Etoxib

Etoxib Dosage/Direction for Use

etoricoxib

Manufacturer:

Micro Labs

Distributor:

Atlanta Medicare

Marketer:

Atlanta Medicare
Full Prescribing Info
Dosage/Direction for Use
RECOMMENDED DOSE: Pain and inflammation in osteoarthritis: By mouth: Child 16-17 years: 30 mg once daily, increased if necessary to 60 mg once daily.
Adult: 30 mg once daily, increased if necessary to 60 mg once daily.
Pain and inflammation in rheumatoid arthritis, Ankylosing spondylitis: By mouth: Child 16-17 years: 60 mg once daily, increased if necessary to 90 mg once daily.
Adult: 60 mg once daily, increased if necessary to 90 mg once daily.
Acute gout: By mouth: Child 16-17 years: 120 mg once daily for maximum 8 days.
Adult: 120 mg once daily for maximum 8 days.
Administration in hepatic impairment: The maximum oral dose of etoricoxib in patients with mild hepatic impairment (Child-Pugh score of 5 to 6), regardless of indication, is 60 mg once daily; those with moderate impairment (Child-Pugh 7 to 9) should be given a maximum of 60 mg every other day or 30 mg once daily. Etoricoxib should not be given to patients with severe hepatic impairment (Child-Pugh 10 or more).
Musculoskeletal and joint disorders: The selective cyclooxygenase-2 (COX-2) inhibitor etoricoxib is used in the treatment of the musculoskeletal disorders, osteoarthritis and rheumatoid arthritis.
Etoricoxib is also used in gouty arthritis and has been tried in the treatment of ankylosing spondylitis.
MODE OF ADMINISTRATION: Orally, once a day.
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