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Valcox 40mg Injection

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Composition for Valcox 40mg Injection

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Primary uses of Valcox 40mg Injection

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Medicine Overview of Valcox Injection

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Uses of Valcox Injection

Valcox 40mg Injection is used for pain relief. It relieves pain and inflammation in conditions like rheumatoid arthritis, ankylosing spondylitis, and osteoarthritis.
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Valcox Injection side effects

Common

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

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How to use Valcox Injection

Your doctor or nurse will give you this medicine. Kindly do not self administer.

How Valcox Injection works

Valcox 40mg Injection 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 Injection

Expert advice for Valcox Injection

  • It can be taken with or without food.
  • Valcox 40mg Injection 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 40mg Injection 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 Injection related warnings
Special precautions for Valcox Injection
Alcohol
Interaction with alcohol is unknown. Please consult your doctor.
Pregnancy
WEIGH RISKS VS BENEFITS
Valcox 40mg Injection 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 40mg Injection during lactation. Please consult your doctor.
Driving
Valcox 40mg Injection may cause side effects which could affect your ability to drive.
Kidney
Valcox 40mg Injection is probably safe to use in patients with kidney disease. Limited data available suggests that dose adjustment of Valcox 40mg Injection may not be needed in these patients. Please consult your doctor.
Liver
CAUTION
Valcox 40mg Injection should be used with caution in patients with liver disease. Dose adjustment of Valcox 40mg Injection may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Use of Valcox 40mg Injection is not recommended in patients with severe liver disease.

Patient Concerns

Frequently asked questions about Valcox Injection

Frequently asked questions about Valdecoxib

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.

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
Valcox with Oxyphenbutazone
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Medicines with composition Oxyphenbutazone: Sioril
Valcox with Benzydamine
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Medicines with composition Benzydamine: Tantum, Mucobenz, B Mine, Garbenz, Coolora, Uvdyne, Biqol, Edel, Bzynice, Oralixir
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Medicines with composition Metamizole / Dipyrone: Novalgin RC, Bral, Andep, Novalgin, Analgin, Divi A
Valcox with Nimesulide
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Medicines with composition Nimesulide: Edil, Zelid, Nimusid, Neede, Nimujet, Twinease, Nyci, Nise, Nobel, Nimtus, Spinn, Nimbond, Nimbus, Redynise, Nizer, Denim Juicy, Pyrifen Gel, Hilid P, Nicip, Myonal, Nimtech, Nelsid, Nimusol, Curenim, Biogesic, Nulide, Angip, Nisel TD, NM, Nimeson, Nimutab, Pronim, Nimodol, Nimi Rapi, Relisulide, Nimprex, Zydol, I Nid, Nimdis, Mazic, Emsulide, Nimol, Nugesic, Nimeron, Pyrimide, Nimuvin, Jumolid, Nimeka, Nimotil, Nimstal, Arsulide, Lupisulide, Nimusen, Nimcare, Nemu, Nimd, Nimcet, Supernim, Nimind CT, Ginim, Nimpus, Nalgis, Nimlodi, Nimmi, Zega, Unik Junior, Patalgin, Nimtaz, Maxiflam, Doly, Needfast, Nimrod, Pyrestat, Subid, Vylid, Milenim, Nixia, Orange N, Nimupain, Gersulide, Nimdus, Doloflam, Knott, Neulab, Nex Kid, Nimik, Nimu, Olnim, Orthogesic, Novolid, Remulide, Nimind, Robin, Tremolide, Nimi, Zynimo, Auronim, Novogesic, Nimcell, Sidlide, Nimiz, Eusel, Nimeter, Merisulide, Nmd, Oflapoon, Resinim Plus, Arthorid, Mesulid, Nimaid, Nimcee, Nimdex, Nimobid, Nimoflam, Nimowen, Nimuspa, Niq, Nimulet, Nimisan, Nimrest, Gesnim, Nex MD, Nimopin, Toli, Flenim Plus, Nexmac, Nilide, Nex, Nimus, Nuleb, Pansulide RD, Redfast, Misogesic, Aglonim, Flenim MR, Instanim, Naba P, Nemunac, Nimugee, Spanim, New Nicip, Nimo P, Nimtop, Corfen NS, Mylid, Neosaid, Nimulid, Vylid ID, Nimumac, Minidol, Nilup, Nimek, Nimo, Pirodol, Niltel Fast, Dolonim, Enlide, Pyrisulide, Infanim, Dynalid, Nilpain, Nimecon, Nimutec, Nipace, Resinim, Ortinims, I Nid Aio, Nimace, Nimfast, Soonil, Denim Kid, Actinim, Nimogen, Nimos, Nimular, Geeflam, Kazolid, Numed, Painulide, Nuaid, Dolide, Nimeb, Nimogem, Nimujet Bcd, Nimvista, Nisulid, Aulin, Nimlin, Nimpic, Aurolide, Nicare, Nim, Nimbet, Nimitis, Nimcox, Embulide, Mangolide, Naba, Nemosif, Solide, Flenim, Genlide, Nimjet, Nimuwin, Nise Mdt, Anafebrin, Nimbid, Nimotrin, Nimcet Juicy, Arpinim, Jumolid Kid, Orange N Juicy, Ranter, Pazz, Neopar, Disnim, Nimulet Kid, Nide, Blisulide, Nimsa, Nimucon, Nimuda, Nisul, Nyde, Nimford, Neulite S, Nimopen, Nimez, Nimuflam, Takeaway, Nimtop P, Nimular SP, Denim, Nimica, Nimumed, Nimegesic, Nimotas CD, Nimotas Kid, Zonim, Nam, Ransulide, Nimulex, Neemact, Neosulide, Ladex, Nimax, Nimcart, Trulide, Nimuzen, Nemopar, Megagesic, Zenim, Nimter, Nizapas, Nemon, Azonim, Neemo, Nimoks, Nimsac, Namosid, Fonim, Nimip, Asilid, Nimtin, Sialid, Nesufen, Nimlid-MD, Sulid, Delnim, Nimley, Nimlak, Nimven, Osonim, Nemil, Nimpain, Necsunim, Easylide, Pyranim, Nimsco, Temlid, E-Nim, Nimriz, Nimupet, Numel, Nimbu, Nimirite, Nimel, Intario, Bionim, Hilyte, Fenim, Brinimo, Nemis, NOM, Nimdal, Nimofen, Genenim, Epilide

Substitutes for Valcox

No substitutes found for this medicine
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