Product name : Nucoxia60 mg Tablets
Generic Name : Etoricoxib
Manufacturer : Zydus Cadila
Nucoxia 60 MG Tablet, known asArcoxia internationally, is a non-steroidal anti inflammatory drug (NSAID)which is used to treat symptoms of psoriatic arthritis, osteoarthritis and rheumatoidarthritis. It brings relief to people affected by acute pain, chronic musculoskeletal pain and treats acute gouty arthritis and ankylosing spondylitis. Itbelongs to cyclooxygenase-2 (COX-2) specific inhibitors class of medicineswhich reduce pain and inflammation byblocking the pain causing enzymes (COX-2) in the body.Nucoxia 60 MG Tabletcomesas a tablet to be taken by mouth and is only prescribed when its alternatemedicines have not helped in the treatment.
The dosage should be kept low and itshould not be used longer than prescribed as it may put you at risk of heartattacks and strokes. The recommended dosage is 60 to 120 mg of the medicine tobe taken once daily. It should not be taken by people suffering from peptic ulcers, stroke, severe heart disease and hypersensitivity. Studies have foundNucoxia 60 MGTabletto be harmful to be taken during pregnancy and breastfeeding stages. Itis also not recommended for children below 16 years of age. It works well onadults and elderly people.
Uses ofNucoxia Tablet
Nucoxia60 mg Tablet is used for pain relief. It relieves pain and inflammation inconditions like rheumatoid arthritis, ankylosing spondylitis, andosteoarthritis.
Nucoxia Tablet side effects
SideEffects of Nucoxia are Flu-like symptoms, Stomach pain, Diarrhoea, Peripheraledema, Flatulence.
How to use Nucoxia Tablet
Takethis medicine in the dose and duration as advised by your doctor. Swallow it asa whole. Do not chew, crush or break it. Nucoxia 60 mg Tablet may be taken withor without food, but it is better to take it at a fixed time.
How Nucoxia Tablet works
Nucoxia60 mg Tablet is a non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drug (NSAID) called COX-2inhibitors. It works by blocking the release of certain chemical messengersthat are responsible pain and inflammation (redness and swelling).