ETORINEX 120mg Tablet 10's

Pain relief Rx required
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INTRODUCTION

ETORINEX 120MG TABLET contains Etoricoxib which belongs to the group of medicines called Non-Steroidal Anti-Inflammatory Drugs. It is used to reduce pain and swelling associated with inflammatory bone conditions such as osteoarthritis, rheumatoid arthritis, ankylosing spondylitis (inflammation of the spine) and gout (joint pain caused due to excessive accumulation of uric acid in between the joints).

ETORINEX 120MG TABLET can also be used to reduce pain following a dental surgery. It is suitable for use both in adults and in adolescents (aged 16 years or older).

Before taking ETORINEX 120MG TABLET inform your doctor if you have any previous history of heart, liver or kidney problems. You must also inform your doctor if you have diabetes, high blood cholesterol levels, uncontrollable high blood pressure or severe dehydration.

ETORINEX 120MG TABLET is strictly not recommended for use in patients with stomach problems (such as stomach ulcers, bleeding in the gut or inflammatory bowel diseases). It is also not suitable for use in patients with stroke or any severe form of heart problems, liver problems or kidney problems.

Do not take ETORINEX 120MG TABLET if you are pregnant or breastfeeding without consulting your doctor. The most common side effects of taking ETORINEX 120MG TABLET are stomach pain, bloating, constipation, mouth ulcers, headache and dizziness. Consult your doctor immediately if any of these side effect worsens.

USES OF ETORINEX 120MG TABLET

It is used in adults and in adolescents (aged 16 years or older) to

  • Treat pain and swelling caused due to inflammation of bones and joints
  • Treat pain following dental surgery

HOW ETORINEX 120MG TABLET WORKS

ETORINEX 120MG TABLET is a pain-relieving medicine. It works by blocking the release of certain chemicals (prostaglandins) in the body that causes pain, swelling and inflammation thereby reducing pain and inflammation associated with inflammatory conditions.

DIRECTIONS FOR USE

Take ETORINEX 120MG TABLET as advised by your physician. Swallow the medicine with a glass of water. Do not crush or chew the medicine. ETORINEX 120MG TABLET can be taken with or without food.

Your doctor will decide the correct dose and duration of therapy for you depending upon your age, body weight and disease condition.

SIDE EFFECTS OF ETORINEX 120MG TABLET

COMMON

  • stomach pain
  • headache, dizziness
  • constipation, flatulence, heartburn, indigestion, diarrhoea
  • mouth ulcers
  • nausea, vomiting
  • feeling weak or tired
  • bruising

UNCOMMON

  • infections of respiratory or urinary tract
  • changes in RBC, WBC and platelet count
  • weight gain, changes in taste
  • behavioral changes (feeling anxious or depressed, hallucination)
  • tingling and numbness in the body
  • high blood pressure, inflammation of blood vessels
  • changes in bowel habits, dry mouth, stomach ulcers
  • muscle pain or cramps
  • high blood potassium levels

RARE

Stop taking ETORINEX 120MG TABLET and contact your doctor immediately if you experience any of the following side effects:

  • chest pain, shortness of breath and swollen ankles
  • severe stomach pain with dark stools
  • jaundice (yellow colouration of the skin and the eyes)
  • signs of an allergic reaction (such as skin rash, itching, blistering and peeling of the skin, swelling of the face, lips, mouth, throat which may lead to breathing difficulties)

HOW TO MANAGE SIDE EFFECTS

Nausea and vomiting:

Take ETORINEX 120MG TABLET with or just after a meal or a snack. Stick to simple meals. Avoid eating rich or spicy food. Consult your doctor if your nausea worsens.

Dizziness:

Try to rest and relax. Get enough sleep. Avoid driving or operating any tools or machines completely while you are feeling dizzy. Do not consume excessive alcohol, as it could aggravate your dizziness. Consult your doctor if your dizziness worsens.

Headache:  

Rest and relax. Keep yourself hydrated by drinking plenty of fluids such as water or electrolytes. Applying a pain-relieving balm on your forehead can be beneficial. Do not consume excessive alcohol, as it could aggravate your headache. Consult your doctor if your headache worsens.

Constipation:

Eat plenty of fibre-rich foods such as fresh fruits, vegetables and cereals. Drink plenty of fluids. Exercise more regularly. Consult your doctor if this side effect bothers you.

Diarrhoea:

Hydrate yourself by drinking plenty of fluids, such as water or fruit juices. Consuming ORS can also be beneficial. Do not self-treat diarrhoea on your own. Consult your doctor if your diarrhoea becomes uncontrollable.

WARNING & PRECAUTIONS

PREGNANCY

ETORINEX 120MG TABLET should not be used during pregnancy. Therefore, inform your doctor before taking ETORINEX 120MG TABLET if you are pregnant, think you may be pregnant or planning to have a baby. If you accidentally become pregnant while undergoing therapy with ETORINEX 120MG TABLET, inform your doctor immediately.

BREASTFEEDING

It is not known whether ETORINEX 120MG TABLET can pass through breast milk or not. Therefore, consult your doctor before taking ETORINEX 120MG TABLET if you are breastfeeding or planning to breastfeed.

DRIVING AND USING MACHINES

Do not drive or operate any heavy tools or machines if you feel dizzy or sleepy after taking ETORINEX 120MG TABLET.

ALCOHOL

Avoid consumption of alcohol while taking ETORINEX 120MG TABLET as it may increase the risk of stomach discomfort.

KIDNEY

ETORINEX 120MG TABLET is not recommended for use in patients with serious kidney diseases. Therefore, consult your doctor before taking it. You must also inform your doctor before taking ETORINEX 120MG TABLET if you have any previous history of kidney problems.

LIVER

ETORINEX 120MG TABLET is not recommended for use in patients with serious liver diseases. Therefore, consult your doctor before taking it. You must also inform your doctor before taking ETORINEX 120MG TABLET if you have any previous history of liver problems.

ALLERGY

Do not take ETORINEX 120MG TABLET if you are allergic to etoricoxib or to any other pain reliving medicines (such as aspirin, ibuprofen, celecoxib etc.).

HEART DISEASE

ETORINEX 120MG TABLET is not recommended for use in patients who have or had heart failure, angina, heart attack, bypass surgery, blocked blood vessels or poor blood circulation in the body. Therefore, consult your doctor before taking it.

OTHERS

ETORINEX 120MG TABLET is not recommended for use if you:

  • currently have ulcers or bleeding in your stomach or intestines
  • have inflammatory bowel diseases (such as Crohn’s disease or ulcerative colitis)
  • have uncontrollably high blood pressure
  • have stroke (including mini-stroke, transient ischemic attack)

Before taking ETORINEX 120MG TABLET, inform your doctor if you

  • have a previous history of stomach ulcers
  • are dehydrated, due to prolonged vomiting or diarrhea
  • have a history of high blood pressure
  • have edema (swelling of body parts)
  • are being treated for an infection
  • have diabetes
  • have high cholesterol
  • are a smoker

Use in Pediatrics:

ETORINEX 120MG TABLET should be used in adolescents aged 16 years or above only if prescribed by the physician. It should not be used in children and adolescents (aged below 16 years). Therefore, consult your doctor for advice.

Use in Geriatrics:

ETORINEX 120MG TABLET should be used with caution in elderly patients (aged above 65 years). Therefore, consult your doctor before taking it.

INTERACTIONS

A. Drug - Drug interactions:

Before taking ETORINEX 120MG TABLET, inform your doctor if you are taking any of the following medicines such as:

  • warfarin (a medicine used to treat blood clots)
  • rifampicin (a medicine used to treat tuberculosis)
  • methotrexate (a medicine used for suppressing the immune system and often used in rheumatoid arthritis)
  • cyclosporin or tacrolimus (used to suppress immune system and prevent graft rejection)
  • lithium (a medicine used to treat depression)
  • medicines used to treat high blood pressure and heart failure such as ACE inhibitors (Ex. enalapril, ramipril) and angiotensin receptor blockers (Ex. losartan, valsartan)
  • diuretics (used to treat edema and high blood pressure) Ex. bumetanide, ethacrynic acid
  • digoxin (a medicine used to treat heart failure and irregular heart rhythm)
  • minoxidil (a medicine used to treat hair loss or high blood pressure)
  • salbutamol (a medicine used to treat asthma)
  • birth control pills (used to prevent pregnancy) Ex. mifepristone, drospirenone, ethinylestradiol
  • hormone replacement therapy (used to treat hormonal imbalances) Ex. estradiol, dydrogesterone
  • aspirin (used to reduce fever and pain)

Overdosage:

If you or anyone else accidentally took more ETORINEX 120MG TABLET, consult your doctor immediately or visit the nearby hospital.

SYNOPSIS

Drug :   Etoricoxib
Pharmacological Category :   Selective COX-2 Inhibitor
Therapeutic Indication :   Pain relief
Dosage Forms :  

Tablet, Capsule, Injection

MORE INFORMATION

  • Keep ETORINEX 120MG TABLET out of reach of children
  • Store ETORINEX 120MG TABLET at room temperature

FAQs ABOUT ETORINEX 120MG TABLET

Is ETORINEX 120MG TABLET safe to use in diabetic patients?

ETORINEX 120MG TABLET may alter the blood sugar levels in your body. Therefore, it is necessary to inform your doctor if you have diabetes before taking ETORINEX 120MG TABLET as a precaution. Your doctor will closely monitor your blood sugar levels to avoid the risk of side effects.

Is ETORINEX 120MG TABLET an anti-inflammatory medicine?

Yes. ETORINEX 120MG TABLET is an anti-inflammatory medicine used to reduce pain and inflammation. It acts by blocking the release of certain chemicals (Ex. prostaglandins) in the body that causes pain and inflammation.

Who should not take ETORINEX 120MG TABLET?

Generally, patients who have stomach problems such as stomach ulcers or other inflammatory stomach conditions such as ulcerative colitis, Crohn’s disease or perforations or bleeding in the gut should not use ETORINEX 120MG TABLET. Consult your doctor before taking ETORINEX 120MG TABLET if you are pregnant or trying to become pregnant. ETORINEX 120MG TABLET is also not suitable for use in patients with stroke or severe liver, kidney or heart disease and in children aged below 16 years. Therefore, consult your doctor before taking.

Is ETORINEX 120MG TABLET safe to use for long term?

ETORINEX 120MG TABLET should be used under medical supervision. Research shows that, prolonged use of ETORINEX 120MG TABLET can increase the risk of heart attack or stroke in patients. To avoid this, take ETORINEX 120MG TABLET only as advised by your physician. Your doctor will regularly monitor your health condition while taking ETORINEX 120MG TABLET to avoid these side effects.

Can I take other painkillers along with ETORINEX 120MG TABLET?

No, it is not advisable to take other painkillers along with ETORINEX 120MG TABLET without consulting your doctor, as it may increase the risk of ulcers and bleedings in the digestive system.

Is it safe to have ETORINEX 120MG TABLET with alcohol?

No. Avoid consumption of alcohol while taking ETORINEX 120MG TABLET as it increases the risk of unwanted gastrointestinal side effects.

Can ETORINEX 120MG TABLET cause dizziness?

Yes. ETORINEX 120MG TABLET may make you feel dizzy. If you experience dizziness, try to rest and relax. Get enough sleep. Avoid driving or operating any heavy tools or machines while you are feeling dizzy. Avoid consumption of alcohol as it can aggravate your dizziness. Consult your doctor if you continue to feel dizzy for a prolonged period.

Can I take a higher dose of ETORINEX 120MG TABLET?

It is not safe to take a higher dose of ETORINEX 120MG TABLET without consulting your doctor. If the prescribed dose is less effective for you, kindly consult your doctor for a suitable high dose or for alternative therapy.

How long will it take for ETORINEX 120MG TABLET to reduce pain?

It may take around 20-30 minutes for ETORINEX 120MG TABLET to start working. The maximum benefits can achieve after 2 hours of taking ETORINEX 120MG TABLET. However, this period may vary from person to person depending upon the dose of etoricoxib that is administered.

What happens if I accidentally take more ETORINEX 120MG TABLET?

If you or anyone else accidentally took more ETORINEX 120MG TABLET, contact your doctor immediately or visit the nearby hospital. Symptoms of overdosage might include severe stomach problems such as stomach pain, bleeding in the gut and a fast heartbeat.

Can I take ETORINEX 120MG TABLET daily?

Your doctor will evaluate your health condition and suggests whether you can take ETORINEX 120MG TABLET every day or not.

Can I stop taking ETORINEX 120MG TABLET once my pain reduces?

Take ETORINEX 120MG TABLET for the stipulated duration recommended by your doctor to achieve maximum results. Do not stop therapy with ETORINEX 120MG TABLET without consulting your doctor in between the therapy.

What are the uses of ETORINEX 120MG TABLET?

ETORINEX 120MG TABLET is used to reduce pain and swelling associated with inflammatory bone conditions such as osteoarthritis, rheumatoid arthritis, ankylosing spondylitis and gout. It can also be used to reduce pain following dental surgery.

Can ETORINEX 120MG TABLET be used in children?

ETORINEX 120MG TABLET should be used in adolescents aged 16 years or above only if prescribed by the physician. It should not be used in children and adolescents (aged below 16 years). Therefore, consult your doctor for advice.

How does ETORINEX 120MG TABLET work?

ETORINEX 120MG TABLET is a pain-relieving medicine. It works by blocking the release of certain chemicals (prostaglandins) in the body that causes pain, swelling and inflammation thereby reducing pain and inflammation associated with inflammatory conditions.

What are the side effects of ETORINEX 120MG TABLET?

The most common side effects of taking ETORINEX 120MG TABLET are stomach pain, bloating, constipation, mouth ulcers, headache and dizziness. Consult your doctor immediately if any of these side effects worsen.

What is the best time to take ETORINEX 120MG TABLET?

ETORINEX 120MG TABLET can be taken with or without meals. Your doctor will decide the best time for you to take ETORINEX 120MG TABLET based on your age, body weight and disease condition.

What to do if I forgot to take a dose of ETORINEX 120MG TABLET?

If you forgot to take a dose of ETORINEX 120MG TABLET, take it as soon as you remember. However, if it is time for the next dose of ETORINEX 120MG TABLET, skip the missed dose and take the next one regularly. Do not take a double dose of ETORINEX 120MG TABLET to compensate for the missed ones.

Will ETORINEX 120MG TABLET alter the effects of birth control pills?

ETORINEX 120MG TABLET may reduce the effects of birth control pills. Therefore, try to avoid taking birth control pills along with ETORINEX 120MG TABLET. Consult your doctor for advice.

REFERENCES

1. KD. Tripathi. Nonsteroidal Anti-inflammatory Drugs and Antipyretic-Analgesics. Essentials of medical pharmacology. Seventh edition. 2013. Page – 206.

2. Wen-Nan Huang and Tim K. Tso. Etoricoxib improves osteoarthritis pain relief, joint function and quality of life in the extreme elderly. NIH National Library of medicine, National Center for Biotechnology Information. PMC PubMed Central. [Revised in February 2018] [Accessed on 8th October 2022] https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC5826680/

3. Accord Healthcare Limited. Electronic Medicines Compendium (EMC). [Revised in October 2021] [Accessed on 8th October 2022] https://www.medicines.org.uk/emc/files/pil.11761.pdf

4. Teva UK Limited. Etoricoxib. [Revised in August 2022] [Accessed on 8th October 2022]. https://products.tevauk.com/mediafile/id/52513.pdf

PRODUCT DETAILS

    Net Qty
    1 N
    Item Weight
    17.5 g
    Ingredient
    ETORICOXIB 120 mg
    Hsn Code
    30049069
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