Vacox 20mg Tablets
By ALEMBIC PHARMACEUTICALS LTD
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Vacox 20 MG Description
Vacox Tablet is used in adults to relieve pain & inflammation of joints associated with osteoarthritis and rheumatoid arthritis. And is also used to treat painful menstruation. It contains valdecoxib
as its main component. It belongs to a class of medicines called NSAIDs (Non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs).
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|Side effects||Stomach pain, indigestion, nausea, diarrhoea|
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Uses of Vacox 20 MG
For the treatment of pain & inflammation caused due to rheumatoid arthritis and osteoarthritis It also provides relief from painful menstruation.
Contraindications of Vacox 20 MG
If you are allergic to valdecoxib, similar medicines or any other ingredients of Vacox Tablet. If you have problems with your heart, such as heart failure If you suffer from any liver disease If you have a history of known allergy or skin reactions to pain killers like ibuprofen, celecoxib or acetylsalicylic acid (aspirin) or develop it after starting treatment. If you have or had stomach or intestinal ulcers, bleeding or perforation in the stomach or gut If you have problems with your intestines, such as Crohn’s disease or ulcerative colitis If you are more than 6 months pregnant If you are breastfeeding...
Side effects of Vacox 20 MG
- Stomach pain
- Dry mouth
- Skin rash
- Sore throat
Precautions and Warnings of Vacox 20 MG
Can I take Vacox Tablet during pregnancy?
This medicine should not be taken during pregnancy, especially during 3rd trimester. Consult your doctor if you are pregnant or think you may be pregnant or planning to have a baby before starting treatment with Vacox Tablet.
Can I take Vacox Tablet while breastfeeding?
It is not known if valdecoxib passes into breast milk. Therefore, it should not be used while breastfeeding.
Can I drive if I have consumed Vacox Tablet?
This medicine may cause dizziness, thus caution is needed while driving or operating machines.
Can I consume alcohol with Vacox Tablet?
Although there is no known interaction between alcohol and this medicine, it is essential to consult your physician if you have a habit of consuming alcohol regularly.
Other General Warnings
Talk to your doctor if
- You have problems with your heart, liver or kidneys
- You have any bleeding in your GI tract
- You are pregnant or are planning a pregnancy
- You are scheduled to have a heart operation, or you have high blood pressure & have had a stroke
- You have swollen ankles or feet (fluid retention)
- You have an infection
- You are dehydrated
- You are taking blood clotting medications
- This medicine is not recommended for use in children & adolescents
Mode of Action of Vacox 20 MG
How Does It Work?
Valdecoxib works by inhibiting the synthesis of a chemical called prostaglandins, which causes pain and inflammation.
Directions for Use of Vacox 20 MG
- Vacox Tablet should be taken as directed by your doctor.
- Swallow it whole with a glass of water, do not cut, break or chew the medicine.
- It can be taken with or without food.
- It would be best if you took it at a fixed time for optimal results.
- You should not consume more than that prescribed by your doctor.
Interactions of Vacox 20 MG
Interactions with other medicines
- Some medicines can affect the way Vacox Tablet works, or this medicine itself can reduce the effectiveness of other medicines taken at the same time.
- Tell your doctor about all the medicines, supplements, or herbals you are currently taking or might take to avoid any possible interaction.
- Especially if you are taking medicines to treat heart problems, infections, fits, asthma, cancer, stomach ulcers, psychiatric illnesses or are taking water pills or antibiotics.
Storage and disposal of Vacox 20 MG
- Store Vacox Tablets in a clean & dry place away from direct heat, moisture & sunlight
- Keep away from children & pets.
Dosage of Vacox 20 MG
In case of overdose, immediately contact your doctor or visit a nearby clinic/hospital.
Missed a Dose
If you missed any dose of this Tablet, take it as soon as you remember. However, if it's time for your next dose, then skip the missed dose and continue with your regular dose schedule. Do not take a double dose of medicine to compensate for the missed one....
Dr. Nikita Toshi
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Dr. Ritu Budania
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Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)
Q: What is the composition of Vacox Tablet?
A: Vacox Tablet contains valdecoxib, which belongs to the class of medicines called nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs).
Q: Is Vacox Tablet an antibiotic?
A: No, Vacox Tablet is not an antibiotic, it is a pain-relieving medication.
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