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Composition for VALUS INSTA

Valdecoxib(NA)

food interaction for VALUS INSTA

alcohol interaction for VALUS INSTA

pregnancy interaction for VALUS INSTA

lactation interaction for VALUS INSTA

food
alcohol
pregnancy
lactation
No interaction found
No interaction found
Valus insta gel 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.
WEIGH RISKS VS. BENEFITS
Unknown. Human and animal studies are not available. Please consult your doctor.

SALT INFORMATION for VALUS INSTA

Valdecoxib(NA)

Uses

Valus insta gel is used in the treatment of osteoarthritis, muscular pain and rheumatoid arthritis.

How it works

Valus insta gel belongs to the class of drugs known as non-steroidal anti-inflammatory agents. Valus insta gel works by reducing the production of chemical (prostaglandin) in the body, which is responsible for inducing pain and inflammation.

Common side effects

Belching, Cough, Diarrhoea, Ear congestion, Headache, Heartburn, Indigestion, Sore throat

SUBSTITUTES for VALUS INSTA

No substitutes found

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Expert advice for VALUS INSTA

  • Before you take valdecoxib, inform your doctor if you suffer from liver and or kidney problems. 
  • Do not take valdecoxib if you have experienced asthma, hives or any allergic reaction after taking a sulfabased medication.
  • Stop taking valdecoxib and contact your doctor immediately if you develop a skin rash, hives, itching, difficulty breathing, swelling of the lips, tongue or face, or other symptoms of an allergic reaction.
  • Caution should be exercised while using valdecoxib as an increased risk of cardiovascular events (including heart attack and stroke) have been reported with its use.
  • Overdose of valdecoxib may cause dizziness; it is advisable to avoid driving or operating heavy machinery under such circumstances.
  • Tell your doctor if you are or planning to become pregnant or are breastfeeding.

Frequently asked questions for VALUS INSTA

Valdecoxib

Q.What is valdecoxib tablet and what are they used for?
Valdecoxib tablets are pain killer tablets used in treating the pain and inflammation caused by arthritis and for painful menstruation

Q.Why is valdecoxib banned?
Valdecoxib 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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Content on this page was last updated on 06 May, 2014, by Dr. Varun Gupta (MD Pharmacology)