Full instructions, dosage information and potential known side effects are all available in the leaflet that comes with the prescription product. If you require any advice or assistance with placing your order, please donâ€™t hesitate to contact our team.
How do I take/use this medicine?
Take Etoricoxib exactly as directed by your doctor. Do not take more or less than instructed by your doctor.
You may take Etoricoxib with or without food.
What should I take note of while using/taking this medicine?
Inform your doctor if you are pregnant or breastfeeding. Do not take Etoricoxib if you are in the last trimester of pregnancy.
Let your doctor know if you suffer from diabetes or high cholesterol.
If you are going for an operation, including minor procedures and dental work, inform your doctor or dentist that you are taking Etoricoxib. This is because Etoricoxib may increase the risk of bleeding during an operation.
When should I not use this medicine?
Do not take Etoricoxib if you have a history of allergic reactions (swollen eyes or mouth, difficulty breathing, rashes) to similar medicines such as aspirin, celecoxib, diclofenac, mefenamic acid, ibuprofen, indomethacin. Always ask your doctor or pharmacist if you are not sure.
Etoricoxib may not be suitable for you if you have a history of heart, kidney, liver or blood clotting problems, stroke, high blood pressure, bowel inflammation or stomach ulcers.
Alert your doctor if you have any of these conditions.
Are there any restrictions on the type of food I can take?
Why do I need this medicine?
Etoricoxib helps relieve pain and inflammation. It may also be used to provide relief in gout, Osteoarthritis (OA), Rheumatoid Arthritis (RA) and other similar conditions.
What side effects could I experience?
Alert your doctor if any of the following symptoms are severe or refuse to go away:
- swelling of hands and legs
- stomach pain
How should I store this medicine?
Store in a cool, dry place away from the reach of children.
Medicines must not be used past the expiry date.
Can I take/use this with other medicines?
Inform your doctor and pharmacist if you are taking any of the following medicines:
- medicines that affect blood clotting such as warfarin, clopidogrel, dipyridamole, heparin
- steroids such as dexamethasone, prednisolone
Always inform your doctor and pharmacist if you are taking any other medicines, including herbal tonics, supplements and medicines that you buy without a prescription.