VALCOX 20MG TABLET

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Unichem Laboratories Ltd

Composition for VALCOX 20MG TABLET

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Potentiallyunsafewith
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Pregnancy
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Driving
BANNED FOR SALE
According to the drugs & cosmetics act by the ministry of health and family welfare

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Medicine Overview of VALCOX TABLET

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Uses of VALCOX TABLET

Valcox 20mg 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 VALCOX 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 VALCOX 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 Valcox 20mg tablet at a fixed time.

How VALCOX TABLET works

Valcox 20mg 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 VALCOX TABLET

Expert advice for VALCOX TABLET

  • It can be taken with or without food.
  • Valdecoxib 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.
  • Valdecoxib 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.
Warnings
Special precautions for VALCOX 20MG TABLET
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Alcohol
Interaction with alcohol is unknown. Please consult your doctor.
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Pregnancy
WEIGH RISKS VS BENEFITS
Valcox 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.
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Lactation
Unknown. Human and animal studies are not available. Please consult your doctor.
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Driving
CAUTION
It is unsafe if you experience dizziness or sleepiness with Valdecoxib.
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Kidney
SAFE
There is no interaction between renal impairment and consumi
ng this drug. So dose alteration is not needed.
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Liver
CAUTION
Dose adjustment is needed for patients with the mild or mode
rate liver disease.Not advisable in patients with the severe liver disease.
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Severely interacts with other drugs like
ZYDOL 50MG SUSPENSION, TWINEASE 200MG TABLET ER, NYCI 100MG TABLET, NIQ 200MG TABLET DT

Patient Concerns

Frequently asked questions for VALCOX 20MG TABLET

Frequently asked questions for 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.