Coxstar 120 mg Tablet


Overview

Uses of Coxstar Tablet
Coxstar 120 mg Tablet is used for pain relief. It relieves pain and inflammation in conditions like rheumatoid arthritis, ankylosing spondylitis, and osteoarthritis.
Coxstar Tablet side effects
Common
  • Flu-like symptoms
  • Stomach pain
  • Diarrhoea
  • Peripheral edema
  • Flatulence
How to use Coxstar 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. Coxstar 120 mg Tablet may be taken with or without food, but it is better to take it at a fixed time.
How Coxstar Tablet works
Coxstar 120 mg 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 pain and inflammation (redness and swelling).
Coxstar Tablet related warnings
Alcohol
Interaction with alcohol is unknown. Please consult your doctor.
Pregnancy
WEIGH RISKS VS BENEFITS
Coxstar 120 mg Tablet may be unsafe to use during pregnancy.
Animal studies have shown adverse effects on the foetus, however, there are limited human studies. The benefits from use in pregnant women may be acceptable despite the risk. Please consult your doctor.
Lactation
No information is available on the use of Coxstar 120 mg Tablet during lactation. Please consult your doctor.
Driving
Coxstar 120 mg Tablet may make you feel dizzy, sleepy, tired, or decrease alertness. If this happens, do not drive.
Kidney
CAUTION
Coxstar 120 mg Tablet should be used with caution in patients with kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Coxstar 120 mg Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Use of Coxstar 120 mg Tablet is not recommended in patients with severe kidney disease.
Liver
CAUTION
Coxstar 120 mg Tablet should be used with caution in patients with liver disease. Dose adjustment of Coxstar 120 mg Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Use of Coxstar 120 mg Tablet is not recommended in patients with severe liver disease.

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Expert Advice

  • It can be taken with or without food.
  • Coxstar 120 mg Tablet may cause fewer stomach problems as compared with other NSAIDs like Ibuprofen or Naproxen.
  • It can also affect kidneys or cause permanent kidney damage if taken for a long time.
  • Coxstar 120 mg Tablet can raise your risk of blood clots, heart attack, or a stroke.
  • Inform your doctor if you have ever been diagnosed with kidney or liver problems.
  • Inform your doctor if you are pregnant or planning to conceive or breastfeeding.

Interaction with Drugs

Taking Coxstar 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

Questions Related to Coxstar

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FAQs

Q. Is Coxstar a narcotic?
No. Coxstar is not a narcotic. It is a non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drug(NSAID).
Q. Is Coxstar a painkiller?
Yes. It is a pain killer. It belongs to the class of medications known as non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drug (NSAID).
Q. What is the difference between Coxstar and celecoxib?
Both Coxstar and celecoxib are the medicines which inhibit an enzyme COX-2 (Cyclooxygenase-2) causes pain and inflammation. However, according to the research studies, Coxstar is better than celecoxib in terms of effectiveness.
Q. How to differentiate Coxstar and ibuprofen?
Coxstar is a Selective Cyclooxygenase-2 (COX-2) inhibitor which is an enzyme responsible for pain and inflammation but ibuprofen in a non-selective COX inhibitor which has more gastric side effects like gastric ulceration as compared to Coxstar.
Q. Can warfarin be used with Coxstar?
No. Coxstar should be avoided with warfarin as they both lead to increase in bleeding tendencies. Inform your doctor if you are taking any of the medications. If given together then the therapy should be monitored closely.
Q. Can I use Coxstar for hypertension?
No. Coxstar is a pain killer. It should be avoided in hypertension as it can lead to failure of the antihypertensive therapy and there is increased risk of fluid retention and oedema.
Q. Can a patient of diabetes use Coxstar?
Normally painkillers are to be avoided in a patient with diabetes. Coxstar can increase the risk of kidney failure when given in a patient of diabetes with compromised renal function. Inform your doctor if you have diabetes before starting Coxstar.
Q. Can I take Coxstar along with Thiocolchicoside?
Yes. Thiocolchicoside is a muscle relaxant which is given in combination with Coxstar but it is not approved. Consult your doctor before starting this medication.
Q. How to differentiate Coxstar and meloxicam?
Meloxicam causes gastric toxicity and can lead to black stools due to bleeding whereas Coxstar is comparatively safer for the gastric mucosa. Coxstar has cardiovascular (heart attack and stroke) side effects.
Q. Can I take diclofenac along with Coxstar?
Both are pain killers. If they are taken together it increases the chances of side effects so better consult your doctor before starting them.
Q. Can I take paracetamol with Coxstar?
Yes. They can be taken together but it increases the chances of liver damage. It can only be taken after consultation with your doctor before starting any of these medications or in combination.
Q. Can I take pregabalin with Coxstar?
Yes. They can be taken together but you need to consult your doctor before starting any of these medications or in combination.
Q. Can I take tramadol along with Coxstar?
Yes. They can be taken together but you need to consult your doctor before starting any of these medications or in combination.
Q. Can acenocoumarol be taken along with Coxstar?
No. Coxstar should be avoided with acenocoumarol as they both lead to increase in bleeding tendencies. Inform your doctor if you are taking any of the medications. If given together then the therapy should be monitored closely.
Q. How is naproxen different from Coxstar?
Naproxen is a non-selective Cyclooxygenase (COX) blocker whereas Coxstar is a selective COX-2 blocker. Coxstar has lesser gastric side effects. In research studies, Coxstar has been found to have better effectiveness but the side effects are more.
Q. How is etodolac different from Coxstar?
Etodolac and Coxstar both are COX-2 inhibitors, an enzyme associated with the pain and inflammation but the COX-1 selectivity for etodolac is more as compared to Coxstar.
Q. What is the contraindication for Coxstar?
Contraindications with Coxstar are allergy or hypersensitivity, heart disease, high blood pressure, renal failure, gastric ulceration, history of stroke, pregnancy, lactation and severe liver dysfunction.
Q. Can I use Coxstar for allergy?
No. Coxstar is not to be taken in a case of allergy.
Q. Can I use Coxstar for chest pain?
No. Coxstar is absolutely contraindicated in chest pain. Immediately consult your doctor if you have a chest pain.
Q. Can I use Coxstar for inflammation?
Yes. Coxstar can be used for inflammation. It helps to reduce the inflammation and pain associated with inflammation. Coxstar is associated with a lot of side effects so it is to give in shortest duration possible and the lowest effective daily dose.
Q. Can tonsillitis be treated with Coxstar?
No. Tonsillitis is caused due to infections in the tonsils which is most commonly by the bacteria. Antibiotics are used to treat tonsillitis. Coxstar is a pain killer and can be used only to reduce the pain associated with tonsillitis but only with a prescription of a doctor.
Q. Can tendonitis be treated with Coxstar?
Yes. Coxstar can be used for pain management. It helps to decrease the pain and reduces the inflammation associated with the tendonitis. Coxstar is associated with a lot of side effects so it is to give in shortest duration possible and the lowest effective daily dose.
Q. Can I use Coxstar for pain?
Yes. Coxstar can be used for pain management. It helps to decrease the pain and reduces the inflammation associated with the condition. Coxstar is associated with a lot of side effects so it is to give in shortest duration possible and the lowest effective daily dose.
Q. Can I use Coxstar in fever?
No. Coxstar is a pain killer. It is not a medicine to be taken for fever.
Q. Can I use Coxstar in sciatica?
Yes. Coxstar can be used to decrease the pain but it does not cure the condition. Sciatica is a disease which is caused due to problems in the nerve and vertebral column. Coxstar acts as a pain killer and only decreases the pain. Consult your doctor if you are diagnosed with sciatica for proper treatment.
Q. Can I use Coxstar for arthritis and pain management?
Yes. Coxstar can be used for arthritis and pain management. It helps to decrease the pain and reduces the inflammation associated with the condition. Coxstar is associated with a lot of side effects so it is to give in shortest duration possible and the lowest effective daily dose.
Q. Can I use Coxstar for ankylosing spondylitis?
Yes. Coxstar can be used for ankylosing spondylitis. It helps to decrease the pain and reduces the inflammation associated with the condition.
Q. Can I take Coxstar for a sore throat?
Sore throat is mostly caused by bacteria so antibiotics are given to treat a sore throat whereas Coxstar is a pain killer so it can be given in cases of throat pain associated with it but only under the prescription of a doctor.
Q. Can I take Coxstar for a migraine?
Coxstar is a pain killer but it is not approved for the treatment of pain associated with a migraine.
Q. Can dental pain be treated with Coxstar?
Yes. Coxstar can be given in the dental pain as shown by the research studies. It is mostly recommended for Postoperative dental surgery pain. Do consult your doctor and inform if any ongoing medicines before starting Coxstar.
Q. Can I take Coxstar for gout treatment?
Coxstar can be given for acute gout as shown by the research studies. It provides relief by decreasing the pain and inflammation associated with gout.
Q. Can I take oral contraceptives with Coxstar?
When oral contraceptives and Coxstar is given, there are increased levels of oestrogen in the body which can lead to oestrogen related side effects like clots in a deep leg vein. So if at all Coxstar is prescribed by a doctor do inform you are taking oral contraceptive.
Q. Can I take methotrexate with Coxstar?
Blood levels of methotrexate is increased when it is given with Coxstar. Proper monitoring of the blood levels and adequate dose adjustments are required if they are prescribed together.
Q. Can I take lithium with Coxstar?
Coxstar decrease lithium renal excretion and therefore increase lithium plasma levels. If necessary, monitor blood lithium closely and adjust the lithium dosage while the combination is being taken.
Q. Can I take Coxstar with tacrolimus?
No. You should avoid Coxstar with tacrolimus. It increases the risk of kidney damage by many folds when these two are given together.
Q. Can I take Coxstar for osteoarthritis?
Yes, you can take Coxstar for osteoarthritis. Osteoarthritis is a joint disease and Coxstar may help in reducing the pain associated with the disease.
Q. Can I take Coxstar in heart disease?
No, you should not take Coxstar if you have heart disease or increased risk of heart disease. Coxstar increases the risk of heart attack, stroke and hypertension. Inform your doctor if you have heart disease before you start taking Coxstar.
Information last updated by Dr. Varun Gupta, MD Pharmacology on 23rd Aug 2018.
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