the package insert of the medicine Exxiv. Therapeutic class of the Anti-inflammatory non-steroidal. Active principles Etoricoxib.
Is indicated for pain, swelling and inflammation in the joints and muscles, in the treatment of osteoarthritis, rheumatoid arthritis, ankylosing spondylitis and gout, in adults and adolescents over 16 years of age. Exxiv can also be used in the treatment of the pain associated with dental surgery.
How to use?
Osteoarthritis: the recommended dose of Exxiv for adults and adolescents over 16 years of age is 30 mg, 1 tablet of Exxiv 30 mg per day. If necessary, the dose of Exxiv can be increased up to a maximum of 60 mg per day, according to medical indication.
rheumatoid Arthritis and Ankylosing spondylitis: the recommended dose of Exxiv for adults and adolescents over 16 years of age is 90 mg, 1 tablet of Exxiv 90 mg per day, never exceeding 90 mg per day.
Gout: the recommended dose of Exxiv for adults and adolescents over 16 years of age is 120 mg, 1 tablet of Exxiv 120 mg, per day, for a maximum period of 8 days.
Pain post-operative in the dental surgery: the recommended dose of Exxiv for adults and adolescents over 16 years of age is 90 mg, 1 tablet of Exxiv 90 mg, per day, for a maximum period of 3 days.
you Should swallow the tablets Exxiv without breaking or chewing, and with a glass of water.
What are the evils that can cause me?
Some of the side effects of Exxiv include shortness of breath, chest pains, swelling in the ankles, legs, or feet, eyes and skin yellow, abdominal pain or presistente or stool black, ulcers, blisters or swelling of your face, lips, tongue, or throat, weakness and fatigue, dizziness, headache, flu symptoms, diarrhea, intestinal gas, nausea, bad digestion, pain or discomfort in the stomach, heartburn, changes in the results of the analyses of the blood, high blood pressure, palpitations, bruising, and inflammation of the alveolus.
When should I not use?
Exxiv is contraindicated for women who are pregnant, thinking of becoming pregnant or breast-feeding, children and adolescents under 16 years of age, for patients with stomach ulcer, bleeding in the stomach or intestines, patients with severe diseases in the liver, kidneys, intestines or heart, high blood pressure or cerebrovascular disease and to patients with allergy to Etoricoxib, other components of the formula or to other anti-inflammatory medications non-steroidal, such as aspirin or other inhibitors of cycle-oxygenase-2.
How it works?
Is a medicine anti-inflammatory non-steroid, which belongs to the group of selective inhibitors of cyclo-oxygenase-2, also known as COX-2.
The cycle-oxygenase-2 is an enzyme that is responsible for the production of prostaglandins, responsible for the symptoms of pain, inflammation and fever. Thus, the inhibition of cycle-oxygenase-2, made by Exxiv, will decrease the amount of prostaglandins, and, consequently, to relieve the pain, inflammation and fever.
Warnings and Precautions
what should I know before using?
Before you use Exxiv, you should talk with your doctor if you have more than 65 years, have intolerancia some sugar, a history of ulcers or bleeding in the stomach, is dehydrated and vomiting or diarrhea, has a history of heart disease, high blood pressure, or mild disease or moderate liver or in the kidneys, is to treat any infection, or if you have swelling due to fluid retention, diabetes, high cholesterol, or if it is smoking.
During treatment, you should be especially careful when driving vehicles or machines, once Exxiv may cause dizziness or drowsiness.
The treatment should never be stopped without the knowledge of your doctor and the schedules, doses and duration of treatment must be respected.
what to do if someone use a larger amount than is recommended?
In the case of taking excessive, you should go to the nearest hospital, taking the packaging or package insert for the drug.