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Nicoxib-TH4 Tablet

Prescription Required
Storage
Store at room temperature (10-30°C)

Introduction

Nicoxib-TH4 Tablet is a combination of two medicines used in the treatment of pain due to muscle spasm. It improves the movement of muscles and provides relief from pain and discomfort associated with muscle spasms.

Nicoxib-TH4 Tablet can be taken with or without food. You should take it regularly as advised by your doctor. Do not take more or use it for a longer duration than recommended by your doctor.

Some of the common side effects of this medicine include diarrhea, stomach pain, indigestion, flatulence, swellings of hands and feet, and flu-like symptoms. If any of these side effects bother you or do not go away with time, you should let your doctor know. Your doctor may help with ways to reduce or prevent these side effects.

The medicine may not be suitable for everybody. Before taking it, let your doctor know if you have any problems with your heart, kidneys, and liver. To make sure it is safe for you, let your doctor also know all the other medicines you are taking. Pregnant and breastfeeding mothers should first consult their doctors before using the medicine.

Uses of Nicoxib-TH Tablet

  • Pain due to muscle spasm

Benefits of Nicoxib-TH Tablet

In Pain due to muscle spasm

Nicoxib-TH4 Tablet is a combination medicine that contains a painkiller as well as a muscle relaxant. It is used to relieve pain, inflammation, and swelling in conditions that affect muscles. Also, it effectively relieves muscle stiffness or spasm, thereby improving muscle movement. It works by blocking chemical messengers in the brai that tell us we have pain.
Take it as it is prescribed to get the most benefit. Do not take more or for longer than needed as that can be dangerous. In general, you should take the lowest dose that works, for the shortest possible time. This will help you to go about your daily activities more easily and have a better, more active, quality of life.

Side effects of Nicoxib-TH Tablet

Most side effects do not require any medical attention and disappear as your body adjusts to the medicine. Consult your doctor if they persist or if you’re worried about them

Common side effects of Nicoxib-TH

  • Diarrhea
  • Stomach pain
  • Indigestion
  • Flatulence
  • Swelling of hands
  • Feet swelling
  • Flu-like symptoms

How to use Nicoxib-TH 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. Nicoxib-TH4 Tablet may be taken with or without food, but it is better to take it at a fixed time.

How Nicoxib-TH Tablet works

Nicoxib-TH4 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.

Safety Advice

Alcohol
UNSAFE
It is unsafe to consume alcohol with Nicoxib-TH4 Tablet.
Pregnancy
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
Nicoxib-TH4 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.
Breastfeeding
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
Information regarding the use of Nicoxib-TH4 Tablet during breastfeeding is not available. Please consult your doctor.
Driving
UNSAFE
Nicoxib-TH4 Tablet may cause side effects which could affect your ability to drive.
Kidney
CAUTION
Nicoxib-TH4 Tablet should be used with caution in patients with kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Nicoxib-TH4 Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Use of Nicoxib-TH4 Tablet is not recommended in patients with severe kidney disease.
Liver
CAUTION
Nicoxib-TH4 Tablet should be used with caution in patients with liver disease. Dose adjustment of Nicoxib-TH4 Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Use of Nicoxib-TH4 Tablet is not recommended in patients with severe liver disease.

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Quick Tips

  • Nicoxib-TH4 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 Nicoxib-TH4 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.

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Patient Concerns

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Neck pain when I move my neck a bit. I think it's due to exercise and gyming .
Dr. Sunil Tripathi
Physiotherapy
It might be muscle soreness or muscle spasm due to improper Posture or overuse of musclesConsult a Physiotherapist in your area
sir/madam i have pain in my testical(in left side) it slept at 4am. when I woke up it was paining since 2 days it may be due to cold and there is no swelling. may be little bit.
Dr. Shyam Gupta
Obstetrics and Gynaecology
Hello PATIENT to 1mg. Your pain may be due to cold spasm or tortion. If pain persist please visit surgeon and examined.
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FAQs

Q. Can I stop taking Nicoxib-TH4 Tablet when my pain is relieved?

Nicoxib-TH4 Tablet, 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 Nicoxib-TH4 Tablet cause dizziness?

Yes, the use of Nicoxib-TH4 Tablet 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 Nicoxib-TH4 Tablet?

The use of Nicoxib-TH4 Tablet 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 Nicoxib-TH4 Tablet with Vitamin B-complex?

Yes, Nicoxib-TH4 Tablet can be taken with Vitamin B-complex preparations. While Nicoxib-TH4 Tablet 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 Nicoxib-TH4 Tablet cause damage to kidneys?

Yes, the long-term use of Nicoxib-TH4 Tablet 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 Nicoxib-TH4 Tablet 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 Nicoxib-TH4 Tablet?

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.
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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

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