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Valus 20 mg Tablet

Glenmark Pharmaceuticals Ltd

Composition for Valus 20 mg Tablet

Prescription Required

Primary uses of Valus 20 mg Tablet

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Medicine Overview of Valus Tablet

Uses of Valus Tablet

Valus 20 mg Tablet is used for pain relief. It relieves pain and inflammation in conditions like rheumatoid arthritis, ankylosing spondylitis, and osteoarthritis.

Valus Tablet side effects

Common

Side Effects of Valus are Flu-like symptoms, Indigestion, Stomach pain, Diarrhoea, Peripheral edema, Flatulence.

How to use Valus 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. Valus 20 mg Tablet may be taken with or without food, but it is better to take it at a fixed time.

How Valus Tablet works

Valus 20 mg Tablet 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 Valus Tablet

Expert advice for Valus Tablet

  • It can be taken with or without food.
  • Valus 20 mg Tablet 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.
  • Valus 20 mg Tablet 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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Valus Tablet related warnings
Special precautions for Valus Tablet
Alcohol
Interaction with alcohol is unknown. Please consult your doctor.
Pregnancy
WEIGH RISKS VS BENEFITS
Valus 20 mg 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.
Lactation
No information is available on the use of Valus 20 mg Tablet during lactation. Please consult your doctor.
Driving
Valus 20 mg Tablet may cause side effects which could affect your ability to drive.
Kidney
Valus 20 mg Tablet is probably safe to use in patients with kidney disease. Limited data available suggests that dose adjustment of Valus 20 mg Tablet may not be needed in these patients. Please consult your doctor.
Liver
CAUTION
Valus 20 mg Tablet should be used with caution in patients with liver disease. Dose adjustment of Valus 20 mg Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Use of Valus 20 mg Tablet is not recommended in patients with severe liver disease.

Patient Concerns

Frequently asked questions about Valus Tablet

Frequently asked questions about Valdecoxib

Q. What is Valus tablet and what are they used for?
Valus tablets are pain killer tablets used in treating the pain and inflammation caused by arthritis and for painful menstruation
Q. Why is Valus banned?
Valus 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 Valus with any of the following medicines can modify the effect of either of them and cause some undesirable side effects
Valus with Oxyphenbutazone
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Medicines with composition Oxyphenbutazone: Flanil, Sioril
Valus with Benzydamine
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Medicines with composition Benzydamine: Ready Rinse, Tantum, Mucobenz, B Mine, Garbenz, Coolora, Uvdyne, Biqol, Edel, Bzynice, Oralixir
Valus with Nimesulide
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Medicines with composition Nimesulide: Nimsun, Abinim, Nimulis, Neil, Zenee PR, Sanim, Esulide, Renex, Nimoffin, Selide, Elide, Nimby, Bitugesic, Edil, Nimejeev, Nimutek, Nimad, Nimori, Nimogin, Sulbid, Newiide, Combilid, Nimer, Tribid, Tamid, Nimirad, Nimiff, Denim, Dexnim, Esu, Nipin, Arinox, Dolonide, Nimered, Astnim, Nimic, Tide, Vernim, Nimstar, Nimtala, Nimoogesic, Nimscal, Nimulot, Nimdol, Pifnim, Nimotil, Bestonim, Nims, Wylid, Nimucil, Nuke, Nimula, Rinim, Nimesulide, Imulid, Finegesic, Sumelide, NSD, Nimi, Nimee, Amonim, Nimsula, Karlide, Painside, Penim, Nim, Nika, Himoran, Nimy, Nimage, Limosan, Nille, G Sulide, Fanim, Bronim, Nime, Slide, Nisba, Nimugel, Nimid, Nim M, Relexulide, Nimsutech, Benim, Amulid, Nisulid, Caslide, Nimsmi, M Sulide, Nichem, Paindown, Nimsoh, Nimosh, Bentilide, Nimesyn, Nucid, Nimze, Nimoril, Bio Nim, Ana, Tonim, Nemtab, Nimuvista, Anilide, Ostonim, Pas, Zelid, Nimusid, Neede, Twinease, Nyci, Nobel, Nimtus, Spinn, Nimbond, Nimbus, Redynise, Denim Juicy, Pyrifen Gel, Hilid P, Myonal, 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, Nimstal, Arsulide, Lupisulide, Nimusen, Nimcare, Nemu, Nimd, Nimcet, 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, Nimind, Robin, Tremolide, 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, Nimus, Nuleb, Pansulide RD, Redfast, Misogesic, Aglonim, Flenim MR, Instanim, Naba P, Nemunac, Nimugee, Spanim, New Nicip, Nimo P, Nimtop, Corfen NS, Mylid, Neosaid, 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, Aulin, Nimlin, Nimpic, Aurolide, Nicare, 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, Nimica, Nimumed, Nimegesic, Nimotas CD, Nimotas Kid, Zonim, Nam, Ransulide, Nimulex, Neemact, Neosulide, Kindnim, Ladex, Matlid, Nimkair, Sparnim, Vistanim, 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, Maxulide, Neet, Kyonim, Nymo, Cinim, Arnold, Nimpure, Nency, Nimras, Adenim
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Medicines with composition Metamizole / Dipyrone: Pyregin, Novalgin RC, Bral, Andep, Novalgin, Analgin, Divi A

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