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Etospeed 90 Tablet

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Overview

Uses of Etospeed Tablet

Etospeed Tablet side effects

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

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

How Etospeed Tablet works

Etospeed 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).

Etospeed Tablet related warnings

Alcohol
Interaction with alcohol is unknown. Please consult your doctor.
Pregnancy
WEIGH RISKS VS BENEFITS
Etospeed 90 Tablet may be unsafe to use during pregnancy.
Animal studies have shown adverse effects on the fetus, 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 Etospeed 90 Tablet during lactation. Please consult your doctor.
Driving
Etospeed 90 Tablet may make you feel dizzy, sleepy, tired, or decrease alertness. If this happens, do not drive.
Kidney
CAUTION
Etospeed 90 Tablet should be used with caution in patients with kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Etospeed 90 Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Use of Etospeed 90 Tablet is not recommended in patients with severe kidney disease.
Liver
CAUTION
Etospeed 90 Tablet should be used with caution in patients with liver disease. Dose adjustment of Etospeed 90 Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Use of Etospeed 90 Tablet is not recommended in patients with severe liver disease.

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Expert Advice

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

Interaction with Drugs

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

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FAQs

Q. Is Etospeed a narcotic?

No. Etospeed is not a narcotic. It is a non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drug(NSAID).

Q. Is Etospeed a painkiller?

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 Etospeed and celecoxib?

Both Etospeed and celecoxib are the medicines which inhibit an enzyme COX-2 (Cyclooxygenase-2) causes pain and inflammation. However, according to the research studies, Etospeed is better than celecoxib in terms of effectiveness.

Q. How to differentiate Etospeed and ibuprofen?

Etospeed 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 Etospeed.

Q. Can warfarin be used with Etospeed?

No. Etospeed 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.

Q. Can I use Etospeed for hypertension?

No. Etospeed 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.

Q. Can a patient of diabetes use Etospeed?

Normally painkillers are to be avoided in a patient with diabetes. Etospeed 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 Etospeed.

Q. Can I take Etospeed along with Thiocolchicoside?

Yes. Thiocolchicoside is a muscle relaxant which is given in combination with Etospeed but it is not approved. Consult your doctor before starting this medication.

Q. How to differentiate Etospeed and meloxicam?

Meloxicam causes gastric toxicity and can lead to black stools due to bleeding whereas Etospeed is comparatively safer for the gastric mucosa. Etospeed has cardiovascular (heart attack and stroke) side effects.

Q. Can I take diclofenac along with Etospeed?

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 Etospeed?

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 Etospeed?

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 Etospeed?

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 Etospeed?

No. Etospeed 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 Etospeed?

Naproxen is a non-selective Cyclooxygenase (COX) blocker whereas Etospeed is a selective COX-2 blocker. Etospeed has lesser gastric side effects. In research studies, Etospeed has been found to have better effectiveness but the side effects are more.

Q. How is etodolac different from Etospeed?

Etodolac and Etospeed 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 Etospeed.

Q. What is the contraindication for Etospeed?

Contraindications with Etospeed are allergy or hypersensitivity, heart disease, high blood pressure, renal failure, gastric ulceration, history of stroke, pregnancy, lactation and severe liver dysfunction.

Q. Can I use Etospeed for allergy?

No. Etospeed is not to be taken in a case of allergy.

Q. Can I use Etospeed for chest pain?

No. Etospeed is absolutely contraindicated in chest pain. Immediately consult your doctor if you have a chest pain.

Q. Can I use Etospeed for inflammation?

Yes. Etospeed can be used for inflammation. It helps to reduce the inflammation and pain associated with inflammation. Etospeed is associated with a lot of side effects so it is to give in shortest duration possible and the lowest effective daily dose.

Q. Can tonsillitis be treated with Etospeed?

No. Tonsillitis is caused due to infections in the tonsils which is most commonly by the bacteria. Antibiotics are used to treat tonsillitis. Etospeed is a pain killer and can be used only to reduce the pain associated with tonsillitis but only with a prescription of a doctor.

Q. Can tendonitis be treated with Etospeed?

Yes. Etospeed can be used for pain management. It helps to decrease the pain and reduces the inflammation associated with the tendonitis. Etospeed is associated with a lot of side effects so it is to give in shortest duration possible and the lowest effective daily dose.

Q. Can I use Etospeed for pain?

Yes. Etospeed can be used for pain management. It helps to decrease the pain and reduces the inflammation associated with the condition. Etospeed is associated with a lot of side effects so it is to give in shortest duration possible and the lowest effective daily dose.

Q. Can I use Etospeed in fever?

No. Etospeed is a pain killer. It is not a medicine to be taken for fever.

Q. Can I use Etospeed in sciatica?

Yes. Etospeed 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. Etospeed acts as a pain killer and only decreases the pain. Consult your doctor if you are diagnosed with sciatica for proper treatment.

Q. Can I use Etospeed for arthritis and pain management?

Yes. Etospeed can be used for arthritis and pain management. It helps to decrease the pain and reduces the inflammation associated with the condition. Etospeed is associated with a lot of side effects so it is to give in shortest duration possible and the lowest effective daily dose.

Q. Can I use Etospeed for ankylosing spondylitis?

Yes. Etospeed can be used for ankylosing spondylitis. It helps to decrease the pain and reduces the inflammation associated with the condition.

Q. Can I take Etospeed for a sore throat?

Sore throat is mostly caused by bacteria so antibiotics are given to treat a sore throat whereas Etospeed 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.

Q. Can I take Etospeed for a migraine?

Etospeed is a pain killer but it is not approved for the treatment of pain associated with a migraine.

Q. Can dental pain be treated with Etospeed?

Yes. Etospeed 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 Etospeed.

Q. Can I take Etospeed for gout treatment?

Etospeed 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 Etospeed?

When oral contraceptives and Etospeed 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 Etospeed is prescribed by a doctor do inform you are taking oral contraceptive.

Q. Can I take methotrexate with Etospeed?

Blood levels of methotrexate is increased when it is given with Etospeed. Proper monitoring of the blood levels and adequate dose adjustments are required if they are prescribed together.

Q. Can I take lithium with Etospeed?

Etospeed 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 Etospeed with tacrolimus?

No. You should avoid Etospeed with tacrolimus. It increases the risk of kidney damage by many folds when these two are given together.

Q. Can I take Etospeed for osteoarthritis?

Yes, you can take Etospeed for osteoarthritis. Osteoarthritis is a joint disease and Etospeed may help in reducing the pain associated with the disease.

Q. Can I take Etospeed in heart disease?

No, you should not take Etospeed if you have heart disease or increased risk of heart disease. Etospeed increases the risk of heart attack, stroke and hypertension. Inform your doctor if you have heart disease before you start taking Etospeed.

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