Vexx 20mg Tablet

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Introduction

Vexx 20mg Tablet is a pain-relieving medicine. It alleviates pain, redness, and swelling in various conditions such as rheumatoid arthritis, osteoarthritis, and ankylosing spondylitis.

Vexx 20mg Tablet can be taken with or without food. The dose and duration will depend on what you are taking it for and how well it helps your symptoms. You should keep taking the medicine even if you feel better until the doctor says it is okay to stop using the medicine.

The most common side effects of this medicine include headache, abdominal pain, diarrhea, indigestion, nausea, and upper respiratory tract infection. If any of these side effects persist or get worse, you should let your doctor know. Your doctor may be able to suggest ways of preventing or reducing the symptoms.

Before using 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. Pregnant and breastfeeding mothers should consult their doctors before using the medicine.

Uses of Vexx Tablet

Benefits of Vexx Tablet

In Pain relief

Vexx 20mg Tablet helps to relieve pain, inflammation, and swelling in conditions that affect joints and muscles. It works by blocking chemical messengers in the brain that tell us we have pain. It can help relieve pain in conditions like rheumatoid arthritis, migraine, menstrual pain, and osteoarthritis.
Take it as it is prescribed to get the most benefit. Do not take more or for longer than needed as that can be dangerous. In general, you should take the lowest dose that works, for the shortest possible time. This will help you to go about your daily activities more easily and have a better, more active, quality of life.

Side effects of Vexx Tablet

Most side effects do not require any medical attention and disappear as your body adjusts to the medicine. Consult your doctor if they persist or if you’re worried about them

Common side effects of Vexx

  • Diarrhea
  • Indigestion
  • Abdominal pain
  • Headache
  • Nausea
  • Upper respiratory tract infection

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

How Vexx Tablet works

Vexx 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 for pain and inflammation (redness and swelling).

Safety advice

Alcohol
UNSAFE
It is unsafe to consume alcohol with Vexx 20mg Tablet.
Pregnancy
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
Vexx 20mg Tablet 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.
Breast feeding
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
Information regarding the use of Vexx 20mg Tablet during breastfeeding is not available. Please consult your doctor.
Driving
UNSAFE
Vexx 20mg Tablet may cause side effects which could affect your ability to drive.
Kidney
SAFE IF PRESCRIBED
Vexx 20mg Tablet is probably safe to use in patients with kidney disease. Limited data available suggests that dose adjustment of Vexx 20mg Tablet may not be needed in these patients. Please consult your doctor.
Liver
CAUTION
Vexx 20mg Tablet should be used with caution in patients with liver disease. Dose adjustment of Vexx 20mg Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Use of Vexx 20mg Tablet is not recommended in patients with severe liver disease.

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Quick tips

  • Vexx 20mg Tablet 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 Vexx 20mg Tablet if you are pregnant, planning to conceive, or breastfeeding.

Fact Box

Chemical Class
Benzenesulfonamides Derivative
Habit Forming
No
Therapeutic Class
PAIN ANALGESICS
Action Class
NSAID's -Selective COX-2 Inhibitors

Interaction with drugs

Taking Vexx with any of the following medicines can modify the effect of either of them and cause some undesirable side effects
Brand(s): Nimsun, Neil, Renex
LIFE-THREATENING
Brand(s): Oxy Triactin, Sioril
LIFE-THREATENING
Brand(s): Pyregin, Alpagin, Novalgin RC
LIFE-THREATENING

Patient concerns

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One of my teeth is sensitive. It some times pains
Dr. Abhijit Gambhir
Dental Surgery
sensitivity has many causative factors for relief of pain you can take pain killers it will give temporary relief
fever and 2 months pregnant can take combiflan
Dr. Sonu Balhara Ahlawat
Obstetrics and Gynaecology
No take Crocin for pain relief
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FAQs

Q. What is Vexx 20mg Tablet tablet and what are they used for?

Vexx 20mg Tablet tablets are pain killer tablets used in treating the pain and inflammation caused by arthritis and for painful menstruation

Q. Why is Vexx 20mg Tablet banned?

Vexx 20mg Tablet 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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References

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  2. Central Drugs Standard Control Organisation (CDSCO). [Accessed 02 Apr. 2019] (online) Available from:External Link

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Office No. 5119, 5th Floor, 'D' Wing, Oberoi Garden Estates, Chandivili, Andheri (E), Mumbai - 400 072.
Country of origin: India

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