Etojet Gel

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Themis Medicare Ltd

Composition for Etojet NA Gel

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60.57
30 gm in 1 tube
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Medicine Overview of Etojet Gel

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Uses of Etojet Gel

Etojet Gel is used in osteoarthritis, rheumatoid arthritis, ankylosing spondylitis, gout, arthralgia, myalgia, pain during menstruation and post operative pain.
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Side effects of Etojet Gel

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

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How to use Etojet Gel

Use this medicine in the dose and duration as advised by your doctor. Check the label for directions before use. Apply it on the affected area and allow it to stay before spitting or rinsing.

How Etojet Gel works

Etojet gel 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 Etojet Gel

Expert advice for Etojet Gel

  • It can be taken with or without food.
  • Etojet 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.
  • Etojet 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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Warnings
Special precautions for Etojet Gel
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Alcohol
No interaction found
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Pregnancy
WEIGH RISKS VS BENEFITS
Etojet Gel 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.
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Lactation
No information is available on the use of Etojet Gel during lactation. Please consult your doctor.
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Driving
Etojet Gel may make you feel dizzy, sleepy, tired, or decrea
se alertness. If this happens, do not drive.
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Kidney
CAUTION
Etojet Gel should be used with caution in patients with kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Etojet Gel may be needed. Please consult your doctor.

Use of Etojet Gel is not recommended in patients with severe kidney disease.
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Liver
CAUTION
Etojet Gel should be used with caution in patients with liver disease. Dose adjustment of Etojet Gel may be needed. Please consult your doctor.

Use of Etojet Gel is not recommended in patients with severe liver disease.
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Patient Concerns

Frequently asked questions for Etojet NA Gel

Frequently asked questions for Etoricoxib

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