Etoricoxib

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What was the prescribed dosage?

Here is the some steps to help you to save money on Etoricoxib purchase.

Read drug prescription

infoIt is very important to know about what medicine is given by the doctor, for what condition, and when it needs to be taken in what dose. This information given by the doctor is called Prescription. The patients should be familiar with the medicine prescription, and the details about the medicine before purchasing it and using it. Some medications need not be prescribed by healthcare practitioners and can be purchased and used without prescription by the patients; these are called over-the-counter medications. Read the drug prescription information of Etoricoxib before taking it.

Etoricoxib uses

Etoricoxib is a non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drug (NSAID), prescribed for osteoarthritis, rheumatoid arthritis and gouty arthritis.

Etoricoxib indications

Etoricoxib is a non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drug (NSAID), prescribed for osteoarthritis, rheumatoid arthritis and gouty arthritis. It blocks a substance in the body named as cyclo-oxygenase-2 (COX-2).

Etoricoxib contraindication

Contraindicated in patients with peptic ulcer, severe heart disease, stroke, and hypersensitivity.

Etoricoxib dosage

PO- Adult- The recommended dosage is 60 to 120mg once daily.

Etoricoxib usage

It comes as a tablet to take by mouth, with or without food.

Etoricoxib precautions

Caution should be exercised in patients with history of heart, liver, kidney disease, high blood pressure, blood clotting disorder, any allergy, children, elderly, during pregnancy and breast feeding.
Drink adequate fluid to avoid dehydration.
Stop the medication immediately if gastrointestinal lesions occur.
Monitor blood pressure regularly while taking Etoricoxib.

Etoricoxib side effects

Central Nervous System - Headache, dizziness, nervousness, depression, drowsiness, insomnia, vertigo and ringing in the ear.
Heart - Chest pain, high blood pressure and fluid retention.
Metabolic - Taste disturbances, mouth ulcer, loss of appetite and weight loss.
Miscellaneous - Kidney damage, fever, GI disorders, muscle pain and influenza-like syndrome.

Etoricoxib warning

Avoid excess dosage.

Etoricoxib storage conditions

Store it in refrigerator.
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Compare prices at online shops

infoPrices of the drug can vary in different shops. There will be a variation in price from pharmacy to an online shop. Most online shops will have a little lower price when compared to pharmacy stores, so you need to cross check before buying. Just go to a nearest pharmacy store and check for prices before you decide on buying. You should also be checking and comparing prices among various online stores and should be choosing the affordable and best store. The prices also vary based on brands, and you should note few stores sell specific brands, and you should learn to compare prices of same brand in different stores. Below are the prices of Etoricoxib medicine in some well-known online stores.

StrengthQuantityPrice, USDCountry
120 mg100 $116.00Australia, Canada, India, Mauritius, NZ, Singapore, Turkey, UK, USA
60 mg100 $104.00Australia, Canada, India, Mauritius, NZ, Singapore, Turkey, UK, USA
90 mg100 $88.00Australia, Canada, India, Mauritius, NZ, Singapore, Turkey, UK, USA
120 mg100 $75.00Australia, Canada, Mauritius, NZ, Singapore, Turkey, UK, USA
60 mg100 $55.00Australia, Canada, Mauritius, NZ, Singapore, Turkey, UK, USA
90 mg100 $75.00Australia, Canada, India, Mauritius, NZ, Turkey, Singapore, UK, USA
120 mg150 $133.00Australia, Canada, India, NZ, Singapore, Turkey, UK, USA
60 mg100 $34.17Australia, Canada, India, NZ, Singapore, Turkey, UK, USA
90 mg90 $83.00Australia, Canada, Mauritius, NZ, Singapore, Turkey, UK, USA
90 mg100 $75.00Australia, Canada, India, NZ, Turkey, Singapore, UK, USA
60 mg100 $34.00Canada, India, NZ, Singapore, Turkey, UK, USA


Select the most affordable brand or generic drug

infoGeneric drug is the basic drug with an active substance in it, and the name of the generic drug is same as active substance most of the times. Like Acetaminophen/Paracetemol is Generic name and it has different brand names like Tylenol, Acimol, Crocin, Calpol etc. All these Brand names contain the same Paracetemol, but the medications are manufactured by different companies, so the different brand names. Generic drug is always cheaper and affordable, and it can be replaced in place of brand name drug prescribed by the healthcare practitioner. The Generic medicine has same properties as branded medicine in terms of uses, indications, doses, side effects, so no need to worry on that. Just select the most affordable generic or branded medicine.

StrengthQuantityPrice, USDCountry
90 mg10 Tablet$0.79
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Etoricoxib - Frequently asked Questions

Can Etoricoxib be stopped immediately or do I have to stop the consumption gradually to ween off?

In some cases, it always advisable to stop the intake of some medicines gradually because of the rebound effect of the medicine.

It's wise to get in touch with your doctor as a professional advice is needed in this case regarding your health, medications and further recommendation to give you a stable health condition.

Can Etoricoxib be taken or consumed while pregnant?

Please visit your doctor for a recommendation as such case requires special attention.

Can Etoricoxib be taken for nursing mothers or during breastfeeding?

Kindly explain your state and condition to your doctor and seek medical advice from an expert.

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Reviews

Following the study conducted by wDrugs.com on Etoricoxib, the result is highlighted below. However, it must be clearly stated that the survey and result is based solely on the perception and impression of visitors and users of the website as well as consumers of Etoricoxib. We, therefore, urge readers not to base their medical judgment strictly on the result of this study but on test/diagnosis duly conducted by a certified medical practitioners or physician.

Patient reports

Patient reported useful

No survey data has been collected yet


One patient reported side effects

Does the Etoricoxib Have Any Side Effects?
Based on the survey report from users of wDrugs.com, about It has side effects number of people suffered some side effect after consumption of Etoricoxib. All drugs have a portion of undesirable side effects. These effects could be irritations too insignificant for the patient to even notice. However, the side effects of drugs may be determined by several factors like severity of disease and conditions associated with individual patients. However, one of the biggest factors is the dosage consumed. The higher the quantity taken by an individual, the greater the healing effect and the corresponding side effect. All patients have their different intensity of side effects. Ensure you consult your health care provider immediately you notice an unusual side effect affect the consumption of Etoricoxib.
Patients%
It has side effects1
100.0%


Patient reported price estimates

No survey data has been collected yet


Patient reported frequency of use

No survey data has been collected yet


Six patients reported doses

What is the specific doses you have used?
Etoricoxib May come in various doses. In most cases, antibiotics, antihypertensive, pain killers and anti-diabetic drugs available in different doses. Your doctor may prescribe any of the doses based on the severity of the patient's condition. According to our reports, users of wDrugs.com used the drugs in the following dosage percentage (Provide dosage percentage). Only a handful of drugs are made in a single or fixed dose. Regular health conditions like fever have similar doses. For instance [acetaminophen, 500mg] was used by the patients surveyed although it comes in different doses.
Patients%
51-100mg4
66.7%
101-200mg2
33.3%


One patient reported time for results

How long will I use Etoricoxib before I begin to notice the effect?
According to the report by users of wDrugs.com, about 1 day and a few days was the most common time duration among the participants, before they began to feel relief in their health conditions. It is noteworthy that you may not get the same result with other users within the same time frame. Several factors determine the timeframe; hence we implore you to consult your medical expert to get professional advice on how long you should expect to see improvement while consuming Etoricoxib. However, if you wish to get the response of other users on the time effectiveness of using Etoricoxib kindly click here
Patients%
1 day1
100.0%


One patient reported administration

When is the best condition to take Etoricoxib: Before or after food?
Based on the survey, the users of wDrugs.com voted that Etoricoxib is best taken at After food. It is however worthy of mention that this popular vote may not be an appropriate description for your particular health condition. See your doctor for professional medical advice as regards the best time to take this medicine. If you wish to see the views of other users on the best time to take the medicine, simply click here.
Patients%
After food1
100.0%


Two patients reported age

Patients%
> 601
50.0%
30-451
50.0%


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Information checked by Dr. Shikha Narang, MD Pharmacology