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Retoz Mr 4mg Strip Of 10 Tablets

10 Tablet(s) in Strip

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Etoricoxib(60.0 Mg) + Thiocolchicoside(4.0 Mg)
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Medical Description

Retoz-MR 4 tablet is used to relieve pain, swelling and inflammatory conditions that affect the muscle or surrounding joints. It contains Etoricoxib and Thiocolchicoside as its active ingredients. Thi...
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Uses of Retoz Mr 4mg Strip Of 10 Tablets

  • Retoz-MR 4 tablet is used to treat pain, swelling and inflammation caused due to muscle spasm which occurs in different conditions like low back pain, muscle weakness conditions, etc.
  • It is also used to treat painful and inflammatory conditions related to joint problems like osteoarthritis, gout (pain, redness of joints due to deposition of mineral crystals), ankylosing spondylitis...
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Contraindications of Retoz Mr 4mg Strip Of 10 Tablets

  • If you are allergic to etoricoxib or thiocolchicoside or any other ingredients of this medicine.
  • If you have a history or have stomach or intestinal ulcers, bleeding from ulcers.
  • If you have an allergy to painkillers (NSAIDs) like aspirin or Ibuprofen.
  • If you have any pre-existing medical condition such as liver or kidney disease, inflammatory bowel disease like Crohn's disease, ulcerative colitis or colitis, etc.
  • If you had or have heart problems like heart failure, heart attack, bypass surgery or stroke.
  • If you have high blood pressure that has not been previously controlled.
  • If you're pregnant, planning to have a baby or breastfeeding.
  • If you are below 16 years of age.

Side effects of Retoz Mr 4mg Strip Of 10 Tablets

  • Stomach pain
  • Dizziness
  • Headache
  • Rapid heartbeat
  • Indigestion
  • Shortness of breath or wheezing sound (bronchospasm)
  • Tiredness

Precautions and Warnings of Retoz Mr 4mg Strip Of 10 Tablets



Can I take Retoz-MR 4 tablet during pregnancy?
It is not recommended to be used during pregnancy due to limited information available on its safety. Take this medicine only if it is considered to be essential.

Breast Feeding

Can I take Retoz-MR 4 tablet while breastfeeding?
The components of this medicine may pass into the breastmilk and adversely affect your baby and hence you must consult your doctor before using Retoz-MR 4 tablet while breastfeeding your baby.


Can I drive if I have consumed Retoz-MR 4 tablet?
Retoz-MR 4 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.


Can I consume alcohol with Retoz-MR 4 tablet?
Although there are no known interactions of this medicine when taken with alcohol, drinking alcohol while taking Retoz-MR 4 tablet can worsen the side effects like dizziness and the increased risk of bleeding.

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 underlying medical conditions such as liver or kidney disease.
  • You are a diabetic, smoker or have high cholesterol as all these increases the chance of heart disease.
  • You are pregnant or breastfeeding.
  • You are being treated for infection, as this medicine can mask the symptoms of infection like fever.
  • You are an aged person (above 65 years).

Mode of Action of Retoz Mr 4mg Strip Of 10 Tablets

How Does It Work?

  • Certain substances, when released in the body, produce pain and inflammatory condition in the body. So, the affected area becomes red, painful and swollen. Etoricoxib belongs to a group of medicine th...
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  • The signals and chemicals released by the brain and spinal cord are responsible for muscle stiffness and pain of the muscle and joints.
  • Thiocolchicoside interrupts this signal transmission process in the brain and spinal cord and thus relieves muscle spasms and pain associated with it. Thus, this medicine eventually helps in restoring...
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Directions for Use of Retoz Mr 4mg Strip Of 10 Tablets

  • Take Retoz-MR 4 tablet as advised by your doctor, as a whole with a glass of water.
  • Do not take it for more time than the prescribed dose as there is a risk of heart attack and strokes if taken for an extended period in high doses.

Interactions of Retoz Mr 4mg Strip Of 10 Tablets

Interactions with other medicines

  • Certain medicines can interfere with the action of the Retoz-MR 4 tablet if taken at the same time. Always inform your doctor about all the medicine you are taking, that includes all prescribed or non...
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  • In particular, if you are taking medicines for high blood pressure, heart and brain-related disorders, breathing problems like asthma, immunosuppressants, etc.
  • Concomitant use of Retoz-MR 4 tablet should be avoided during hormone replacement therapy or along with birth control pills, as it may increase your risk of side effects.
  • Concomitant use of this medicine along with antibiotics like Rifampicin, painkillers like aspirin may increase the risk of stomach ulcers.
  • Other medicines that should be used with caution are anticoagulants like warfarin, water pills, antifungal medicines like ketoconazole, etc.

Storage and disposal of Retoz Mr 4mg Strip Of 10 Tablets

  • Store Retoz-MR 4 tablets in the original pack in a cool and dry place, away from sunlight and moisture.
  • Keep this medicine out of the reach of children and pets.

Dosage of Retoz Mr 4mg Strip Of 10 Tablets


An overdose of Retoz-MR 4 tablet may increase the side effects. If you think you have had an overdose of this medicine, contact your doctor immediately or visit the nearest hospital.

Missed a Dose

If you have 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 ...
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Content Details


Dr. Abhishek B L

MBBS, MD (Pharmacology)


Dr. Ritu Budania

MBBS, MD (Pharmacology)

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)


Q: What should I consult with the doctor while taking Retoz-MR 4 tablet?

A: Inform your doctor if you have any infection because this medicine can mask the symptoms of a severe infection.

Q: Can I take Aspirin when I am taking Retoz-MR 4 tablet?

  • Do not take a high dose of Aspirin (above 300mg) generally given for pain relief.
  • Taking Retoz-MR 4 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-MR 4 tablet be given to elderly people?

A: Retoz-MR 4 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: Is Retoz-MR 4 tablet a painkiller?

A: Yes, Retoz-MR 4 tablet is a pain killer medicine. It is used to provide relief from the pain, associated with various inflammatory conditions of joints and muscles.


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ContainsEtoricoxib(60.0 Mg),Thiocolchicoside(4.0 Mg)
UsesMuscle spasm
Side effectsStomach ache, indigestion, headache, rapid heartbeat
Last Updated on: 26 Jul 2021 | 11:40 PM (IST)
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