Bixori P 2018-06-04T10:37:28+00:00

Bixori-P  tablet contains etoricoxib and paracetamol. It is a selective COX-2 inhibitor. Cyclo-oxgenase-2 inhibitor plays a major role in joint inflammation and pain. Etoricoxib produces its pharmacological action by inhibiting COX-2. It also possesses anti-arthritic property. Paracetamol is analgesic and anti-pyretic drug which produces anti-inflammatory action by inhibiting COX-2.

  • Headache
  • Muscle ache
  • Arthritis
  • Backache
  • Toothache
  • Fever
  • Rheumatoid arthritis
  • Gout and osteoarthritis

Once daily

Etoricoxib

It is a non steroidal anti-inflammatory drug which produces its pharmacological action by inhibiting the isoform 2 of cyclo-oxgenase which is involved in inflammatory process. It inhibits prostaglandin generation from arachidonic acid.

Paracetamol

It is a amino-phenol derivative which produces anti-inflammatory  action by inhibiting the production of prostaglandins.

Etoricoxib

Absorption

After oral administration the drug is 100% absorbed in the body

Distribution

About 90% of the drug is bound to plasma protein. The metabolism of the drug is through liver by CYP3A4.

Excretion

The drug is excreted through urine and feces

Paracetamol

Absorption

It has rapid and complete absorption

Distribution

The protein binding of the drug is about 25%, it undergoes glucuronidation in liver.

Excretion

About 80% of acetaminophen is excreted in the urine after conjugation and about 3% of the drug is excreted unchanged.

  • Hypersensitivity to non steroidal anti-inflammatory drug
  • Peptic ulcer
  • Inflammatory bowel disease
  • Severe congestive heart failure
  • Pregnant patients
  • Patients with allergic disorders
  • Renal impairment
  • Cardiac diseases
  • Hepatic impairment
  • In geriatrics patients