Tablets "Arcoxia": instructions for use
Features pharmacological action and composition of the drug
The drug "Arcoxia" instructions for use is defined as an anti-inflammatory agent of non-steroidal origin, which has a pronounced analgesic and antipyretic effect. In addition, this drug prevents the formation of prostaglandins and reduces the severity of painful symptoms associated with the inflammatory course of the disease. As the active active ingredient, Arcoxia tablets contain sixty milligrams of etoricoxib, microcrystalline cellulose, calcium hydrogen phosphate, croscarmellose and magnesium stearate as excipients. The preparation is produced in the form of green biconvex capsules.
The list of indications for prescribing the drug
The medicine "Arcoxia" recommends using the instructions for use for the symptomatic treatment of diseases such as osteoarthritis - joint damage, and ankylosing spondylitis - a disease of the spine.Also effective will be its use in order to get rid of inflammatory symptoms and pain associated with rheumatoid arthritis and acute gouty arthritis.
Dosage and method of use of the drug
Take the capsule "Arcoxia" instructions for use recommends the whole (without chewing), drinking water. With joint damage, the optimal dosage is about sixty milligrams once a day, with spondylitis and rheumatoid arthritis ninety milligrams, and with gouty arthritis one hundred twenty milligrams. In the latter case, taking the Arcoxia medication is recommended by the instructions for use for no more than eight consecutive days. Ideally, it is necessary to use the minimum dose of the drug for the shortest possible time.
List of contraindications to the use of the drug
The main contraindications to the appointment of this tool are increased individual sensitivity to auxiliary and active substances of the drug, ulcerative lesions of the stomach, intestinal bleeding, cerebrovascular bleeding, ulcerative colitis, bronchial asthma, Crohn's disease, recurrent polyposis of the nose, heart failure, renal and hepatic insufficiency, and hypercalimia.In addition, the drug Arcoxia is not recommended for use in the presence of hemophilia, cerebrovascular diseases, coronary disease and arterial hypertension. Pregnant women and patients under the age of sixteen should also not use this anti-inflammatory drug.
Major adverse reactions
While taking Arcoxia pills, such reactions as nausea, flatulence, belching, dyspepsia, diarrhea, constipation, abdominal distension, dizziness, headache, anxiety, increased pressure, general weakness, gastritis and esophagitis are often noted.