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INTACOXIA 90MG TABLET

Manufacturer

INT-INTAS LABORATORIES LTD

Composition

ETORICOXIB-90MG

Pack Of

10 TABLETS

In Stock

Prescription Required
Product Details

About INTACOXIA 90MG TABLET

INTACOXIA 90MG TABLET belongs to a group of medications called ‘non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs) used to treat pain, swelling and inflammation in the conditions of osteoarthritis, rheumatoid arthritis, ankylosing spondylitis and gout in people with greater than 16 years of age. Besides this, it is also used to treat moderate pain after dental surgery. Osteoarthritis is a degenerative bone disease in which the tissue supporting the joints wears down. Rheumatoid arthritis is a condition in which the immune system attacks its own tissue leading to joint pain and inflammation. Ankylosing spondylitis is the inflammation of the spine and large joints. Gout is characterized by pain and inflammation in the joints due to the deposition of uric acid crystals.

INTACOXIA 90MG TABLET contains ‘etoricoxib’ which works by blocking the release of a chemical messenger called prostaglandin, produced by COX-2, whichis responsible for pain, swelling and inflammation. INTACOXIA 90MG TABLET acts at the affected area and acts specifically at the pain site. The benefit of COX-2 inhibitors is that they protect the stomach lining from the ulcer effect caused by other pain killers, ibuprofen and aspirin.

INTACOXIA 90MG TABLET is available in tablet form and injection. Take an oral form of INTACOXIA 90MG TABLET as advised by your doctor. A healthcare professional will give the injection form of INTACOXIA 90MG TABLET, do not self-administer. Common side-effects of INTACOXIA 90MG TABLET are stomach pain, dry socket, swelling of the legs, dizziness, headache, palpitations (pounding heart), increased blood pressure, shortness of breath, constipation, flatulence, gastritis (inflammation of the lining of the stomach), heartburn, diarrhoea, indigestion (dyspepsia), nausea, vomiting, inflammation of the oesophagus (food pipe), mouth ulcers, general weakness and flu-like illness (fever, cold, cough, or sore throat).

Do not take INTACOXIA 90MG TABLET if you are allergic to etoricoxib, other pain killers or any other ingredients present in it. Inform your doctor if you have ulcers or bleeding in your stomach, severe liver and/or kidney impairment, colitis (inflammation of the large intestine), uncontrolled blood pressure, heart problems such as chest pain, heart attack or heart failure and stroke. Do not take it if you are under 16 years of age, pregnant, planning to become pregnant or breastfeeding. Inform your doctor if you are dehydrated (because of vomiting or diarrhoea), have oedema (swelling due to fluid retention), infection, diabetes (high blood sugar) and high cholesterol, are a smoker or have age above 65 years. 

Uses of INTACOXIA 90MG TABLET

Osteoarthritis, Rheumatoid arthritis, Ankylosing spondylitis, Gout.

Directions for Use

INTACOXIA 90MG TABLET is available in two dosage forms: oral tablet and injection.Oral tablet: INTACOXIA 90MG TABLET tablets are swallowed as a whole with a glass of water. Do not crush, chew or break them. The dose and duration are prescribed by your doctor. It is usually taken with or without food. However, the onset of action is faster when taken without food. It is advisable to take tablets at a fixed time every day. Injection: INTACOXIA 90MG TABLET injection is given with a syringe by a healthcare professional. Do not self-administer.

Storage

Store in a cool and dry place away from sunlight

Side Effects of INTACOXIA 90MG TABLET

Like all medicines, INTACOXIA 90MG TABLET may cause side-effects such as stomach pain, dry socket (severe pain after tooth extraction), swelling of the legs or feet due to fluid retention (edema), dizziness, headache, palpitations (pounding heart), increased blood pressure, wheezing or shortness of breath, constipation, flatulence, gastritis (inflammation of the lining of the stomach), heartburn, diarrhea, indigestion (dyspepsia), nausea (feeling sick), vomiting (being sick), inflammation of the esophagus (food pipe), mouth ulcers, changes in blood tests related to your liver, weakness, fatigue, (tiredness) and flu-like illness (fever, cold, cough, or sore throat).

In-Depth Precautions and Warning

Drug Warning

Before taking INTACOXIA 90MG TABLET, inform your doctor if you have a history of stomach bleeding or ulcer, liver or kidney diseases, dehydration because of prolonged vomiting or diarrhoea and swelling due to fluid retention. Inform your doctor if you have high blood pressure that is not treated or controlled as INTACOXIA 90MG TABLET may increase blood pressure in some cases. Do not take INTACOXIA 90MG TABLET if you are treated for infection as INTACOXIA 90MG TABLET can mask fever (a sign of infection). Do not take INTACOXIA 90MG TABLET if you smoke, have diabetes (high blood sugar), or high cholesterol as INTACOXIA 90MG TABLET increases the risk of heart attack or stroke. Avoid lying down for at least half an hour after using INTACOXIA 90MG TABLET. People who have had any heart attack and stroke in the past should not take INTACOXIA 90MG TABLET. 

Safety Advice

  • Alcohol

    Alcohol intake may increase the risk of heart problems when using INTACOXIA 90MG TABLET.

  • Pregnancy

    Consult Your Doctor

    INTACOXIA 90MG TABLET is a category C medicine. It shows toxic effects on the fetus when given to pregnant women. Consult your doctor for further advice.

  • Breast Feeding

    INTACOXIA 90MG TABLET should be used with caution in breastfeeding mothers and only when prescribed by a doctor.

  • Driving

    INTACOXIA 90MG TABLET may cause dizziness. So, you should not drive or operate heavy machinery after taking INTACOXIA 90MG TABLET.

  • Liver

    INTACOXIA 90MG TABLET may alter liver function. So, dose adjustments are necessary for patients with liver diseases.

  • Kidney

    INTACOXIA 90MG TABLET should be used with caution in patients with kidney diseases. Dosage adjustments are necessary in patients with severe renal impairment.

Other Information (INT0072)

This item is Not Returnable.

Expires on or after - September 2021

Patients Concern

FAQs

INTACOXIA 90MG TABLET contains ‘etoricoxib’ which is a non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drug (NSAIDs). It is a COX-2 inhibitor. COX-2 enzyme produces prostaglandins that cause pain, swelling and inflammation.

You should not take INTACOXIA 90MG TABLET for longer-term, especially in higher doses as it increases the risk of heart attack and stroke.

INTACOXIA 90MG TABLET may cause dizziness. So, it is not advisable to drive or operate heavy machinery after taking INTACOXIA 90MG TABLET.

INTACOXIA 90MG TABLET is not recommended for use in children below 16 years of age.

INTACOXIA 90MG TABLET may increase blood pressure, especially in high doses. It should not be given to patients with uncontrolled blood pressure, heart problems or recent heart surgeries.

INTACOXIA 90MG TABLET is a pain killer that helps to reduce pain and inflammation in the joints disorder conditions. However, it is not recommended to take without a doctor's advice.

Manufacturer/Marketer address

Chinubhai Centre, Off. Nehru Bridge, Ashram Road, Ahmedabad - 380009. Gujarat. India.

INTACOXIA 90MG TABLET

INTACOXIA 90MG TABLET

MRP: 83.00

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10 Tablet in 1 Strip