Nucoxia Injection 1ml
Nucoxia 90 MG Description
Nucoxia Injection contains Etoricoxib, which belongs to a class of medicine known as non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drug (NSAID). It is used to relieve pain. Nucoxia Injection works by blocking the
release of certain substances in the body that are responsible for pain and inflammation. Take this medicine as prescribed and for the duration it is prescribed for. Some common side effects of Nucoxia medicine are stomach pain, nausea, vomiting, injection site pain. Tell your doctor, if you are pregnant, planning pregnancy or are breastfeeding and about all the medicines, herbs, supplements your take and all the conditions or diseases you suffer from, before starting this medicine.
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|Side effects||Stomach pain, swelling of legs or feet (oedema), headache, dizziness, rapid heartbeat|
Uses of Nucoxia 90 MG
Contraindications of Nucoxia 90 MG
- If you are allergic to this medicine or any other ingredient of this medicine
- If you are taking Acetylsalicylic Acid (Aspirin) or other NSAIDs like celecoxib or get any allergic-type reactions
- If you have problems with your liver or kidney
- If you are below the age of 16 years
- 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 (a circulatory problem in which narrowed arteries reduce blood flow to your limbs), 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 90 MG
- Stomach pain
- Swelling of legs or feet (oedema)
- Headache, dizziness
- Injection site pain
- Rapid heartbeat
- Shortness of breath or wheezing sound (bronchospasm)
- Excessive gas
- Diarrhoea, constipation, indigestion
- Nausea, vomiting
- Tiredness, sleepiness
Precautions and Warnings of Nucoxia 90 MG
Other General Warnings
- You are suffering from vomiting or diarrhoea and are dehydrated
- You have stomach ulcers or bleeding
- 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 heart, liver or kidney diseases
- You are a diabetic, smoker or have high cholesterol as all these increase the chance of heart disease
- You are under treatment for an infection
- You are pregnant, planning pregnancy or breastfeeding
- You are an aged person (above 65 years)
- This medicine should not be given to patients below 16 years
Mode of Action of Nucoxia 90 MG
How Does It Work?
Directions for Use of Nucoxia 90 MG
- Nucoxia injection will be given in hospital by your doctor or nurse as an injection.
- Do not self-inject this medicine.
Interactions of Nucoxia 90 MG
Interactions with other medicines
- Blood-thinning medicines or anticoagulants such as Warfarin
- Antibiotic like Rifampicin for various infections and painkillers like Aspirin
- Medicines used to modify immune response such as Methotrexate, Cyclosporin or Tacrolimus
- Medicines used to treat mental illness such as Lithium containing products
- Blood pressure and medicines used for heart disorders such as Enalapril, Losartan and water pills
- Medicines used to treat heart failure and irregular heart rhythm such as Digoxin
- Other medicines such as salbutamol, minoxidil, birth control pills
- Avoid taking this medicine during hormone replacement therapy
Storage and disposal of Nucoxia 90 MG
- Nucoxia injection should be stored as mentioned packaging.
- Keep out of the reach of children and pets.
Dosage of Nucoxia 90 MG
Missed a Dose
- Missing a dose of Nucoxia injection may reduce the effectiveness of the treatment.
- 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.
Dr. Nikita Toshi
BDS (Bachelor of Dental Surgery)
Dr. Ritu Budania
MBBS, MD (Pharmacology)
Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)
Q: What should I consult with the doctor while taking Nucoxia Injection?
- 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 Injection?
- 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
Q: Is Nucoxia Injection safe for use with anticoagulant medicines?
- Nucoxia Injection 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 during the initiation of therapy and anytime when the dose of Etoricoxib is modified....
Q: Is Nucoxia Injection safe during pregnancy?
- Nucoxia Injection should not be used during pregnancy or should be discontinued if pregnancy is detected while on treatment with Nucoxia Injection. It can delay the labour and can lead to malformations in the growing foetus....