Valcox 20mg Tablet

Unichem Laboratories Ltd

Composition for Valcox 20mg Tablet

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Medicine Overview of Valcox Tablet


Uses of Valcox Tablet

Valcox 20mg Tablet is used in osteoarthritis, rheumatoid arthritis, ankylosing spondylitis, gout, arthralgia, muscle pain, pain during menstruation and post operative pain.

Side effects of Valcox Tablet


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


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 20mg Tablet may be taken with or without food, but it is better to take it 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.
  • Valcox 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 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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Special precautions for Valcox 20mg Tablet
Interaction with alcohol is unknown. Please consult your doctor.
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.
No information is available on the use of Valcox 20mg Tablet
during lactation. Please consult your doctor.
Valcox 20mg Tablet may cause side effects which could affect your ability to drive.
Valcox 20mg Tablet is probably safe to use in patients with
kidney disease. Limited data available suggests that dose adjustment of Valcox 20mg Tablet may not be needed in these patients. Please consult your doctor.
Valcox 20mg Tablet should be used with caution in patients with liver disease. Dose adjustment of Valcox 20mg Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.

Use of Valcox 20mg Tablet is not recommended in patients with severe liver disease.
Severely interacts with other drugs like
Neemact 100mg Tablet MD, Nimlin MD 100mg Tablet, ANALGIN 500MG TABLET, Nyci 100mg Tablet
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Valcox tablets are pain killer tablets used in treating the pain and inflammation caused by arthritis and for painful menstruation
Valcox 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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