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Etoricoxib and Thiocolchicoside Tablets

Brand Name: Tamsyde-E4

Composition: Thiocolchicoside 4mg + Etoricoxib 60mg Tablets

Packing: 10×10


Etoricoxib and Thiocolchicoside Tablets are used as an effective treatment for muscle spasms. Also, it helps in osteoarthritis, rheumatoid arthritis, gout, ankylosing spondylitis, low back, and acute pain. It is a combination medication that contains two effective drugs: Etoricoxib & Thiocolchicoside. Both these drugs have a different mechanism of action to treat the above conditions.

Mechanism of Action:-

Etoricoxib belongs to a family of drugs known as NSAIDs that functions by blocking the effect of a chemical messenger known as cyclo-oxygenase (COX) enzyme that makes other chemical prostaglandins. Through it, lesser PGs are produced. It helps reduce mild to moderate inflammation at the injured site. Thiocolchicoside targets the centers of the brain and spinal cord. It improves muscle movements and relieves muscle stiffness. Thereby helping alleviate pain due to muscle spasms.

Precautions for Etoricoxib and Thiocolchicoside Tablets

Take these tablets with or without food, as prescribed by the medic. Swallow this medication as a whole; do not chew, crush, or break this tablet. In addition, you should finish the full prescribed course even if you feel OK. Also, your healthcare provider will determine the dosage of this medicine, looking at your age, gender, tolerance, and medical condition. Therefore, you should take it in the dose and duration prescribed.

  1. Take Etoricoxib and Thiocolchicoside Tablets as prescribed by the doctor, in the dose and duration recommended. Neither takes it less nor more than directed.
  2. Evade driving vehicles, working on heights, or doing any activity that required speed of psychomotor reactions. This medicine may cause dizziness and fatigue or may affect your concentration ability.
  3. Do not consume alcohol during the treatment course with Thiocolchicoside and Etoricoxib Tablets. It may lead to excessive drowsiness.
  4. Monitor your blood pressure while taking this medicine regularly, specifically in the first two weeks after commencing the treatment course.
  5. Tell your doctor before taking Etoricoxib and Thiocolchicoside Tablets if you have a history of heart diseases, stomach ulcers, high blood pressure, liver or kidney disease.

So, take this medicine with the above-listed points in mind. Also, ensure the proper use of Etoricoxib and Thiocolchicoside Tablets by taking the official guidelines mentioned on the label into account.

Most Common Adverse Reactions

Like other medications, Thiocolchicoside & Etoricoxib Tablets also cause mild to moderate side effects. Those adverse reactions fade away once the treatment course is over. However, if you experience any symptoms persistently, you may need medical attention.

Adverse Reactions:-

  1. Diarrhea,
  2. Stomach pain,
  3. Indigestion,
  4. Flatulence,
  5. Swelling of hands, etc.

Note: The above is not the complete list of common side effects caused by this medicine.

Frequently Asked Questions

Q. What is the use of Etoricoxib and Thiocolchicoside Tablets?

A. Primarily, Etoricoxib and Thiocolchicoside Tablets are used in the treatment of muscle spasms. Additionally, it helps in osteoarthritis, rheumatoid arthritis, gout, ankylosing spondylitis, low back, and acute pain.

Q. Is Etoricoxib & Thiocolchicoside a painkiller?

A. This combination of medicine helps relieve pain caused by muscle spasms.

Q. Should you stop using this medicine if you feel OK?

A. Do not stop the treatment course abruptly. This medicine may make you feel better quickly. However, you should continue taking this medicine for the prescribed duration.

Q. What are the side effects of this medicine?

A. This medicine causes some mild to moderate side effects, such as Diarrhea, Stomach pain, Indigestion, Flatulence, Swelling of hands, etc.

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