Valcox 40 mg Injection

Prescription Required

Overview

Uses of Valcox Injection

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

Valcox Injection side effects

Common
  • Injection site reactions (pain, swelling, redness)
  • Flu-like symptoms
  • Indigestion
  • Diarrhea
  • Peripheral edema
  • Flatulence

How to use Valcox Injection

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

How Valcox Injection works

Valcox 40 mg 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).

Valcox Injection related warnings

Alcohol
Interaction with alcohol is unknown. Please consult your doctor.
Pregnancy
WEIGH RISKS VS BENEFITS
Valcox 40 mg 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 40 mg Injection during lactation. Please consult your doctor.
Driving
Valcox 40 mg Injection may cause side effects which could affect your ability to drive.
Kidney
Valcox 40 mg Injection is probably safe to use in patients with kidney disease. Limited data available suggests that dose adjustment of Valcox 40 mg Injection may not be needed in these patients. Please consult your doctor.
Liver
CAUTION
Valcox 40 mg Injection should be used with caution in patients with liver disease. Dose adjustment of Valcox 40 mg Injection may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Use of Valcox 40 mg Injection is not recommended in patients with severe liver disease.

Alternate Brands

For informational purposes only. Consult a doctor before taking any medicines.
No alternate brands found for this medicine

Expert Advice

  • It can be taken with or without food.
  • Valcox 40 mg 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 40 mg 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.

Interaction with Drugs

Taking Valcox with any of the following medicines can modify the effect of either of them and cause some undesirable side effects
Brand(s): Nimsun, Abinim, Nimulis
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Patient Concerns

Questions Related to Valcox

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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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FAQs

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.
Information last updated by Dr. Varun Gupta, MD Pharmacology on 8th Mar 2017.
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