Coxitas 60mg Tablet

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Introduction

Coxitas 60mg Tablet is a pain-relieving medicine. It is used for relieving moderate pain and swelling of joints associated with different forms of gout and arthritis. It is also used for short-term treatment of moderate pain after dental surgery in people 16 years of age and older.

Coxitas 60mg Tablet can be taken with or without food. The dose depends on what you are taking it for and how well it helps your symptoms. You should take it as advised by your doctor. Do not take more or use it for longer than recommended.

The most common side effects of this medicine include stomach pain, edema, dizziness, headache, irregular heartbeat, and increased blood pressure. These are not usually serious but if you are worried, ask your doctor about ways of reducing or preventing them.

Before taking it, you should let your doctor know if you have a history of ulcer or bleeding in your stomach, high blood pressure, or have any trouble with your heart, kidneys, or liver. Let your doctor also know about all the other medicines you are taking because they may affect, or be affected by, this medicine.

Pregnant or breastfeeding women should consult their doctor before starting treatment. You should also avoid drinking alcohol while you are taking this medicine. Heavy drinking can cause excessive drowsiness.

Uses of Coxitas Tablet

Benefits of Coxitas Tablet

In Pain relief

Coxitas 60mg Tablet is used for short-term relief of pain, inflammation, and swelling in conditions that affect joints and muscles. It works by blocking chemical messengers in the brain that tell us we have pain. It can help relieve pain in conditions like rheumatoid arthritis and osteoarthritis or even after a dental (tooth-related) surgery.

Take it as it is prescribed to get the most benefit. Do not take more or for longer than needed as that can be dangerous. In general, you should take the lowest dose that works, for the shortest possible time. This will help you to go about your daily activities more easily and have a better, more active, quality of life.

Side effects of Coxitas Tablet

Most side effects do not require any medical attention and disappear as your body adjusts to the medicine. Consult your doctor if they persist or if you’re worried about them

Common side effects of Coxitas

  • Stomach pain
  • Diarrhea

How to use Coxitas Tablet

Take this medicine in the dose and duration as advised by your doctor. Swallow it as a whole. Do not chew, crush or break it. Coxitas 60mg Tablet may be taken with or without food, but it is better to take it at a fixed time.

How Coxitas Tablet works

Coxitas 60mg Tablet is a non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drug (NSAID) called COX-2 inhibitors. It works by blocking the release of certain chemical messengers that are responsible for pain and inflammation (redness and swelling).

Safety advice

Alcohol
UNSAFE
It is unsafe to consume alcohol with Coxitas 60mg Tablet.
Pregnancy
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
Coxitas 60mg Tablet may be unsafe to use during pregnancy. Although there are limited studies in humans, animal studies have shown harmful effects on the developing baby. Your doctor will weigh the benefits and any potential risks before prescribing it to you. Please consult your doctor.
Breast feeding
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
Information regarding the use of Coxitas 60mg Tablet during breastfeeding is not available. Please consult your doctor.
Driving
UNSAFE
Coxitas 60mg Tablet may decrease alertness, affect your vision or make you feel sleepy and dizzy. Do not drive if these symptoms occur.
Kidney
CAUTION
Coxitas 60mg Tablet should be used with caution in patients with kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Coxitas 60mg Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Use of Coxitas 60mg Tablet is not recommended in patients with severe kidney disease.
Liver
CAUTION
Coxitas 60mg Tablet should be used with caution in patients with liver disease. Dose adjustment of Coxitas 60mg Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Use of Coxitas 60mg Tablet is not recommended in patients with severe liver disease.

What if you forget to take Coxitas Tablet?

If you miss a dose of Coxitas 60mg Tablet, take it as soon as possible. However, if it is almost time for your next dose, skip the missed dose and go back to your regular schedule. Do not double the dose.

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Quick tips

  • Coxitas 60mg Tablet helps relieve pain and inflammation.
  • It may cause fewer stomach problems as compared to other NSAIDs like Ibuprofen or Naproxen.
  • It may cause dizziness and fatigue. Do not drive or do anything requiring concentration until you know how it affects you.
  • Do not consume alcohol while on treatment with this medicine as it may cause excessive drowsiness.
  • Regularly monitor your blood pressure while taking this medicine, particularly in the first two weeks after starting treatment.
  • Inform your doctor if you have a history of stomach ulcers, heart diseases, high blood pressure, and liver or kidney disease.
  • During long-term treatment, your doctor may want to take regular blood tests to monitor your liver function.
  • Do not take Coxitas 60mg Tablet if you are pregnant, planning to conceive, or breastfeeding.

Fact Box

Chemical Class
Sulfone and Pyridine Derivative
Habit Forming
No
Therapeutic Class
PAIN ANALGESICS
Action Class
NSAID's -Selective COX-2 Inhibitors

Interaction with drugs

Taking Coxitas with any of the following medicines can modify the effect of either of them and cause some undesirable side effects
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Patient concerns

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One of my teeth is sensitive. It some times pains
Dr. Abhijit Gambhir
Dental Surgery
sensitivity has many causative factors for relief of pain you can take pain killers it will give temporary relief
fever and 2 months pregnant can take combiflan
Dr. Sonu Balhara Ahlawat
Obstetrics and Gynaecology
No take Crocin for pain relief
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FAQs

Q. How long do I need to take Coxitas 60mg Tablet?

You need to take Coxitas 60mg Tablet as long as your doctor recommends taking it. For dental pain, it is usually prescribed for 3 days, but if it is being used for acute pain conditions then it should be given as long as the pain lasts and not exceeding 8 days. Usually, for arthritis, it is prescribed for long-term use, which may vary from person to person.

Q. How should Coxitas 60mg Tablet be taken?

Take Coxitas 60mg Tablet exactly as prescribed by your doctor. Swallow it whole with a glass of water. Coxitas 60mg Tablet can be taken with or without food. Taking the medicine without food can enhance the working of the medicine. Furthermore, do not exceed the dose recommended by your doctor.

Q. Does Coxitas 60mg Tablet cause sleepiness?

In some patients Coxitas 60mg Tablet causes sleepiness, feeling of spinning (vertigo), and dizziness. If one experiences these symptoms then driving or operating machinery should be avoided.

Q. Does Coxitas 60mg Tablet have any effect on birth control pills?

Taking Coxitas 60mg Tablet with birth control pills and hormonal replacement therapy may increase the chances of side effects. Hence, consult the doctor who will suggest an alternative method of birth control.

Q. Can I take aspirin while taking Coxitas 60mg Tablet?

Aspirin can be taken in low doses when you are using it for the prevention of stroke and heart attack. You should not stop low-dose aspirin without talking to your doctor. It is advised that while taking Coxitas 60mg Tablet you should not take high doses of aspirin and other anti-inflammatory medicines, as they may increase your risk of stomach ulcers.

Q. How long does Coxitas 60mg Tablet take to work?

Pain relief has been observed after about 4 hours of starting Coxitas 60mg Tablet. Full effect may take a little longer and may vary from person to person.

Q. Is Coxitas 60mg Tablet a painkiller?

Yes, Coxitas 60mg Tablet is a pain killer. It helps to reduce pain and inflammation in the joints and muscles due to osteoarthritis, rheumatoid arthritis, ankylosing spondylitis, and gout. It is also used to relieve dental pain after dental surgery.

Q. Is Coxitas 60mg Tablet bad for kidneys?

People with impaired kidney function or with severe heart failure or severe liver problems (liver cirrhosis) need to be careful while taking Coxitas 60mg Tablet since the medicine can further impair the function. The uncommon side effects of Coxitas 60mg Tablet related to kidneys include proteins in urine, serum creatinine increased, and kidney failure.

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Country of origin: India

Expires on or after: October, 2021

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