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Etosig TH 400mg/4mg Tablet


Overview

Uses of Etosig TH Tablet

Etosig TH 400mg/4mg Tablet is used in pain due to muscle spasm.

Etosig TH Tablet side effects

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

How to use Etosig 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. Etosig TH 400mg/4mg Tablet is to be taken with food.
This will help to avoid acidity and heartburn.

How Etosig TH Tablet works

Etosig 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.

Etosig TH Tablet related warnings

Alcohol
CAUTION
Taking Etodolac with alcohol may increase the risk of stomach bleeding.
Pregnancy
WEIGH RISKS VS BENEFITS
Etosig TH 400mg/4mg Tablet 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.
Lactation
No information is available on the use of Etosig TH 400mg/4mg Tablet during lactation. Please consult your doctor.
Driving
Etosig TH 400mg/4mg Tablet may cause side effects which could affect your ability to drive.
Kidney
Etosig TH 400mg/4mg Tablet is probably safe to use in patients with kidney disease. Limited data available suggests that dose adjustment of Etosig 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
There is limited information available on the use of Etosig TH 400mg/4mg Tablet in patients with liver disease. Please consult your doctor.

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Expert Advice

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

Patient Concerns

Questions Related to Etosig TH

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1) Am I really suffering from diabetes. I am daily doing Ramdev baba Yoga for 1 - 1/30 Hrs 2) I am normal , May I stop Tab Glycomet 500 ? 3) ECG is abnormal but 2D eco is normal. What is a problem? 4) Why Doctor is asking me to take daily Cap. BecoZinc forever. May I stop or continue? 5) I am suffering from Neck spondilites . 6) I feel giddiness, so doctor starts this medicine and asked to take forever for long time May I continue or what ?Plz give me second opinion.
Dr. Sfurti Mann
Diabetes Specialist
Your HbA1c levels will ascertain your diabetes control. You must continue glycometSR. It's dose may even beFor giddiness you may take stemetil MD tab sos and pantop DSR before breakfast
I m cocieved running 9 month n my date of issue is on first week of june.but i m having swelling on foot
Dr. Suman Rao
Gynaecologist
Get your BP, serum proteins and kidney function test done. If all are fine then there is nothing to worry about.
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FAQs

Q. What are the instructions for storage and disposal of Etosig TH?

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 Etosig TH 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 Etosig TH be stopped when my pain is relieved?

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

Q. Can the use of Etosig TH cause dizziness?

Yes, the use of Etosig TH 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 Etosig TH?

The use of Etosig TH 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 Etosig TH cause damage to kidneys?

Yes, the long-term use of Etosig TH 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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