Valus 40mg Tablet

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Glenmark Pharmaceuticals Ltd

Composition for Valus 40mg Tablet

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Medicine Overview of Valus Tablet

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Uses of Valus Tablet

Valus 40mg Tablet is used in osteoarthritis, rheumatoid arthritis, ankylosing spondylitis, gout, arthralgia, myalgia, pain during menstruation and post operative pain.
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Side effects of Valus Tablet

Common

Abdominal pain, Palpitations, Nausea, Vomiting, Headache, Heartburn, Gastritis, Dizziness, Flatulence, Edema, 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. It can be taken with or without food, but it is better to take Valus 40mg Tablet at a fixed time.

How Valus Tablet works

Valus 40mg 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 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 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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Warnings
Special precautions for Valus 40mg Tablet
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Alcohol
Interaction with alcohol is unknown. Please consult your doctor.
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Pregnancy
WEIGH RISKS VS BENEFITS
Valus 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.
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Lactation
No information is available on the use of Valus 40mg Tablet
during lactation. Please consult your doctor.
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Driving
Valus 40mg Tablet may cause side effects which could affect your ability to drive.
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Kidney
Valus 40mg Tablet is probably safe to use in patients with k
idney disease. Limited data available suggests that dose adjustment of Valus 40mg Tablet may not be needed in these patients. Please consult your doctor.
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Liver
CAUTION
Valus 40mg Tablet should be used with caution in patients with liver disease. Dose adjustment of Valus 40mg Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.

Use of Valus 40mg Tablet is not recommended in patients with severe liver disease.
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Severely interacts with other drugs like
Neemact 100mg Tablet MD, Nimlin MD 100mg Tablet, ANALGIN 500MG TABLET, Nyci 100mg Tablet

Patient Concerns

Frequently asked questions for Valus 40mg Tablet

Frequently asked questions for 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.

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