Valz INJ 40 mg injection: Uses, side effects, dosage

Manufacturer: Torrent

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Trade name: Valz INJ

Strength: 40 mg

Type: Injection

Active ingredient: Parecoxib

Category: Parecoxib is a COX2 selective inhibitor

Pregnancy category: Parecoxib belongs to US FDA pregnancy category C (Risk cannot be ruled out)

Uses: Valz INJ 40 mg injection is used fo the short term treatment of postoperative pain in adults. This medication is used when patients are unable to take oral pain medications.

How to use: Valz INJ 40 mg injection is given by IM or IV at doctors office. IV injection is given rapidly in to the vein or iv line and IM ijection is given slowly into the deep muscle.

Side Effects: Hypertension, fluid retention, oedema, hypersensitivity reactions (anaphylaxis and angioedema), stevens-johnson syndrome.

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Dosage: 40 mg administered intravenously (IV) or intramuscularly (IM). Maximum daily dose is 80 mg per day.

Written by: : healthplus24.com team

Date last updated: August 21st, 2016