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Valus P 40mg Injection


Overview

Introduction

Valus P 40mg Injection is a pain relieving medicine. It is used for short term treatment of postoperative pain. It is given in cases where oral administration of pain killers is unsuitable. It provides only temporary relief and does not cure the condition.

Valus P 40mg Injection is generally administered by a healthcare professional. The dose and duration will depend on what you are taking it for and how well it helps your symptoms. You should keep receiving the medicine until the doctor says it is okay to stop using the medicine.

The most common side effects of this medicine include nausea, change in blood pressure, backache, edema, numbness, and injection site reactions (such as pain, redness, and swelling). If any of these side effects persist or get worse, you should let your doctor know.

Before taking it, you should let your doctor know if you have a history of stomach ulcers, heart diseases, high blood pressure, and liver or kidney disease. Let your doctor also know about all the other medicines you are taking because they may affect, or be affected by, this medicine.

This medicine is not recommended for pregnant or breastfeeding women. It is very important that pregnant and breastfeeding mothers consult with their doctors before using the medicine.

Uses of Valus P Injection

Side effects of Valus P Injection

Common
  • Numbness
  • Application site reactions (burning, irritation, itching and redness)

How to cope with side effects?

The occurrence of side effects varies from person to person. The following are a few ways of dealing with some of the common side effects. However, consult your doctor if these persist.

  • Coping with Numbness
    Massaging the numb area can help improve blood flow and provide relief. Try warming your hands and feet if they are cold. In case they are hot, try cooling them down. Get plenty of rest as lack of proper sleep may worsen the condition. Reducing stress, avoiding alcohol, exercising regularly, and getting enough vitamins and nutrients through your diet can also make you feel better.

How to use Valus P Injection

Your doctor or nurse will give you this medicine. Kindly do not self administer.

How Valus P Injection works

Valus P 40mg Injection 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 for pain and inflammation (redness and swelling).

Safety Advice

Alcohol
CAUTION
Caution is advised when consuming alcohol with Valus P 40mg Injection. Please consult your doctor.
Pregnancy
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
Valus P 40mg Injection 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.
Breastfeeding
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
Information regarding the use of Valus P 40mg Injection during breastfeeding is not available. Please consult your doctor.
Driving
UNSAFE
Valus P 40mg Injection may decrease alertness, affect your vision or make you feel sleepy and dizzy. Do not drive if these symptoms occur.
Kidney
CAUTION
Valus P 40mg Injection should be used with caution in patients with severe kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Valus P 40mg Injection may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Liver
CAUTION
Valus P 40mg Injection should be used with caution in patients with liver disease. Dose adjustment of Valus P 40mg Injection may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Use of Valus P 40mg Injection is not recommended in patients with severe liver disease.

Alternate Brands

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Quick Tips

  • Valus P 40mg Injection helps relieve pain and inflammation.
  • It may cause fewer stomach problems as compared to other NSAIDs like Ibuprofen or Naproxen.
  • It may cause dizziness and fatigue. Do not drive or do anything requiring concentration until you know how it affects you.
  • Do not consume alcohol while on treatment with this medicine 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.
  • During long-term treatment, your doctor may want to take regular blood tests to monitor your liver function.
  • Do not take Valus P 40mg Injection if you are pregnant, planning to conceive, or breastfeeding.

Interaction with Drugs

Taking Valus P with any of the following medicines can modify the effect of either of them and cause some undesirable side effects
Brand(s): Nimsun, Abinim, Nimulis
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Brand(s): Flanil, Oxy Triactin, Sioril
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Brand(s): Pyregin, Alpagin, Novalgin RC
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Patient Concerns

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Infection near nail of little finger
Dr. Sfurti Mann
Internal Medicine
Take tab zerodol p for pain relief Get CBC and RBS checked
Pain in teeth Tried sensodyne a Tried sensodyne, Colgate pain out but no relief
Dr. Reema Mangaliyil
Dental Surgery
For pain take zerodol p tab twoce daily for 3 daysAfter dat consult a dentist ,tooth need to be treated for pain relief
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FAQs

Q. What is Valus P used for?

Valus P is used in adults for short term treatment of pain after surgery

Q. How does Valus P work?

Valus P belongs to class of medications called cyclo-oxygenase-2 (COX-2) inhibitors. It works by inhibiting the enzyme COX-2 that reduces the formation of chemicals called prostaglandins in the body, thereby reducing pain and inflammation.

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Glenmark Pharmaceuticals Limited, B/2, Mahalaxmi Chambers, 22, Bhulabhai Desai Road, Mumbai – 400 026.
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