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Retoz 60 Mg Tablet 30

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By DR REDDY'S LABORATORIES LTD
30 Tablet(s) in Strip
MRP 142.43*
Inclusive of all taxes
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Etoricoxib(60.0 Mg)
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Medical Description

Retoz 60 tablet is a pain-relieving medicine used for relieving moderate pain and swelling in various conditions like rheumatoid arthritis, ankylosing spondylitis, osteoarthritis and dental surgery. I...
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    Uses
    Contraindications
    Side effects
    Precautions and Warnings
    Mode of Action
    Directions for Use
    Interactions
    Storage and disposal
    Dosage
    FAQs
    References
    Other Products
    Quick Summary
uses

Uses of Retoz 60 Mg Tablet 30

Retoz 60 tablet is used to provide relief from the pain associated with rheumatoid arthritis, osteoarthritis, gout, ankylosing spondylitis (swelling and pain in the spine) and dental surgery.
contraindications

Contraindications of Retoz 60 Mg Tablet 30

  • If you are allergic to etoricoxib or any other ingredient of Retoz 60 tablet.
  • 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 years.
  • If you are suffering from stomach ulcers, bleeding from the intestine or inflammatory bowel disease.
  • If you are pregnant or breastfeeding.
  • 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 suffering from uncontrolled high blood pressure.
sideEffects

Side effects of Retoz 60 Mg Tablet 30

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

Precautions and Warnings of Retoz 60 Mg Tablet 30

pregnancy

Pregnancy

Q:
Can I take Retoz 60 tablet during pregnancy?
A:
Retoz 60 tablet must not be taken during pregnancy. If you are pregnant or think you can be pregnant, talk to your doctor before taking this medicine. When pregnancy is detected while on treatment, this medicine should be discontinued and immediately contact your doctor.
breastfeeding

Breast Feeding

Q:
Can I take Retoz 60 tablet while breastfeeding?
A:
It is unknown if etoricoxib in the Retoz 60 tablet passes into the breastmilk. Thus, women should avoid breastfeeding while on this medicine. However, you should always consult your doctor for further information.
driving

Driving

Q:
Can I drive if I have consumed Retoz 60 tablet?
A:
Retoz 60 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

Alcohol

Q:
Can I consume alcohol with Retoz 60 tablet?
A:
No information is available on the interactions of this medicine when taken with alcohol. However, drinking alcohol while taking the Retoz 60 tablet can worsen the side effects like dizziness, nausea.
otherGeneralWarnings

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 have an infection and are being treated for it.
  • 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, planning a pregnancy or breastfeeding.
  • You are an aged person (above 65 years).
  • Retoz 60 tablet must not be used in patients below 16 years of age.
modeOfAction

Mode of Action of Retoz 60 Mg Tablet 30

How Does It Work?

Etoricoxib in Retoz 60 tablet works by reducing the generation of Prostaglandins that are responsible for pain and inflammation in the body.
directionsForUse

Directions for Use of Retoz 60 Mg Tablet 30

Retoz 60 tablet should be taken as directed by your doctor. Swallow it as a 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 ...
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interactions

Interactions of Retoz 60 Mg Tablet 30

Interactions with other medicines

  • Some medicines can affect the way Retoz 60 tablet works or this medicine itself can reduce the effectiveness of other medicines 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 interactions.
  • Especially, if you are taking blood-thinning medicines, oral contraceptive pills, medicines used to suppress the immune system and often used in rheumatoid arthritis like methotrexate, cyclosporin or ...
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storageAndDisposal

Storage and disposal of Retoz 60 Mg Tablet 30

  • Store Retoz 60 tablets in a cool and dry place.
  • Try to keep it out of the reach of children and pets.
dosage

Dosage of Retoz 60 Mg Tablet 30

Overdose

If you think you have had an overdose of Retoz 60 tablet, contact your doctor immediately or visit the nearest hospital.

Missed a Dose

If you have missed taking any dose of the Retoz 60 tablet, 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...
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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 the Retoz 60 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 the Retoz 60 tablet?

  • Do not take a high dose of Aspirin generally given for pain relief.
  • Taking Retoz 60 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 Retoz 60 tablet be given to elderly people?

A: Retoz 60 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.

Q: Can I take the Retoz 60 for back pain?

A: No, the Retoz 60 tablet should not be taken for back pain without consulting your doctor. Since back pain could be due to various reasons, thus always consult your doctor.

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ContainsEtoricoxib(60.0 Mg)
UsesPain, inflammation
Side effectsStomach pain, nausea, headache
Last Updated on: 16 Jul 2021 | 06:46 AM (IST)
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