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Nucoxia MR 8 Tablet


Overview

Introduction

Nucoxia MR 8 Tablet is a combination medicine which helps in relieving muscular pain. It relieves muscle stiffness or spasm and improves the movement of muscles. It blocks the release of certain chemical messengers that cause pain and inflammation.


Nucoxia MR 8 Tablet should be taken in the dose and duration advised by your doctor. Depending on the severity of your underlying illness, your doctor will decide the precise dose. It may cause side effects like stomach pain, indigestion, flatulence, swelling of hands, and swelling of feet in some patients. It may also cause diarrhea, so drink plenty of fluids to keep yourself hydrated.

Uses of Nucoxia MR Tablet

Side effects of Nucoxia MR Tablet

Common
  • Diarrhea
  • Stomach pain
  • Indigestion
  • Flatulence
  • Swelling of hands
  • Swelling of feet
  • Flu-like symptoms

How to use Nucoxia MR 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 MR 8 Tablet may be taken with or without food, but it is better to take it at a fixed time.

How Nucoxia MR Tablet works

Nucoxia MR 8 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 Nucoxia MR 8 Tablet.
Pregnancy
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
Nucoxia MR 8 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 Nucoxia MR 8 Tablet during breastfeeding is not available. Please consult your doctor.
Driving
UNSAFE
Nucoxia MR 8 Tablet may cause side effects which could affect your ability to drive.
Kidney
CAUTION
Nucoxia MR 8 Tablet should be used with caution in patients with kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Nucoxia MR 8 Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Use of Nucoxia MR 8 Tablet is not recommended in patients with severe kidney disease.
Liver
CAUTION
Nucoxia MR 8 Tablet should be used with caution in patients with liver disease. Dose adjustment of Nucoxia MR 8 Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Use of Nucoxia MR 8 Tablet is not recommended in patients with severe liver disease.

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Quick Tips

  • Nucoxia MR 8 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 Nucoxia MR 8 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.

Patient Concerns

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I have pain in my lower back side last 2 monthsNucoxia mr n pregabaline bhi kafi time li h
Dr. Vipul Aggarwal
Bone & Joint Specialist
Please get vitamin d3 checkedAnd start with core stability exercises
Sir, i have Taken nucoxia mr for muscular spasm in lungs after taking 1st dose i got heavy fever no effect of paracetamol taken alegra fever reduced due to nucoxia burning sensation with ulcer on both legs in surrounding areas of testis nearby doctor prescribed candid b cream after applying burning sensation increases and not able to walk comfortablyPics uploaded kindly see.and reply the solution its paining badly not able to sleep from 3 days it hurts when i sleep nearby doctor gave me tramadol tablet 35 mg from which also nothing happens
Dr. Souvik Sardar
Skin Specialist
Probably ur having drug reaction from nuxocia. .Apply clonate F cream - twice daily for 2wksDnt apply dettol suthol
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FAQs

Q. Can I stop taking Nucoxia MR when my pain is relieved?

Nucoxia MR, 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 Nucoxia MR cause dizziness?

Yes, the use of Nucoxia MR 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 Nucoxia MR?

The use of Nucoxia MR 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 Nucoxia MR with Vitamin B-complex?

Yes, Nucoxia MR can be taken with Vitamin B-complex preparations. While Nucoxia MR 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 Nucoxia MR cause damage to kidneys?

Yes, the long-term use of Nucoxia MR 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 Nucoxia MR 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 Nucoxia MR?

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
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