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VALDONE 40MG TABLET

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Composition for VALDONE

Valdecoxib(40 mg)

food interaction for VALDONE

alcohol interaction for VALDONE

pregnancy interaction for VALDONE

lactation interaction for VALDONE

food
alcohol
pregnancy
lactation
It can be taken with or without food, but it is better to take Valdone 40mg tablet at a fixed time.
Interaction with alcohol is unknown. Please consult your doctor.
Valdone 40mg 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.
WEIGH RISKS VS. BENEFITS
Unknown. Human and animal studies are not available. Please consult your doctor.

SALT INFORMATION for VALDONE

Valdecoxib(40 mg)

Uses

Valdone 40mg tablet is used in the treatment of osteoarthritis, muscular pain and rheumatoid arthritis.

How it works

Valdone 40mg tablet belongs to the class of drugs known as non-steroidal anti-inflammatory agents. Valdone 40mg tablet works by reducing the production of chemical (prostaglandin) in the body, which is responsible for inducing pain and inflammation.

Common side effects

Belching, Cough, Diarrhoea, Ear congestion, Headache, Heartburn, Indigestion, Sore throat

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Expert advice for VALDONE

  • Before you take valdecoxib, inform your doctor if you suffer from liver and or kidney problems. 
  • Do not take valdecoxib if you have experienced asthma, hives or any allergic reaction after taking a sulfabased medication.
  • Stop taking valdecoxib and contact your doctor immediately if you develop a skin rash, hives, itching, difficulty breathing, swelling of the lips, tongue or face, or other symptoms of an allergic reaction.
  • Caution should be exercised while using valdecoxib as an increased risk of cardiovascular events (including heart attack and stroke) have been reported with its use.
  • Overdose of valdecoxib may cause dizziness; it is advisable to avoid driving or operating heavy machinery under such circumstances.
  • Tell your doctor if you are or planning to become pregnant or are breastfeeding.

Frequently asked questions for VALDONE

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.

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Content on this page was last updated on 20 September, 2015, by Dr. Varun Gupta (MD Pharmacology)