Etody Tablet contains etoricoxib, a non-steroidal anti-inflammatory medicine (NSAID). It is a pain-relieving medicine used for relieving moderate pain and swelling in various conditions like rheumatoid arthritis, ankylosing spondylitis, osteoarthritis, and dental surgery. This medicine acts by inhibiting the release of a pain-causing chemical substance in the body. Take this medicine as suggested by your doctor. Taking Etody Tablet longer and higher than the prescribed dose and duration can increase the risk of heart conditions....
Q: What should I consult with the doctor while taking Etody Tablet?
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 Etody Tablet?
Do not take a high dose of Aspirin (above 300mg) generally given for pain relief.
Taking Etody Tablet 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.
Q: Can Etody Tablet be given to elderly people?
A: Etody Tablet should be used with caution in elderly people, since they are at high risk of getting side effects. This medicine should be used under the doctor's supervision.