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Etocoxib MR 60mg/4mg Tablet


Overview

Uses of Etocoxib MR Tablet

Etocoxib MR 60mg/4mg Tablet is used for pain due to muscle spasm.

Etocoxib MR Tablet side effects

Common
  • Diarrhea
  • Stomach pain
  • Indigestion
  • Flatulence
  • Swelling of hands
  • Swelling of feet
  • Flu-like symptoms

How to use Etocoxib MR 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. Etocoxib MR 60mg/4mg Tablet may be taken with or without food, but it is better to take it at a fixed time.

How Etocoxib MR Tablet works

Etocoxib MR 60mg/4mg Tablet is a combination of two medicines: Etoricoxib and Thiocolchicoside, which relieves pain and relaxes the muscles. Etoricoxib is a non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drug (NSAID) which works by blocking the release of certain chemical messengers that cause pain and inflammation (redness and swelling). Thiocolchicoside is a muscle relaxant. It works on the centers in the brain and spinal cord to relieve muscle stiffness or spasm and to improve pain and movement of muscles.

Etocoxib MR Tablet related warnings

Alcohol
Interaction with alcohol is unknown. Please consult your doctor.
Pregnancy
WEIGH RISKS VS BENEFITS
Etocoxib MR 60mg/4mg 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 Etocoxib MR 60mg/4mg Tablet during lactation. Please consult your doctor.
Driving
Etocoxib MR 60mg/4mg Tablet may cause side effects which could affect your ability to drive.
Kidney
CAUTION
Etocoxib MR 60mg/4mg Tablet should be used with caution in patients with kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Etocoxib MR 60mg/4mg Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Use of Etocoxib MR 60mg/4mg Tablet is not recommended in patients with severe kidney disease.
Liver
CAUTION
Etocoxib MR 60mg/4mg Tablet should be used with caution in patients with liver disease. Dose adjustment of Etocoxib MR 60mg/4mg Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Use of Etocoxib MR 60mg/4mg Tablet is not recommended in patients with severe liver disease.

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Expert Advice

  • Etocoxib MR 60mg/4mg Tablet helps relieve pain due to muscle spasm.
  • Take it without food for quicker relief.
  • It may cause dizziness and fatigue. Do not drive or do anything requiring concentration until you know how it affects you.
  • Avoid consuming alcohol when taking Etocoxib MR 60mg/4mg Tablet 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.
  • Inform your doctor if you notice yellowing of eyes or skin, dark urine, or stomach pain.

Patient Concerns

Questions Related to Etocoxib MR

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1) Am I really suffering from diabetes. I am daily doing Ramdev baba Yoga for 1 - 1/30 Hrs 2) I am normal , May I stop Tab Glycomet 500 ? 3) ECG is abnormal but 2D eco is normal. What is a problem? 4) Why Doctor is asking me to take daily Cap. BecoZinc forever. May I stop or continue? 5) I am suffering from Neck spondilites . 6) I feel giddiness, so doctor starts this medicine and asked to take forever for long time May I continue or what ?Plz give me second opinion.
Dr. Sfurti Mann
Diabetes Specialist
Your HbA1c levels will ascertain your diabetes control. You must continue glycometSR. It's dose may even beFor giddiness you may take stemetil MD tab sos and pantop DSR before breakfast
I m cocieved running 9 month n my date of issue is on first week of june.but i m having swelling on foot
Dr. Suman Rao
Gynaecologist
Get your BP, serum proteins and kidney function test done. If all are fine then there is nothing to worry about.
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FAQs

Q. Can I stop taking Etocoxib MR when my pain is relieved?

Etocoxib MR, when used for long-term pain relief, should be continued for as long as advised by your physician. It can be discontinued if you are using it for short-term pain relief.

Q. Can the use of Etocoxib MR cause dizziness?

Yes, the use of Etocoxib MR can cause dizziness (feeling faint, weak, unsteady or lightheaded) in some patients. If you feel dizzy or lightheaded it is better to rest for some time and resume once you feel better.

Q. Are there any specific contraindications associated with the use of Etocoxib MR?

The use of Etocoxib MR is considered to be harmful for patients with known allergy to painkillers (NSAIDS) or any of the components or excipients of this medicine. The use of this medicine should preferably be avoided in patients with a history of stomach ulcers or in patients with active, recurrent stomach ulcer / bleeding It should also be avoided in patients with history of heart failure, high blood pressure, and liver or kidney disease.

Q. Can I take Etocoxib MR with Vitamin B-complex?

Yes, Etocoxib MR can be taken with Vitamin B-complex preparations. While Etocoxib MR helps to relieve pain, Vitamin B-complex can help to correct the vitamin deficiency that might be causing your symptoms.

Q. Can the use of Etocoxib MR cause damage to kidneys?

Yes, the long-term use of Etocoxib MR can cause damage to the kidneys. Normal kidneys produce a chemical called prostaglandins that protects them from damage. Use of painkillers lowers the levels of prostaglandins in the body leading to kidney damage on long-term use. Use of painkillers is not recommended to patients with underlying kidney disease.

Q. Will Etocoxib MR be more effective if taken in higher doses?

No, taking more of this medicine will not make it more effective, rather it can lead to increased side effects. If the symptoms are getting severe, please consult the doctor for re-evaluation.

Q. What is the recommended storage condition for Etocoxib MR?

Keep this medicine in the container or the pack it came in, tightly closed. Store it according to the instructions mentioned on the pack or label. Dispose of the unused medicine. Make sure it is not consumed by pets, children and other people.
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