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Etolox TH 400mg/4mg Tablet

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Store at room temperature (10-30°C)

Introduction

Etolox TH 400mg/4mg 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.

Etolox TH 400mg/4mg 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 Etolox TH Tablet

  • Pain due to muscle spasm

Side effects of Etolox TH 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 Etolox TH

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

How to use Etolox TH 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. Etolox TH 400mg/4mg Tablet is to be taken with food.

How Etolox TH Tablet works

Etolox TH 400mg/4mg 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 Etolox TH 400mg/4mg Tablet.
Pregnancy
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
Etolox TH 400mg/4mg 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.
Breastfeeding
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
Information regarding the use of Etolox TH 400mg/4mg Tablet during breastfeeding is not available. Please consult your doctor.
Driving
UNSAFE
Etolox TH 400mg/4mg Tablet may cause side effects which could affect your ability to drive.
Kidney
SAFE IF PRESCRIBED
Etolox TH 400mg/4mg Tablet is probably safe to use in patients with kidney disease. Limited data available suggests that dose adjustment of Etolox TH 400mg/4mg 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 Etolox TH 400mg/4mg Tablet in patients with liver disease. Please consult your doctor.

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Quick Tips

  • Etolox TH 400mg/4mg 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 Etolox TH 400mg/4mg Tablet as it may cause excessive drowsiness.

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I want to know what is the perfact time to be pregnant after periods. My period start from 3 dec till 6 dec
Dr. Suman Rao
Obstetrics and Gynaecology
From 13 th to 20 th Dec , if you have regular 30 days cycle.
Suffering from teeth pain my last teeth is paining badly and my muscle besides my last teeth is paining badly and swelling
Dr. Reema Mangaliyil
Dental Surgery
Use zerodol th tab twicedaily for 3 days ,after dat consult ur dentist and get it treated
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FAQs

Q. What are the instructions for storage and disposal of Etolox TH 400mg/4mg 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 Etolox TH 400mg/4mg 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 Etolox TH 400mg/4mg Tablet be stopped when my pain is relieved?

Etolox TH 400mg/4mg Tablet is usually used for short term and can be discontinued when the pain is relieved. However, Etolox TH 400mg/4mg Tablet should be continued if the doctor advises you to do so.

Q. Can the use of Etolox TH 400mg/4mg Tablet cause dizziness?

Yes, the use of Etolox TH 400mg/4mg 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 Etolox TH 400mg/4mg Tablet?

The use of Etolox TH 400mg/4mg 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 Etolox TH 400mg/4mg Tablet cause damage to kidneys?

Yes, the long-term use of Etolox TH 400mg/4mg 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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Country of Origin: India
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