Torcoxia Plus Tablet


Overview

Uses of Torcoxia Plus Tablet

Torcoxia Plus Tablet is used for pain relief.

Torcoxia Plus Tablet side effects

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

How to use Torcoxia Plus 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. Torcoxia Plus Tablet may be taken with or without food, but it is better to take it at a fixed time.
Take it with food, if it causes stomach upset

How Torcoxia Plus Tablet works

Torcoxia Plus Tablet is a combination of two medicines: Etoricoxib and Paracetamol/Acetaminophen. Etoricoxib is a non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drug (NSAID) and Paracetamol/Acetaminophen is an antipyretic (fever reducer). They work by blocking the release of certain chemical messengers in the brain that cause pain and fever.

Torcoxia Plus Tablet related warnings

Alcohol
CAUTION
Taking Etoricoxib+Paracetamol/Acetaminophen with alcohol can cause liver damage.
Pregnancy
WEIGH RISKS VS BENEFITS
Torcoxia Plus 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 Torcoxia Plus Tablet during lactation. Please consult your doctor.
Driving
Torcoxia Plus Tablet may make you feel dizzy, sleepy, tired, or decrease alertness. If this happens, do not drive.
Kidney
CAUTION
Torcoxia Plus Tablet should be used with caution in patients with kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Torcoxia Plus Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Use of Torcoxia Plus Tablet is not recommended in patients with severe kidney disease.
Liver
CAUTION
Torcoxia Plus Tablet should be used with caution in patients with liver disease. Dose adjustment of Torcoxia Plus Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
However, the use of Torcoxia Plus Tablet is not recommended in patients with severe liver disease and active liver disease.

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Patient Concerns

Questions Related to Torcoxia Plus

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FAQs

Q. Can the use of Torcoxia Plus cause dizziness?

Yes, the use of Torcoxia Plus 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 Torcoxia Plus?

The use of Torcoxia Plus 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 active, recurrent stomach ulcer / bleeding. It should also be avoided in patients with a history of heart failure, high blood pressure, and liver or kidney disease.

Q. Can the use of Torcoxia Plus cause damage to kidneys?

Yes, the long-term use of Torcoxia Plus 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 Torcoxia Plus 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. Can the use of Torcoxia Plus cause damage to liver?

Torcoxia Plus contains Paracetamol. These medicines are known to cause harm to the liver especially in the doses above the recommended level. Also, avoid drinking alcohol while taking this medicine, as it may further increase your risk of liver damage. Use of this medicine should preferably be avoided in patients with the underlying liver disease. Contact your doctor immediately if you notice any early signs and symptoms of liver damage These symptoms may include fever, rash, loss of appetite, nausea, vomiting, fatigue, stomach pain, dark urine, yellow skin or eyes and abnormal liver enzymes.

Q. What are the instructions for storage and disposal of Torcoxia Plus?

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.

Q. Can I stop taking Torcoxia Plus when my pain is relieved?

Torcoxia Plus, when used for long-term pain relief, should be continued for as long as advised by your doctor. It can be discontinued if you are using it for short-term pain relief.
Information last updated by Dr. Varun Gupta, MD Pharmacology on 6th Sep 2018.
The medicine details are for information purpose only. Consult a doctor before taking any medicine.
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Off. Ashram Road, Ahmedabad - 380 009., Gujarat, India
MRP
49.9
10 tablets in 1 strip
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