INFORMATION ABOUT ESGICOX-90 TABLETS
Etoricoxib Tablets are used for painful inflammatory conditions.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 tablets 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. It actually works by improving the quality of life in patients with arthritis or osteoarthritis, control symptoms and inflammation, prevents progressive structural damage and normalizes structure and social participation of patients.NSAIDs like etoricoxib have a special role in the treatment of GOUT. It is used not only during but laos between acute attacks during uric acid lowering treatment in order to prevent gout attacks.