food interaction for RHUCOXIA P
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lactation interaction for RHUCOXIA P
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.
SALT INFORMATION for RHUCOXIA P
How it works
Common side effects
How it works
Common side effects
SUBSTITUTES for RHUCOXIA P
- BRUTAFLAM PLUS 60 MG/325 MG TABLET(10 tablets in strip)Mankind Pharma LtdRs. 6.60/tabletRs. 66save 12% more per tablet
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- Dr. Sri Ram GargMBBS
- Dr. Sumeet AgrawalMBBS, MD, DM
- Dr. Naval MendirattaMBBS, MD, Fellowship
- Dr. Rajiva GuptaMBBS, DNB, MD, Fellowship, Fellowship
- Dr. Rajkumari Bhagati DarMBBS, MD, Fellowship
Expert advice for RHUCOXIA P
- 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.
Frequently asked questions for RHUCOXIA P
Q.Is etoricoxib an NSAID/steroid/pain killer?
Etoricoxib belongs to a class of medication called non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs) which relieve pain and swelling due to diseases affecting the muscles, joints and tendons, like strains, gout, ankylosing spondylitis or arthritis as well as mild to moderate pain during dental operations. It is not a steroid
Q.Can I take Arcoxia for migraine/headache/toothache?
Arcoxia is the brand name for etoricoxib. It cannot be taken for migraine/headache/toothache
Q.How long can I take Arcoxia?
It is recommended for post-operative dental surgery pain. It should be taken only if prescribed by the doctor. Arcoxia should be taken only as long as the doctor prescribes it
Q.Can I take ibuprofen/ tramadol / naproxen /Panadol (paracetamol)/warfarin /Celebrex (celecoxib)/ aspirin /antibiotics (e.g. rifampicin, streptomycin)/colchicine with etoricoxib?
Etoricoxib should not be taken with other pain-relieving medicines belonging to non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drug (NSAID) class like ibuprofen/ / naproxen / Panadol (paracetamol)/ /Celebrex (celecoxib)/ aspirin, as it increases the risk of stomach ulcers and bleeding. Etoricoxib should not be taken with blood-thinning medication like warfarin, as it increases the risk of bleeding from areas such as ulcers in the stomach or gut. Etoricoxib may be often prescribed with strong pain-killers like tramadol for severe pain. There is no data showing serious interactions between colchicine, antibiotics (e.g. rifampicin, streptomycin) and etoricoxib. Any drug combination with etoricoxib should be taken only as per instructions from the doctor
Q.Is it safe?
Etoricoxib is safe when taken for an indication and at the dosage prescribed by the doctor.
Q.Is paracetamol safe/ banned/ available in India?
Paracetamol (also known as acetaminophen, crocin, dolo, calpol, pacimol) is an over-the-counter drug available in India. It is generally safe if used at prescribed doses for the prescribed duration as advised by your doctor
Q.Is paracetamol a painkiller/ used for cold?
Paracetamol is used to relieve mild to moderate pain associated with cold and flu, as well as fever
Q.Does paracetamol make you drowsy / sleepy?
Paracetamol does not cause drowsiness. However, paracetamol is available in combination with cough and cold medicines (eg. cetirizine, chlorpheniramine), which may cause drowsiness or sleepiness
Q.Is paracetamol an NSAID/ antibiotic?
Paracetamol is a anti-pyretic (anti-fever), anti -inflammatory drug, which belongs to the category of non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drug (NSAID). However, unlike other NSAIDS, paracetamol can relieve only mild to moderate pain. It is not an antibiotic
Q.Can I take crocin with cetirizine/ aceclofenac/ amoxicillin/ codeine/ tramadol/ warfarin/ erythromycin/ antibiotics?
Yes, paracetamol (available as crocin) can be taken with all of these drugs. Caution is advised when crocin is to be used with warfarin. However, always consult your doctor regarding combined use of crocin with any other drug
Q.Can I take crocin with ibuprofen/naproxen/other NSAID?
Paracetamol (available as crocin) is available over-the-counter in combination with ibuprofen/naproxen/other NSAID. However, always consult your doctor regarding combined use of crocin with any other drug
Q.Does paracetamol cause death?
Paracetamol on overdose can severely damage the liver and cause death. No more than 4 grams should be consumed in one day. Always consult your doctor regarding use of paracetamol
Q.Can calpol make babies/ toddlers sleep/ help in teething pain?
Calpol can relieve pain in infants and children; it does not make them sleep.