Each ETORIB-120 tablet contains etoricoxib 120mg.
ETORIB-120 is the brand name for etoricoxib, a powerful anti-inflammatory and analgesic agent. This drug provides symptomatic relief from inflammation and pain caused in different types of arthritis i.e., it can relieve pain, edema and joint stiffness and efficiently helps the patients to get back to their day-to-day activities at a faster rate.
Etoricoxib is a highly selective COX-2 inhibitor that belongs to the class of NSAIDs. Cyclooxygenase-2 or COX-2 is the enzyme that converts arachidonic acid to prostaglandins. By preventing the production of prostaglandins, which are one of the major inflammatory mediators of the immune system in the human body, etoricoxib reduces pain and alleviates the other symptoms of inflammation. Etoricoxib is comparatively safer NSAID with its higher affinity towards COX-2 over COX-1 and reduced GI side effects.
As directed by the physician
ETORIB-120 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-120 tablets are available in 10X10’s Alu Alu packing.
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