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INTRODUCTION

NUCOXIA MR TABLET is a combination of Etoricoxib and Thiocolchicoside which belongs to the group of medicines called Non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAID) and Muscle relaxants. It is used to reduce pain and swelling in the joints and muscles in osteoarthritis, rheumatoid arthritis, ankylosing spondylitis, gout and muscle spasm. This medicine is also used for the short-term treatment after dental surgery for moderate pain.

Muscle spasm is the rapid spontaneous contractions of the muscle, which can be painful and uncomfortable. When the nerve impulses are damaged or interrupted that control muscle movement, it could lead to muscle spasms. Symptoms include muscle tightness, joint stiffness, unusual posture, difficulty in moving and pain in affected muscles and joints.

NUCOXIA MR TABLET is not recommended for use in patients having inflammatory bowel disease, severe congestive heart failure, peptic ulcer or cerebrovascular disease. Consult your doctor for advice.

Before taking NUCOXIA MR TABLET, inform your doctor if you have blood disorders, kidney problems, liver problems or heart problems.

NUCOXIA MR TABLET is not recommended to use among pregnant and breastfeeding women. The most common side effects of this medicine are stomach pain, dry socket, edema, dizziness, headache, palpitations, arrhythmia, constipation, diarrhea, indigestion, gastritis, nausea and vomiting. Consult your doctor if the above side effects worsens or persist for a longer duration.

USES OF NUCOXIA MR TABLET

  • Used to reduce pain, swelling in the joints and muscles in osteoarthritis, rheumatoid arthritis, ankylosing spondylitis, gout and muscle spasm

HOW NUCOXIA MR TABLET WORKS

NUCOXIA MR TABLET reduces pain and swelling in the joints and muscles, whereas Etoricoxib works by blocking the release of certain chemical messengers that cause pain and inflammation and Thiocolchicoside works on the centers in the brain and spinal cord to relieve muscle stiffness or spasm and improves pain and movement of muscles.

DIRECTIONS FOR USE

NUCOXIA MR TABLET reduces pain and swelling in the joints and muscles, whereas Etoricoxib works by blocking the release of certain chemical messengers that cause pain and inflammation and Thiocolchicoside works on the centers in the brain and spinal cord to relieve muscle stiffness or spasm and improves pain and movement of muscles.

SIDE EFFECTS OF NUCOXIA MR TABLET

COMMON

  • stomach pain
  • dry socket (inflammation and pain in teeth after tooth extraction)
  • edema
  • dizziness
  • headache
  • palpitations (uneven or fast heartbeat), uneven heart rhythm (arrhythmia)
  • increase in blood pressure
  • wheezing or shortness of breath  
  • constipation
  • gastritis (inflammation of the lining of the stomach)
  • wind (excessive gas)
  • diarrhea
  • heartburn, indigestion
  • nausea, vomiting
  • inflammation of the esophagus
  • mouth ulcers
  • changes in blood tests  
  • bruising
  • weakness and fatigue, flu-like illness
  • drowsiness

UNCOMMON

  • anorexia
  • unusual dark urine
  • itching
  • fever and fatigue

RARE

  • confusion, restlessness
  • liver problems (hepatitis)
  • low blood levels of sodium
  • liver failure
  • severe skin reactions
  • urticaria

Stop taking NUCOXIA MR TABLET and contact your doctor immediately if you experience the following side effects:

  • shortness of breath, chest pain, ankle swelling  
  • yellowing of the skin and eyes
  • severe or continual stomach pain or stools become black
  • allergic reaction (symptoms include ulcers or blistering, swelling of the face, lips, tongue or throat which may cause difficulty in breathing)

HOW TO MANAGE SIDE EFFECTS

Nausea or Vomiting:

Take this medicine with or just after meals. Stick to simple meals. Avoid eating rich or spicy food. Consult your doctor for advice if you experience nausea for a long time.

Constipation:

Eat plenty of fiber-rich foods such as fresh fruits, vegetables and cereals and drink plenty of water. Exercise more regularly.

Diarrhea:

Drink lots of fluids, such as water or fruit juice to keep yourself hydrated. Do not consume any medicine on your own without consulting your doctor.

Stomach pain:

Try to rest and relax. Eat and drink slowly or try to have smaller and frequent meals. Keep a heat pad on your stomach. If the symptom does not improve, contact your doctor.

Loss of appetite:

Eat when you are hungry. Eat smaller meals more often than usual. Snack only when you're hungry. Eat a nutritious snack that is rich in calories and protein, such as dried fruit and nuts.

WARNING & PRECAUTIONS

PREGNANCY

NUCOXIA MR TABLET is not recommended for use in pregnant women. Consult your doctor for advice.

BREASTFEEDING

NUCOXIA MR TABLET is not recommended for use in breastfeeding women. Consult your doctor for advice.

DRIVING AND USING MACHINES

Do not drive or operate any machines if you experience dizziness or sleepiness. Consult your doctor for advice.

ALCOHOL

Avoid consumption of alcohol while taking this medicine because it can aggravate your existing condition.

KIDNEY

NUCOXIA MR TABLET is not recommended for use in patients having severe kidney disease. Consult your doctor for advice.

LIVER

NUCOXIA MR TABLET is not recommended for use in patients having severe liver problems. Consult your doctor for advice.

ALLERGY

Do not take NUCOXIA MR TABLET if you are allergic to Etoricoxib, Thiocolchicoside or to any of the other ingredients of this medicine.

HEART DISEASE

NUCOXIA MR TABLET is not recommended for use if you have or had high blood pressure that has not been controlled by treatment, heart problems (heart failure), angina (chest pain), heart attack or bypass surgery. It should be used with caution if you have any mild to moderate heart problems. Consult your doctor for advice.

OTHERS

NUCOXIA MR TABLET is not recommended for use if you:

  • have stomach ulcer or bleeding in the stomach or intestines
  • Crohn’s disease, Ulcerative colitis, or Colitis (inflammatory bowel disease)
  • any kind of stroke, and muscles problems
  • peripheral arterial disease

Tell your physician before taking this medicine if you:

  • had dehydration (a prolonged bout of vomiting or diarrhea)
  • had swelling due to fluid retention
  • have being treated for an infection
  • have high cholesterol, diabetes
  • are a smoker
  • have epilepsy

Use in pediatrics:

NUCOXIA MR TABLET is not recommended for use in children and adolescents (below 16 years of age). Consult your doctor before taking it.

Use in geriatrics:

NUCOXIA MR TABLET should be used with caution in elderly patients (aged above 65 years). Consult your doctor before taking it.

INTERACTIONS

A. Drug-Drug interactions:

Inform to your physician, if you are taking,

  • medicines used to thin blood (Ex. warfarin)
  • medicines used to treat infections (Ex. rifampicin)
  • medicine used for suppressing the immune system, and often used in rheumatoid arthritis (Ex. methotrexate, ciclosporin, or tacrolimus)
  • medicine used to treat depression (Ex. lithium)
  • medicines used to control high blood pressure and heart failure (Ex. enalapril, ramipril, losartan, valsartan)
  • medicine used as diuretics
  • medicine used to treat heart failure and irregular heart rhythm (Ex. digoxin)
  • medicine used to treat asthma (Ex. salbutamol)
  • birth control pills
  • hormone replacement therapy
  • medicine used to relieve pain and reduce the risk of serious problems like heart attacks and strokes (Ex. aspirin)

Overdosage:

If you or anyone else accidentally took too much of this medicine, consult your doctor immediately.

SYNOPSIS

Drug :  

Etoricoxib, Thiocolchicoside

Pharmacological Category :  

Non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAID), Muscle relaxants

Therapeutic Indication :  

Treats inflammatory musculoskeletal disorders associated with painful muscle spasm

Dosage Forms :   Tablet, Capsule, Soft Gel Capsules

MORE INFORMATION

  • Keep out of reach of children
  • Store at room temperature

FAQs ABOUT NUCOXIA MR TABLET

Can NUCOXIA MR TABLET cause dizziness?

Yes. This medicine can cause dizziness in some people. Try to rest and relax. Get enough sleep. Avoid driving or operating any machines while you are feeling dizzy. Avoid consumption of alcohol as it can aggravate your dizziness. If the symptom persists for a longer time, contact your doctor for advice.

What precaution to be taken if I miss a dose of NUCOXIA MR TABLET?

If a dose of NUCOXIA MR TABLET is missed, then take the next dose at the usual time. Do not take a double dose to make up for a forgotten missed dose.

How to stop NUCOXIA MR TABLET?

Do not stop taking NUCOXIA MR TABLET without consulting with your doctor, even if you feel better. Stopping may worsen the condition.

How to take NUCOXIA MR TABLET?

Take NUCOXIA MR TABLET as advised by your doctor. Swallow the medicine as a whole and do not crush or chew the medicine.

Is it safe to use NUCOXIA MR TABLET during pregnancy?

NUCOXIA MR TABLET is generally not recommended to use in pregnant women. Consult your doctor before taking it.

REFERENCES

1. Tilo Grosser, Emer M. Smyth, and Garret A. FitzGerald. Pharmacotherapy of Inflammation, Fever, Pain, and Gout. Goodman & Gilman’s: The Pharmacological basics of Therapeutics. 13th Edition. New York McGraw Hill Medical 2018. Page – 687-709.

2. Priyanka S, Manju J and Girish K. A Comparative Study of Efficacy and Tolerability of Fixed-Dose Combination of Etoricoxib and Thiocolchicoside versus Thiocolchicoside alone in Patients with Painful Muscle Spasms. Biomedical and Pharmacology Journal. February 2022. [Accessed on 1st June 2022] https://biomedpharmajournal.org/vol15no1/a-comparative-study-of-efficacy-and-tolerability-of-fixed-dose-combination-of-etoricoxib-and-thiocolchicoside-versus-thiocolchicoside-alone-in-patients-with-painful-muscle-spasms/

3. Dam Kim1, Soo-Kyung Cho, Seoung Wan Nam, Hyuk Hee Kwon, Sun-Young Jung, Chan Hong Jeon, Seul Gi Im, Dalho Kim, Eun Jin Jang, Yoon-Kyoung Sung. Cardiovascular and Gastrointestinal Effects of Etoricoxib in the Treatment of Osteoarthritis: A Systematic Review and Network Meta-analysis. Journal of Rheum. October 2017. [Accessed on 1st June 2022] https://synapse.koreamed.org/articles/1064345

4. DM Pharma.  Etoricoxib, Thiocolchicoside Tablet. [Accessed on 1st June 2022] http://www.dmpharma.co.in/Etoricoxibthiocolchicoside.html

5. Mylan UK Healthcare Limited. Electronic Medicines Compendium (EMC). [Revised on September 2020] [Accessed on 1st June 2022] https://www.medicines.org.uk/emc/files/pil.8537.pdf

6. European Medicinal Agency. November 2013. [Accessed on 1st June 2022] https://www.ema.europa.eu/en/documents/referral/thiocolchicoside-article-31-referral-annex-iii_en.pdf

7. Taj Pharmaceuticals Ltd. Electronic Medicines Compendium (EMC). [Accessed on 1st June 2022] http://pro.tajpharma.com/pdf/thiocolchicoside-capsules-pil-taj-pharmaceuticals.pdf

PRODUCT DETAILS

    Net Qty
    1 N
    Item Weight
    17.5 g
    Ingredient
    ETORICOXIB 60MG+Thiocolchicoside 4MG
    Hsn Code
    30049069
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Nucoxia MR Tablet 10'S

Nucoxia MR Tablet 10'S Mkt: Cadila Healthcare Ltd (Zydus)

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