NUCOXIA 60MG TABLET

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Composition FOR NUCOXIA 60mg tablet

Etoricoxib(60mg)

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It can be taken with or without food, but it is better to take Nucoxia 60mg tablet at a fixed time.
Interaction with alcohol is unknown. Please consult your doctor.
Nucoxia 60mg 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
Nucoxia 60mg tablet is probably unsafe to use during breastfeeding. Please consult your doctor.
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    Etoricoxib(60mg)

    Nucoxia tablet uses

    Nucoxia 60mg tablet is used in osteoarthritis, rheumatoid arthritis, ankylosing spondylitis, gout, arthralgia, myalgia, pain during menstruation and post operative pain.

    How nucoxia tablet works

    Nucoxia 60mg tablet blocks the release of certain chemical messengers that are responsible for pain and inflammation (redness and swelling).

    Common side effects of nucoxia tablet

    Abdominal pain, Palpitations, Nausea, Vomiting, Headache, Heartburn, Gastritis, Dizziness, Constipation, Edema, Diarrhoea, Dyspepsia, Increased blood pressure, Flatulence.

    COMMON DOSAGE FOR NUCOXIA 60MG TABLET

    Patients taking NUCOXIA 60MG TABLET

    • 64%
      Once A Day
    • 33%
      Twice A Day
    • 2%
      Thrice A Day
    • 1%
      Alternate Day

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    Expert advice FOR NUCOXIA tablet

    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 NUCOXIA 60mg tablet

    Etoricoxib

    Q. Is etoricoxib a painkiller?
    Yes, etoricoxib is a pain killer. It belongs to the class of non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drug (NSAIDs).
    Q. How does etoricoxib work?
    Etoricoxib belongs to the class of medicines known as non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drug (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.<br>
    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.<br>
    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 drug (NSAID)?
    Yes, etoricoxib belongs to the class of medicines known as a non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drug.
    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) product. It is a prescription medicine

    WHAT OUR USERS ARE SAYING ABOUT NUCOXIA 60MG TABLET

    How effective is this medicine?

    Effective
    78%
    Moderately effective
    17%
    Can't say
    6%

    Do you find this medicine expensive?

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