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|US Brand Name||Etozox|
Description of the drug
Etoricoxib is the active ingredient present in Nucoxia 120 mg. The medicine is mainly prescribed for rheumatoid arthritis, osteoarthritis and gouty arthritis. You can purchase Nucoxia 120 mg online also.
Indications and Usage
Etoricoxib is a non steroidal anti-inflammatory drug that is prescribed for osteoarthritis, gouty arthritis and rheumatoid arthritis.
Dosage and Administration
The recommended dosage is 60 to 120 mg once daily. The dose would be recommended to you after a thorough examination is conducted by the doctor.
-Method of Administration:
It is a tablet that is to be taken by mouth with the help of water with or without food.
If you miss a dose it is best to take it as soon as you remember it. However, if it is close to the next dose then skipped the missed dose.
In case there is a case of overdose, get medical help immediately. It is advisable to avoid excess dosage.
Forms and Strengths:
- Form: Tablet
- Strength: 120 mg
The medicine is contraindicated in people who have an allergy to the ingredients.
Warnings and precautions
- Blood pressure should be checked regularly when taking the medicine.
- If gastrointestinal lesions occur the medication should be stopped immediately.
- One should drink adequate fluid so as to avoid dehydration
- You should inform your doctor in case you are suffering from liver, heart, kidney disease, blood clotting disorder, high blood pressure, any allergy or any other ailments.
- If you are pregnant or planning to be pregnant then you must inform your doctor about it before he prescribes the medicine to you.
- Let your doctor know of any medicines that you are currently taking so that there is no drug interaction.
Some common side effects of the medication include:
- Ringing in the ear
- High blood pressure
- Chest pain
- Mouth ulcer
- Weight loss
- Loss of appetite
- Taste disturbances
- GI disorder
- Kidney damage
- Muscle pain
Tell your doctor about the current medicines that you are taking so that there is no drug interaction. Many a times it is not safe to take drugs with other drugs at the same time as it may lead to some serious side effects. The medicine is not to be taken by patients with severe heart disease, peptic ulcer, hypersensitivity and stroke.
The medicine contains the active ingredient Etoricoxib, which works by blocking the substance cyclo-oxygenase-2 in the body.
It is best to store the medicine in a refrigerator away from the reach of children and pets.
It is manufactured by Zydus. You can easily buy Nucoxia 120 mg online from our website and have it delivered at your doorstep.