Etoxib (60 mg) Tablet Side Effects and usage

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Etoxib (60 mg) - Etoricoxib- Tablet is manufactured by Unichem Laboratories Ltd. and the main constituent generic drug is Etoricoxib- 60 mg.

Etoxib (60 mg) Tablet Medicine Side effects and usage

Side Effects

GI disorders, ischemic cardiac events, hypersensitivity reactions, headache, dizziness, nervousness, depression, drowsiness, insomnia, vertigo, tinnitus, photosensitivity, blood disorders, fluid retention, hypertension, dry mouth, taste disturbance, mouth ulcers, appetite and weight changes, chest pain, fatigue, paraesthesia, influenza like syndrome, myalgia.
Renal toxicity.

Indications

Pain and inflammation in osteoarthritis and in rheumatoid arthritis, acute gout.

Contra Indications

Severe congestive heart failure, active peptic ulceration.
Children and adolescent below 16 years.

Caution

Allergic disorders, coagulation defects, history of cardiac failure, left ventricular dysfunction, hypertension, or in patients with oedema due to other reasons, elderly, renal, cardiac or hepatic impairment.
Withdraw treatment if GI lesions develop, caution when admin to dehydrated patients.
Regular BP monitoring is advisable.
May mask fever and other signs of infection.

Cost

The cost of the drug per 1 Tablet is Rs.4.25 in India as of date.

Formulation

Etoxib (60 mg) Tablet mainly contains the generic formulation called as Etoricoxib- 60 mg.

Etoxib (60 mg) Tablet Medicine Generics

Medicine Name: Etoxib (60 mg) Tablet
Manufacturer: Unichem Laboratories Ltd.
Generic Molecule: Etoricoxib

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