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Drug information on Etom (120 mg) (Etoricoxib) from Intra Labs India Pvt. Ltd.

Etom (120 mg)

  Tablet  
Intra Labs India Pvt. Ltd.
Generic : Etoricoxib
 113.36
120mg
10 Tablets

Drug Name : Etoricoxib

Etoricoxib(Arcoxia) generic Etom (120 mg) 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).
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Written & Compiled by Anushta Chandrapalan, M.Sc  | Medically Reviewed by The Medindia Medical Review Team on February, 2, 2017
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Medical Condition(s) for which Etom (120 mg) may be prescribed


Side effects of Etom (120 mg)

   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 Etom (120 mg)?

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

When is Etom (120 mg) not to be taken? (Contraindications)

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

Warnings and Precautions for Etom (120 mg)

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 Etom (120 mg)

Avoid excess dosage.

Storage Conditions for Etom (120 mg)

Store it in refrigerator.



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