Bextra

Active Ingredient(s): Valdecoxib
FDA Approved: * November 16, 2001
Pharm Company: * GD SEARLE
Category: Anti-Inflammatory

* This drug may consist of multiple approval dates, manufacturers, or distributors. If applicable, they would be listed below under "NDC Database Records".



Bextra Overview

Valdecoxib is a nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drug (NSAID) used in the treatment of osteoarthritis, rheumatoid arthritis, and painful menstruation and menstrual symptoms. It is a selective cyclooxygenase-2 inhibitor. It was patented in 1995.[1] Valdecoxib was manufactured and marketed under the brand name Bextra by G. D. Searle & Company as an anti-inflammatory arthritis drug.[2] It was approved by the United States Food and Drug Administration on November...

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Details May Include Instructions, Side Effects, Interactions, Etc. Drug monograph is from Wikipedia. All text is available under the terms of the GFDL (GNU Free Documentation License). Source: en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Valdecoxib

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small oval 4 pointed star and a 10

Small, symetrically oval, with one side having a 4 pointed star, and the other side a 10 ## I NEED TO KNOW WHAT THIS PILL IS I FOUND IT IN MY CHILDS BAG. ## White oblong pill with a 4 pointed Star, 10 on the other side is a 10 mg Bextra This drug was manufactured by GD Searle LLC a Subsidiary of Pharmacia Company Pfizer, a COX-2 inhibitor used as an anti-inflammatory, but recalled from the market this past year. ## Abe's answer is correct on all counts. It contained Valdecoxib, and was used to treat swelling, pain, and fever. The FDA lists its typical side effects as possibly including nausea, dizziness, headache, stomach irritation, and increased risk of bleeding. It was removed from the market, because they felt that the severe risks it caused of heart, skin, and stomach issues ou...

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baxtra

anti-inflamatory ## grandson has staph infection on kneeto ## Bextra contains the active ingredient, it contains the active ingredient Valdicoxib, it is a nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory that is used to treat pain, fever, and swelling. Mom-mom, what else was he prescribed? Is he on any antibiotic?

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White oval pill - 10/Symbol, Blank one side

Found a white pill, approx 8mm long. Oval shaped. It is blank on one side and the other is scored and has a symbol imprinted on it that resembles a bell or a witches hat. It also has 10 imprinted on this same side. Thanks ## I found a white oval pill that is almost identical to your description, in that, the only difference is the "10" and bell/hat-like logo are on separate sides of the pill. The pill is identified as Bextra 10 mg; a nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drug (NSAID) used to relieve some symptoms caused by arthritis (rheumatism), such as inflammation, swelling, stiffness, and joint pain. Manufacturer: G.D. Searle LLC National Drug Code (NDC): 00025-1975 If anything at all, I would think that your pill may be manufactured by the same company since the logo sounds very s...

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Pill Imprints

white and oblong with 20 on one side and a 4 pointed star on the other side ## This tablet, with the logo on one side and 20 on the other is a 20mg Bextra tablet, it contains the active ingredient Valdecoxib. This is a nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory that is most commonly used to treat osteoarthritis and rheumatoid arthritis. Side effects may include: nausea, dizziness, headache and stomach irritation. This medication was removed from the market in 2005, due to the increased risk it created of heart attack and stroke. Is there anything else I can help with?

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bextra tabs

white oval pill marked m360 ## The pill in description marked M360 is Acetaminophen + Hydrocodone bitartrate (750 mg - 7.5 mg). Acetaminophen + Hydrocodone is a combination of two types of pain medicine to treat moderate to severe pain. For more information about this drug, please refer to the link below... If you have any more questions or concerns, please post back and I will be happy to help you. ## Is there any news on a FDA approved replacement for Cox II inhibitors? Bextra was a miracle pill for me and relieved the majority of my symptoms without any side effects. My quality of life has deteriorated significantly since Bextra was taken of the market thanks to the FDA. I'm in a tailspin that I probably won't recover from this time. I tried Celebrex but it caused me to have ...

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Star 10

Small white eliptical tablet with 10 imprinted on one side and a four pointed star similar to a compass rose on the other side. Any idea what they may be? ## White oblong pill with a 4 pointed Star, 10 on the other side is a 10 mg Bextra This drug was manufactured by GD Searle LLC a Subsidiary of Pharmacia Company Pfizer, a COX-2 inhibitor used as an anti-inflammatory, but recalled from the market this past year. ## Abe. Thank you. Once I read your answer to my girl friend she remembered that it was Bextra, which she took for her elbow injury a year or so ago. Thanks again.

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Possible Dosages for this and Related Drugs:

Valdecoxib
  • Tablet: 10mg, 20mg
Note: Above list includes dosages for all drugs with the same combination of active ingredients.

NDC Database Records for Bextra: (2 results)

Sorted by National Drug Code
  • 0025-1975 Bextra 10 mg Oral Tablet by G.d. Searle LLC
  • 0025-1980 Bextra 20 mg Oral Tablet by G.d. Searle LLC

Other drugs which contain Valdecoxib or a similar ingredient: (1 result)

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bextra tabs
white oval pill marked m360 ## The pill in description marked M360 is Acetaminophen + Hydrocodone bitartrate (750 mg - 7... 2 replies
BEXTRA
WHAT ARE THESE PILLS FOR. ## what does bextra look like please send imge ## Bextra This drug has been withdrawn from the... 2 replies




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