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Valoflam TZ 10 mg/2 mg Tablet


Overview

Introduction

Valoflam TZ 10 mg/2 mg Tablet is a combination medicine which helps in relieving pain. It relieves muscle stiffness or spasm and improves the movement of muscles. It also blocks the release of certain chemical messengers that cause pain and inflammation.

Valoflam TZ 10 mg/2 mg Tablet should be taken in the dose and duration advised by your doctor. Depending on the severity of your underlying illness, your doctor will decide the precise dose. It may cause side effects like indigestion, stomach pain, flatulence, swelling of hands, swelling of the feet, and weakness in some patients. It may also cause diarrhea, so drink plenty of fluids to keep yourself hydrated. Inform your doctor immediately if any rash or allergic reaction is observed while taking this medicine.

Uses of Valoflam TZ Tablet

Valoflam TZ Tablet side effects

Common
  • Diarrhea
  • Stomach pain
  • Indigestion
  • Flatulence
  • Dryness in mouth
  • Swelling of hands
  • Swelling of feet
  • 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.
However, it works differently when you take it on an empty stomach or a full stomach. So, take it the same way every 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.

Valoflam TZ Tablet related warnings

Alcohol
UNSAFE
Valoflam TZ 10 mg/2 mg Tablet may cause excessive drowsiness with alcohol
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.
Lactation
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
Information regarding the use of Valoflam TZ 10 mg/2 mg Tablet during lactation 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.

Alternate Brands

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Expert Advice

  • Valoflam TZ 10 mg/2 mg Tablet helps relieve pain due to muscle spasm.
  • Take it without food for quicker relief.
  • 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.

Patient Concerns

Questions Related to Valoflam TZ

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I am feeling little pain sometimes in a week on stomach area that is not constant or any region specific. Due to my sensitive nature, I have done sonography and its result came normal. My routine Doctor told me that I am having indigestion with very mild IBS and he told me this is psychological due to your sensitive nature otherwise you are fit and fine so what should I take care about my stomach so i can get relief from this sometimes little pain.
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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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