Q. Is it safe to use Etoshine 120 Tablet?
Etoshine 120 Tablet is safe for most patients. However, in some patients, it may cause some unwanted side effects like nausea, vomiting, stomach pain, fatigue, diarrhea, etc. Inform your doctor if you experience any persistent problem due to this medication.
Q. Can I stop taking Etoshine 120 Tablet when my pain is relieved?
Etoshine 120 Tablet should be continued as advised by your doctor, if you are using the medicine for a condition associated with long-term pain. It can be discontinued if you are using it for short-term pain relief.
Q. Can the use of Etoshine 120 Tablet cause nausea and vomiting?
Yes, the use of Etoshine 120 Tablet may cause nausea and vomiting. Taking it with milk, food or antacids can prevent nausea. Avoid taking fatty or fried foods along with this medication. In case of vomiting, drink plenty of water or other fluids by taking small frequent sips. Talk to your doctor if vomiting persists and you notice signs of dehydration, like dark colored and strong-smelling urine or a low frequency of urination. Do not take any other medicines without speaking to your doctor.
Q. Can the use of Etoshine 120 Tablet cause dizziness?
Yes, the use of Etoshine 120 Tablet can cause dizziness (feeling faint, weak, unsteady or lightheaded) in some patients. If you feel dizzy or lightheaded, do not drive or use any machines. It is better to rest for sometime and resume once you feel better.
Q. Are there any specific contraindications associated with the use of Etoshine 120 Tablet?
The use of Etoshine 120 Tablet is considered to be harmful for patients with known allergy to any of the components of this medicine. It should be avoided in patients with known allergy to other painkillers (NSAIDs). The use of this medicine should preferably be avoided in patients with a history of stomach ulcers or in patients with active or recurrent stomach ulcer/bleeding. It should also be avoided in patients with a history of heart failure, high blood pressure, and liver or kidney disease.
Q. Is it safe to take a higher than the recommended dose of Etoshine 120 Tablet ?
No, taking a higher than the recommended dose of Etoshine 120 Tablet can increase the risks of side effects like stomach pain, nausea, vomiting, indigestion and diarrhea. In fact, using this medicine for a long-term can also damage your kidneys on long-term use. If you are experiencing increased severity of pain or if the pain is not relieved by the recommended doses of this medicine, please consult your doctor for re-evaluation.
Q. How long do I need to take Etoshine 120 Tablet?
You need to take Etoshine 120 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 Etoshine 120 Tablet be taken?
Take Etoshine 120 Tablet exactly as prescribed by your doctor. Swallow it whole with a glass of water. Etoshine 120 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 Etoshine 120 Tablet cause sleepiness?
In some patients Etoshine 120 Tablet causes sleepiness, feeling of spinning (vertigo), and dizziness. If one experiences these symptoms then driving or operating machinery should be avoided.
Q. Does Etoshine 120 Tablet have any effect on birth control pills?
Taking Etoshine 120 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 Etoshine 120 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 Etoshine 120 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 Etoshine 120 Tablet take to work?
Pain relief has been observed after about 4 hours of starting Etoshine 120 Tablet. Full effect may take a little longer and may vary from person to person.
Q. Is Etoshine 120 Tablet a painkiller?
Yes, Etoshine 120 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 Etoshine 120 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 Etoshine 120 Tablet since the medicine can further impair the function. The uncommon side effects of Etoshine 120 Tablet related to kidneys include proteins in urine, serum creatinine increased, and kidney failure.