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Nucoxia 90 Tablet

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Overview

Uses of Nucoxia Tablet

Nucoxia 90 Tablet is used for pain relief. It relieves pain and inflammation in conditions like rheumatoid arthritis, ankylosing spondylitis, and osteoarthritis.

Nucoxia Tablet side effects

Common
  • Flu-like symptoms
  • Stomach pain
  • Diarrhea
  • Peripheral edema
  • Flatulence

How to use Nucoxia 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. Nucoxia 90 Tablet may be taken with or without food, but it is better to take it at a fixed time.

How Nucoxia Tablet works

Nucoxia 90 Tablet is a non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drug (NSAID) called COX-2 inhibitors. It works by blocking the release of certain chemical messengers that are responsible for pain and inflammation (redness and swelling).

Nucoxia Tablet related warnings

Alcohol
Interaction with alcohol is unknown. Please consult your doctor.
Pregnancy
WEIGH RISKS VS BENEFITS
Nucoxia 90 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.
Lactation
No information is available on the use of Nucoxia 90 Tablet during lactation. Please consult your doctor.
Driving
Nucoxia 90 Tablet may make you feel dizzy, sleepy, tired, or decrease alertness. If this happens, do not drive.
Kidney
CAUTION
Nucoxia 90 Tablet should be used with caution in patients with kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Nucoxia 90 Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Use of Nucoxia 90 Tablet is not recommended in patients with severe kidney disease.
Liver
CAUTION
Nucoxia 90 Tablet should be used with caution in patients with liver disease. Dose adjustment of Nucoxia 90 Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Use of Nucoxia 90 Tablet is not recommended in patients with severe liver disease.

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Expert Advice

  • Nucoxia 90 Tablet helps relieve pain and inflammation.
  • It may cause fewer stomach problems as compared to other NSAIDs like Ibuprofen or Naproxen.
  • It may cause dizziness and fatigue. Do not drive or do anything requiring concentration until you know how it affects you.
  • Do not consume alcohol while on treatment with this medicine 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.
  • During long-term treatment, your doctor may want to take regular blood tests to monitor your liver function.
  • Do not take Nucoxia 90 Tablet if you are pregnant, planning to conceive, or breastfeeding.

Interaction with Drugs

Taking Nucoxia with any of the following medicines can modify the effect of either of them and cause some undesirable side effects
Brand(s): Nimsun, Abinim, Nimulis
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Patient Concerns

Questions Related to Nucoxia

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Seweare pain in left hip joint,taken medicines nucoxia-90 & cap.mylaid but no relief,please suggest me treatmentPlease doctor suggest remedial measured
Dr. Vipul Aggarwal
Bone & Joint Specialist
please send me the X-ray fims u need to be evaluated clinically no point in taking pain killers unless we have a diagnosis
I am having sever back pain kindly suggest medicine
Dr. Vipul Aggarwal
Bone & Joint Specialist
tab nucoxia 90 mg twice for 10 days
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FAQs

Q. Is Nucoxia a narcotic?

No. Nucoxia is not a narcotic. It is a non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drug(NSAID).

Q. Is Nucoxia a painkiller?

Yes. It is a pain killer. It belongs to the class of medications known as non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drug (NSAID).

Q. What is the difference between Nucoxia and celecoxib?

Both Nucoxia and celecoxib are the medicines which inhibit an enzyme COX-2 (Cyclooxygenase-2) causes pain and inflammation. However, according to the research studies, Nucoxia is better than celecoxib in terms of effectiveness.

Q. How to differentiate Nucoxia and ibuprofen?

Nucoxia is a Selective Cyclooxygenase-2 (COX-2) inhibitor which is an enzyme responsible for pain and inflammation but ibuprofen in a non-selective COX inhibitor which has more gastric side effects like gastric ulceration as compared to Nucoxia.

Q. Can warfarin be used with Nucoxia?

No. Nucoxia should be avoided with warfarin as they both lead to increase in bleeding tendencies. Inform your doctor if you are taking any of the medications. If given together then the therapy should be monitored closely.

Q. Can I use Nucoxia for hypertension?

No. Nucoxia is a pain killer. It should be avoided in hypertension as it can lead to failure of the antihypertensive therapy and there is increased risk of fluid retention and oedema.

Q. Can a patient of diabetes use Nucoxia?

Normally painkillers are to be avoided in a patient with diabetes. Nucoxia can increase the risk of kidney failure when given in a patient of diabetes with compromised renal function. Inform your doctor if you have diabetes before starting Nucoxia.

Q. Can I take Nucoxia along with Thiocolchicoside?

Yes. Thiocolchicoside is a muscle relaxant which is given in combination with Nucoxia but it is not approved. Consult your doctor before starting this medication.

Q. How to differentiate Nucoxia and meloxicam?

Meloxicam causes gastric toxicity and can lead to black stools due to bleeding whereas Nucoxia is comparatively safer for the gastric mucosa. Nucoxia has cardiovascular (heart attack and stroke) side effects.

Q. Can I take diclofenac along with Nucoxia?

Both are pain killers. If they are taken together it increases the chances of side effects so better consult your doctor before starting them.

Q. Can I take paracetamol with Nucoxia?

Yes. They can be taken together but it increases the chances of liver damage. It can only be taken after consultation with your doctor before starting any of these medications or in combination.

Q. Can I take pregabalin with Nucoxia?

Yes. They can be taken together but you need to consult your doctor before starting any of these medications or in combination.

Q. Can I take tramadol along with Nucoxia?

Yes. They can be taken together but you need to consult your doctor before starting any of these medications or in combination.

Q. Can acenocoumarol be taken along with Nucoxia?

No. Nucoxia should be avoided with acenocoumarol as they both lead to increase in bleeding tendencies. Inform your doctor if you are taking any of the medications. If given together then the therapy should be monitored closely.

Q. How is naproxen different from Nucoxia?

Naproxen is a non-selective Cyclooxygenase (COX) blocker whereas Nucoxia is a selective COX-2 blocker. Nucoxia has lesser gastric side effects. In research studies, Nucoxia has been found to have better effectiveness but the side effects are more.

Q. How is etodolac different from Nucoxia?

Etodolac and Nucoxia both are COX-2 inhibitors, an enzyme associated with the pain and inflammation but the COX-1 selectivity for etodolac is more as compared to Nucoxia.

Q. What is the contraindication for Nucoxia?

Contraindications with Nucoxia are allergy or hypersensitivity, heart disease, high blood pressure, renal failure, gastric ulceration, history of stroke, pregnancy, lactation and severe liver dysfunction.

Q. Can I use Nucoxia for allergy?

No. Nucoxia is not to be taken in a case of allergy.

Q. Can I use Nucoxia for chest pain?

No. Nucoxia is absolutely contraindicated in chest pain. Immediately consult your doctor if you have a chest pain.

Q. Can I use Nucoxia for inflammation?

Yes. Nucoxia can be used for inflammation. It helps to reduce the inflammation and pain associated with inflammation. Nucoxia is associated with a lot of side effects so it is to give in shortest duration possible and the lowest effective daily dose.

Q. Can tonsillitis be treated with Nucoxia?

No. Tonsillitis is caused due to infections in the tonsils which is most commonly by the bacteria. Antibiotics are used to treat tonsillitis. Nucoxia is a pain killer and can be used only to reduce the pain associated with tonsillitis but only with a prescription of a doctor.

Q. Can tendonitis be treated with Nucoxia?

Yes. Nucoxia can be used for pain management. It helps to decrease the pain and reduces the inflammation associated with the tendonitis. Nucoxia is associated with a lot of side effects so it is to give in shortest duration possible and the lowest effective daily dose.

Q. Can I use Nucoxia for pain?

Yes. Nucoxia can be used for pain management. It helps to decrease the pain and reduces the inflammation associated with the condition. Nucoxia is associated with a lot of side effects so it is to give in shortest duration possible and the lowest effective daily dose.

Q. Can I use Nucoxia in fever?

No. Nucoxia is a pain killer. It is not a medicine to be taken for fever.

Q. Can I use Nucoxia in sciatica?

Yes. Nucoxia can be used to decrease the pain but it does not cure the condition. Sciatica is a disease which is caused due to problems in the nerve and vertebral column. Nucoxia acts as a pain killer and only decreases the pain. Consult your doctor if you are diagnosed with sciatica for proper treatment.

Q. Can I use Nucoxia for arthritis and pain management?

Yes. Nucoxia can be used for arthritis and pain management. It helps to decrease the pain and reduces the inflammation associated with the condition. Nucoxia is associated with a lot of side effects so it is to give in shortest duration possible and the lowest effective daily dose.

Q. Can I use Nucoxia for ankylosing spondylitis?

Yes. Nucoxia can be used for ankylosing spondylitis. It helps to decrease the pain and reduces the inflammation associated with the condition.

Q. Can I take Nucoxia for a sore throat?

Sore throat is mostly caused by bacteria so antibiotics are given to treat a sore throat whereas Nucoxia is a pain killer so it can be given in cases of throat pain associated with it but only under the prescription of a doctor.

Q. Can I take Nucoxia for a migraine?

Nucoxia is a pain killer but it is not approved for the treatment of pain associated with a migraine.

Q. Can dental pain be treated with Nucoxia?

Yes. Nucoxia can be given in the dental pain as shown by the research studies. It is mostly recommended for Postoperative dental surgery pain. Do consult your doctor and inform if any ongoing medicines before starting Nucoxia.

Q. Can I take Nucoxia for gout treatment?

Nucoxia can be given for acute gout as shown by the research studies. It provides relief by decreasing the pain and inflammation associated with gout.

Q. Can I take oral contraceptives with Nucoxia?

When oral contraceptives and Nucoxia is given, there are increased levels of oestrogen in the body which can lead to oestrogen related side effects like clots in a deep leg vein. So if at all Nucoxia is prescribed by a doctor do inform you are taking oral contraceptive.

Q. Can I take methotrexate with Nucoxia?

Blood levels of methotrexate is increased when it is given with Nucoxia. Proper monitoring of the blood levels and adequate dose adjustments are required if they are prescribed together.

Q. Can I take lithium with Nucoxia?

Nucoxia decrease lithium renal excretion and therefore increase lithium plasma levels. If necessary, monitor blood lithium closely and adjust the lithium dosage while the combination is being taken.

Q. Can I take Nucoxia with tacrolimus?

No. You should avoid Nucoxia with tacrolimus. It increases the risk of kidney damage by many folds when these two are given together.

Q. Can I take Nucoxia for osteoarthritis?

Yes, you can take Nucoxia for osteoarthritis. Osteoarthritis is a joint disease and Nucoxia may help in reducing the pain associated with the disease.

Q. Can I take Nucoxia in heart disease?

No, you should not take Nucoxia if you have heart disease or increased risk of heart disease. Nucoxia increases the risk of heart attack, stroke and hypertension. Inform your doctor if you have heart disease before you start taking Nucoxia.

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