Valoflam TZ 10 mg/2 mg Tablet

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Introduction

Valoflam TZ 10 mg/2 mg Tablet is a pain relieving medicine. It is used to reduce pain and inflammation in conditions like rheumatoid arthritis, ankylosing spondylitis, and osteoarthritis. It may also be used to relieve muscle pain, back pain, toothache, or pain in the ear and throat.

Valoflam TZ 10 mg/2 mg Tablet can be taken with or without food. You should take it regularly as advised by your doctor. Your doctor may change the dose and time between doses according to your pain level and your needs. Do not take more or use it for a longer duration than recommended by your doctor.

Some of the common side effects of this medicine include diarrhea, stomach pain, indigestion, flatulence, and dryness in mouth. If any of these side effects bother you or do not go away with time, you should let your doctor know. Your doctor may help you with ways to reduce or prevent these side effects by prescribing an alternative medicine or adjusting the dose.

The medicine may not be suitable for everybody. Before taking it, let your doctor know if you have any problems with your heart, kidneys, liver, or have stomach ulcers. To make sure it is safe for you, let your doctor know about all the other medicines you are taking. Pregnant and breastfeeding mothers should first consult their doctors before using this medicine.

Uses of Valoflam TZ Tablet

Benefits of Valoflam TZ Tablet

In Pain relief

Valoflam TZ 10 mg/2 mg Tablet relieves pain, reduce swelling and ease inflammation in conditions like rheumatoid arthritis, osteoarthritis and ankylosing spondylitis. Valoflam TZ 10 mg/2 mg Tablet helps relieve muscle pain by relaxing stiff muscles. It also helps to manage short term symptoms such as back pain, toothache or pain in the ear and throat. Valoflam TZ 10 mg/2 mg Tablet works by reducing substances in the body that cause pain and swelling.

Side effects of Valoflam TZ Tablet

Most side effects do not require any medical attention and disappear as your body adjusts to the medicine. Consult your doctor if they persist or if you’re worried about them

Common side effects of Valoflam TZ

  • Diarrhea
  • Stomach pain
  • Indigestion
  • Flatulence
  • Dryness in mouth
  • Swelling of hands
  • Feet swelling
  • Sleepiness
  • Weakness
  • Dizziness
  • Flu-like symptoms

How to use Valoflam TZ 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. Valoflam TZ 10 mg/2 mg Tablet may be taken with or without food, but it is better to take it at a fixed time.

How Valoflam TZ Tablet works

Valoflam TZ 10 mg/2 mg Tablet is a combination of two medicines: Valdecoxib and Tizanidine, which relieves pain and relaxes the muscles. Valdecoxib is a non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drug (NSAID) which works by blocking the release of certain chemical messengers that cause pain and inflammation (redness and swelling). Tizanidine is a muscle relaxant. It works on the centers in the brain and spinal cord to relieve muscle stiffness or spasm and to improve pain and movement of muscles.

Safety advice

Alcohol
UNSAFE
It is unsafe to consume alcohol with Valoflam TZ 10 mg/2 mg Tablet.
Pregnancy
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
Valoflam TZ 10 mg/2 mg Tablet may be unsafe to use during pregnancy. Although there are limited studies in humans, animal studies have shown harmful effects on the developing baby. Your doctor will weigh the benefits and any potential risks before prescribing it to you. Please consult your doctor.
Breast feeding
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
Information regarding the use of Valoflam TZ 10 mg/2 mg Tablet during breastfeeding is not available. Please consult your doctor.
Driving
UNSAFE
Valoflam TZ 10 mg/2 mg Tablet may cause side effects which could affect your ability to drive.
Kidney
SAFE IF PRESCRIBED
Valoflam TZ 10 mg/2 mg Tablet is probably safe to use in patients with kidney disease. Limited data available suggests that dose adjustment of Valoflam TZ 10 mg/2 mg Tablet may not be needed in these patients. Please consult your doctor.
Liver
CAUTION
Valoflam TZ 10 mg/2 mg Tablet should be used with caution in patients with liver disease. Dose adjustment of Valoflam TZ 10 mg/2 mg Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Use of Valoflam TZ 10 mg/2 mg Tablet is not advised in patients with severe liver disease. Liver function tests are recommended before the start of treatment and then on a regular basis as advised.

What if you forget to take Valoflam TZ Tablet?

If you miss a dose of Valoflam TZ 10 mg/2 mg Tablet, take it as soon as possible. However, if it is almost time for your next dose, skip the missed dose and go back to your regular schedule. Do not double the dose.

Alternate brands

For informational purposes only. Consult a doctor before taking any medicines.
Valoflam TZ 10 mg/2 mg Tablet
₹4.53/Tablet
Coxval MR 10mg/2mg Tablet
J B Chemicals and Pharmaceuticals Ltd
₹3.82/tablet
16% cheaper

Quick tips

  • Valoflam TZ 10 mg/2 mg Tablet is used to reduce pain and inflammation in various conditions.
  • It may cause dizziness and fatigue. Do not drive or do anything requiring concentration until you know how it affects you.
  • Avoid consuming alcohol when taking Valoflam TZ 10 mg/2 mg Tablet as it may cause excessive drowsiness. 
  • Regularly monitor your blood pressure while taking this medicine, particularly in the first two weeks after starting treatment.
  • Inform your doctor if you have a history of stomach ulcers, heart diseases, high blood pressure, and liver or kidney disease.
  • Inform your doctor if you notice yellowing of eyes or skin, dark urine, or stomach pain.

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PAIN ANALGESICS

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sensitivity has many causative factors for relief of pain you can take pain killers it will give temporary relief
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Dr. Sonu Balhara Ahlawat
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No take Crocin for pain relief
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References

  1. Valdecoxibe. New York, New York: G.D. Searle LLC; 2004.[Accessed 02 Apr. 2019 ] (online) Available from:External Link
  2. Tizanidine. Ardsley, New York: Acorda Therapeutics Inc.; 1996 [revised 2013]. [Accessed 02 Apr. 20191] (online) Available from:External Link
  3. ScienceDirect. Valdecoxib. [Accessed 02 Apr. 2019] (online) Available from:External Link
  4. Tizanidine. Hawthorne, New York: Acorda Therapeutics Inc.; 2006]. [Accessed 02 Apr. 2019] (online) Available from:External Link

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Country of origin: India

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