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Valdecoxib is a nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drug (NSAID) that is used to treat pain and inflammation. It works by blocking the production of certain natural substances that cause inflammation. It is also used to reduce the risk of developing stomach ulcers in people taking certain medications.
Common side effects of valdecoxib include nausea, vomiting, stomach pain, constipation, headache, dizziness, and drowsiness. More serious side effects may include swelling of the face, lips, tongue, or throat, difficulty breathing, and chest pain.
Brand names associated with valdecoxib include:  ▸ Bextra ▸ Ceeoxib ▸ Celebra ▸ Cobix ▸ Depoxin ▸ Dynastat ▸ Ocudox ▸ Prodium ▸ Reloxif ▸ Vadilex
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