Valcox is a nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drug (NSAID), prescribed for postoperative pain in adults.
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Drug information on Valcox (Parecoxib) from Unichem Laboratories Ltd.
Drug Name : Parecoxib
Parecoxib(Dynastat) generic Valcox is a nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drug (NSAID), prescribed for postoperative pain in adults.
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Adult- IV/IM- The recommended dose is 40 mg, followed by 20-40 mg every 6-12 hours.
Ulcer and gastrointestinal bleeding.
Jaundice and abnormal liver function.
Heart failure, heart attack, slow heart rate, high/low blood pressure and abnormal heart rhythm.
Swelling, rash, itching and difficulty in breathing.
Back pain, low platelet counts, agitation, disturbed sleeping and decreased urination.
It comes as a solution for injection to be administered by a healthcare provider into the vein or the large muscle.
Contraindicated in patients with inflammatory bowel disease, heart failure, peptic ulcer, severe liver impairment, and hypersensitivity.
Caution should be exercised in patients with history of dehydration, high blood pressure, liver or kidney disease, gastrointestinal bleeding, ulcer, sugar, any infection, elderly, during pregnancy and breastfeeding.
It may cause dizziness or drowsiness, do not drive a car or operate machinery while taking this medication.
It should not be used in children.
Avoid excess dosage.
Store in a cool place.
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