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Valcox 20 mg Tablet

Torrent Pharmaceuticals Ltd

Composition for Valcox 20 mg Tablet

Prescription Required

Primary uses of Valcox 20 mg Tablet

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Medicine Overview of Valcox Tablet

Uses of Valcox Tablet

Valcox 20 mg Tablet is used for pain relief. It relieves pain and inflammation in conditions like rheumatoid arthritis, ankylosing spondylitis, and osteoarthritis.

Valcox Tablet side effects

Common

Side Effects of Valcox are Flu-like symptoms, Indigestion, Stomach pain, Diarrhoea, Peripheral edema, Flatulence.

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. Valcox 20 mg Tablet may be taken with or without food, but it is better to take it at a fixed time.

How Valcox Tablet works

Valcox 20 mg 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.
  • Valcox 20 mg Tablet 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.
  • Valcox 20 mg Tablet 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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Valcox Tablet related warnings

Special precautions for Valcox Tablet
Alcohol
Interaction with alcohol is unknown. Please consult your doctor.
Pregnancy
WEIGH RISKS VS BENEFITS
Valcox 20 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 Valcox 20 mg Tablet during lactation. Please consult your doctor.
Driving
Valcox 20 mg Tablet may cause side effects which could affect your ability to drive.
Kidney
Valcox 20 mg Tablet is probably safe to use in patients with kidney disease. Limited data available suggests that dose adjustment of Valcox 20 mg Tablet may not be needed in these patients. Please consult your doctor.
Liver
CAUTION
Valcox 20 mg Tablet should be used with caution in patients with liver disease. Dose adjustment of Valcox 20 mg Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Use of Valcox 20 mg Tablet is not recommended in patients with severe liver disease.

Patient Concerns

Questions Related to Valcox

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
I've Right wrist probblem i can't turn or make any movement , as i'd fallen down so i can't lift anything please suggest me good remedy.
Dr. Akshat Goel
Bone & Joint Specialist
Apply Dynapar QPS spray and take restalso take Tab Zerodol-SP twice daily for pain relief
Sir i meet with an accident on road can anyone plz give me a suggestion to cure it
Dr. Akshat Goel
Bone & Joint Specialist
Share recent X-rays of the affected regionTake Tab Zerodol-SP twice daily for pain relief
Best medicine for high uric acid in bone joint relief
Dr. Akshat Goel
Bone & Joint Specialist
Tab Febustat 80mg once daily for 2 weeks and Tab Ace-proxyvon once or twice daily for pain relief
Please suggest Pain relief tablets for Scatia
Dr. Trilok Kumar Jha
Bone & Joint Specialist
Tab Nucoxia MR 1 BD after meals, Cap Pantop DSR 1 before breakfast, Cap Meganeuron OD plus 1 daily.
Extreme pain around the backbone especially while sitting. Pain goes from back to legs and pain also in shoulders , joints of fingers.
Dr. Anshul Varshney
General Physician
Hi, Welcome To 1mg. I am Anshul Varshney. Get a MRI lumbosacral spine done. For pain relief you may take Etoricoxib for a short duration.

Frequently asked questions about Valcox Tablet

Frequently asked questions about Valdecoxib
Q. What is Valcox tablet and what are they used for?
Valcox tablets are pain killer tablets used in treating the pain and inflammation caused by arthritis and for painful menstruation
Q. Why is Valcox banned?
Valcox was banned due to safety concerns of an increased risk of cardiovascular events and serious and potentially life-threatening skin reactions.

Severely interacts with other drugs like

Taking Valcox with any of the following medicines can modify the effect of either of them and cause some undesirable side effects
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Medicines with composition Metamizole / Dipyrone: Pyregin, Novalgin RC, Bral, Andep, Novalgin, Analgin, Divi A
Valcox with Benzydamine
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Medicines with composition Benzydamine: Ready Rinse, Tantum, Mucobenz, B Mine, Garbenz, Coolora, Uvdyne, Biqol, Edel, Bzynice
Valcox with Oxyphenbutazone
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Medicines with composition Oxyphenbutazone: Flanil, Sioril
Valcox with Nimesulide
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Medicines with composition Nimesulide: Nimsun, Abinim, Nimulis, Neil, Zenee PR, Sanim, Esulide, Renex, Nimoffin, Selide

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