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Etowox 90 mg Tablet

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Composition for Etowox 90 mg Tablet

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Primary uses of Etowox 90 mg Tablet

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Medicine Overview of Etowox Tablet

Uses of Etowox Tablet

Etowox 90 mg Tablet is used for pain relief. It relieves pain and inflammation in conditions like rheumatoid arthritis, ankylosing spondylitis, and osteoarthritis.

Etowox Tablet side effects

Common

Side Effects of Etowox are Flu-like symptoms, Stomach pain, Diarrhoea, Peripheral edema, Flatulence.

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

How Etowox Tablet works

Etowox 90 mg 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 pain and inflammation (redness and swelling).

In Depth Information on Etowox Tablet

Expert advice for Etowox Tablet

  • It can be taken with or without food.
  • Etowox 90 mg Tablet may cause fewer stomach problems as compared with other NSAIDs like Ibuprofen or Naproxen.
  • It can also affect kidneys or cause permanent kidney damage if taken for a long time.
  • Etowox 90 mg Tablet can raise your risk of blood clots, heart attack, or a stroke.
  • Inform your doctor if you have ever been diagnosed with kidney or liver problems.
  • Inform your doctor if you are pregnant or planning to conceive or breastfeeding.
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Etowox Tablet related warnings
Special precautions for Etowox Tablet
Alcohol
Interaction with alcohol is unknown. Please consult your doctor.
Pregnancy
WEIGH RISKS VS BENEFITS
Etowox 90 mg 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 Etowox 90 mg Tablet during lactation. Please consult your doctor.
Driving
Etowox 90 mg Tablet may make you feel dizzy, sleepy, tired, or decrease alertness. If this happens, do not drive.
Kidney
CAUTION
Etowox 90 mg Tablet should be used with caution in patients with kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Etowox 90 mg Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Use of Etowox 90 mg Tablet is not recommended in patients with severe kidney disease.
Liver
CAUTION
Etowox 90 mg Tablet should be used with caution in patients with liver disease. Dose adjustment of Etowox 90 mg Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Use of Etowox 90 mg Tablet is not recommended in patients with severe liver disease.

Patient Concerns

Questions Related to Etowox
Broken wrist needed proper medicine
Dr. Akshat Goel
Bone & Joint Specialist
Share x-ray picTake Cap Altraday twice daily and Tab Flotrip-forte thrice daily for pain relief and swelling
Dr. I feel backache pain during any hard work Dr.told me earlier that I HV some prob in my backbone. I can't maintain my routine because I HV to do work in household purpose he suggested DOlO-650 SOS any better mdcne?
Dr. Akshat Goel
Bone & Joint Specialist
Do Spinal Extension exercises" thrice daily for 15 mins each session"For pain relief another option is Tab Voveran SR100
I've Right wrist probblem i can't turn or make any movement , as i'd fallen down so i can't lift anything please suggest me good remedy.
Dr. Akshat Goel
Bone & Joint Specialist
Apply Dynapar QPS spray and take restalso take Tab Zerodol-SP twice daily for pain relief
Sir i meet with an accident on road can anyone plz give me a suggestion to cure it
Dr. Akshat Goel
Bone & Joint Specialist
Share recent X-rays of the affected regionTake Tab Zerodol-SP twice daily for pain relief
Best medicine for high uric acid in bone joint relief
Dr. Akshat Goel
Bone & Joint Specialist
Tab Febustat 80mg once daily for 2 weeks and Tab Ace-proxyvon once or twice daily for pain relief
Please suggest Pain relief tablets for Scatia
Dr. Trilok Kumar Jha
Bone & Joint Specialist
Tab Nucoxia MR 1 BD after meals, Cap Pantop DSR 1 before breakfast, Cap Meganeuron OD plus 1 daily.
Extreme pain around the backbone especially while sitting. Pain goes from back to legs and pain also in shoulders , joints of fingers.
Dr. Anshul Varshney
General Physician
Hi, Welcome To 1mg. I am Anshul Varshney. Get a MRI lumbosacral spine done. For pain relief you may take Etoricoxib for a short duration.

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Frequently asked questions about Etowox Tablet

Frequently asked questions about Etoricoxib

Q. Is Etowox a narcotic?
No. Etowox is not a narcotic. It is a non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drug(NSAID).
Q. Is Etowox 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 Etowox and celecoxib?
Both Etowox and celecoxib are the medicines which inhibit an enzyme COX-2 (Cyclooxygenase-2) causes pain and inflammation. However, according to the research studies, Etowox is better than celecoxib in terms of effectiveness.
Q. How to differentiate Etowox and ibuprofen?
Etowox 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 Etowox.
Q. Can warfarin be used with Etowox?
No. Etowox 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 Etowox for hypertension?
No. Etowox 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 Etowox?
Normally painkillers are to be avoided in a patient with diabetes. Etowox 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 Etowox.
Q. Can I take Etowox along with Thiocolchicoside?
Yes. Thiocolchicoside is a muscle relaxant which is given in combination with Etowox but it is not approved. Consult your doctor before starting this medication.
Q. How to differentiate Etowox and meloxicam?
Meloxicam causes gastric toxicity and can lead to black stools due to bleeding whereas Etowox is comparatively safer for the gastric mucosa. Etowox has cardiovascular (heart attack and stroke) side effects.
Q. Can I take diclofenac along with Etowox?
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 Etowox?
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 Etowox?
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 Etowox?
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 Etowox?
No. Etowox 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 Etowox?
Naproxen is a non-selective Cyclooxygenase (COX) blocker whereas Etowox is a selective COX-2 blocker. Etowox has lesser gastric side effects. In research studies, Etowox has been found to have better effectiveness but the side effects are more.
Q. How is etodolac different from Etowox?
Etodolac and Etowox 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 Etowox.
Q. What is the contraindication for Etowox?
Contraindications with Etowox 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 Etowox for allergy?
No. Etowox is not to be taken in a case of allergy.
Q. Can I use Etowox for chest pain?
No. Etowox is absolutely contraindicated in chest pain. Immediately consult your doctor if you have a chest pain.
Q. Can I use Etowox for inflammation?
Yes. Etowox can be used for inflammation. It helps to reduce the inflammation and pain associated with inflammation. Etowox 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 Etowox?
No. Tonsillitis is caused due to infections in the tonsils which is most commonly by the bacteria. Antibiotics are used to treat tonsillitis. Etowox 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 Etowox?
Yes. Etowox can be used for pain management. It helps to decrease the pain and reduces the inflammation associated with the tendonitis. Etowox 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 Etowox for pain?
Yes. Etowox can be used for pain management. It helps to decrease the pain and reduces the inflammation associated with the condition. Etowox 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 Etowox in fever?
No. Etowox is a pain killer. It is not a medicine to be taken for fever.
Q. Can I use Etowox in sciatica?
Yes. Etowox 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. Etowox 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 Etowox for arthritis and pain management?
Yes. Etowox can be used for arthritis and pain management. It helps to decrease the pain and reduces the inflammation associated with the condition. Etowox 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 Etowox for ankylosing spondylitis?
Yes. Etowox can be used for ankylosing spondylitis. It helps to decrease the pain and reduces the inflammation associated with the condition.
Q. Can I take Etowox for a sore throat?
Sore throat is mostly caused by bacteria so antibiotics are given to treat a sore throat whereas Etowox 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 Etowox for a migraine?
Etowox 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 Etowox?
Yes. Etowox 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 Etowox.
Q. Can I take Etowox for gout treatment?
Etowox 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 Etowox?
When oral contraceptives and Etowox 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 Etowox is prescribed by a doctor do inform you are taking oral contraceptive.
Q. Can I take methotrexate with Etowox?
Blood levels of methotrexate is increased when it is given with Etowox. Proper monitoring of the blood levels and adequate dose adjustments are required if they are prescribed together.
Q. Can I take lithium with Etowox?
Etowox 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 Etowox with tacrolimus?
No. You should avoid Etowox with tacrolimus. It increases the risk of kidney damage by many folds when these two are given together.
Q. Can I take Etowox for osteoarthritis?
Yes, you can take Etowox for osteoarthritis. Osteoarthritis is a joint disease and Etowox may help in reducing the pain associated with the disease.
Q. Can I take Etowox in heart disease?
No, you should not take Etowox if you have heart disease or increased risk of heart disease. Etowox increases the risk of heart attack, stroke and hypertension. Inform your doctor if you have heart disease before you start taking Etowox.

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Taking Etowox with any of the following medicines can modify the effect of either of them and cause some undesirable side effects
Etowox with Benzydamine
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Etowox with Nimesulide
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Etowox with Oxyphenbutazone
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Medicines with composition Oxyphenbutazone: Flanil, Sioril
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