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Composition for ETX

Etoricoxib(90 mg)

food interaction for ETX

alcohol interaction for ETX

pregnancy interaction for ETX

lactation interaction for ETX

food
alcohol
pregnancy
lactation
It can be taken with or without food, but it is better to take Etx 90 mg tablet at a fixed time.
Interaction with alcohol is unknown. Please consult your doctor.
Etx 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.
WEIGH RISKS VS. BENEFITS
Etx 90 mg tablet is probably unsafe to use during breastfeeding. Please consult your doctor.
UNSAFE

SALT INFORMATION for ETX

Etoricoxib(90 mg)

Uses

Etx 90 mg tablet is used in the treatment of osteoarthritis, gout, rheumatoid arthritis, post operative pain and muscular pain.

How it works

Etx 90 mg tablet belongs to a group of medication called non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs). It works by inhibiting the release of prostaglandins, which are pain causing chemicals specifically at the site of inflammation in the body.

Common side effects

Palpitations, Abdominal pain, Bruise, Change in blood test results, Dizziness, Fatigue, Headache, Increased blood pressure, Indigestion, Limb swelling, Constipation, Diarrhoea, Heartburn, Nausea

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Expert advice for ETX

Do not take etoricoxib, if you are allergic to etoricoxib or COX-2 inhibitors Consult your doctor before taking etoricoxib.
  • If you had have a history of stomach ulcers and bleeding.
  • If you are above 65 years of age.
  • If you are have diabetes or high cholesterol or you smoke.
Women who are pregnant or breast feeding should consult the doctor before taking this medication.

Frequently asked questions for ETX

Etoricoxib

Q.Is etoricoxib an NSAID/steroid/pain killer?
Etoricoxib belongs to a class of medication called non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs) which relieve pain and swelling due to diseases affecting the muscles, joints and tendons, like strains, gout, ankylosing spondylitis or arthritis as well as mild to moderate pain during dental operations. It is not a steroid

Q.Can I take Arcoxia for migraine/headache/toothache?
Arcoxia is the brand name for etoricoxib. It cannot be taken for migraine/headache/toothache

Q.How long can I take Arcoxia?
It is recommended for post-operative dental surgery pain. It should be taken only if prescribed by the doctor. Arcoxia should be taken only as long as the doctor prescribes it

Q.Can I take ibuprofen/ tramadol / naproxen /Panadol (paracetamol)/warfarin /Celebrex (celecoxib)/ aspirin /antibiotics (e.g. rifampicin, streptomycin)/colchicine with etoricoxib?
Etoricoxib should not be taken with other pain-relieving medicines belonging to non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drug (NSAID) class like ibuprofen/ / naproxen / Panadol (paracetamol)/ /Celebrex (celecoxib)/ aspirin, as it increases the risk of stomach ulcers and bleeding. Etoricoxib should not be taken with blood-thinning medication like warfarin, as it increases the risk of bleeding from areas such as ulcers in the stomach or gut. Etoricoxib may be often prescribed with strong pain-killers like tramadol for severe pain. There is no data showing serious interactions between colchicine, antibiotics (e.g. rifampicin, streptomycin) and etoricoxib. Any drug combination with etoricoxib should be taken only as per instructions from the doctor

Q.Is it safe?
Etoricoxib is safe when taken for an indication and at the dosage prescribed by the doctor.

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Content on this page was last updated on 30 December, 2015, by Dr. Varun Gupta (MD Pharmacology)