Content Details
Written By
MDS, BDS
Reviewed By
MD (Pharmacology), MBBS
Last updated on:
03 Oct 2019 | 10:20 PM (IST)
Want to know more?
Read Our Editorial Policy
Have issue with the content?
Report Problem

Etrik MR Tablet


Overview

Introduction

Etrik MR Tablet is a combination medicine which helps in relieving muscular pain. It relieves muscle stiffness or spasm and improves the movement of muscles. It blocks the release of certain chemical messengers that cause pain and inflammation.

Etrik MR Tablet should be taken in the dose and duration advised by your doctor. Depending on the severity of your underlying illness, your doctor will decide the precise dose. It may cause side effects like stomach pain, indigestion, flatulence, swelling of hands, and swelling of feet in some patients. It may also cause diarrhea, so drink plenty of fluids to keep yourself hydrated.

Uses of Etrik MR Tablet

Etrik MR Tablet side effects

Common
  • Diarrhea
  • Stomach pain
  • Indigestion
  • Flatulence
  • Swelling of hands
  • Swelling of feet
  • Flu-like symptoms

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

How Etrik MR Tablet works

Etrik MR Tablet is a combination of two medicines: Etoricoxib and Thiocolchicoside, which relieves pain and relaxes the muscles. Etoricoxib 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 and to improve pain and movement of muscles.

Etrik MR Tablet related warnings

Alcohol
UNSAFE
It is unsafe to consume alcohol with Etrik MR Tablet
Pregnancy
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
Etrik MR 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.
Lactation
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
Information regarding the use of Etrik MR Tablet during lactation is not available. Please consult your doctor.
Driving
UNSAFE
Etrik MR Tablet may cause side effects which could affect your ability to drive.
Kidney
CAUTION
Etrik MR Tablet should be used with caution in patients with kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Etrik MR Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Use of Etrik MR Tablet is not recommended in patients with severe kidney disease.
Liver
CAUTION
Etrik MR Tablet should be used with caution in patients with liver disease. Dose adjustment of Etrik MR Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Use of Etrik MR Tablet is not recommended in patients with severe liver disease.

Alternate Brands

For informational purposes only. Consult a doctor before taking any medicines.
Etrik MR Tablet
₹24.68/Tablet
Nucoxia MR Tablet
Zydus Cadila
₹21.79/Tablet
save 12%
Etoshine MR Tablet
Sun Pharmaceutical Industries Ltd
₹21.05/Tablet
save 15%
Ezact MR Tablet
Sun Pharmaceutical Industries Ltd
₹21.05/Tablet
save 15%
Etos MR Tablet
Systopic Laboratories Pvt Ltd
₹11.75/Tablet
save 52%
Retoz-MR 4 Tablet
Dr Reddy's Laboratories Ltd
₹21/Tablet
save 15%

Expert Advice

  • Etrik MR Tablet helps relieve pain due to muscle spasm.
  • Take it without food for quicker relief.
  • It may cause dizziness and fatigue. Do not drive or do anything requiring concentration until you know how it affects you.
  • Avoid consuming alcohol when taking Etrik MR Tablet 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.
  • Inform your doctor if you notice yellowing of eyes or skin, dark urine, or stomach pain.

Patient Concerns

Questions Related to Etrik MR

arrow
Severe neck n shoulder pain due to spasm . Spasm increases when i move neck.Pain was suddenly increasedAlso i have taken flexon mr tabletI cannot lift my neck when i lie on the bed
Dr. Vipul Aggarwal
Bone & Joint Specialist
Very common problem with ppl who sit for long time and use lot of mobile or laptop and when vitamin d level are lowMost commin in ppl working in IT sectorGet vitamin d checkedAnd start with cervical isometric exercisesU will be fine in a weekDont take pain killersFor more than 3-4 days
Is acceclowoc-mr tablet can be taken whole life to relieve pain or suggest pain killer, muscle relaxant
Dr. Pushkar Mani
Diabetes Specialist
No pain killer can be taken whole life, u need to remove the problem
arrow
Do you have any questions related to Etrik MR Tablet?

User Feedback


FAQs

Q. Can I stop taking Etrik MR when my pain is relieved?

Etrik MR, when used for long-term pain relief, should be continued for as long as advised by your physician. It can be discontinued if you are using it for short-term pain relief.

Q. Can the use of Etrik MR cause dizziness?

Yes, the use of Etrik MR 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 Etrik MR?

The use of Etrik MR is considered to be harmful for patients with known allergy to painkillers (NSAIDS) 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 in patients with active, recurrent stomach ulcer / bleeding It should also be avoided in patients with history of heart failure, high blood pressure, and liver or kidney disease.

Q. Can I take Etrik MR with Vitamin B-complex?

Yes, Etrik MR can be taken with Vitamin B-complex preparations. While Etrik MR helps to relieve pain, Vitamin B-complex can help to correct the vitamin deficiency that might be causing your symptoms.

Q. Can the use of Etrik MR cause damage to kidneys?

Yes, the long-term use of Etrik MR 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.

Q. Will Etrik MR 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. What is the recommended storage condition for Etrik MR?

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.

Related Products

Related Lab Tests
Disclaimer: 1mg's sole intention is to ensure that its consumers get information that is expert-reviewed, accurate and trustworthy. However, the information contained herein should NOT be used as a substitute for the advice of a qualified physician. The information provided here is for informational purposes only. This may not cover all possible side effects, drug interactions or warnings or alerts. Please consult your doctor and discuss all your queries related to any disease or medicine. We intend to support, not replace, the doctor-patient relationship.
References
  1. Etoricoxib. Haarlem, The Netherlands: Merck Sharp & Dohme B.V.; 2018. [Accessed 23 Jan. 2019] (online) Available from:External Link
  2. European Medicine Agency. European Medicines Agency recommends restricting use of thiocolchicoside by mouth or injection: Thiocolchicoside; 2014. [Accessed 02 Apr. 2019] (online) Available from:External Link
  3. Etoricoxib. Hoddesdon, Hertfordshire: Merck Sharp & Dohme Limited; 2016. [Accessed 02 Apr. 2019] (online) Available from:External Link
  4. Drugs.com. Thiocolchicoside. [Accessed 02 Apr. 2019] (online) Available from:External Link
  5. ScienceDirect. Etoricoxib. [Accessed 02 Apr. 2019] (online) Available from:External Link
Manufacturer/Marketer Address
Alembic Road, Vadodara - 390 003, Gujarat,INDIA
A licensed pharmacy from your nearest location will deliver Etrik MR Tablet. Once the pharmacy accepts your order, the details of the pharmacy will be shared with you. Acceptance of your order is based on the validity of your prescription and the availability of this medicine.
Best Price
₹197.44
MRP246.8  Get 20% OFF
This price is valid only on the orders above ₹500
10 tablets in 1 strip
ADD TO CART
Additional offers
Amazon Pay: Get up to ₹250 cashback (min cashback ₹20) on orders above ₹100. Offer valid once per user between 1st to 30th Nov.
Show more show_more

INDIA’S LARGEST HEALTHCARE PLATFORM

150M+
Visitors
25M+
Orders Delivered
1000+
Cities
Get the link to download App
Reliable

All products displayed on 1mg are procured from verified and licensed pharmacies. All labs listed on the platform are accredited

Secure

1mg uses Secure Sockets Layer (SSL) 128-bit encryption and is Payment Card Industry Data Security Standard (PCI DSS) compliant

Affordable

Enjoy 20% off on allopathy medicines, up to 50% off on health products, up to 80% off on lab tests and free doctor consultations

India's only LegitScript and ISO/IEC 27001 certified online healthcare platform
Know More About 1mg
Access medical and health information

1mg provides you with medical information which is curated, written and verified by experts, accurate and trustworthy. Our experts create high-quality content about medicines, diseases, lab investigations, Over-The-Counter (OTC) health products, Ayurvedic herbs/ingredients, and alternative remedies.

Order medicines online

Get free medicine home delivery in over 1000 cities across India. You can also order Ayurvedic, Homeopathic and other Over-The-Counter (OTC) health products. Your safety is our top priority. All products displayed on 1mg are procured from verified and licensed pharmacies.

Book lab tests

Book any lab tests and preventive health packages from certified labs and get tested from the comfort of your home. Enjoy free home sample collection, view reports online and consult a doctor online for free.

Consult a doctor online

Got a health query? Consult doctors online from the comfort of your home for free. Chat privately with our registered medical specialists to connect directly with verified doctors. Your privacy is guaranteed.