Each ETORIB-90 tablet contains etoricoxib 90mg.
ETORIB-90 is the brand name for etoricoxib. Etoricoxib is a potent analgesic that belongs to the class of Non-Steroidal Anti-Inflammatory Drugs (NSAIDs). This drug is largely used to relieve moderate pain to joint swelling that is associated with different types of arthritis or gout.
Etoricoxib works by lowering the production of prostaglandins at the site of inflammation. Prostaglandins are one of the key components of the immune system that are associated with inflammatory response activation, fever, and pain. Etoricoxib inhibits the activity of the enzyme, cyclooxygenase-2 (COX-2), which converts arachidonic acid to prostaglandins. This leads to lowered concentration of prostaglandins at the site of infection, and eventually reduces the pain and other symptoms of the inflammation. Etoricoxibís affinity for COX-2 is 106 fold more than its affinity for COX-1, which is makes it a favorable anti-inflammatory agent over other NSAIDs with least GI side effects.
As directed by the physician
ETORIB-90 tablets are contraindicated in patients with hypersensitivity towards its ingredients. It is also contraindicated in patients with peptic ulcers, severe heart diseases and stroke.
Adverse effects of this medication are headache, dizziness, nervousness, depression, drowsiness, insomnia, chest pain, high blood pressure, fluid retention, ulcers, loss of appetite, weight loss, nausea, GI disturbances, heartburn and muscle pain.
There are no sufficient and well-controlled studies when it comes to etoricoxib administration in pregnant women and nursing mothers. Therefore, if you are pregnant or nursing, discuss with your doctor about your condition before taking this medicine.
ETORIB-90 tablets are available in 10X10ís Alu Alu packing.
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