What is Valdecoxib?

Category: Prescription Drugs

Most popular types: Bextra

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Valdecoxib is a non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drug used in the treatment of arthritis and other painful conditions. It was withdrawn from the U.S. market in 2005 following concerns about an increased risk of stroke and heart attack.

Reported purpose & perceived effectiveness
Purpose Patients Evaluations Perceived Effectiveness

  • Major
  • Moderate
  • Slight
  • None
  • Can't tell

Side effects

Side effects as an overall problem

Side effects as an overall problem
Severity Evaluations
Severe 0
Moderate 0
Mild 0
None 1

Commonly reported side effects and conditions associated with Valdecoxib

Side effect Patients

Why patients stopped taking Valdecoxib

Multiple reasons could be selected

Reason Patients
Other 2
Did not seem to work 1
Side effects too severe 1
See all 4 patients who've stopped taking Valdecoxib

Duration

Stopped taking Valdecoxib

Duration Patients
6 months - 1 year 2
1 - 2 years 1
5 - 10 years 1
Adherence
Adherence Evaluations
Always 1
Usually 0
Sometimes 0
Never taken as prescribed 0
Burden
Burden Evaluations
Very hard to take 0
Somewhat hard to take 0
A little hard to take 0
Not at all hard to take 1
Cost per month
Cost per month Evaluations
$200+ 0
$100-199 0
$50-99 0
$25-49 0
< $25 1
Not specified 0

What people switch to and from

Patients stopped taking Valdecoxib and switched to:

Treatment Patients
Celecoxib (Celebrex) 1
Last updated:
There are no evaluations for Valdecoxib.