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Nucoxia

Manufactured by: Zydus Cadila

Contains / Salt: Etoricoxib (60 mg)

Prescription Required

763 people have bought this recently

Nucoxia

Manufactured by: Zydus Cadila

Contains / Salt: Etoricoxib (60 mg)

Prescription Required

763 people have bought this recently

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Nucoxia Information

Nucoxia is a prescription drug, available for use as Tablet,Gel. It is typically used for the treatment of Rheumatoid Arthritis, Joint Pain. Secondary and off-label uses of Nucoxia have also been mentioned below.

Medical history of the patient along with age and gender determines the dosage of Nucoxia. Besides the medical condition it is advised for, the route of administration also plays an important role in determining the correct drug dosage. Detailed information has been provided in the dosage section.

The most common side effects of Nucoxia are Nausea or vomiting, Heartburn, Gastritis. Apart from the aforementioned side effects, Nucoxia can also lead to other problems, which have been listed below. Usually, these side effects of Nucoxia go away soon, and do not persist beyond the duration of the treatment. Consult your doctor if these side effects become worse or stay for a longer duration.

Furthermore, you should know that effect of Nucoxia is Severe for pregnant women and Severe for women who are breastfeeding. Further, the section on Nucoxia related warnings talks about Nucoxia's effects on the liver, heart and kidney.

Individuals suffering from medical conditions like Liver Disease, Peptic Ulcer, Kidney Disease must refrain from the use of Nucoxia since this can cause severe adverse effects. Some other conditions that can be affected by Nucoxia are listed in the contraindications section below.

Besides this, Nucoxia may also have severe interaction with some medicines. See below for a complete list.

In addition to the above precautions for Nucoxia, it is important to know that it is safe while driving, and is habit-forming.

  1. Nucoxia Benefits & Uses
  2. Nucoxia Dosage & How to Take
  3. Nucoxia Side Effects
  4. Nucoxia Related Warnings
  5. Severe Interaction of Nucoxia with Other Drugs
  6. Nucoxia Contraindications
  7. Frequently asked Questions about Nucoxia
  8. Nucoxia Interactions with Food and Alcohol

Nucoxia Benefits & Uses

Nucoxia is used to treat the following -

  1. Spondylitis
  2. Gout
  3. Osteoarthritis
  4. Rheumatoid Arthritis Primary
  5. Joint Pain Primary
  6. Muscle Pain
  7. Neck Pain
  8. Leg Pain
  9. Knee Pain

Nucoxia Dosage & How to Take

This is the usual dosage recommended in most common treatment cases. Please remember that every patient and their case is different, so the dosage can be different based on the disease, route of administration, patient's age and medical history.

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Ingredients of Nucoxia

Etoricoxib

Nucoxia Side Effects

Based on research, the following side effects have been observed when Nucoxia is used -

  1. Abdominal Pain
  2. Palpitations (fluttering in chest)
  3. Nausea or vomiting
  4. Headache Mild
  5. Heartburn Common
  6. Gastritis Common
  7. Dizziness Mild
  8. Constipation Common
  9. Edema Mild
  10. Diarrhoea
  11. Dyspepsia
  12. Increased blood pressure
  13. Flatulence
  14. Stomach ache Mild
  15. Irregular heartbeat
  16. Shortness of Breath Common
  17. Indigestion Common
  18. Weakness
  19. Fatigue Common

Nucoxia Related Warnings

Is the use of Nucoxia safe for pregnant women?

Nucoxia can cause severe side effects if taken during pregnancy, so, pregnant women should talk to their doctor before taking it.

Severe

Is the use of Nucoxia safe during breastfeeding?

Nucoxia may cause serious side effects in breastfeeding women, so do not take this drug without doctor's advice.

Severe

What is the effect of Nucoxia on the Kidneys?

There may be some adverse effects on kidney after taking Nucoxia. If you observe any such side effects, stop taking this drug. Consume this medicine again only if your doctor advises you to do so.

Moderate

What is the effect of Nucoxia on the Liver?

There may be an adverse effect on the liver after taking Nucoxia. If you observe any side effects on your body then stop taking this drug. Take this medicine again only if your doctor advises you to do so.

Moderate

What is the effect of Nucoxia on the Heart?

Nucoxia can have moderate side effects on the heart. If you notice any harmful effects then stop taking this drug right away. Consult your doctor before using this medicine again.

Moderate

Severe Interaction of Nucoxia with Other Drugs

Nucoxia should not be taken with following medicines due to severe side effects it may cause to patients -

Nucoxia Contraindications

If you are suffering from any of the following diseases, you should not take Nucoxia unless your doctor advises you to do so -

  1. Heart Disease
  2. Liver Disease
  3. High Blood Pressure
  4. Allergy
  5. Peptic Ulcer
  6. Stroke
  7. Kidney Disease
  8. Ulcerative Colitis

Frequently asked Questions about Nucoxia

Is this Nucoxia habit forming or addictive?

Forming a habit of Nucoxia has not been reported.

No

Is it safe to drive or operate heavy machinery when consuming?

Yes, it is safe to do these activities or work after taking Nucoxia as it does not make you drowsy.

Safe

Is it safe?

Yes, Nucoxia is safe but you must consult your doctor before taking it.

Safe, but take only on Doctor's advise

Is it able to treat mental disorders?

Nucoxia is unable to treat or cure mental disorders.

No

Nucoxia Interactions with Food and Alcohol

Interaction between Food and Nucoxia

There is no information on the effects of taking Nucoxia with food, because this topic has not been scientifically researched yet.

Unknown

Interaction between Alcohol and Nucoxia

It is difficult to say anything about the effect of Nucoxia and alcohol. No research has been done on this yet.

Unknown

Nucoxia FAQs

Question over 1 year ago

Can I take Nucoxia with diclofenac?

Dr. Vedprakash Verma MBBS , General Physician

It is recommended to avoid taking Nucoxia with diclofenac because both belong to the same category which may increase the risk of side effects associated with the GIT (Gastrointestinal tract). Hence you must consult a doctor before taking these two medicines together.

Question over 1 year ago

Does Nucoxia cause weight fluctuation (weight gain and loss)?

Dr. OP Kholwad MBBS , General Physician

Yes, Nucoxia can cause weight fluctuation (weight gain and loss). It is uncommon side effects of this drug. Few people may experience this effect after consuming this drug. People should monitor their weight, eat healthily and include at least 30 mins of exercising in a day. In spite of all efforts if you experience weight gain then discuss with your doctor. 

Question over 1 year ago

Can I take Nucoxia with ibuprofen?

Dr. Gaurav MBBS , General Physician

It is recommended to avoid taking Nucoxia with ibuprofen because both belong to the same category which may increase the risk of side effects associated with the GIT (Gastrointestinal tract). Hence you must consult a doctor before taking these two medicines together.

Question over 1 year ago

Does Nucoxia cause drowsiness?

Dr. Vedprakash Verma MBBS , General Physician

Yes, Nucoxia can cause drowsiness. It is common side effects of this drug. However, if you are taking this drug and feeling drowsy, then you are recommended not to drive or use heavy machinery. Please consult your doctor if you experience any unwanted side- effects.

Question almost 2 years ago

How to take Nucoxia?

Dr. Yogesh Kumar MBBS , General Physician

Nucoxia comes in form of a tablet and ideally, it should be taken by mouth once daily as advised by your doctor. It can be taken with food or without food at any time of the day but taken in empty stomach work faster. So, take it without food if you need quick relief from pain. Precautions must be taken in patients with liver disease, heart problem, kidney problem, and stomach ulcer.

This medicine data has been created by -
Vikas Chauhan
B.Pharma, Pharmacy
3 Years of Experience

References

  1. KD Tripathi. [link]. Seventh Edition. New Delhi, India: Jaypee Brothers Medical Publishers; 2013: Page No 206