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Torcoxia Plus Tablet

Prescription Required
Storage
Store at room temperature (10-30°C)

Introduction

Torcoxia Plus Tablet is a pain relieving medicine. It is used to reduce pain and inflammation in conditions like rheumatoid arthritis, ankylosing spondylitis, and osteoarthritis. It may also be used to relieve muscle pain, back pain, toothache, or pain in the ear and throat.

Torcoxia Plus Tablet can be taken with or without food. You should take it regularly as advised by your doctor. Your doctor may change the dose and time between doses according to your pain level and your needs. Do not take more or use it for longer duration than recommended by your doctor.

Some of the common side effects of this medicine include diarrhea, indigestion, stomach pain, flatulence, swelling of hands and feet, and flu-like symptoms. If any of these side effects bother you or do not go away with time, you should let your doctor know. Your doctor may help with ways to reduce or prevent these side effects by prescribing an alternative medicine or adjusting the dose.

The medicine may not be suitable for everybody. Before taking it, let your doctor know if you have any problems with your heart, kidneys, liver, or have stomach ulcers. To make sure it is safe for you, let your doctor know about all the other medicines you are taking. Pregnant and breastfeeding mothers should first consult their doctors before using this medicine.

Uses of Torcoxia Plus Tablet

Benefits of Torcoxia Plus Tablet

In Pain relief

Torcoxia Plus Tablet is a combination of two medicines used for short term relief of pain, inflammation, and swelling in conditions that affect joints and muscles. It works by blocking chemical messengers in the brain that tell us we have pain. It can help relieve pain in conditions like rheumatoid arthritis and osteoarthritis or even after a dental (tooth related) surgery.
Take it as it is prescribed to get the most benefit. Do not take more or for longer than needed as that can be dangerous. In general, you should take the lowest dose that works, for the shortest possible time. This will help you to go about your daily activities more easily and have a better, more active, quality of life.

Side effects of Torcoxia Plus Tablet

Most side effects do not require any medical attention and disappear as your body adjusts to the medicine. Consult your doctor if they persist or if you’re worried about them

Common side effects of Torcoxia Plus

  • Diarrhea
  • Indigestion
  • Stomach pain
  • Flatulence
  • Swelling of hands
  • Feet swelling
  • 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.

How Torcoxia Plus Tablet works

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

Safety Advice

Alcohol
UNSAFE
It is unsafe to consume alcohol with Torcoxia Plus Tablet.
Pregnancy
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
Torcoxia Plus 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 Torcoxia Plus Tablet during breastfeeding is not available. Please consult your doctor.
Driving
UNSAFE
Torcoxia Plus Tablet may decrease alertness, affect your vision or make you feel sleepy and dizzy. Do not drive if these symptoms occur.
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

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for body pain relief i taking dolokind - plus tablet I asking advise sir which is best for long time
Dr. Pushkar Mani
Physician
for long time no pain killer is goodfirst need to diagnose the reason of pain
I am getting pain in right arm at joint point at solder only when we take hand upward direction.
Dr. Pushkar Mani
Physician
could be frozen shoulder or injury to ligamentfor temp relief take aceclo Plus sos for pain
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FAQs

Q. Can the use of Torcoxia Plus Tablet cause dizziness?

Yes, the use of Torcoxia Plus Tablet 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 Tablet?

The use of Torcoxia Plus Tablet 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 Tablet cause damage to kidneys?

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

Torcoxia Plus Tablet 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 Tablet?

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 Tablet when my pain is relieved?

Torcoxia Plus Tablet, 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.

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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. Paracetamol. Barnstaple, Devon: Actavis UK Ltd.; 1980 [revised 23 Dec. 2016]. [Accessed 02 Apr. 2019] (online) Available from:External Link
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