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etoricoxib (Arcoxia)

Advice

In the absence of a submission from the holder of the marketing authorisation:

etoricoxib (Arcoxia®) is not recommended for use within NHS Scotland.

Indication under review: Short-term treatment of moderate pain associated with dental surgery.

The holder of the marketing authorisation has not made a submission to SMC regarding this product in this indication. As a result we cannot recommend its use within NHSScotland.

Drug Details

Drug Name: etoricoxib (Arcoxia)
SMC Drug ID: 847/12
Manufacturer: Merck Sharp and Dohme Ltd
Indication: Short-term treatment of moderate pain associated with dental surgery.
BNF Category:
Sub Category: 10.1 Drugs used in rheumatic diseases and gout
Submission Type: Non submission
Status: Not Recommended
Date Advice Published: 14 January 2013

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