrice daily for 15 mins each session"For pain relief another option is Tab Voveran SR100
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