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. This medicine works by blocking the inflammatory effects of the chemicals; the signal transmission in the brain and spinal cord and relaxes the contracted muscles. Thiocolchicoside acts as a muscle relaxant whereas, Etoricoxib is a non-steroidal anti-inflammatory medicine (NSAIDs ). Retoz-MR 4 tablet should be taken as directed by the doctor and in doses and duration as prescribed. You can take this with or without food but it will be better if you take it with meals to avoid an upset stomach....
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.