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Eticox 90mg Tablet

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Composition for Eticox 90mg Tablet

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Primary uses of Eticox 90mg Tablet

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Medicine Overview of Eticox Tablet

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Uses of Eticox Tablet

Eticox 90mg Tablet is used for pain relief. It relieves pain and inflammation in conditions like rheumatoid arthritis, ankylosing spondylitis, and osteoarthritis.
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Eticox Tablet side effects

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Abdominal pain, Palpitations, Nausea, Vomiting, Headache, Heartburn, Gastritis, Dizziness, Constipation, Edema (swelling), Diarrhoea, Dyspepsia, Increased blood pressure, Flatulence.

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How to use Eticox 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. Eticox 90mg Tablet may be taken with or without food, but it is better to take it at a fixed time.

How Eticox Tablet works

Eticox 90mg 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 Eticox Tablet

Expert advice for Eticox Tablet

  • It can be taken with or without food.
  • Eticox 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.
  • Eticox 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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Eticox Tablet related warnings
Special precautions for Eticox Tablet
Alcohol
Interaction with alcohol is unknown. Please consult your doctor.
Pregnancy
WEIGH RISKS VS BENEFITS
Eticox 90mg 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 Eticox 90mg Tablet during lactation. Please consult your doctor.
Driving
Eticox 90mg Tablet may make you feel dizzy, sleepy, tired, or decrease alertness. If this happens, do not drive.
Kidney
CAUTION
Eticox 90mg Tablet should be used with caution in patients with kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Eticox 90mg Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Use of Eticox 90mg Tablet is not recommended in patients with severe kidney disease.
Liver
CAUTION
Eticox 90mg Tablet should be used with caution in patients with liver disease. Dose adjustment of Eticox 90mg Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Use of Eticox 90mg Tablet is not recommended in patients with severe liver disease.

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Frequently asked questions about Eticox Tablet

Frequently asked questions about Etoricoxib

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

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Taking Eticox with any of the following medicines can modify the effect of either of them and cause some undesirable side effects
Eticox with Nimesulide
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Eticox with Oxyphenbutazone
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Medicines with composition Oxyphenbutazone: Sioril
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Medicines with composition Metamizole / Dipyrone: Novalgin RC, Bral, Andep, Novalgin, Analgin, Divi A
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