FAQs ABOUT ETOTROY 60 TABLET
Is ETOTROY 60 TABLET safe to use in diabetic patients?
ETOTROY 60 TABLET may alter the blood sugar levels in your body. Therefore, it is necessary to inform your doctor if you have diabetes before taking ETOTROY 60 TABLET as a precaution. Your doctor will closely monitor your blood sugar levels to avoid the risk of side effects.
Is ETOTROY 60 TABLET an anti-inflammatory medicine?
Yes. ETOTROY 60 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 ETOTROY 60 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 ETOTROY 60 TABLET. Consult your doctor before taking ETOTROY 60 TABLET if you are pregnant or trying to become pregnant. ETOTROY 60 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 ETOTROY 60 TABLET safe to use for long term?
ETOTROY 60 TABLET should be used under medical supervision. Research shows that, prolonged use of ETOTROY 60 TABLET can increase the risk of heart attack or stroke in patients. To avoid this, take ETOTROY 60 TABLET only as advised by your physician. Your doctor will regularly monitor your health condition while taking ETOTROY 60 TABLET to avoid these side effects.
Can I take other painkillers along with ETOTROY 60 TABLET?
No, it is not advisable to take other painkillers along with ETOTROY 60 TABLET without consulting your doctor, as it may increase the risk of ulcers and bleedings in the digestive system.
Is it safe to have ETOTROY 60 TABLET with alcohol?
No. Avoid consumption of alcohol while taking ETOTROY 60 TABLET as it increases the risk of unwanted gastrointestinal side effects.
Can ETOTROY 60 TABLET cause dizziness?
Yes. ETOTROY 60 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 ETOTROY 60 TABLET?
It is not safe to take a higher dose of ETOTROY 60 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 ETOTROY 60 TABLET to reduce pain?
It may take around 20-30 minutes for ETOTROY 60 TABLET to start working. The maximum benefits can achieve after 2 hours of taking ETOTROY 60 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 ETOTROY 60 TABLET?
If you or anyone else accidentally took more ETOTROY 60 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 ETOTROY 60 TABLET daily?
Your doctor will evaluate your health condition and suggests whether you can take ETOTROY 60 TABLET every day or not.
Can I stop taking ETOTROY 60 TABLET once my pain reduces?
Take ETOTROY 60 TABLET for the stipulated duration recommended by your doctor to achieve maximum results. Do not stop therapy with ETOTROY 60 TABLET without consulting your doctor in between the therapy.
What are the uses of ETOTROY 60 TABLET?
ETOTROY 60 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 ETOTROY 60 TABLET be used in children?
ETOTROY 60 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 ETOTROY 60 TABLET work?
ETOTROY 60 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 ETOTROY 60 TABLET?
The most common side effects of taking ETOTROY 60 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 ETOTROY 60 TABLET?
ETOTROY 60 TABLET can be taken with or without meals. Your doctor will decide the best time for you to take ETOTROY 60 TABLET based on your age, body weight and disease condition.
What to do if I forgot to take a dose of ETOTROY 60 TABLET?
If you forgot to take a dose of ETOTROY 60 TABLET, take it as soon as you remember. However, if it is time for the next dose of ETOTROY 60 TABLET, skip the missed dose and take the next one regularly. Do not take a double dose of ETOTROY 60 TABLET to compensate for the missed ones.
Will ETOTROY 60 TABLET alter the effects of birth control pills?
ETOTROY 60 TABLET may reduce the effects of birth control pills. Therefore, try to avoid taking birth control pills along with ETOTROY 60 TABLET. Consult your doctor for advice.