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INTRODUCTION

ETRIK MR contains Etoricoxib which belongs to a group of medicines called non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs). It helps in reducing pain and swelling in the joints and muscles of people aged 16 years and older with conditions such as osteoarthritis, rheumatoid arthritis, ankylosing spondylitis and gout. It is also used as a short-term treatment of moderate pain after dental surgery in people 16 years of age and older.

Arthritis is a condition resulting from gradual breakdown of cartilage that cushions ends of the bones resulting in swelling, pain, tenderness and stiffness of joints. Inflammatory disease of spine and large joints is termed as ankylosing spondylitis. Gout is a condition characterized by sudden, recurring attacks of painful inflammation and redness in joints due to deposition of mineral crystals in the joint.

Always take this medicine exactly as doctor has told you. It can be taken with or without food. ETRIK MR is not recommended for use in children and adolescents under 16 years of age. Do not drive or use tools or machines if you experience dizziness or sleepiness. The most common side effects are stomach pain, swelling of legs and/or feet due to the fluid retention, dizziness, headache, palpitations, irregular heartbeat, increased blood pressure, wheezing or shortness of breath (bronchospasms), constipation, gastritis, heartburn, diarrhea, indigestion, nausea and vomiting.

USES OF ETRIK MR

  • reduce pain and swelling in the joints
  • treat moderate pain after dental surgery in people 16 years of age and older

HOW ETRIK MR WORKS

ETRIK MR works by blocking the action of a substance in body called cyclo-oxygenase. Cyclo-oxygenase in response to injury or diseases produce prostaglandins which cause the pain, swelling and inflammation. This inhibition results analgesics and anti-inflammatory action.

DIRECTIONS FOR USE

Always take this medicine exactly as doctor has told you. It can be taken with or without food.

SIDE EFFECTS OF ETRIK MR

SERIOUS

  • shortness of breath, chest pain
  • yellowing of the skin and eyes (jaundice)
  • severe or continual stomach pain
  • allergic reaction which include skin problems such as ulcers or blistering, or swelling of the face, lips, tongue, or throat which may cause difficulty in breathing

COMMON

  • stomach pain
  • swelling of legs and/or feet due to the fluid retention
  • dizziness, headache
  • palpitations, irregular heartbeat
  • increased blood pressure
  • wheezing or shortness of breath (bronchospasms)
  • constipation
  • gastritis, heartburn
  • diarrhea, indigestion
  • nausea, vomiting
  • inflammation of the oesophagus, mouth ulcers
  • changes in the blood tests related to your liver
  • bruising
  • weakness and fatigue

RARE

  • confusion, restlessness
  • inflammation of the liver (hepatitis)
  • low blood levels of the sodium which can cause tiredness and confusion, muscle twitching, fits and coma
  • severe skin reactions

HOW TO MANAGE SIDE EFFECTS

Skin itching:

Avoid bath in hot water because hot water can irritate the skin. Moisturizers can be used regular basis to soothe and hydrate the affected area.

Nausea and vomiting:

Keep try taking this medicine with, or just after, a meal or snack and stick to simple meals and do not eat rich or spicy food.

Headache:

Apply hot or cold-water bag on your head. Take rest in a quiet and dark room. Drink tea or coffee.

Diarrhea:

Drink lot of fluid, such as water or squash, to avoid dehydration. Do not take any other medicine without consulting your doctor.

WARNING & PRECAUTIONS

PREGNANCY

ETRIK MR is not recommended for use in pregnant women unless necessary. Discuss the risks and benefits with your doctor.

BREASTFEEDING

ETRIK MR is not recommended for use in breastfeeding women unless necessary. Discuss the risks and benefits with your doctor.

DRIVING AND USING MACHINES

Do not drive or operate any machinery while taking this medicine, it may make you feel dizziness or sleepiness.

ALCOHOL

Consumption of alcohol is not recommended during treatment with this medicine.

KIDNEY

ETRIK MR should be taken with caution in patients with severe kidney disease. Consult your doctor for advice.

LIVER

ETRIK MR should be taken with caution in patients with severe liver disease. Consult your doctor for advice.

ALLERGY

Do not take if you are allergic to the medicine.

HEART DISEASE

If you have any heart related problems, consult your doctor for advice before taking this medicine.

OTHERS

Do not take ETRIK MR if you have a history of stomach bleeding or ulcers.

INTERACTIONS

Talk to your doctor if you are taking:

  • anticoagulants such as warfarin
  • rifampicin (an antibiotic)
  • methotrexate (treat rheumatoid arthritis)
  • ciclosporin or tacrolimus (immunosuppressant)
  • lithium (used to treat depression)
  • medicines used to help control high blood pressure and heart failure
  • salbutamol (a medicine for asthma)

SYNOPSIS

Drug :   Etoricoxib
Pharmacological Category :   Selective COX-2 inhibitors
Therapeutic Indication :   Inflammation in the joints and muscles
Dosage Forms :   Tablet

MORE INFORMATION

Store below 20-25°C and keep out of reach of children.

FAQs ABOUT ETRIK MR

Can ETRIK MR be used in pregnant women?

No. It is not recommended for use in the pregnant women. Consult your doctor before taking this medicine.

How quickly does ETRIK MR work?

The onset of pain relief was rapid, with similar benefit reported within 4 hours of the first dose of this medicine.

How ETRIK MR works?

It helps to reduce the pain and swelling (inflammation) in the joints and muscles of people 16 years of age and older with osteoarthritis, rheumatoid arthritis, ankylosing spondylitis and gout.

REFERENCES

1. Peter Brooks and Paul Kubler; Etoricoxib for arthritis and pain management, [Published on 2006] [Accessed 11 Nov 2020] https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC1661646/

2. K.D.Tripathi, Essentials of medical pharmacology, NSAIDs and antipyretic-analgesics, Chapter 14  – Autacoids and related drugs, Page - 192, 205, 206, 213.

3. Zentiva Pharma UK Limited; Electronic Medicines Compendium (EMC); [Revised on 02/2020] [Accessed 11 Nov 2020] https://www.medicines.org.uk/emc/files/pil.668.pdf

4. Salutas Pharma GmbH, Otto-von-Guericke-Allee 1, 39179 Barleben, Germany; Electronic Medicines Compendium (EMC); [Revised on 12/2016] [Accessed 11 Nov 2020] https://www.hpra.ie/img/uploaded/swedocuments/2182549.PA0711_232_004.ea52bce2-53d4-4ed2-b4e5-37c0522f0cee.000001PIL.170110.pdf

PRODUCT DETAILS

    Net Qty
    1
    Shelf Life
    24 months
    Item Weight
    17.5
    Ingredient
    ETORICOXIB 60MG+Thiocolchicoside 4MG
    Hsn Code
    30049099
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