ARCOXIA table. 120 mg. 7 tablets
ARCOXIA table. 120 mg. 7 tablets
ARCOXIA WHAT IS AND WHAT IT IS USED FOR?
ARCOXIA is NSAID. It is product of the NSAIDs and belongs to the so-called "COX-2" selective COX-2 inhibitors. Cyclo-oxygenase is an enzyme responsible for the production of prostaglandins. These natural chemicals in the body that are the basis for inflammation and pain. Production of prostaglandins by the enzyme COX-2 is increased in certain diseases, such as arthritis.
Taking other medicines
Please tell your doctor or pharmacist if you are taking or have recently taken any other medicines, including medicines obtained without a prescription.
Especially if you are taking any of these medicines, your doctor will ask for a strict monitoring to ensure that the action of these drugs is effective after you start taking ARCOXIA:
Anticoagulant drugs (anticoagulants) katoWarfarin
Rifampicin (an antibiotic)
Methotrexate (a medicine used to suppress the immune system and is often used to treat rheumatoid arthritis)
Medicines used to treat high blood pressure and heart failure called ACE inhibitors and angiotensin receptor blockers, such as enalapril and ramipril and losartan and valsartan
Lithium (medicine used to treat some types of depression) diuretics (water resources)
Cyclosporin or Tasgolimus (drugs used to suppress the immune system)
Digoxin (a medicine used to treat heart failure and arrhythmia absolute)
Minoxidil (medicine that is used in high blood pressure)
Sulbutamol - tablets or oral solution (medicine used for asthma)
Birth control pills.
Hormone Replacement Therapy
Aspirin, the risk of stomach ulcers is greater if you take aspirin ARCOXIA
ARCOXIA can be taken with low-dose aspirin (acetylsalicylic acid). If you are taking low-dose aspirin (acetylsalicylic acid) in preventing heart attack and stroke should not stop taking it until you talk to your doctor.
You should not take anti-inflammatory drugs or aspirin (acetylsalicylic acid) at high doses with ARCOXIA.
Pregnancy and lactation
ARCOXIA tablets should not be taken during pregnancy. If you are certainly
are pregnant or think you may be, and if pregnant, do not take
these tablets. If you become pregnant during treatment, stop taking the tablets and
Consult with your personal lekar.posavetvayte with your doctor before taking it to be
Do not know if ARCOXIA is excreted in human milk.
If you take ARCOXIA should not breastfeed.
If you are breastfeeding or plan to breastfeed, talk to your doctor before being treated with
Driving and operating machinery
Some patients who have been treated with ARCOXIA reported dizziness and drowsiness. Do not drive or operate machinery if you experience dizziness or drowsiness.
Important information about some of the ingredients of ARCOXIA
ARCOXIA contains lactose. If you know your doctor that you have intolerance to some sugars, consult your doctor before taking this medicine.
HOW TO TAKE ARCOXIA
Always take ARCOXIA exactly as your doctor has told you. If you're not sure, ask your doctor or pharmacist.
ARCOXIA tablets should not be taken by children or adolescents under 16 years. Take ARCOXIA tablets orally once daily.
ARCOXIA can be taken on an empty stomach or with food.
Do not exceed the recommended dose to treat your disease. Your doctor will discuss your treatment. It is important to use the lowest dose that controls your pain and you should not take ARCOXIA for longer than necessary. This is because the risk of heart attack or stroke, which may increase after prolonged treatment, especially with high doses.
The recommended dose is 30 mg once daily, increased to a maximum 60td once daily.
The recommended dose is 90 mg once a day.
The recommended dose is 120 mg once a day and should be used only during the
attack, the treatment is limited to a maximum of 8 days.
The recommended dose is 90 mg once daily
People with liver problems
If you have mild liver disease should not take more than 60 mg daily.
If you have moderate liver disease should not take more than 60 mg every other day
VA or mg per day.
If you take more ARCOXIA
You should never take more tablets than prescribed by your doctor. If you take too many tablets ARCOXIA should immediately seek medical attention.
If you forget to take ARCOXIA
It is important to take ARCOXIA as prescribed by your doctor. Do not take a double dose to make up for a forgotten tablet. Restore the usual treatment regimen the next day.
If you have any further questions on the use of this product, ask your doctor or pharmacist.
POSSIBLE SIDE EFFECTS
Like all medicines, ARCOXIA can cause side effects, although not everybody gets them ..
If you notice any of these signs you should stop taking ARCOXIA and inform your doctor:
Shortness of breath, chest pain, or swelling of the ankles or if they get worse, yellowing of skin and eyes (jaundice) - these are signs of liver problems.
Strong and persistent stomach pain or black stool.
Allergic reaction - which can include skin problems such as ulcers or blisters, or swelling
face, lips, tongue or throat which may cause difficulty in breathing.
During treatment with ARCOXIA may occur following side effects:
Common (more than 1 in 1000 and less than 1 in 10 people)
Weakness and fatigue, dizziness, flu-popodobno disease, diarrhea, flatulence, indigestion (dyspepsia), discomfort or pain in the stomach, burning sensation (heartburn), changes in blood tests of the liver, nausea, headache, swelling of legs and / or feet due to fluid retention (edema) and high blood pressure, palpitations, bruising.
Uncommon (more than 1 in 1000 and less than 1 in 100 people)
Swelling of the stomach or intestines, chest pain, heart failure, heart attack,
stroke, mini-stroke (transient ischemic attack), abnormal heart rhythm (atrial fibrillation), infection of the upper respiratory tract, high levels of potassium in the blood, changes in blood or urine tests relating to the kidney, changes in bowel habits including constipation,
dry mouth, mouth ulcers, taste, gastroenteritis, gastritis, gastric ulcer, being sick (vomiting), irritable bowel syndrome, inflammation of the esophagus, blurred vision, eye irritation and redness, nose bleeds, ringing in the ears, dizziness, increased or decreased appetite, weight gain, muscle cramps / spasms, muscle pain / stiffness, sleep disturbance, drowsiness, tingling or numbness, anxiety, depression, decreased mental capacity, shortness of breath, cough, swelling of the face, flushing face, skin rash or itching, urinary tract infection.
Rare (more than 1 in 10,000 and less than 1 in 1000 people)
Low blood sodium levels
Allergic reactions (which may be serious enough to require immediate medical attention) including hives, swelling of the face, lips, tongue and / or throat that may cause difficulty in breathing or swallowing, wheezing or shortness of breath (bronchospasm) severe skin reactions, inflammation of the stomach lining or stomach ulcers that can be complications and bleeding, problems with liver, severe kidney problems, severe increase in blood pressure, confusion, seeing, hearing or feeling things that are not there (hallucinations). If any of the side effects gets serious, or you notice other effects not listed in this leaflet, please tell your doctor or pharmacist.
HOW TO STORE ARCOXIA
Keep out of reach of children.
ARCOXIA Do not use after the expiry date stated on the pack. The expiry date
the last day of that month.
Bottles: Keep the container tightly closed to protect from moisture.
Blisters: Store in the original package to protect from moisture.
Medicines should not be disposed of via wastewater or household waste. Ask your pharmacist how to dispose of medicines no longer required.
These measures will help to protect the environment.
The active substance is etoricoxib. Each tablet contains 120 mg eterokoksib.
The other ingredients are:
Tablet core: calcium hydrogen phosphate (anhydrous), croscarmellose sodium, magnesium stearate, microcrystalline cellulose.
Tablet coating: carnauba wax, lactose monohydrate, hypromellose, titanium dioxide (E171), triacetin.
30.60 tablets and 120 mg also contain also iron oxide yellow (E172) and indigo carmine (E132).
ARCOXIA looks like and contents of pack
ARCOXIA tablet is 120 mg of pale green, apple-shaped, biconvex film-coated tablet with ARCOXIA 120 on one side.
Aluminium blisters in a cardboard box. Pack sizes: 7 tablets.