Eldoflam 90 MG Tablet

Manufactured byTorrent Pharmaceuticals Ltd.
ContainsEtoricoxib
Description

Eldoflam 90 MG Tablet is a medicine belonging to the Nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drug group. It is used for relieving moderate pain and swelling of joints associated with different forms of gout and arthritis.

Side effects

Major & minor side effects for Eldoflam 90 MG Tablet

  • Diarrhea
  • Nausea or vomiting
  • Headache
  • Dizziness
  • Stomach pain
  • Swelling of face, lips, eyelids, tongue, hands and feet
  • Difficult and painful breathing
  • Yellowing of skin and eyes
  • Blurred vision
  • Heart rhythm disorders
  • Stevens-Johnson Syndrome
  • Infections

Uses of Eldoflam 90 MG Tablet

What is it prescribed for?

  • Osteoarthritis
  • Rheumatoid Arthritis
  • Ankylosing Spondylitis
  • Acute Gout
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Concerns

Commonly asked questions

  • Onset of action
    The effect of this medicine can be observed within 1-2 hours of administration. The onset is faster if the medicine is taken without food.
  • Duration of effect
    The effect of this medicine lasts for an average duration of 20-24 hours.
  • Safe with alcohol?
    Interaction with alcohol is unknown. It is advisable to consult your doctor before consumption.
  • Is it habit forming?
    No habit forming tendency has been reported.
  • Usage in pregnancy?
    This medicine is not recommended for use in pregnant women unless absolutely necessary. All the risks and benefits should be discussed with the doctor before taking this medicine. Your doctor may prescribe a safer alternative based on your clinical condition.
  • Usage while breast-feeding?
    This medicine is not recommended for use in breastfeeding women unless absolutely necessary. All the risks and benefits should be discussed with the doctor before taking this medicine. Your doctor may advise you to discontinue breastfeeding or to discontinue the medicine based on your clinical condition.

Allergy

This medicine is not recommended for use in patients with a known allergy to etoricoxib or any other ingredients present along with it.

Gastrointestinal bleeding

This medicine is not recommended for use in patients with a history of gastrointestinal bleeding since it may worsen the patient's condition.
Warnings for special population

Pregnancy

This medicine is not recommended for use in pregnant women unless absolutely necessary. All the risks and benefits should be discussed with the doctor before taking this medicine. Your doctor may prescribe a safer alternative based on your clinical condition.

Breast-feeding

This medicine is not recommended for use in breastfeeding women unless absolutely necessary. All the risks and benefits should be discussed with the doctor before taking this medicine. Your doctor may advise you to discontinue breastfeeding or to discontinue the medicine based on your clinical condition.
General warnings

Pediatric use

This medicine is not recommended for use in patients below 16 years of age.

Gastrointestinal ulcers or bleeding

This medicine is not recommended for use in patients with a history of gastrointestinal ulcers or bleeding since it may worsen the patient's condition. Replacement with a suitable alternative should be considered under your doctor's supervision.

Heart diseases

This medicine should be used with extreme caution in patients with a history of heart diseases since it may worsen the patient's condition. Report any incidence of heart diseases to the doctor before receiving this medicine. Your doctor may prescribe a safer alternative based on your clinical condition.

Diarrhea and dehydration

This medicine should be used with caution in patients suffering from diarrhea or dehydration since it may worsen the patient's condition. Appropriate corrective measures, dose adjustments, or replacement with a suitable alternative may be necessary based on the clinical condition.

High blood pressure

This medicine should be used with caution in patients suffering from high blood pressure and receiving high blood pressure medicines due to the increased risk of altered blood pressure. Close monitoring of blood pressure levels is recommended for such patients. Appropriate dose adjustments or replacement with a suitable alternative may be necessary based on the clinical condition.

Infections

This medicine should be used with extreme caution in patients suffering from an infection since it may mask the symptoms of an infection such as a fever. More frequent clinical monitoring is recommended for such patients.

Oral Contraceptive

This medicine should be used with extreme caution in patients taking oral contraceptive medicines due to the increased risk of severe adverse effects. Report any unusual symptoms to the doctor immediately. Appropriate dose adjustments or replacement with a suitable alternative may be necessary based on the clinical condition.

Missed Dose

Take the missed dose as soon as you remember. The missed dose should be skipped if it is almost time for the next scheduled dose. Do not double your dose to make up for the missed one.

Overdose

Contact your doctor immediately if an overdose is suspected. Symptoms of overdose may include skin rashes, confusion, chest pain, blurred vision etc.
All drugs interact differently for person to person. You should check all the possible interactions with your doctor before starting any medicine.
Interaction with Alcohol

Description

Interaction with alcohol is unknown. It is advisable to consult your doctor before consumption.

Instructions

Interaction with alcohol is unknown. It is advisable to consult your doctor before consumption.
Interaction with Medicine

Lithium

Ramipril

Warfarin

Ethinyl Estradiol

Primaquine

Disease interactions

Fluid Retention and edema

This medicine should be used with caution in patients suffering from fluid retention and edema since it may worsen the patient's condition. Close monitoring of electrolytes levels and vital signs is recommended for such patients. Appropriate dose adjustments or replacement with a suitable alternative may be necessary based on the clinical condition.

Heart Disease

This medicine should be used with extreme caution in patients suffering from any heart-related conditions since it may worsen the patient's condition. Report any incidence of stroke, heart attack, heart failure, etc to the doctor before receiving this medication. Replacement with a suitable alternative may be required based on the clinical condition.

Liver Disease

This medicine should be used with extreme caution in patients suffering from liver function impairment due to the increased risk of worsening of the patient's condition. Close monitoring of liver function is recommended for such patients. Appropriate dose adjustments or replacement with a suitable alternative may be required based on the clinical condition.
Food interactions
Information not available.
Lab interactions
Information not available.
Take this medicine as prescribed by the doctor. Do not take this medicine in larger or smaller quantities than prescribed. It can be taken with or without food. An adequate amount of water should be consumed while taking this medication. Ensure that the treatment course is completed. Do not stop the use of this medicine without consulting your doctor.
Miscelleneous

Can be taken with or without food, as advised by your doctor

To be taken as instructed by doctor

Does not cause sleepiness

How it works
This medicine works by reducing the formation of certain substances in the body that cause pain and swelling.
Legal Status

Approved

Unknown

Approved

Approved

Classification

Category

Nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory agents

Schedule

Schedule H

[Internet]. 2017 [cited 21 March 2017]. Available from:

https://www.medicines.org.uk/emc/medicine/29136#PRODUCTINFO

Etoricoxib | C18H15ClN2O2S - PubChem [Internet]. Pubchem.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov. 2017 [cited 21 March 2017]. Available from:

https://pubchem.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/compound/123619#section=Top

Etoricoxib - DrugBank [Internet]. Drugbank.ca. 2017 [cited 25 October 2017]. Available from:

https://www.drugbank.ca/drugs/DB01628

Prescribing medicines in pregnancy database [Internet]. Therapeutic Goods Administration (TGA). 2017 [cited 25 October 2017]. Available from:

http://www.tga.gov.au/prescribing-medicines-pregnancy-database
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