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Arcoxia (etoricoxib) is a COX-2 selective inhibitor (approx. 106.0 times more selective for COX-2 inhibition over COX-1) from Merck & Co. Doses are 60, 90 mg/day for chronic pain and 120 mg/day for acute pain. Currently it is approved in more than 60 countries worldwide but not in the US, where the Food and Drug Admini... more at Wikipedia

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Overall, 100% (13 Members) find Arcoxia helpful

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Edema swelling of legs
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Works wonders!
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Very good for controlling my pain. No side effects so far. I only take it when I'm in a lot of pain.
I am trying to get through this horrible time in my life without taking steroids.
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If i take it 1st thing in a morning it seems to kick in around an hour later,so i seem able to do my day to dy things after lunch.
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it is supposed to help reduce pain and inflamation, but to be honest, I am on so many meds I don't know which one works more than the other.
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  1. Discussion: Young and have so much pain
    I'm in pain all the time.Arcoxia, which is banned in the US, used to help me.Now I intend to take tramadol (also called ultram or conzip), which is a... [More]
  2. Discussion: Anyone on Arthrotec?
    Arcoxia is not approved by the FDA in the USA, because of hearth and stroke. It is marketed outside the USA. I have low tolerance to medicines, and ... [More]
  3. Advice: What help should I be asking for?
    i need hip replacement and the doctor says I'm too young, I'm 66.The walking stick helps, but being "young" I started using it with great re... [More]
  4. Discussion: Medications
    I take the NSAID Arcoxia which ( like Celebrex)is also a COX-2 inhibitor and doesn't harm the stomach as much as the other NSAIDs do.Meloxicam is con... [More]
  5. Discussion: Inflammation Anyone?
    Hi I am taking arcoxia ones daily and with same vitamins seems to take me throw half of the day Hope that will help somehow Milobara [More]