What is this drug used for?
- It is belongs to the nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory
Possible side effects
Etoricoxib may cause side effects. Tell your doctor if any of these symptoms are severe or do not go away:
- Nausea Or Vomiting
- Stomach Pain
- Stevens-Johnson Syndrome (Sjs)
What do I do if I miss a dose?
Take a missed dose as soon as you think about it. If it is close to the time for your next dose, skip the missed dose and go back to your normal time. Do not take 2 doses at the same time or extra doses. Do not change the dose or stop this drug. Talk with the doctor.
Not available in the US
Storage and Stability
Store below 30?C (86?F). Protect from moisture.
1% to 10%:
Cardiovascular: Edema, hypertension, palpitations
Central nervous system: Dizziness, fatigue, headache
Gastrointestinal: Abdominal pain, diarrhea, dyspepsia, flatulence, heartburn, nausea
Hepatic: ALT increased, AST increased
Neuromuscular & skeletal: Weakness
Miscellaneous: Alveolar osteitis, flu-like syndrome
<1%, postmarketing and/or case reports: Abnormal taste, anaphylactic/anaphylactoid reactions, anemia, angina pectoris, angioedema, anxiety, appetite increase/decrease, arrhythmia, atrial fibrillation, blurred vision, bronchospasm, BUN increased, cerebrovascular accident, chest pain, confusion, congestive heart failure, conjunctivitis, constipation, cough, CPK increased, depression, dyspnea, ECG changes, epistaxis, esophagitis, erythema, facial edema, fixed drug eruption, flushing, gastritis, gastroduodenal ulcer, gastroenteritis, gastroesophageal reflux, gastrointestinal bleeding, gastrointestinal perforation, hallucinations, hepatic failure, hepatitis, hyperkalemia, hypersensitivity reactions, hypertensive crisis, hypoesthesia, hyponatremia, insomnia, interstitial nephritis, jaundice, leukopenia, MI, muscle pain, muscle spasm, nephrotic syndrome, oral ulceration, pancreatitis, paresthesia, peptic ulcers, proteinuria, pruritus, rash, renal insufficiency (including renal failure), serum creatinine increased, shock, somnolence, Stevens-Johnson syndrome (SJS), tachycardia, taste abnormal, thrombocytopenia, tinnitus, toxic epidermal necrolysis (TEN), transient ischemic attack, upper respiratory infection, uric acid levels increased, urinary tract infection, urticaria, vasculitis, vertigo, vomiting, weight gain, xerostomia