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Etocod-P Tablet

Manufactured byAcinom Healthcare
ContainsEtoricoxib (60 mg) + Paracetamol (325 mg)
Description
Etocod-P Tablet is a combination of Etoricoxib and Paracetamol. It provides relief from pain, stiffness, and swelling due to bone and joint-related conditions. It is also used to provide relief from headache, toothache, backache, menstrual pain, sprains, and strains. It works by preventing the release of a chemical substance that causes pain and swelling in your body, thus provides pain relief. Etocod-P Tablet have side effects like nausea, vomiting, heartburn, stomach pain, diarrhoea, increased blood pressure, etc. These side effects usually subside by themselves. Consult your doctor if they bother you. Avoid driving or operating heavy machines if you feel dizzy and/or drowsy. Etocod-P Tablet can be taken with or without food as instructed by your doctor. Your doctor will determine the dose and duration of treatment depending on the severity of your health condition. Take it at the same time every day as it will help you to remember. Avoid the discontinuation of this medicine without consulting your doctor. Etocod-P Tablet is not recommended for use if you are allergic to it. Avoid taking this medicine if you have severe liver or kidney problems, or existing heart problems. Use this medicine with caution if you have diabetes and/or high blood cholesterol (fats) levels. Inform your doctor if you have any other medical conditions or taking any other medicines. Etocod-P Tablet is not recommended for use in children below 16 years of age. Consult your doctor if you are pregnant, planning a pregnancy, or are breastfeeding.

Side effects

Major & minor side effects for Etocod-P Tablet

  • Nausea and vomiting
  • Fatigue
  • Diarrhoea
  • Headache
  • Dizziness
  • Stomach pain
  • Swelling of face, lips, eyelids, tongue, hands and feet
  • Yellowing of skin and eyes
  • Blurred vision
  • Heart burn
  • Loss of appetite
  • Increase in blood pressure
  • Drowsiness
  • Swelling of feet and lower legs

Uses of Etocod-P Tablet

What is it prescribed for?

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

Commonly asked questions

  • How long does it take for this medicine to take effect?
    The effect of Etocod-P Tablet can be observed after 30 minutes of oral administration.
  • How long do the effects of this medicine last?
    The amount of time for which Etocod-P Tablet remains active in your body is not clinically known.
  • Is it safe to consume alcohol while taking this medicine?
    Avoid consumption of alcohol during treatment with Etocod-P Tablet as it may cause liver damage. Consult your doctor immediately if you experience any signs and symptoms of liver injury like fever, rash, nausea, vomiting, fatigue, dark urine, jaundice, etc.
  • Is this a habit forming medicine?
    No habit-forming tendencies were reported for Etocod-P Tablet.
  • Can this medicine be taken during pregnancy?
    Etocod-P Tablet is not recommended for use during pregnancy as it may cause harm to your foetus. Consult your doctor if you are pregnant.
  • Can this medicine be taken while breast-feeding?
    It is not known if Etocod-P Tablet passes into the breastmilk. If you are breastfeeding, consult your doctor to understand the potential risks and benefits before taking this medicine.

Allergy

Avoid taking Etocod-P Tablet if you are allergic to it. Seek immediate medical attention if you notice any symptoms such as skin rashes, itching/swelling (especially of the face/tongue/throat), severe dizziness, breathing difficulty, etc.

Severe Liver/Kidney Impairment

Etocod-P Tablet is not recommended for use if you have severe liver and/or kidney problems. This medicine may further damage your liver and/or kidneys and worsen your condition.

Heart diseases

Etocod-P Tablet is not recommended for use if you have heart problems such as heart failure (a condition in which your heart is unable to pump a sufficient amount of blood), ischaemic heart diseases (heart problems due to narrowing of the blood vessels that supply oxygen to the heart), high blood pressure that has not been adequately controlled or if you have undergone a coronary artery bypass graft surgery (a surgical procedure that diverts the blood from narrowed or blocked vessels in the heart to improve its blood supply). Taking this medicine may increase your risk of heart attack and stroke (a condition that occurs due to reduced blood supply to the brain).
Warnings for special population

Pregnancy

Etocod-P Tablet is not recommended for use during pregnancy as it may cause harm to your foetus. Consult your doctor if you are pregnant.

Breast-feeding

It is not known if Etocod-P Tablet passes into the breastmilk. If you are breastfeeding, consult your doctor to understand the potential risks and benefits before taking this medicine.
General warnings

Overdose

Avoid excessive use of Etocod-P Tablet accidentally or intentionally as it results in liver damage. Seek emergency medical attention if an overdose is suspected.

Use in Children

Etocod-P Tablet is not recommended for use in children below 16 years of age as the safety and efficacy data are not clinically established.

Heart diseases

Etocod-P Tablet should be used with caution if you have a history of heart problems as this medicine may cause heart attack and stroke (a condition that causes a decrease in blood supply to your brain). Report any incidence of heart problems to your doctor before taking this medicine. Your doctor may prescribe a safer alternative based on your clinical condition.

High blood pressure

Etocod-P Tablet can cause an increase in blood pressure. Hence, this medicine should be used with caution if you have high blood pressure as it may worsen your health condition. Keep a regular check of your blood pressure while taking this medicine.

Infections

Etocod-P Tablet should be used with caution if you have any infection since it may mask the symptoms of an infection such as a fever.

Driving or operating machines

Etocod-P Tablet may cause sleepiness, blurred vision, or dizziness in some cases. Hence, avoid driving vehicles or operating heavy machines if you experience such symptoms.

Diabetes or high cholesterol levels

Etocod-P Tablet should be used with caution if you have diabetes (a condition of high sugar levels in your blood) or high blood cholesterol (fat) levels as it may further increase the risk of heart problems. Consult your doctor before taking this medicine.

Missed Dose

Try not to skip the scheduled dose of Etocod-P Tablet. If you miss a dose, take it as soon as you remember. If it is time for the next dose, skip the missed dose. Do not double the dose to make up for the missed one.

Overdose

Never take more than the prescribed dose of Etocod-P Tablet. Seek emergency medical attention in case of an overdose for further guidance.
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

N/A

Instructions

Avoid consumption of alcohol during treatment with Etocod-P Tablet as it may cause liver damage. Consult your doctor immediately if you experience any signs and symptoms of liver injury like fever, rash, nausea, vomiting, fatigue, dark urine, jaundice, etc.
Interaction with Medicine

Carbamazepine

Lithium

Phenytoin

Ramipril

Warfarin

Ethinyl Estradiol

Sodium Nitrite

Prilocaine

Disease interactions

Liver impairment

Etocod-P Tablet should be used with caution if you have liver problems as it may further increase the risk of liver damage. Your doctor may suggest tests to closely monitor your liver function while taking this medicine.

Fluid Retention and oedema

Etocod-P Tablet may cause fluid retention (abnormal build-up of fluid in the body) that may lead to swelling of the legs and feet. Etocod-P Tablet should be used with caution in such conditions as it may further increase the risk of heart problems. Keep a regular check of your blood pressure and heart function while taking this medicine.

Heart Disease

Avoid prolonged use of Etocod-P Tablet as it is known to increase the risk of heart attack and stroke if you have heart diseases.

Kidney impairment

Etocod-P Tablet should be used with caution if you have kidney problems as this medicine may further damage your kidneys. Your doctor may suggest tests to monitor your kidney function while taking this medicine.
Food interactions
Information not available.
Lab interactions

5-HIAA Urine Test

Etocod-P Tablet can interfere with the urine test and give a false-positive result. Hence, inform your doctor and/or lab technician about the use of this medicine before the test is performed.
Take Etocod-P Tablet as instructed by your doctor. Avoid taking more than the recommended dose or for a longer duration. Avoid consumption of alcohol while taking this medicine as it may increase the risk of liver damage. Inform your doctor if you are taking any other paracetamol-containing medicine.
Miscelleneous

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

To be taken as instructed by doctor

May cause sleepiness

How it works
Etocod-P Tablet is a combination of Etoricoxib and Paracetamol. Paracetamol and Etoricoxib work by preventing the formation of certain substances in your body that cause pain and swelling. Thus, this medicine provides relief from pain and makes you feel better.
Legal Status

Unknown

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Classification

Category

Nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory agents, Analgesic antipyretic combinations

Schedule

Schedule H

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