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Relieving Swelling of Joints Associated with Gout & Arthritis

Etoricoxib gives relief from pain & inflammation. It also provides relief from swelling of joints associated with different types of gout and arthritis. Etoricoxib is a new COX-2 selective inhibitor. It is approved in 80 countries worldwide.

How  Etoricoxib (Arcoxia) Work?

As stated above it is a selective COX-2 inhibitor. It belongs to the class of drugs of painkilers called as non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs. (NSAIDs) – (cox-2) cyclooxygenase 2   is responsible to reduce mediators of pain and inflammation. It inhibits Prostaglandin synthesis. It blocks only COX-2 and not COX-1 like other NSAIDs drugs. COX-1 is responsible for protecting the stomach.

What is Etoricoxib (Arcoxia) used for?

Benefits of this drug is as discussed below,

  1. Reduces swelling
  2. Relieves stiffness in joints allowing to do normal activities
  3. It also treats patients suffering from swelling due to;
  • Osteoarthritis
  • Rheumatoid arthritis
  • Ankylosing spondylitis
  • Gout
  • Relief from chronic musculoskeletal pain
  • The risk of developing ulcers on Etoricoxib is lower than with NSAIDs
  • Your doctor may prescribe it for other reason not listed in medication guide

How to take Etoricoxib (Arcoxia)?


  1. Osteoarthritis and chronic musculoskeletal pain – 60 mg onetime day.
  2. Rheumatoid arthritis & ankylosing spondylitis – 90 mg one time a day.
  3. Relief of gout attack is 120 mg/day.

These tabs are oral tablets available in the strength of 120 mg. you must take this drug only for the period of pain. Swallow it with a glass of water. You can take it with or without food.

What are the precautions in taking Etoricoxib (Arcoxia)?

It is important to take precaution under certain conditions.

  1. If you have heart disease doctor may prescribe you a lower close for short period.
  2. It is less common to experience below condition. But if you have these conditions contact your doctor and stop taking Etoricoxib.
  • Breathing difficulties such as wheeze or breathless
  • Any sign of allergic reactions like swelling near your mouth, face
  • Severe itchy skin rashes
  • If you pass blood or black stools, blood in vomit, or severe tummy pains
  • Take the medicine at the same time every day
  • Avoid use of the drug in patients with peptic ulcers, severe heart disease, stroke, and hypersensitivity
  1. These drugs may be harmful in pregnancy.
  2. Drink adequate fluid to avoid dehydration.
  3. Monitor blood pressure at regular intervals while taking this medication.

Cost of Etoricoxib (Arcoxia) [Generic and Brand]

Generic Etoricoxib is much cheaper as compared to brand Arcoxia. The prices differ due to the Brand name of the company packing and pricing. The price of generic medicine decreases due to the Bulk source and other cost-saving measure taken by us. But their effects remains the same as the brand ones.

Generic Etoricoxib 120 mg tablet is $ 0.8 per unit .while the cost of Arcoxia 120 mg tablet is $ 2.68 per unit. You can see the vast difference in the cost. So buy cheap Generic drugs which give equal satisfaction to brand drugs.