Valdecoxib

CLINICALLY IMPORTANT, POTENTIALLY HAZARDOUS INTERACTIONS WITH:

Aspirin, Dextromethorphan, Lithium, Warfarin

PREGNANCY CATEGORY: C

Valdecoxib is a sulfonamide and can be absorbed systemically. Sulfonamides can produce severe, possibly fatal, reactions such as toxic epidermal necrolysis and Stevens-Johnson syndrome.

NSAIDs may cause an increased risk of serious cardiovascular and gastrointestinal adverse events, which can be fatal. This risk may increase with duration of use.

This drug has been withdrawn

CARDIOVASCULAR AND GASTROINTESTINAL RISKS

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Our database has 51 adverse reactions for this drug across the following areas

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SKIN.
HAIR.
MUCOSAL.
CARDIOVASCULAR.
CENTRAL NERVOUS SYSTEM.
NEUROMUSCULAR/SKELETAL.
OCULAR.
OTIC.
RENAL.
RESPIRATORY.
OTHER.


Page last updated 09/21/2020

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Incidence info

  • <1%
  • 1-5%
  • 5-10%
  • 10-15%
  • 15-20%
  • 20-30%
  • >30%

Seriousness info

  • Hospitalization possible
  • Life threatening
  • Fatal

Warnings in other populations info

  • Breast feeding
  • Geriatric
  • Pediatric
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