INFORMATION ABOUT ESGICOX-P TABLETS
Etoricoxib Paracetamol Tablets
Etoricoxib Paracetamol Tablets are used for moderate pain and inflammation.They also provide relief from swelling of joints associated with different forms of gout and arthritis.
- Pain and inflammation.
- Rhuematoid Osteoarthritis.
- Chronic low back pain.
- Ankylosing spondylitis.
Etoricoxib comes under the category of non steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs(NSAIDs). They provide relief from pain and swelling in conditions like osteoarthritis,rheumatoid osteoarthritis, and ankylosing spondylitis and can be used for shorter periods of time in GOUT. Etoricoxib works by blocking the effect of a natural chemical called as COX2(cyclo-oxygenase) that make other chemicals called as prostaglandins . Prostaglandins produced at the site of injury can cause pain and inflammation . Therefore by blocking COX-2, etoricoxib actually eases the pain. Etoricoxib is actually better than other analgesics that are commonly used as it provides four times more pain relief.
Paracetamol has analgesic and anti-pyretic action. It is used to provide relief from mild to moderate pain and also reduces fever.It is well absorbed in gastro intestinal tract and distributed throughout the body's fluids in a homogeneous way. To conclude with, it reduces fever and mild to moderate pain. But paracetamol if taken in high doage and for prolonged amount of time can lead to liver damage. It is often recommended as the first line of treatment for pain as it is safe and also the side effects are rare. Paracetamol relieves pain in arthritis but has no effect on swelling and inflammation.