Mfd. by :- Austell (Fulfilled By : Magicine Pharma)
Magicine Pharma is registered with the Government Of NCT, India, Ministry Of Health in Government of Delhi, India, registration number DL-RAJ-122372 and as a wholesale distributor, department file No. 44208.
Medicine Name - Etoricoxib
Generic Name - Etoricoxib
Marketed By - Austell
Storage - Store at room temperature
Strength - 90 mg, 120 mg
Dosage - Tablet
Packaging - Strip
Indication - Rheumatoid Arthritis, Osteoarthritis, Ankylosing Spondylitis, chronic lower back pain, acute pain, and Gout
Etoricoxib tablets belong to a class of medications known as NSAIDs (non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs). This medication works by blocking the action of certain chemical messengers that are responsible for pain and inflammation. Do not take this medicine in the wrong way as it may lead to some serious side effects. It is advisable not to change your regular dosing schedule without taking suggestions from your doctor. If you experience any signs and symptoms while receiving this medicine, inform your doctor immediately. Etoricoxib tablets are not recommended in pregnant women. Store this medicine at room temperature. Protect it from moisture and heat.
Etoricoxib is a COX-2 selective inhibitor. Currently, this tablet is indicated to the patients for the treatment of Rheumatoid Arthritis, Osteoarthritis, Ankylosing Spondylitis, chronic lower back pain, acute pain, and Gout. Just like any other COX-2 selective inhibitor, Etoricoxib 90mg Tablet selectively works to inhibit isoform 2 of the cyclo-oxygenase enzyme (COX-2) in order to reduce the generation of prostaglandins (PGs) from arachidonic acid. It is hence approved in more than 60 countries worldwide but not in the US.
Etoricoxib tablet is used to reduce the pain and swelling (inflammation) in the joints and muscles with osteoarthritis, rheumatoid arthritis, ankylosing spondylitis, and gout. It is available in the form of tablets for oral administration in the strengths of 90 mg and 120 mg. It should be taken exactly as prescribed by the healthcare provider. The tablet should be swallowed as a whole with water, without breaking, chewing, or cutting it. Also, it is important to not skip a dose for better efficacy.
Etoricoxib medicine may interact with other medications. Do not forget to discuss or disclose your previous medical history with your doctor.
Fluid retention and edema
Interaction with alcohol is unknown, please consult your healthcare provider before consuming alcohol.
This medication is not recommended in patients with a known allergy to Etoricoxib 90mg Tablet.
Do not use this medicine if you have a history of gastrointestinal bleeding.
Following are the side effects of Etoricoxib tablet. Make sure to consult your doctor in case these or any other side effects occur.
Swelling of face, lips, eyelids, tongue, hands, and feet
Difficult and painful breathing
Yellowing of skin and eyes
Heart rhythm disorders
Note - immediately contact your healthcare provider if any side effects occur
Take this medicine as prescribed by your doctor. Do not stop or skip your regular dosing schedule.
Etoricoxib tablet should be swallowed as a whole with water. It should not be crushed, chewed, or cut.
Initially, it is advisable to not miss a dose. However, if such a case happens, make sure to consult your healthcare provider to schedule an appointment for the same or guide you further.
In case you experience symptoms of overdose, immediately call your doctor or any other medical emergency helpline.
Administer Etoricoxib tablet cautiously if you have or ever had any of the following diseases:
High blood pressure
During Pregnancy or Breastfeeding, Etoricoxib tablet is not prescribed for use unless necessary. It is advisable to consult your doctor regarding the potential risks and benefits of this injection.
After taking Etoricoxib 90mg Tablet, side effects like blurred vision or tiredness may occur. Hence, it is advised to avoid any such activity that demands high concentration (including driving and operating heavy machinery).
Close monitoring of blood pressure is required during the treatment with this medication.
Dose adjustment is required in patients who are suffering from diarrhea or dehydration.
This medication may increase your risk of having infections.
Inform your doctor if you experience any side effects like - dizziness, vomiting, diarrhea, fever, pale skin, nausea, etc.
Use this medication with extreme caution in patients taking oral contraceptive medicines.
Do not take this medicine if you have a history of heart disease.
Do not skip a dose.
Do not overdose.
Do not open or break the tablet.
Not safe in pregnancy.
Unwashed fruits and vegetables
A- Etoricoxib tablet is used to reduce the pain and swelling (inflammation) in the joints and muscles with osteoarthritis, rheumatoid arthritis, ankylosing spondylitis, and gout.
A- The most common side effects of Etoricoxib tablets are nausea, vomiting, pale skin, indigestion, stomach ache, fever, flatulence, diarrhea, anemia, dehydration, insomnia, etc. Note that there can be other side effects also. Make sure to contact your healthcare provider if side effects occur or last longer than usual.
A- It is available in the strength of 90mg and 120mg.
A- Store this medicine at room temperature. Keep it away from direct heat and light.
A- Take this medicine as prescribed by your healthcare provider.
A- This medication is not recommended during pregnancy.
A- Do not take this medicine during breastfeeding without consulting from your healthcare provider.
A- No, it is not a habit-forming medication.
A- Administer Etoricoxib tablet cautiously if you have or ever had liver disease to avoid any further complications.
A- Administer Etoricoxib tablet cautiously if you have or ever had kidney disease to avoid any further complications.
A- After taking Etoricoxib tablet, side effects like blurred vision or tiredness may occur. Hence, it is advised to avoid driving or operating heavy machinery.
A- This medication works by blocking the action of certain chemical messengers that are responsible for redness and swelling.