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Cox 90mg Tab

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By RACE PHARMACEUTICALS PVT LTD
10 Tablet(s) in Strip
MRP 85.00*
Inclusive of all taxes
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Etoricoxib(90.0 Mg)
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Medical Description

Cox 90mg Tab contains Etoricoxib, a non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drug (NSAID).
    Uses
    Contraindications
    Side effects
    Precautions and Warnings
    Mode of Action
    Directions for Use
    Interactions
    Storage and disposal
    Dosage
    FAQs
    References
    Other Products
uses

Uses of Cox 90mg Tab

  • Rheumatoid arthritis
  • Osteoarthritis
  • Pain relief in gout
  • Ankylosing spondylitis (swelling and pain in the spine)
  • Short term treatment of moderate pain associated with dental surgery
contraindications

Contraindications of Cox 90mg Tab

  • If you are allergic to Etoricoxib or any other ingredient of this medicine
  • If you are taking Acetylsalicylic Acid (Aspirin) or NSAIDs including COX-2 inhibitors and are suffering from constriction of muscles in bronchioles, congestion or nasal discharge, nasal polyps (painle...
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  • If you have severe liver or kidney disease
  • If your age is below 16
  • If you are suffering from stomach ulcers, bleeding from intestine or inflammatory bowel disease
  • If you are pregnant or breast-feeding
  • If you are suffering from congestive heart failure or heart diseases like ischaemic heart disease (condition when the heart is not getting enough blood and oxygen), peripheral arterial disease (circul...
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  • If you are suffering from uncontrolled high blood pressure
sideEffects

Side effects of Cox 90mg Tab

  • Stomach pain
  • Swelling of legs or feet (oedema)
  • Dizziness
  • Headache
  • Rapid heartbeat
  • Shortness of breath or wheezing sound (bronchospasm)
  • Constipation
  • Excessive gas
  • Diarrhea
  • Indigestion
  • Nausea
  • Vomiting
  • Mouth ulcers
  • Bruises
  • Tiredness
precautionsAndWarnings

Precautions and Warnings of Cox 90mg Tab

pregnancy

Pregnancy

Q:
Can I take Cox 90mg Tab during pregnancy?
A:
  • Etoricoxib must not be taken during pregnancy
  • If you are pregnant or think you can be pregnant, do not take this medicine
breastfeeding

Breast Feeding

Q:
Can I take Cox 90mg Tab while breastfeeding?
A:
It is unknown if Etoricoxib passes into human milk. However, this medicine should not be taken while breastfeeding.
driving

Driving

Q:
Can I drive if I have consumed Cox 90mg Tab?
A:
This medicine can cause dizziness, spinning sensation (vertigo) or sleepiness, if you experience any of these effects, it is advised not to drive or operate machines.
alcohol

Alcohol

Q:
Can I consume alcohol with Cox 90mg Tab?
A:
No information is available on interactions of this medicine when taken with alcohol. However, drinking alcohol while taking this medicine can worsen the side effects like dizziness.
otherGeneralWarnings

Other General Warnings

Talk to your doctor if
  • You are suffering from vomiting or diarrhea and are dehydrated
  • You have a history of heart failure or other diseases related to heart
  • You have swelling due to fluid retention (excess fluid in the body)
  • You have high blood pressure; your doctor may need to check your blood pressure more often
  • You are suffering from liver disease or kidney disease
  • You are a diabetic, smoker or have high cholesterol as all these increase the chance of heart disease
  • You are pregnant or breastfeeding
  • You are an aged person (above 65 years)
modeOfAction

Mode of Action of Cox 90mg Tab

How Does It Work?

Etoricoxib works by reducing the generation of Prostaglandins that are responsible for pain and inflammation in the body
directionsForUse

Directions for Use of Cox 90mg Tab

  • Take this medicine as advised by your doctor
  • Do not take more than the recommended dose
  • Do not take it for more time than prescribed as there is risk of heart attack and strokes if taken for an extended period in high doses
interactions

Interactions of Cox 90mg Tab

Interactions with other medicines

  • Blood-thinning medicines (anticoagulants) like Warfarin
  • Rifampicin for various infections
  • Medicines used to suppress the immune system and often used in rheumatoid arthritis like Methotrexate, Cyclosporin or Tacrolimus
  • Antidepressants like Lithium
  • High blood pressure and heart failure medicines like Enalapril and Ramipril, and Losartan and Valsartan
  • Diuretics
  • Heart failure and irregular heart rhythm medicines like Digoxin
  • Asthma (Salbutamol tablets)
  • Oral contraceptive pills
  • Medicines used for hormone replacement therapy
  • Aspirin

Interactions with food items

  • Taking this medicine with food does not affect the way it works
  • Cox 90mg Tab can be taken with or without food
storageAndDisposal

Storage and disposal of Cox 90mg Tab

  • Cox 90mg Tab does not require any special storage conditions
  • Try to keep out of the reach of children
dosage

Dosage of Cox 90mg Tab

Overdose

If you think you have had an overdose of this medicine, contact your doctor immediately or visit the nearest hospital

Missed a Dose

  • If you missed any dose, take it as soon as you remember
  • If it is time for the next dose, skip the missed dose and continue your regular dosing schedule
  • Do not take a double dose of medicine to compensate for a missed one

Content Details

WRITTEN BY
doctor

Dr. Abhishek B L

MBBS, MD (Pharmacology)

REVIEWED BY
doctor

Dr. Ritu Budania

MBBS, MD (Pharmacology)

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

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Q: What should I consult with the doctor while taking Cox 90mg Tab?

  • Inform your doctor if you have any infection because this medicine can mask the symptoms of a severe infection
  • For osteoarthritis, weight control and regular exercising can increase muscle strength and reduce the load on joints

Q: Can I take Aspirin when I am taking Cox 90mg Tab?

  • Do not take high dose of Aspirin (above 300m) generally given for pain relief
  • Taking this medicine along with such high doses of Aspirin can increase the risk of stomach ulcers
  • If you are taking Aspirin for heart disease (generally low dose), do not discontinue on your own, inform your doctor

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Last Updated on: 31 Jul 2020 | 07:00 PM (IST)
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