Etosaid 90 Tablet

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SALT COMPOSITION
Storage
Store at room temperature (10-30°C)
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Introduction

Etosaid 90 Tablet 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.

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

The most common side effect of this medicine is abdominal pain. You may also experience other side effects like constipation, flatulence, heartburn, diarrhea, indigestion, nausea, vomiting, esophagitis, oral ulcer, edema, dizziness, headache, palpitations, arrhythmia, high blood pressure, bronchospasm, increased liver enzymes, fatigue, bruises, and flu-like-symptoms. 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 Etosaid Tablet

Benefits of Etosaid Tablet

In Pain relief

Etosaid 90 Tablet is used for the relief of pain, inflammation, and swelling in conditions that affect joints and muscles. It works by blocking those chemical messengers in the body that are responsible for pain sensation. It can help relieve pain in conditions like arthritis or even gout.

Take it as it is prescribed to get the most benefit. Do not take more or for longer than needed as that can be dangerous. In general, you should take the lowest dose that works, for the shortest possible time. This will help you to go about your daily activities more easily and have a better, more active, quality of life.

Side effects of Etosaid 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 Etosaid

  • Abdominal pain
  • Flu-like symptoms
  • Indigestion
  • Diarrhea
  • Flatulence
  • Headache
  • Dizziness
  • Palpitations
  • Arrhythmia (irregular heartbeats)
  • Vomiting
  • Nausea
  • Edema (swelling)
  • Fatigue
  • High blood pressure
  • Bruise
  • Constipation
  • Oral ulcer
  • Bronchospasm
  • Increased liver enzymes
  • Esophagitis

How to use Etosaid 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. Etosaid 90 Tablet may be taken with or without food, but it is better to take it at a fixed time.

How Etosaid Tablet works

Etosaid 90 Tablet 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).

Safety Advice

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

What if you forget to take Etosaid Tablet?

If you miss a dose of Etosaid 90 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

  • Etosaid 90 Tablet 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 Etosaid 90 Tablet if you are pregnant, planning to conceive, or breastfeeding.

Fact Box

Chemical Class
Sulfone and Pyridine Derivative
Habit Forming
No
Therapeutic Class
PAIN ANALGESICS
Action Class
NSAID's -Selective COX-2 Inhibitors

Interaction with Drugs

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

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One of my teeth is sensitive. It some times pains
Dr. Abhijit Gambhir
Dental Surgery
sensitivity has many causative factors for relief of pain you can take pain killers it will give temporary relief
fever and 2 months pregnant can take combiflan
Dr. Sonu Balhara Ahlawat
Obstetrics and Gynaecology
No take Crocin for pain relief
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FAQs

Q. What is Etosaid 90 Tablet used for?

Etosaid 90 Tablet is used to reduce the pain and swelling (inflammation) in the joints and muscles of people 16 years of age and older with rheumatoid arthritis, ankylosing spondylitis and gout. Etosaid 90 Tablet is also used for the short term treatment of moderate pain after dental surgery in people 16 years of age and older.

Q. Is it safe to use Etosaid 90 Tablet?

Etosaid 90 Tablet is safe for most patients. However, in some patients, it may cause some unwanted side effects like nausea, vomiting, stomach pain, fatigue, diarrhea, etc. Inform your doctor if you experience any persistent problem due to this medication.

Q. Can I stop taking Etosaid 90 Tablet when my pain is relieved?

Etosaid 90 Tablet should be continued as advised by your doctor, if you are using the medicine for a condition associated with long-term pain. It can be discontinued if you are using it for short-term pain relief.

Q. Can the use of Etosaid 90 Tablet cause nausea and vomiting?

Yes, the use of Etosaid 90 Tablet may cause nausea and vomiting. Taking it with milk, food or antacids can prevent nausea. Avoid taking fatty or fried foods along with this medication. In case of vomiting, drink plenty of water or other fluids by taking small frequent sips. Talk to your doctor if vomiting persists and you notice signs of dehydration, like dark colored and strong-smelling urine or a low frequency of urination. Do not take any other medicines without speaking to your doctor.

Q. Can the use of Etosaid 90 Tablet cause dizziness?

Yes, the use of Etosaid 90 Tablet can cause dizziness (feeling faint, weak, unsteady or lightheaded) in some patients. If you feel dizzy or lightheaded, do not drive or use any machines. It is better to rest for sometime and resume once you feel better.

Q. Are there any specific contraindications associated with the use of Etosaid 90 Tablet?

The use of Etosaid 90 Tablet is considered to be harmful for patients with known allergy to any of the components of this medicine. It should be avoided in patients with known allergy to other painkillers (NSAIDs). The use of this medicine should preferably be avoided in patients with a history of stomach ulcers or in patients with active or 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. Is Etosaid 90 Tablet helpful in relieving stomach pain?

No, Etosaid 90 Tablet should not be taken for stomach pain without consulting a physician. This drug can increase stomach acid secretion which may aggravate an unknown underlying condition.

Q. Can the use of Etosaid 90 Tablet cause damage to kidneys?

Yes, the long-term use of Etosaid 90 Tablet can cause damage to the kidneys. Normal kidneys produce a chemical called prostaglandins that protect the kidneys from damage. Use of painkillers lowers the levels of prostaglandins in the body, leading to kidney damage because of long-term use. Therefore, the use of painkillers is not recommended in patients with underlying kidney disease.

Q. Is it safe to take a higher than the recommended dose of Etosaid 90 Tablet ?

No, taking a higher than the recommended dose of Etosaid 90 Tablet can increase the risks of side effects like stomach pain, nausea, vomiting, indigestion and diarrhea. In fact, using this medicine for a long-term can also damage your kidneys on long-term use. If you are experiencing increased severity of pain or if the pain is not relieved by the recommended doses of this medicine, please consult your doctor for re-evaluation.

Q. Can Etosaid 90 Tablet cause high blood pressure?

Yes. Etosaid 90 Tablet can increase blood pressure in some people, especially in high doses, and your doctor may advise you to check your blood pressure at home or even monitor it from time to time. If you have high blood pressure that has not been controlled by treatment, you must inform your doctor before starting treatment with Etosaid 90 Tablet, to avoid any mishap.

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