Nucoxia 90mg Tablets 15'S
Nucoxia 90mg Tablets 15'S

Nucoxia 90mg Tablets 15'S

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Nucoxia 90 MG Description

Nucoxia 90 tablet is an anti-inflammatory medicine, used for the treatment of pain, swelling & inflammatory conditions due to arthritis. It is also used for the short-term treatment of pain associated...
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ContainsEtoricoxib(90.0 Mg)
UsesJoint pain and swelling
Side effectsHeadache, dizziness, nausea, stomach pain
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Uses of Nucoxia 90 MG

  • Nucoxia 90 tablet is used for the treatment of rheumatoid arthritis, osteoarthritis, pain relief in gout, ankylosing spondylitis (swelling and pain in the spine).
  • It is also used for short-term treatment of moderate pain associated with dental surgery.

Contraindications of Nucoxia 90 MG

  • If you are allergic to Etoricoxib or any other ingredient of Nucoxia 90 tablet.
  • If you are below 16 years of age.
  • If you are pregnant or breast-feeding.
  • If you have severe liver or kidney disease.
  • If you are suffering from uncontrolled high blood pressure.
  • If you are suffering from stomach ulcers, bleeding from intestine or inflammatory bowel disease.
  • 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 (a circ...
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  • If you are taking Acetylsalicylic Acid (Aspirin) or NSAID including COX-2 inhibitors and are suffering from constriction of muscles in bronchioles, congestion or nasal discharge, nasal polyps (painles...
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Side effects of Nucoxia 90 MG

  • Stomach pain
  • Headache
  • Dizziness
  • Nausea
  • Vomiting
  • Diarrhoea
  • Constipation
  • Tiredness

Precautions and Warnings of Nucoxia 90 MG


Can I take Nucoxia 90 tablet during pregnancy?
  • Nucoxia 90 tablets should not be taken during pregnancy as there is limited safety information available.
  • If you get pregnant during treatment, discontinue the medicine and immediately contact your doctor.
  • If you are pregnant or think you can be pregnant, do not take this medicine and please consult your doctor.

Breast Feeding

Can I take Nucoxia 90 tablet while breastfeeding?
It is unknown if etoricoxib passes into human milk. Thus, Nucoxia 90 tablet should not be taken while breastfeeding.


Can I drive if I have consumed Nucoxia 90 tablet?
Nucoxia 90 tablet can cause dizziness, spinning sensation (vertigo) or sleepiness. If you experience any of these effects, do not drive or operate machines.


Can I consume alcohol with Nucoxia 90 tablet?
You should avoid consuming alcohol while taking Nucoxia 90 tablet as it can worsen the side effects like dizziness.

Other General Warnings

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

Mode of Action of Nucoxia 90 MG

How Does It Work?

Etoricoxib in Nucoxia 90 tablet works by reducing the generation of Prostaglandins that are responsible for pain and inflammation in the body.

Directions for Use of Nucoxia 90 MG

  • Nucoxia 90 tablet should be taken as directed by your doctor.
  • Swallow it whole with a glass of water. Do not cut, break or chew the medicine.
  • It can be taken with or without food.
  • It would be best if you took it at a fixed time for optimal results.
  • You should not consume it more than that prescribed by your doctor.
  • 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 90 MG

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 Nucoxia 90 tablet with food does not affect the way it works.
  • Nucoxia 90 tablet can be taken with or without food.

Storage and disposal of Nucoxia 90 MG

  • Store Nucoxia tablets in a cool and dry place, protected from direct sunlight, moisture and heat.
  • Keep it away from children and pets.
  • Discard unused medicine properly. Do not flush it in the toilet or throw it into the drain.

Dosage of Nucoxia 90 MG


If you think you have taken too much of Nucoxia tablets, 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


Dr. Arpit Verma

MBBS, MD (Pharmacology)


Dr. Ritu Budania

MBBS, MD (Pharmacology)

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)


Q: What should I inform the doctor before starting Nucoxia 90 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 Aspirin and Nucoxia 90 tablet be taken together?

  • Do not take a 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.

Q: Is Nucoxia 90 tablet safe for use with anticoagulant medicines?

  • Nucoxia 90 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 its reduced levels may affect the action of anticoagulants. Close monitoring of clotting parameters such as prothrombin time (INR) is recommended dur...
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Q: Can Nucoxia 90 tablet be taken by pregnant women?

  • Nucoxia 90 tablet should not be used during pregnancy or should be discontinued if pregnancy is detected while on treatment with Nucoxia 90 tablet.
  • It can delay the labour and can lead to malformations in the growing foetus.

Q: Can Nucoxia 90 cause a rise in blood pressure?

A: Rise in blood pressure is one of the common side effects of Nucoxia 90. Caution is advised while giving this medicine to patients with uncontrolled blood pressure or heart problems.

Q: How long can Nucoxia 90 be taken?

A: Take Nucoxia 90 for only the specific duration prescribed by the doctor. Long-term use may lead to an increased risk of heart disorder.

Q: Is Nucoxia 90 a painkiller?

A: Yes, Nucoxia 90 tablet is a painkiller medicine containing etoricoxib as an active component. It belongs to the non-steroidal anti-inflammatory (NSAID's) class of medications commonly referred to as painkillers.

Q: Can I use the Nucoxia 90 tablet for knee pain?

A: Yes, Nucoxia can be used for knee pain and other painful conditions of joints and muscles like arthritis, if prescribed by your doctor.

Q: Can Nucoxia 90 tablet be used for neck pain?

A: Yes, Nucoxia 90 tablet can be used to treat neck pain associated with joint and muscle problems. Consult your doctor for an appropriate diagnosis. Do not self-medicate.

Q: Can I take the Nucoxia 90 for a toothache?

A: Nucoxia 90 tablet can be used to provide relief from tooth pain after dental surgery if advised by your dentist. This medicine should not be used for any other kind of dental pain unless prescribed by your doctor.

Q: What is the use of Nucoxia 90?

A: Nucoxia 90 tablet is used for the treatment of rheumatoid arthritis, osteoarthritis, pain relief in gout, ankylosing spondylitis (swelling and pain in the spine). It is also used for the short-term treatment of moderate pain associated with dental surgery.

Q: Is Nucoxia 90 a steroid?

A: No, Nucoxia 90 is not a steroid. It's a non-steroidal anti-inflammatory medicine (NSAID), also known as pain reliever mediicne. It is used to treat psoriatic arthritis, osteoarthritis and rheumatoid arthritis symptoms.
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