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Ecoxib is a non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drug (NSAID), prescribed for osteoarthritis, rheumatoid arthritis and gouty arthritis. It blocks a substance in the body named as cyclo-oxygenase-2 (COX-2).

Drug information on Ecoxib (Etoricoxib) from Anglo-French Drugs & Industries Ltd

Ecoxib

  Tablet  
Anglo-French Drugs & Industries Ltd
Generic : Etoricoxib
 79.00
60mg
10 Tablets
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Medical Condition(s) for which Ecoxib may be prescribed


Side effects of Ecoxib

   Central Nervous System : Headache, dizziness, nervousness, depression, drowsiness, insomnia, vertigo and ringing in the ear.

   Heart : Chest pain, high blood pressure and fluid retention.

   Metabolic : Taste disturbances, mouth ulcer, loss of appetite and weight loss.

   Miscellaneous : Kidney damage, fever, GI disorders, muscle pain and influenza-like syndrome.

Dosage & When it is to be taken (Indications)

PO- Adult- The recommended dosage is 60 to 120mg once daily.

How to use Ecoxib?

It comes as a tablet to take by mouth, with or without food.

When is Ecoxib not to be taken? (Contraindications)

Contraindicated in patients with peptic ulcer, severe heart disease, stroke, and hypersensitivity.

Warnings and Precautions for Ecoxib

Caution should be exercised in patients with history of heart, liver, kidney disease, high blood pressure, blood clotting disorder, any allergy, children, elderly, during pregnancy and breast feeding.

• Drink adequate fluid to avoid dehydration.

• Stop the medication immediately if gastrointestinal lesions occur.

• Monitor blood pressure regularly while taking this medication.

Other Precautions for Ecoxib

Avoid excess dosage.

Storage Conditions for Ecoxib

Store it in refrigerator.



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