Journal of Pharmacology and Pharmacotherapeutics

CASE REPORT
Year
: 2015  |  Volume : 6  |  Issue : 4  |  Page : 231--232

Etoricoxib- induced pleural effusion: A case for rational use of analgesics


Nisahan Balasingam, Kumanan Thirunavukarasu, Gowry Selvaratnam 
 Department of Medicine, University Medical Unit, Teaching Hospital Jaffna, Jaffna, Sri Lanka

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Nisahan Balasingam
Department of Medicine, University Medical Unit, Teaching Hospital Jaffna, 51/4, Potpathy Road, Kokuvil East, Jaffna
Sri Lanka

Pleural effusion caused by drug is an uncommon event in clinical practice. Etoricoxib induced pleural effusion is an extremely rare. We describe a patient with pleural effusion as an adverse drug reaction of etoricoxib.


How to cite this article:
Balasingam N, Thirunavukarasu K, Selvaratnam G. Etoricoxib- induced pleural effusion: A case for rational use of analgesics.J Pharmacol Pharmacother 2015;6:231-232


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Balasingam N, Thirunavukarasu K, Selvaratnam G. Etoricoxib- induced pleural effusion: A case for rational use of analgesics. J Pharmacol Pharmacother [serial online] 2015 [cited 2020 Sep 25 ];6:231-232
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