The Brand Name REVALDO Has Generic Salt :: Valdecoxib
REVALDO Is From Company Zydus Cadila Priced :: Rs. 35
REVALDO have Valdecoxib is comes under Sub class Analgesics , Anti inflammatory Drugs of Main Class Musculoskeletal Disorders , Pain
Main Medicine Class:: Musculoskeletal Disorders , Pain Sub Medicine Class :: Analgesics , Anti inflammatory Drugs
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Indications for Drugs ::
Osteoarthritis; Rheumatoid arthritis, Dysmenorrhoea
Drug Dose ::
Adult: PO Osteoarthritis; Rheumatoid arthritis 10 mg once daily. Dysmenorrhoea 20 mg twice daily.
Hypersensitivity to sulfonamides, NSAIDs and other COX 2 inhibitors; asthma, urticaria; severe hepatic impairment; pregnancy (third trimester); lactation. Active GI bleed or ulceration, severe CHF, inflammatory bowel disease.
Drug Precautions ::
Mild to moderate hepatic impairment; history of ulcer disease or GI bleeding; dehydration, hypertension, history of heart failure, left ventricular dysfunction, pre-existing oedema. Monitor Hb or haematocrit values for signs and symptoms of anaemia.
Drug Side Effects ::
Hypertension, back pain, myalgia, peripheral oedema, influenza-like symptoms, dizziness, headache, abdominal fullness, abdominal pain, diarrhoea, dyspepsia, flatulence, nausea, myalgia, sinusitis. Potentially Fatal: Toxic epidermal necrolysis, exfoliative dermatitis.
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Drug Mode of Action ::
Valdecoxib acts by selectively inhibiting prostaglandin synthesis primarily by blocking cyclooxygenase (COX-2) enzyme. It was withdrawn worldwide in April 2005, following risk of serious skin reactions and cardiovascular side effects.
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