Nucoxia 120mg Tablet
Nucoxia 120mg Tablet

Nucoxia 120mg Tablet

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Nucoxia 120 MG Description

Nucoxia 120 tablet is a pain reliever medicine containing etoricoxib as an active ingredient. It belongs to the class of medicines called non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs). Nucoxia 120 ta...
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ContainsEtoricoxib(120.0 Mg)
UsesPain relief
Side effectsStomach pain, swelling of legs or feet, dizziness, headache, rapid heartbeat
ClassificationANALGESIC
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Uses of Nucoxia 120 MG

Nucoxia 120 tablet is indicated for the symptomatic relief in swelling, pain or inflammation due to muscle spasm associated with medical conditions like Gout (pain, redness of joints due to deposition...
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Contraindications of Nucoxia 120 MG

  • If you are allergic to etoricoxib or any other ingredient of this medicine.
  • If you have an allergy to painkillers (NSAIDs) like aspirin or Ibuprofen.
  • If you have severe liver or kidney disease.
  • If your age is below 16.
  • If you are suffering from stomach ulcers, bleeding from the intestine or inflammatory bowel disease.
  • If you are pregnant or breast-feeding.
  • If you had or have heart problems like heart failure, heart attack, bypass surgery or stroke or cerebrovascular disease (disorders that affect the blood vessels and blood supply to the brain).
  • If you are suffering from uncontrolled high blood pressure.

Side effects of Nucoxia 120 MG

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

Precautions and Warnings of Nucoxia 120 MG

Pregnancy

Q:
Can I take Nucoxia 120 tablet during pregnancy?
A:
Nucoxia 120 tablet must not be taken during pregnancy. If you are pregnant or think you can be pregnant, do not take this medicine.

Breast Feeding

Q:
Can I take Nucoxia 120 tablet while breastfeeding?
A:
It is unknown if Nucoxia 120 tablet passes into human milk. However, a breastfeeding woman should take this medicine only if prescribed by your doctor.

Driving

Q:
Can I drive if I have consumed Nucoxia 120 tablet?
A:
Nucoxia 120 tablet 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

Q:
Can I consume alcohol with Nucoxia 120 tablet?
A:
No information is available on the interactions of this medicine when taken with alcohol. However, drinking alcohol while taking this medicine can worsen the side effects like dizziness.

Other General Warnings

Talk to your doctor if
  • You are suffering from vomiting or diarrhoea and are dehydrated.
  • You have a history of heart failure or other diseases related to the 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 increases the chance of heart disease.
  • You are pregnant or breastfeeding.
  • You are an aged person (above 65 years).

Mode of Action of Nucoxia 120 MG

How Does It Work?

Etoricoxib works by reducing the formation of prostaglandins, a chemical responsible for pain and inflammation in the body. So, all the symptoms related to it improves gradually.

Directions for Use of Nucoxia 120 MG

  • 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 a risk of heart attack and strokes if taken for an extended period in high doses.

Interactions of Nucoxia 120 MG

Interactions with other medicines

  • Sometimes Nucoxia 120 tablet may affect the way other medicines work, and other medicines may affect how Nucoxia 120 tablet works, if taken at the same time.
  • Tell your doctor about all the medicines, supplements, or herbals you are currently taking or might take to avoid any possible interaction.
  • Especially if you are taking certain medicines like anticoagulants such as Warfarin, antihypertensive medicines like enalapril, losartan and water pills, medicines for a heart-related disease like dig...
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  • Concomitant use of this medicine along with antibiotics like Rifampicin for various infections and painkillers like Aspirin may increase the risk of stomach ulcers.
  • Concomitant use of Nucoxia 120 tablet should be avoided along with birth control pills and immunosuppressants like cyclosporin, as it may increase your risk of side effects.

Storage and disposal of Nucoxia 120 MG

  • Store Nucoxia 120 tablets at room temperatures protected from light and moisture.
  • Keep out of the reach of children.

Dosage of Nucoxia 120 MG

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 compe...
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Content Details

WRITTEN BY
doctor

Dr. Mansi Savla

B. Pharm, PharmD

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 Nucoxia 120 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 Nucoxia 120 tablet?

  • Do not take a high dose of Aspirin (above 300mg) 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.

Q: Is Nucoxia 120 tablet safe for use with anticoagulant medicines?

  • Nucoxia 120 tablet contains Etoricoxib. Caution is needed when you are using this medicine with anticoagulants as this medicine works by reducing the production of prostaglandins.
  • Prostaglandins play a crucial role in clotting and their reduced levels may affect the action of anticoagulants. Close monitoring of clotting parameters such as prothrombin time (INR) is recommended d...
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Q: Is Nucoxia 120 tablet safe during pregnancy?

  • Nucoxia 120 tablet should not be used during pregnancy or should be discontinued if pregnancy is detected while on treatment with Nucoxia 120 tablet.
  • It can delay the labour and can lead to malformations in the growing foetus.
Product Details
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Last Updated on: 03 Jul 2021 | 11:47 AM (IST)

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