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Retoz Mr 8mg Tablet

By DR REDDY'S LABORATORIES LTD
10 Tablet(s) in Strip

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Thiocolchicoside(8.0 Mg) + Etoricoxib(60.0 Mg)
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ANALGESIC

Medical Description

Retoz Mr 8mg Tablet contains Etoricoxib and Thiocolchicoside. This medicine is used to relieve pain, swelling & inflammatory conditions affecting the muscle or surrounding joints. This medicine works ...
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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
uses

Uses of Retoz Mr 8mg Tablet

  • Retoz Mr 8mg Tablet is used to treat pain, swelling and inflammation caused due to muscle spasm which occurs in different conditions like low back pain, contraction of the muscles of the neck, muscle ...
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  • It is also used to treat painful and inflammatory conditions related to joint problems like Osteoarthritis (damage to the joint cushioning), rheumatoid arthritis (pain, stiffness, swelling and loss of...
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contraindications

Contraindications of Retoz Mr 8mg Tablet

  • If you are allergic to Etoricoxib or Thiocolchicoside or any other ingredients of this medicine
  • If you have stomach or intestinal ulcers, bleeding from ulcers
  • If you have any problems with your liver and kidney
  • 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 have any inflammatory bowel disease like Crohn's disease, ulcerative colitis or colitis
  • If you have a history of ulcer or bleeding previously
  • If you have an allergy for painkillers (NSAIDs) like aspirin or Ibuprofen
  • If you're pregnant, planning to have a baby or are breastfeeding
  • If you are below 16 years of age
sideEffects

Side effects of Retoz Mr 8mg Tablet

  • Headache, dizziness
  • Nausea, vomiting
  • Stomach pain/discomfort, diarrhoea
  • Constipation, indigestion, gas
  • Weakness, fatigue, bruising
  • Flu-like symptoms, sleepiness
  • Swelling of the legs/feet
  • Palpitations, increased blood pressure
  • Shortness of breath, mouth ulcers
  • Blurred vision, skin rash, itching (uncommon)
precautionsAndWarnings

Precautions and Warnings of Retoz Mr 8mg Tablet

pregnancy

Pregnancy

Q:
Can I take Retoz Mr 8mg Tablet during pregnancy?
A:
  • Retoz Mr 8mg Tablet should not be taken during pregnancy as it may harm your unborn child.
  • When pregnancy is detected, this medicine should be discontinued immediately.
  • Proper birth control measures should be taken while consuming it.
  • If you are pregnant or think you may be or are planning for a baby, you should consult your doctor before starting this medicine.
breastfeeding

Breast Feeding

Q:
Can I take Retoz Mr 8mg Tablet while breastfeeding?
A:
Retoz Mr 8mg Tablet passes in human milk. Women taking this medicine should not breastfeed as newborn babies are very sensitive to the harmful effects of this medicine. You should consult your doctor before using this medicine while breastfeeding.
driving

Driving

Q:
Can I drive if I have consumed Retoz Mr 8mg Tablet?
A:
You may experience visual disturbances, inability to recognise objects properly, sleepiness, dizziness while on treatment with Retoz Mr 8mg Tablet. Thus, you should avoid driving if you do not feel well or are unable to be alert.
alcohol

Alcohol

Q:
Can I consume alcohol with Retoz Mr 8mg Tablet?
A:
It is unsafe to consume alcohol with Retoz Mr 8mg Tablet as it may worsen the side effects of this medicine in the long term. This medicine also disturbs liver functioning. Hence, you should avoid consuming alcohol while on treatment with this medicine.
otherGeneralWarnings

Other General Warnings

Talk to your doctor if
  • You had or have stomach bleeding or ulcer.
  • You are suffering from liver or kidney problems You have high blood pressure, your doctor may need to check your blood pressure more often.
  • You have infections (as this medicine may mask the fever associated with it).
  • You have diabetes, high cholesterol and smoking habits (as it may increase the chances of a heart problem).
  • You have problems of fits (as it increases the chances of convulsions)
  • You are suffering from vomiting or diarrhoea and are dehydrated.
  • You have swelling due to water retention (excess fluid) in the body
  • You have a history of heart problems (like a heart-pumping problem or other diseases related to the heart). Your doctor may ask you to come for follow up frequently to check blood pressure and other h...
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  • You are over 65 years of age.
  • You are pregnant, planning to have a baby or breastfeeding.
  • This medicine should not be given to children below 16 years of age.
modeOfAction

Mode of Action of Retoz Mr 8mg Tablet

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 spasm and pain associated with it. Thus, this medicine eventually helps in restoring ...
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directionsForUse

Directions for Use of Retoz Mr 8mg Tablet

  • Take Retoz Mr 8mg Tablet as a whole with a sufficient amount of water, with or without food. Do not break or chew the medicine.
  • You should take this medicine regularly, at the same time and without fail as directed by your doctor.
  • You should not consume it more than that prescribed by your doctor.
interactions

Interactions of Retoz Mr 8mg Tablet

Interactions with other medicines

  • Concomitant use of Retoz Mr 8mg Tablet should be avoided during hormone replacement therapy or birth control pills, as it may increase your risk of side effects.
  • Medicines used to modify immune responses such as Methotrexate, Cyclosporin or Tacrolimus.
  • Medicines used to treat psychiatric illnesses such as Lithium containing products.
  • Blood pressure and medicines used for heart disorders such as Enalapril, Losartan and water pills.
  • Concomitant use of this medicine along with antibiotics like Rifampicin for various infections and painkillers like Aspirin may increase the risk of stomach ulcers.
  • Blood-thinning medicines or anticoagulants such as Warfarin
  • Medicines used to treat heart failure and irregular heart rhythm such as Digoxin.
  • Other medicines such as Salbutamol, Minoxidil, Voriconazole should be used cautiously.
storageAndDisposal

Storage and disposal of Retoz Mr 8mg Tablet

  • Store Retoz Mr 8mg Tablet in the original pack in a cool and dry place, away from sunlight and moisture.
  • Keep this medicine out of sight and reach of children and pets.
  • Do not use this medicine after it passes the expiry date.
  • Do not flush the medicine. You need to properly discard it when it is expired or no longer needed.
dosage

Dosage of Retoz Mr 8mg Tablet

Overdose

The overdose of Retoz Mr 8mg Tablet may increase the side effects (nausea, vomiting, stomach pain, diarrhoea, increased blood pressure, palpitation, etc.) of this medicine. If you think you have taken...
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Missed a Dose

If you forget a dose of Retoz Mr 8mg Tablet, take it as soon as you remember it. However, if it is nearly time for the next dose, skip the missed dose. Do not take a double dose to make up for a forgo...
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Content Details

WRITTEN BY
doctor

Dr. Arpit Verma

MBBS, MD (Pharmacology)

REVIEWED BY
doctor

Dr. Ritu Budania

MBBS, MD (Pharmacology)

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

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Q: I am suffering from high blood pressure, can I take Retoz Mr 8mg Tablet?

A: Retoz Mr 8mg Tablet increases the chances of heart attack and stroke and also decreases the effectiveness of blood pressure-lowering medicines. So, you should avoid this medicine in such a condition. Always consult your doctor before using this medicine.

Q: Is Retoz Mr 8mg Tablet habit-forming?

A: No, Retoz Mr 8mg Tablet is not habit-forming.

Q: I am on birth control pills, can I use Retoz Mr 8mg Tablet?

A: Birth control pills contain a human-made form of a hormone called estrogen. If you take Retoz Mr 8mg Tablet with birth control pills, the level of estrogen in the body increases, thus increasing the side effects as well. So always tell your doctor about all the medicines you are taking before using this medicine.

Q: Is Retoz Mr 8mg Tablet a painkiller?

A: Yes, Retoz Mr 8mg Tablet is a pain killer.

Q: Does Retoz Mr 8mg Tablet cause blood in urine?

A: If you are suffering from any liver or blood clotting associated problems, you may experience an increase in bleeding tendency like red urine if you use Retoz Mr 8mg Tablet. Consult with your doctor for proper advice on the use and the dosage of this medicine.
Last Updated on: 15 Aug 2020 | 08:03 AM (IST)
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