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Etofine 90 mg Capsule


Overview

Introduction of Etofine Capsule

Etofine 90 mg Capsule 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 effectively alleviates pain, redness and swelling.

Etofine 90 mg Capsule should be taken in the dose and duration as advised by your doctor. Etofine 90 mg Capsule may be taken with or without food, but it is better to take it at a fixed time.

Flu-like symptoms, indigestion, stomach pain and diarrhea are some of the side effects that might be seen with this medicine. It may cause dizziness and fatigue. You should not drive or do anything requiring concentration until you know how it affects you. It is potentially unsafe to take it during pregnancy. Inform your doctor if you have a history of stomach ulcers, heart diseases, high blood pressure and liver or kidney disease.

Uses of Etofine Capsule

Etofine Capsule side effects

Common
  • Flu-like symptoms
  • Stomach pain
  • Diarrhea
  • Peripheral edema
  • Flatulence

How to use Etofine Capsule

Take this medicine in the dose and duration as advised by your doctor. Do not chew, crush or break it. Etofine 90 mg Capsule may be taken with or without food, but it is better to take it at a fixed time.

How Etofine Capsule works

Etofine 90 mg Capsule 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).

Etofine Capsule related warnings

Alcohol
UNSAFE
It is unsafe to consume alcohol with Etofine 90 mg Capsule
Pregnancy
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
Etofine 90 mg Capsule 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.
Lactation
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
Information regarding the use of Etofine 90 mg Capsule during lactation is not available. Please consult your doctor.
Driving
UNSAFE
Etofine 90 mg Capsule may decrease alertness, affect your vision or make you feel sleepy and dizzy. Do not drive if these symptoms occur.
Kidney
CAUTION
Etofine 90 mg Capsule should be used with caution in patients with kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Etofine 90 mg Capsule may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Use of Etofine 90 mg Capsule is not recommended in patients with severe kidney disease.
Liver
CAUTION
Etofine 90 mg Capsule should be used with caution in patients with liver disease. Dose adjustment of Etofine 90 mg Capsule may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Use of Etofine 90 mg Capsule is not recommended in patients with severe liver disease.

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Expert Advice

  • Etofine 90 mg Capsule 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 Etofine 90 mg Capsule if you are pregnant, planning to conceive, or breastfeeding.

Interaction with Drugs

Taking Etofine with any of the following medicines can modify the effect of either of them and cause some undesirable side effects
Brand(s): Nimsun, Abinim, Nimulis
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Patient Concerns

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FAQs

Q. How long do I need to take Etofine?

You need to take Etofine as long as your doctor recommends to take 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 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 Etofine be taken?

Take Etofine exactly as prescribed by your doctor. Swallow it whole with a glass of water. Etofine 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 Etofine cause sleepiness?

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

Q. Does Etofine have any effect on birth control pills?

Taking Etofine 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 Etofine?

Aspirin can be taken in low doses when you are using it for prevention of stroke and heart attack. You should not stop low-dose aspirin without talking to your doctor. It is advised that while taking Etofine 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 Etofine take to work?

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

Q. Is Etofine a painkiller?

Yes, Etofine 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 Etofine bad for kidneys?

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

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