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Eldoflam 120 mg Tablet

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Composition for Eldoflam 120 mg Tablet

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Primary uses of Eldoflam 120 mg Tablet

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75
₹7.5/Tablet
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Medicine Overview of Eldoflam Tablet

Uses of Eldoflam Tablet

Eldoflam 120 mg Tablet is used for pain relief. It relieves pain and inflammation in conditions like rheumatoid arthritis, ankylosing spondylitis, and osteoarthritis.

Eldoflam Tablet side effects

Common

Side Effects of Eldoflam are Flu-like symptoms, Stomach pain, Diarrhoea, Peripheral edema, Flatulence.

How to use Eldoflam 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. Eldoflam 120 mg Tablet may be taken with or without food, but it is better to take it at a fixed time.

How Eldoflam Tablet works

Eldoflam 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).

In Depth Information on Eldoflam Tablet

Expert advice for Eldoflam Tablet

  • It can be taken with or without food.
  • Eldoflam 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.
  • Eldoflam 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.
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Eldoflam Tablet related warnings
Special precautions for Eldoflam Tablet
Alcohol
Interaction with alcohol is unknown. Please consult your doctor.
Pregnancy
WEIGH RISKS VS BENEFITS
Eldoflam 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 Eldoflam 120 mg Tablet during lactation. Please consult your doctor.
Driving
Eldoflam 120 mg Tablet may make you feel dizzy, sleepy, tired, or decrease alertness. If this happens, do not drive.
Kidney
CAUTION
Eldoflam 120 mg Tablet should be used with caution in patients with kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Eldoflam 120 mg Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Use of Eldoflam 120 mg Tablet is not recommended in patients with severe kidney disease.
Liver
CAUTION
Eldoflam 120 mg Tablet should be used with caution in patients with liver disease. Dose adjustment of Eldoflam 120 mg Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Use of Eldoflam 120 mg Tablet is not recommended in patients with severe liver disease.

Patient Concerns

Frequently asked questions about Eldoflam Tablet

Frequently asked questions about Etoricoxib

Q. Is Eldoflam a narcotic?
No. Eldoflam is not a narcotic. It is a non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drug(NSAID).
Q. Is Eldoflam 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 Eldoflam and celecoxib?
Both Eldoflam and celecoxib are the medicines which inhibit an enzyme COX-2 (Cyclooxygenase-2) causes pain and inflammation. However, according to the research studies, Eldoflam is better than celecoxib in terms of effectiveness.
Q. How to differentiate Eldoflam and ibuprofen?
Eldoflam 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 Eldoflam.
Q. Can warfarin be used with Eldoflam?
No. Eldoflam 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 Eldoflam for hypertension?
No. Eldoflam 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 Eldoflam?
Normally painkillers are to be avoided in a patient with diabetes. Eldoflam 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 Eldoflam.
Q. Can I take Eldoflam along with Thiocolchicoside?
Yes. Thiocolchicoside is a muscle relaxant which is given in combination with Eldoflam but it is not approved. Consult your doctor before starting this medication.
Q. How to differentiate Eldoflam and meloxicam?
Meloxicam causes gastric toxicity and can lead to black stools due to bleeding whereas Eldoflam is comparatively safer for the gastric mucosa. Eldoflam has cardiovascular (heart attack and stroke) side effects.
Q. Can I take diclofenac along with Eldoflam?
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 Eldoflam?
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 Eldoflam?
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 Eldoflam?
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 Eldoflam?
No. Eldoflam 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 Eldoflam?
Naproxen is a non-selective Cyclooxygenase (COX) blocker whereas Eldoflam is a selective COX-2 blocker. Eldoflam has lesser gastric side effects. In research studies, Eldoflam has been found to have better effectiveness but the side effects are more.
Q. How is etodolac different from Eldoflam?
Etodolac and Eldoflam 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 Eldoflam.
Q. What is the contraindication for Eldoflam?
Contraindications with Eldoflam 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 Eldoflam for allergy?
No. Eldoflam is not to be taken in a case of allergy.
Q. Can I use Eldoflam for chest pain?
No. Eldoflam is absolutely contraindicated in chest pain. Immediately consult your doctor if you have a chest pain.
Q. Can I use Eldoflam for inflammation?
Yes. Eldoflam can be used for inflammation. It helps to reduce the inflammation and pain associated with inflammation. Eldoflam 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 Eldoflam?
No. Tonsillitis is caused due to infections in the tonsils which is most commonly by the bacteria. Antibiotics are used to treat tonsillitis. Eldoflam 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 Eldoflam?
Yes. Eldoflam can be used for pain management. It helps to decrease the pain and reduces the inflammation associated with the tendonitis. Eldoflam 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 Eldoflam for pain?
Yes. Eldoflam can be used for pain management. It helps to decrease the pain and reduces the inflammation associated with the condition. Eldoflam 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 Eldoflam in fever?
No. Eldoflam is a pain killer. It is not a medicine to be taken for fever.
Q. Can I use Eldoflam in sciatica?
Yes. Eldoflam 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. Eldoflam 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 Eldoflam for arthritis and pain management?
Yes. Eldoflam can be used for arthritis and pain management. It helps to decrease the pain and reduces the inflammation associated with the condition. Eldoflam 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 Eldoflam for ankylosing spondylitis?
Yes. Eldoflam can be used for ankylosing spondylitis. It helps to decrease the pain and reduces the inflammation associated with the condition.
Q. Can I take Eldoflam for a sore throat?
Sore throat is mostly caused by bacteria so antibiotics are given to treat a sore throat whereas Eldoflam 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 Eldoflam for a migraine?
Eldoflam 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 Eldoflam?
Yes. Eldoflam 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 Eldoflam.
Q. Can I take Eldoflam for gout treatment?
Eldoflam 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 Eldoflam?
When oral contraceptives and Eldoflam 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 Eldoflam is prescribed by a doctor do inform you are taking oral contraceptive.
Q. Can I take methotrexate with Eldoflam?
Blood levels of methotrexate is increased when it is given with Eldoflam. Proper monitoring of the blood levels and adequate dose adjustments are required if they are prescribed together.
Q. Can I take lithium with Eldoflam?
Eldoflam 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 Eldoflam with tacrolimus?
No. You should avoid Eldoflam with tacrolimus. It increases the risk of kidney damage by many folds when these two are given together.
Q. Can I take Eldoflam for osteoarthritis?
Yes, you can take Eldoflam for osteoarthritis. Osteoarthritis is a joint disease and Eldoflam may help in reducing the pain associated with the disease.
Q. Can I take Eldoflam in heart disease?
No, you should not take Eldoflam if you have heart disease or increased risk of heart disease. Eldoflam increases the risk of heart attack, stroke and hypertension. Inform your doctor if you have heart disease before you start taking Eldoflam.

Severely interacts with other drugs like

Taking Eldoflam with any of the following medicines can modify the effect of either of them and cause some undesirable side effects
Eldoflam with Metamizole / Dipyrone
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Medicines with composition Metamizole / Dipyrone: Pyregin, Novalgin RC, Bral, Novalgin, Analgin, Divi A
Eldoflam with Oxyphenbutazone
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Medicines with composition Oxyphenbutazone: Flanil, Sioril
Eldoflam with Benzydamine
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Medicines with composition Benzydamine: Ready Rinse, Tantum, Mucobenz, B Mine, Garbenz, Coolora, Uvdyne, Biqol, Edel, Bzynice
Eldoflam with Nimesulide
LIFE-THREATENING
Medicines with composition Nimesulide: Nimsun, Abinim, Nimulis, Neil, Zenee PR, Sanim, Renex, Nimoffin, Selide, Elide

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