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Composition FOR EZACT

Etoricoxib(120mg)

food interaction for EZACT

alcohol interaction for EZACT

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It can be taken with or without food, but it is better to take Ezact 120 mg tablet at a fixed time.
Interaction with alcohol is unknown. Please consult your doctor.
Ezact 120 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
Ezact 120 mg tablet is probably unsafe to use during breastfeeding. Please consult your doctor.
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    Etoricoxib(120mg)

    Uses

    Ezact 120 mg tablet is used in pain, osteoarthritis, rheumatoid arthritis, ankylosing spondylitis and gout
    It should be used in patients of 16 years of age and older.

    How it works

    Ezact 120 mg tablet blocks the release of certain chemical messengers that are responsible for pain and inflammation (redness and swelling).

    Common side effects

    Stomach pain, Edema, Arrhythmia, Palpitations, Dizziness, Headache, Increased blood pressure, Constipation

    COMMON DOSAGE FOR EZACT 120 MG TABLET

    Patients taking EZACT 120 MG TABLET

    • 90%
      Once A Day
    • 5%
      Twice A Week
    • 5%
      Twice A Day

    SUBSTITUTES FOR EZACT

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      Sun Pharmaceutical Industries Ltd
      Rs. 13.80/tablet
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      Rs. 138
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    • ETROBAX 120 MG TABLET
      (10 tablets in strip)
      Sun Pharmaceutical Industries Ltd
      Rs. 13.80/tablet
      Tablet
      Rs. 138
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    • RETOZ 120MG TABLET
      (10 tablets in strip)
      Dr Reddy's Laboratories Ltd
      Rs. 12.90/tablet
      Tablet
      Rs. 129
      save 7% more per tablet
    • ETODY 120 MG TABLET
      (10 tablets in strip)
      Abbott India Ltd
      Rs. 15.70/tablet
      Tablet
      Rs. 157
      pay 14% more per tablet

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    Expert advice FOR EZACT

    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 EZACT

    Etoricoxib

    Q.

    Is etoricoxib a painkiller?
    Yes, etoricoxib is a pain killer. It belongs to the class of non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs).

    Q.

    How does etoricoxib work?
    Etoricoxib belongs to the class of medicines known as non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs). It acts by inhibiting cyclooxygenase-2 (COX-2) enzyme and hence reduces the pain and swelling (inflammation) in the joints and muscles of people with osteoarthritis, rheumatoid arthritis, ankylosing spondylitis, and gout. 

    Q.

    Is etoricoxib safe?
    Etoricoxib is safe if used for the prescribed duration in prescribed doses as advised by the doctor.

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    Q.

    Can I take etoricoxib with paracetamol?
    Etoricoxib can be taken with paracetamol. No drug-drug interactions have been reported between the two. However, this does not mean that interactions cannot occur. Please consult your doctor before taking the two medicines together.


    Q.

    Can I take etoricoxib with ibuprofen?
    Etoricoxib and ibuprofen both increase anticoagulation (prevent clotting of blood) and both increase the levels of potassium. Please consult your doctor before taking the two medicines together.


    Q.

    Can I take etoricoxib with tramadol?
    Etoricoxib can be taken with tramadol. No drug-drug interactions have been reported between the two. However, this does not mean that interactions cannot occur. Please consult your doctor before taking the two medicines together.

    Q.

    Can I take etoricoxib with antibiotics?
    There are reports of drug-drug interaction of etoricoxib with some antibiotics. For example, when used with ketoconazole (an antifungal agent) or rifampicin (an anti-tubercular agent), there could be an increase in blood levels of etoricoxib. Please consult your doctor before taking etoricoxib with antibiotics.

    Q.

    Can I take etoricoxib with naproxen?
    Etoricoxib and naproxen both increase anticoagulation (prevent clotting of blood) and also increase serum potassium levels. Please consult your doctor before taking the two medicines together.


    Q.

    Can I take etoricoxib with alcohol?
    There are no reported interactions between etoricoxib and alcohol. However, it is not recommended to take any medicines along with alcohol. Please consult your doctor before taking etoricoxib with alcohol.

    Q.

    Can I take etoricoxib with methotrexate?
    There are reports of drug-drug interactions between etoricoxib and methotrexate. Etoricoxib can increase the concentration of methotrexate in the blood. Please consult your doctor before taking the two medicines together.

    Q.

    Can I take etoricoxib with celecoxib?
    Etoricoxib and celecoxib both increase anticoagulation (prevent clotting of blood) and also increase serum potassium levels. Please consult your doctor before taking the two medicines together.

    Q.

    Can I take etoricoxib for toothache?
    Etoricoxib can be used for the short term treatment of moderate pain after dental surgery in people 16 years of age and older.

    Q.

    How long can I take etoricoxib for?
    The prescibed duration of treatment with etoricoxib varies according to the condition. Please take etoricoxib for a duration as prescribed by your doctor.

    Q.

    Is etoricoxib safe in pregnancy?
    Etoricoxib is not recommended for use during pregnancy. Animal studies have shown adverse effects on the fetus, however, there are limited human studies. Please consult your doctor before taking any medicine during pregnancy.

    Q.

    Is etoricoxib a steroid?
    Etoricoxib is not a steroid. It is a pain killer which belongs to the class of medicines known as non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs).

    Q.

    Is etoricoxib a non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAID)?
    Yes, etoricoxib belongs to the class of medicines known as non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs).

    Q.

    Is etoricoxib addictive?
    No, etoricoxib does not have any addictive potential.

    Q.

    Is etoricoxib available over the counter?
    No, etoricoxib is not an over the counter (OTC) drug. It belongs to the class of prescription medicines.

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    Content on this page was last updated on 03 February, 2017, by Dr. Varun Gupta (MD Pharmacology)