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Valus 20mg Tablet

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Composition for Valus 20mg Tablet

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Primary uses of Valus 20mg Tablet

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Medicine Overview of Valus Tablet

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Uses of Valus Tablet

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

Common

Abdominal pain, Palpitations, Nausea, Vomiting, Headache, Heartburn, Gastritis, Dizziness, Flatulence, Edema (swelling), Increased blood pressure, Dyspepsia, Constipation, Diarrhoea.

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

How Valus Tablet works

Valus 20mg 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 20mg 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 20mg 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 20mg 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 20mg Tablet during lactation. Please consult your doctor.
Driving
Valus 20mg Tablet may cause side effects which could affect your ability to drive.
Kidney
Valus 20mg Tablet is probably safe to use in patients with kidney disease. Limited data available suggests that dose adjustment of Valus 20mg Tablet may not be needed in these patients. Please consult your doctor.
Liver
CAUTION
Valus 20mg Tablet should be used with caution in patients with liver disease. Dose adjustment of Valus 20mg Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Use of Valus 20mg Tablet is not recommended in patients with severe liver disease.

Patient Concerns

Frequently asked questions about Valus Tablet

Frequently asked questions about Valdecoxib

Valus tablets are pain killer tablets used in treating the pain and inflammation caused by arthritis and for painful menstruation
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 Benzydamine
LIFE-THREATENING
Medicines with composition Benzydamine: Tantum, Mucobenz, B Mine, Garbenz, Coolora, Uvdyne, Biqol, Edel, Bzynice, Oralixir
Valus with Nimesulide
LIFE-THREATENING
Medicines with composition Nimesulide: Edil, Zelid, Nimusid, Neede, Nimujet, Twinease, Nyci, Nise, Nobel, Nimtus, Spinn, Nimbond, Nimbus, Redynise, Nizer, Denim Juicy, Pyrifen Gel, Hilid P, Nicip, Myonal, Nimtech, Nelsid, 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, Nimotil, Nimstal, Arsulide, Lupisulide, Nimusen, Nimcare, Nemu, Nimd, Nimcet, Supernim, 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, Remulide, Nimind, Robin, Tremolide, Nimi, 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, Nex, Nimus, Nuleb, Pansulide RD, Redfast, Misogesic, Aglonim, Flenim MR, Instanim, Naba P, Nemunac, Nimugee, Spanim, New Nicip, Nimo P, Nimtop, Corfen NS, Mylid, Neosaid, Nimulid, 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, Nisulid, Aulin, Nimlin, Nimpic, Aurolide, Nicare, Nim, 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, Denim, Nimica, Nimumed, Nimegesic, Nimotas CD, Nimotas Kid, Zonim, Nam, Ransulide, Nimulex, Neemact, Neosulide, Ladex, 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, Acinimide, Pyranim, Nimsco, Temlid, E-Nim, Nimriz, Nimupet, Numel, Nimbu, Nimirite, Nimel, Intario, Bionim, Hilyte, Fenim, Brinimo, Nemis, NOM, Nimdal, Nimofen, Genenim, Epilide
LIFE-THREATENING
Medicines with composition Metamizole / Dipyrone: Novalgin RC, Bral, Andep, Novalgin, Analgin, Divi A
Valus with Oxyphenbutazone
LIFE-THREATENING
Medicines with composition Oxyphenbutazone: Sioril

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