Etogesic MR Tablet

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Introduction

Etogesic MR Tablet is a combination medicine used in the treatment of pain due to muscle spasm. It improves the movement of muscles and provides relief from pain and discomfort associated with muscle spasms.

Etogesic MR Tablet should be taken with food. This will prevent you from getting an upset stomach. You should take it regularly as advised by your doctor. Do not take more or use it for a longer duration than recommended by your doctor.

Some of the common side effects of this medicine include nausea, vomiting, heartburn, stomach pain, loss of appetite, diarrhea, loss of appetite, indigestion, and sleepiness. If any of these side effects bother you or do not go away with time, you should let your doctor know. Your doctor may help with ways to reduce or prevent these side effects.

The medicine may not be suitable for everybody. Before taking it, let your doctor know if you have any problems with your heart, kidneys, and liver. To make sure it is safe for you, let your doctor also know all the other medicines you are taking. Pregnant and breastfeeding mothers should first consult their doctors before using the medicine.

Uses of Etogesic MR Tablet

  • Pain due to muscle spasm

Benefits of Etogesic MR Tablet

In Pain due to muscle spasm

Etogesic MR Tablet treats pain due to muscle spasm by relaxing stiff muscles. It also reduces swelling in the muscles. Altogether, it helps in easy movement and reduces discomfort. Once you see some improvement, you can start doing therapy exercises (such as walking or breathing exercises) that will help you get your strength back more quickly.

Side effects of Etogesic MR Tablet

Most side effects do not require any medical attention and disappear as your body adjusts to the medicine. Consult your doctor if they persist or if you’re worried about them

Common side effects of Etogesic MR

  • Nausea
  • Vomiting
  • Heartburn
  • Stomach pain/epigastric pain
  • Loss of appetite
  • Indigestion
  • Sleepiness

How to use Etogesic 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. Etogesic MR Tablet is to be taken with food.

How Etogesic MR Tablet works

Etogesic MR Tablet is a combination of two medicines: Etodolac and Thiocolchicoside, which relieves pain and relaxes the muscles. Etodolac 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. It relieves pain and improves the movement of muscles.

Safety advice

Alcohol
UNSAFE
It is unsafe to consume alcohol with Etogesic MR Tablet.
Pregnancy
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
Etogesic MR Tablet 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.
Breast feeding
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
Information regarding the use of Etogesic MR Tablet during breastfeeding is not available. Please consult your doctor.
Driving
UNSAFE
Etogesic MR Tablet may cause side effects which could affect your ability to drive.
Kidney
SAFE IF PRESCRIBED
Etogesic MR Tablet is probably safe to use in patients with kidney disease. Limited data available suggests that dose adjustment of Etogesic MR Tablet may not be needed in these patients. Please consult your doctor.
Regular monitoring of kidney function tests is advisable while you are taking this medicine.
Liver
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
There is limited information available on the use of Etogesic MR Tablet in patients with liver disease. Please consult your doctor.

What if you forget to take Etogesic MR Tablet?

If you miss a dose of Etogesic MR Tablet, take it as soon as possible. However, if it is almost time for your next dose, skip the missed dose and go back to your regular schedule. Do not double the dose.

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Quick tips

  • Etogesic MR Tablet helps relieve pain and muscle spasm that may occur due to strains, sprains, and muscle injuries.
  • It is usually used along with rest and physical therapy.
  • Take it with food to avoid an upset stomach.
  • It may cause dizziness. Do not drive or do anything requiring concentration until you know how it affects you.
  • Avoid consuming alcohol when taking Etogesic MR Tablet as it may cause excessive drowsiness.

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Patient concerns

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I m suffering from occasional strain and pain in my left hand while movement. I taken Etogesic MR and Neurotrat lm but getting response only till drug availability.
Dr. Trilok Kumar Jha
Orthopaedics
Your medicine is correct, you please show to good Orthopaedic surgeon in person.
Neck pain when I move my neck a bit. I think it's due to exercise and gyming .
Dr. Sunil Tripathi
Physiotherapy
It might be muscle soreness or muscle spasm due to improper Posture or overuse of musclesConsult a Physiotherapist in your area
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FAQs

Q. What are the instructions for storage and disposal of Etogesic MR Tablet?

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.

Q. Will Etogesic MR Tablet 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. Can Etogesic MR Tablet be stopped when my pain is relieved?

Etogesic MR Tablet is usually used for short term and can be discontinued when the pain is relieved. However, Etogesic MR Tablet should be continued if the doctor advises you to do so.

Q. Can the use of Etogesic MR Tablet cause dizziness?

Yes, the use of Etogesic MR Tablet 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 Etogesic MR Tablet?

The use of Etogesic MR Tablet is considered to be harmful for patients with known allergy to painkillers 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 active, recurrent stomach ulcer/bleeding. It should also be avoided in patients with a history of heart failure, high blood pressure, and liver or kidney disease.

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

Yes, the long-term use of Etogesic MR Tablet 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.

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References

  1. Etodolac. Princeton, New Jersey: Aesgen Inc.; 1997. [Accessed 02 Apr. 2019] (online) Available from:External Link
  2. European Medicine Agency. Thiocolchicoside. 2014. [Accessed 02 Apr. 2019] (online) Available from:External Link
  3. Drugs.com. Etodolac. [Accessed 02 Apr. 2019] (online) Available from:External Link
  4. Drugs.com. Thiocolchicoside. [Accessed 02 Apr. 2019] (online) Available from:External Link

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