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. It contains etoricoxib, a non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drug (NSAID). 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 the Retoz 60 tablet longer and higher than the prescribed dose and duration can increase the risk of heart conditions. This medicine should not be used in children below 16 years of age. Inform your doctor about any underlying medical condition, any medicines or supplements you are currently taking....
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.