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Etoshine 60 Tablet


Overview

Introduction

Etoshine 60 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.

Etoshine 60 Tablet should be taken in the dose and duration as advised by your doctor. Etoshine 60 Tablet 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 Etoshine Tablet

Side effects of Etoshine Tablet

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

How to use Etoshine 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. Etoshine 60 Tablet may be taken with or without food, but it is better to take it at a fixed time.

How Etoshine Tablet works

Etoshine 60 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 Etoshine 60 Tablet.
Pregnancy
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
Etoshine 60 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 Etoshine 60 Tablet during breastfeeding is not available. Please consult your doctor.
Driving
UNSAFE
Etoshine 60 Tablet may decrease alertness, affect your vision or make you feel sleepy and dizzy. Do not drive if these symptoms occur.
Kidney
CAUTION
Etoshine 60 Tablet should be used with caution in patients with kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Etoshine 60 Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Use of Etoshine 60 Tablet is not recommended in patients with severe kidney disease.
Liver
CAUTION
Etoshine 60 Tablet should be used with caution in patients with liver disease. Dose adjustment of Etoshine 60 Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Use of Etoshine 60 Tablet is not recommended in patients with severe liver disease.

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Quick Tips

  • Etoshine 60 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 Etoshine 60 Tablet if you are pregnant, planning to conceive, or breastfeeding.

Interaction with Drugs

Taking Etoshine with any of the following medicines can modify the effect of either of them and cause some undesirable side effects
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Patient Concerns

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i have pain in my knee. which painkiller i use
Dr. Vipul Aggarwal
Bone & Joint Specialist
Tab etoshine 90 mg sos
I am Kajal. Me low back pain in 7 days and I use tab akilos p but not better this medicine plz give me your advice urgently
Dr. Vipul Aggarwal
Bone & Joint Specialist
Tab etoshine 90 twice for 5 days
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FAQs

Q. How long do I need to take Etoshine?

You need to take Etoshine 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 Etoshine be taken?

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

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

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

Taking Etoshine 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 Etoshine?

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 Etoshine 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 Etoshine take to work?

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

Q. Is Etoshine a painkiller?

Yes, Etoshine 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 Etoshine 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 Etoshine since the medicine can further impair the function. Uncommon side effects of Etoshine related to kidneys include proteins in urine, serum creatinine increased, and kidney failure.

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