Retoz 90 tablet is an anti-inflammatory medicine used to relieve pain, swelling and inflammation. It is used for the treatment of pain, swelling & inflammatory conditions due to arthritis. It is also used for the short term treatment of pain associated with other conditions also. Retoz 90 tablet contains etoricoxib as the main ingredient. It belongs to the class of medicines called non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs). It would be best if you took it at a fixed time for optimal results and should not consume it more than that prescribed by your doctor. Before using Retoz 90 tablet, inform the doctor if you are pregnant, planning a pregnancy or breastfeeding and about your detailed medical history....
Q: What should I consult with the doctor while taking Retoz 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 I take Aspirin when I am taking Retoz 90 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 Retoz 90 tablet safe for use with anticoagulant medicines?
Retoz 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 their 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: When should I take the Retoz 90 tablet?
A: You should take the Retoz 90 tablet as advised by your doctor but preferably at a fixed time. You can take this medicine with or without food.
Q: What is the composition of Retoz 90?
A: Retoz 90 composition consists of etoricoxib, as its active component.
Q: Can I take Retoz 90 for long term use?
A: No, you should not take Retoz 90 for a prolonged duration. The doctor will prescribe you the medicine daily for a specific duration depending upon the medical condition. Do not take it endlessly on your own without consulting a doctor.