ETODY 60 MG TABLET

Generic : Etoricoxib (60mg)

Treatment :  Pain relief

Pack size  : 10 (Tablet)

Manufacturer : Abbott

Made In : INDIA

UNIT PRICE

$2.91

PRODUCT INTRODUCTION

Etody 60 Tablet is a pain-relieving medicine. It is used for relieving moderate pain and swelling of joints associated with different forms of gout and arthritis. It is also used for short-term treatment of moderate pain after dental surgery in people 16 years of age and older.

Etody 60 Tablet can be taken with or without food. The dose depends on what you are taking it for and how well it helps your symptoms. You should take it as advised by your doctor. Do not take more or use it for longer than recommended.

Before taking it, you should let your doctor know if you have a history of ulcer or bleeding in your stomach, high blood pressure, or have any trouble with your heart, kidneys, or liver. Let your doctor also know about all the other medicines you are taking because they may affect, or be affected by, this medicine.

Pregnant or breastfeeding women should consult their doctor before starting treatment. You should also avoid drinking alcohol while you are taking this medicine. Heavy drinking can cause excessive drowsiness.

 

BENEFITS OF ETODY TABLET

In Pain relief

Etody 60 Tablet is used for short-term relief of pain, inflammation, and swelling in conditions that affect joints and muscles. It works by blocking chemical messengers in the brain that tell us we have pain. It can help relieve pain in conditions like rheumatoid arthritis and osteoarthritis or even after a dental (tooth-related) surgery.

Take it as it is prescribed to get the most benefit. Do not take more or for longer than needed as that can be dangerous. In general, you should take the lowest dose that works, for the shortest possible time. This will help you to go about your daily activities more easily and have a better, more active, quality of life.

 

HOW TO USE ETODY TABLET

Take this medicine in the dose and duration as advised by your doctor. Swallow it as a whole. Do not chew, crush or break it. Etody 60 Tablet may be taken with or without food, but it is better to take it at a fixed time.

 

HOW ETODY TABLET WORKS

Etody 60 Tablet is a non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drug (NSAID) called COX-2 inhibitors. It works by blocking the release of certain chemical messengers that are responsible for pain and inflammation (redness and swelling).

 

SAFETY ADVICE

warnings

Alcohol

UNSAFE
It is unsafe to consume alcohol with Etody 60 Tablet.
warnings

Pregnancy

CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
Etody 60 Tablet may be unsafe to use during pregnancy. Although there are limited studies in humans, animal studies have shown harmful effects on the developing baby. Your doctor will weigh the benefits and any potential risks before prescribing it to you. Please consult your doctor.
warnings

Breast feeding

CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
Information regarding the use of Etody 60 Tablet during breastfeeding is not available. Please consult your doctor.
warnings

Driving

UNSAFE
Etody 60 Tablet may decrease alertness, affect your vision or make you feel sleepy and dizzy. Do not drive if these symptoms occur.
warnings

Kidney

CAUTION
Etody 60 Tablet should be used with caution in patients with kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Etody 60 Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Use of Etody 60 Tablet is not recommended in patients with severe kidney disease.
warnings

Liver

CAUTION
Etody 60 Tablet should be used with caution in patients with liver disease. Dose adjustment of Etody 60 Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Use of Etody 60 Tablet is not recommended in patients with severe liver disease.

 

INTERACTION WITH DRUGS

  • WARFARIN
  • ASPIRIN
  • RIFAMPICIN
  • METHOTREXATE
  • ENALAPRIL
  • RAMIPRIL
  • LOSARTAN
  • VALSARTAN
  • MINOXIDIL
  • DIGOXIN
  • SALBUTAMOL

 

WHAT IF YOU FORGET TO TAKE ETODY TABLET?

If you miss a dose of Etody 60 Tablet, take it as soon as possible. However, if it is almost time for your next dose, skip the missed dose and go back to your regular schedule. Do not double the dose.

SIDE EFFECTS

Most side effects do not require any medical attention and disappear as your body adjusts to the medicine. Consult your doctor if they persist or if you’re worried about them

Common side effects of Etody

  • Stomach pain
  • Diarrhea

FAQ's

Q. How long do I need to take Etody 60 Tablet?

You need to take Etody 60 Tablet as long as your doctor recommends taking it. For dental pain, it is usually prescribed for 3 days, but if it is being used for acute pain conditions then it should be given as long as the pain lasts and not exceeding 8 days. Usually, for arthritis, it is prescribed for long-term use, which may vary from person to person.

Q. How should Etody 60 Tablet be taken?

Take Etody 60 Tablet exactly as prescribed by your doctor. Swallow it whole with a glass of water. Etody 60 Tablet can be taken with or without food. Taking the medicine without food can enhance the working of the medicine. Furthermore, do not exceed the dose recommended by your doctor.

Q. Does Etody 60 Tablet cause sleepiness?

In some patients Etody 60 Tablet causes sleepiness, feeling of spinning (vertigo), and dizziness. If one experiences these symptoms then driving or operating machinery should be avoided.

Q. Does Etody 60 Tablet have any effect on birth control pills?

Taking Etody 60 Tablet with birth control pills and hormonal replacement therapy may increase the chances of side effects. Hence, consult the doctor who will suggest an alternative method of birth control.

Q. Can I take aspirin while taking Etody 60 Tablet?

Aspirin can be taken in low doses when you are using it for the prevention of stroke and heart attack. You should not stop low-dose aspirin without talking to your doctor. It is advised that while taking Etody 60 Tablet you should not take high doses of aspirin and other anti-inflammatory medicines, as they may increase your risk of stomach ulcers.

Q. How long does Etody 60 Tablet take to work?

Pain relief has been observed after about 4 hours of starting Etody 60 Tablet. Full effect may take a little longer and may vary from person to person.

Q. Is Etody 60 Tablet a painkiller?

Yes, Etody 60 Tablet is a pain killer. It helps to reduce pain and inflammation in the joints and muscles due to osteoarthritis, rheumatoid arthritis, ankylosing spondylitis, and gout. It is also used to relieve dental pain after dental surgery.

Q. Is Etody 60 Tablet bad for kidneys?

People with impaired kidney function or with severe heart failure or severe liver problems (liver cirrhosis) need to be careful while taking Etody 60 Tablet since the medicine can further impair the function. The uncommon side effects of Etody 60 Tablet related to kidneys include proteins in urine, serum creatinine increased, and kidney failure.

Q. How long do I need to take Etody 60 Tablet?

You need to take Etody 60 Tablet as long as your doctor recommends taking it. For dental pain, it is usually prescribed for 3 days, but if it is being used for acute pain conditions then it should be given as long as the pain lasts and not exceeding 8 days. Usually, for arthritis, it is prescribed for long-term use, which may vary from person to person.

Q. How should Etody 60 Tablet be taken?

Take Etody 60 Tablet exactly as prescribed by your doctor. Swallow it whole with a glass of water. Etody 60 Tablet can be taken with or without food. Taking the medicine without food can enhance the working of the medicine. Furthermore, do not exceed the dose recommended by your doctor.

Q. Does Etody 60 Tablet cause sleepiness?

In some patients Etody 60 Tablet causes sleepiness, feeling of spinning (vertigo), and dizziness. If one experiences these symptoms then driving or operating machinery should be avoided.

Q. Does Etody 60 Tablet have any effect on birth control pills?

Taking Etody 60 Tablet with birth control pills and hormonal replacement therapy may increase the chances of side effects. Hence, consult the doctor who will suggest an alternative method of birth control.

Q. Can I take aspirin while taking Etody 60 Tablet?

Aspirin can be taken in low doses when you are using it for the prevention of stroke and heart attack. You should not stop low-dose aspirin without talking to your doctor. It is advised that while taking Etody 60 Tablet you should not take high doses of aspirin and other anti-inflammatory medicines, as they may increase your risk of stomach ulcers.

Q. How long does Etody 60 Tablet take to work?

Pain relief has been observed after about 4 hours of starting Etody 60 Tablet. Full effect may take a little longer and may vary from person to person.

Q. Is Etody 60 Tablet a painkiller?

Yes, Etody 60 Tablet is a pain killer. It helps to reduce pain and inflammation in the joints and muscles due to osteoarthritis, rheumatoid arthritis, ankylosing spondylitis, and gout. It is also used to relieve dental pain after dental surgery.

Q. Is Etody 60 Tablet bad for kidneys?

People with impaired kidney function or with severe heart failure or severe liver problems (liver cirrhosis) need to be careful while taking Etody 60 Tablet since the medicine can further impair the function. The uncommon side effects of Etody 60 Tablet related to kidneys include proteins in urine, serum creatinine increased, and kidney failure.

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION

Pack size  – 10

pack form  – tablet

 

MORE INFORMATION

 Information Leaflet

Always read the patient information leaflet before commencing treatment.

Important: We advise you to always read the patient information leaflet inside the medication box, as the generic medication may not always entirely match the patient information leaflet listed. Please contact us if you have any questions.

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