COVID-19 SERVICE UPDATE – JANUARY 2021

HAPPY NEW YEAR AND ALL THE BEST IN 2021


Shipping Update

We are now seeing improvements in our shipping times. However, things are not yet back to normal and there are still some delays occurring.

Our normal shipping time averages 1 - 2 weeks. Shipments may potentially take an additional 2 – 4 weeks to arrive, depending on the source country of your order. Shipments from the United Kingdom and Canada are generally quicker than from other countries.

Please note that these times are averages and individual shipping times will vary. We highly recommend that you place your order at least 2 – 4 weeks or more ahead of your normal reorder time to avoid running out of your medication.

These delays are temporary, and we thank the shipping and delivery personnel who are working hard for all of us during this global crisis.

Please Note: We have resumed our normal 30-Day Shipping Guarantee. We will provide updates as the situation changes.

Call Center

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If you are experiencing increased hold times or are calling outside of these hours, please leave us a message or send us an email and we will get back to you as soon as we can. Due to increased demand on telephone networks worldwide, you may experience some intermittent connection problems. If this happens our agents will call you back.

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If you have any questions about any changes in our service please do not hesitate to contact us. Our staff are working tirelessly to ensure the timely fulfillment and delivery of all orders. The health and safety of our customers and staff is our highest priority and we remain committed to providing service at the highest level.

We appreciate your business and thank you for your continued support.


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Arcoxia
(Etoricoxib)

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Arcoxia 30mg
Arcoxia 30mg

Etoricoxib

Manufactured by Merck Sharp & Dohme Ltd

Product of United Kingdom

Dispensed by a licensed pharmacy in the United Kingdom

Prescription Required

Parallel Import

Arcoxia 60mg
Arcoxia 60mg

Etoricoxib

Manufactured by Merck Sharp & Dohme Ltd

Product of United Kingdom

Dispensed by a licensed pharmacy in the United Kingdom

Currently Unavailable.
Arcoxia 90mg
Arcoxia 90mg

Etoricoxib

Manufactured by Merck Sharp & Dohme Ltd

Product of United Kingdom

Dispensed by a licensed pharmacy in the United Kingdom

Prescription Required

Parallel Import

Arcoxia 120mg
Arcoxia 120mg

Etoricoxib

Manufactured by Merck Sharp & Dohme Ltd

Product of United Kingdom

Dispensed by a licensed pharmacy in the United Kingdom

Prescription Required

Parallel Import

Generic Choices

Etoricoxib 30mg
Etoricoxib 30mg

Generic Equivalent of Arcoxia 30mg

Manufactured by Various UK Generic Manufacturers (MHRA Approved)

Product of United Kingdom

Dispensed by a licensed pharmacy in the United Kingdom

Prescription Required

Etoricoxib 60mg
Etoricoxib 60mg

Generic Equivalent of Arcoxia 60mg

Manufactured by Various UK Generic Manufacturers (MHRA Approved)

Product of United Kingdom

Dispensed by a licensed pharmacy in the United Kingdom

Prescription Required

Etoricoxib 90mg
Etoricoxib 90mg

Generic Equivalent of Arcoxia 90mg

Manufactured by Various UK Generic Manufacturers (MHRA Approved)

Product of United Kingdom

Dispensed by a licensed pharmacy in the United Kingdom

Prescription Required

Etoricoxib 120mg
Etoricoxib 120mg

Generic Equivalent of Arcoxia 120mg

Manufactured by Various UK Generic Manufacturers (MHRA Approved)

Product of United Kingdom

Dispensed by a licensed pharmacy in the United Kingdom

Prescription Required

What Arcoxia is and what it is used for

What is ARCOXIA?
• ARCOXIA contains the active substance etoricoxib. ARCOXIA is one of a group of medicines called selective COX-2 inhibitors. These belong to a family of medicines called non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs).What is ARCOXIA used for?
• ARCOXIA helps to reduce the pain and swelling (inflammation) in the joints and muscles of people 16 years of age and older with osteoarthritis, rheumatoid arthritis, ankylosing spondylitis and gout.
• ARCOXIA is also used for the short term treatment of moderate pain after dental surgery in people 16 years of age and older. What is osteoarthritis? Osteoarthritis is a disease of the joints. It results from the gradual breakdown of cartilage that cushions the ends of the bones. This causes swelling (inflammation), pain, tenderness, stiffness and disability. What is rheumatoid arthritis? Rheumatoid arthritis is a long term inflammatory disease of the joints. It causes pain, stiffness, swelling, and increasing loss of movement in the joints it affects. It may also cause inflammation in other areas of the body. What is gout? Gout is a disease of sudden, recurring attacks of very painful inflammation and redness in the joints. It is caused by deposits of mineral crystals in the joint.

How to take Arcoxia

Always take this medicine exactly as your doctor has told you. You should check with your doctor or pharmacist if you are not sure. Do not take more than the recommended dose for your condition. Your doctor will want to discuss your treatment from time to time. It is important that you use the lowest dose that controls your pain and you should not take ARCOXIA for longer than necessary. This is because the risk of heart attacks and strokes might increase after prolonged treatment, especially with high doses. There are different strengths available for this medicinal product and depending on your disease your doctor will prescribe the tablet strength that is appropriate for you. The recommended dose is: Osteoarthritis The recommended dose is 30 mg once a day, increase to a maximum of 60 mg once a day if needed. Rheumatoid arthritis The recommended dose is 60 mg once a day, increased to a maximum of 90 mg once a day if needed. Ankylosing spondylitis The recommended dose is 60 mg once a day, increased to a maximum of 90 mg once a day if needed. Acute pain conditions Etoricoxib should be used only for the acute painful period. Gout The recommended dose is 120 mg once a day which should only be used for the acute painful period, limited to a maximum of 8 days treatment. Postoperative dental surgery pain The recommended dose is 90 mg once daily, limited to a maximum of 3 days treatment. People with liver problems
• If you have mild liver disease, you should not take more than 60 mg a day.
• If you have moderate liver disease, you should not take more than 30 mg a day. Use in children and adolescents ARCOXIA tablets should not be taken by children or adolescents under 16 years of age. Elderly No dose adjustment is necessary for elderly patients. As with other medicines, caution should be exercised in elderly patients. Method of administration ARCOXIA is for oral use. Take the tablets once a day. ARCOXIA can be taken with or without food. If you take more ARCOXIA than you should You should never take more tablets than the doctor recommends. If you do take too many ARCOXIA tablets, you should seek medical attention immediately. If you forget to take ARCOXIA It is important to take ARCOXIA as your doctor has prescribed. If you miss a dose, just resume your usual schedule the following day. Do not take a double dose to make up for the forgotten tablet. If you have any further questions on the use of this medicine, ask your doctor or pharmacist.

Possible side effects

Like all medicines, this medicine can cause side effects, although not everybody gets them. If you develop any of these signs you should stop ARCOXIA and talk to your doctor immediately (see What you need to know before you take ARCOXIA section 2):
• shortness of breath, chest pains, or ankle swelling appear or if they get worse
• yellowing of the skin and eyes (jaundice) – these are signs of liver problems
• severe or continual stomach pain or your stools become black
• an allergic reaction
•which can include skin problems such as ulcers or blistering, or swelling of the face, lips, tongue, or throat which may cause difficulty in breathing The frequency of possible side effects listed below is defined using the following convention:

Very common (affects more than 1 user in 10)

Common (affects 1 to 10 users in 100)

Uncommon (affects 1 to 10 users in 1,000)

Rare (affects 1 to 10 users in 10,000)

Very rare (affects less than 1 user in 10,000).

The following side effects can occur during treatment with ARCOXIA: Very

Common:
• stomach pain

Common:
• dry socket (inflammation and pain after a tooth extraction)
• swelling of the legs and/or feet due to fluid retention (oedema)
• dizziness, headache
• palpitations (fast or irregular heartbeat), irregular heart rhythm (arrhythmia)
• increased blood pressure
• wheezing or shortness of breath (bronchospasms)
• constipation, wind (excessive gas), gastritis (inflammation of the lining of the stomach), heartburn, diarrhoea, indigestion (dyspepsia)/stomach discomfort, nausea, being sick (vomiting), inflammation of the oesophagus, mouth ulcers
• changes in blood tests related to your liver
• bruising
• weakness and fatigue, flu-like illness

Uncommon:
• gastroenteritis (inflammation of the gastrointestinal tract that involves both the stomach and small intestine/stomach flu), upper respiratory infection, urinary tract infection
• changes in laboratory values (decreased number of red blood cells, decreased number of white blood cells, platelets decreased)
• hypersensitivity (an allergic reaction including hives which may be serious enough to require immediate medical attention)
• appetite increases or decreases, weight gain
• anxiety, depression, decreases in mental sharpness; seeing, feeling or hearing things that are not there (hallucinations)
• taste alteration, inability to sleep, numbness or tingling, sleepiness
• blurred vision, eye irritation and redness
• ringing in the ears, vertigo (sensation of spinning while remaining still)
• abnormal heart rhythm (atrial fibrillation), fast heart rate, heart failure, feeling of tightness, pressure or heaviness in the chest (angina pectoris), heart attack
• flushing, stroke, mini-stroke (transient ischaemic attack), severe increase in blood pressure, inflammation of the blood vessels
• cough, breathlessness, nose bleed
• stomach or bowel bloating, changes in your bowel habits, dry mouth, stomach ulcer, inflammation of the stomach lining that can become serious and may lead to bleeding, irritable bowel syndrome, inflammation of the pancreas
• swelling of the face, skin rash or itchy skin, redness of the skin
• muscle cramp/spasm, muscle pain/stiffness
• high levels of potassium in your blood, changes in blood or urine tests relating to your kidney, serious kidney problems
• chest pain

Rare:
• angioedema (an allergic reaction with swelling of the face, lips, tongue and/or throat which may cause difficulty in breathing or swallowing, which may be serious enough to require immediate medical attention)/anaphylactic/anaphylactoid reactions including shock (a serious allergic reaction that requires immediate medical attention)
• confusion, restlessness
• liver problems (hepatitis)
• low blood levels of sodium
• liver failure, yellowing of the skin and/or eyes (jaundice)
• severe skin reactions

Reporting of side effects If you get any side effects, talk to your doctor or pharmacist. This includes any possible side effects not listed in this leaflet. You can also report side effects directly (see details below). By reporting side effects, you can help provide more information on the safety of this medicine. Ireland: HPRA Pharmacovigilance, Earlsfort Terrace, IRL
•Dublin 2, Tel: +353 1 6764971, Fax: +353 1 6762517, Website: www.hpra.ie, e-mail: [email protected] United Kingdom: Yellow Card Scheme at: www.mhra.gov.uk/yellowcard or search for MHRA Yellow Card in the Google Play or Apple App Store.

How to Store Arcoxia

Keep this medicine out of the sight and reach of children. Do not use this medicine after the expiry date which is stated on the carton. The expiry date refers to the last day of that month. Bottles: Keep the container tightly closed in order to protect from moisture. Blisters: Store in the original package in order to protect from moisture. Do not throw away any medicines via wastewater or household waste. Ask your pharmacist how to throw away medicines you no longer use. These measures will help protect the environment.

Fast Shipping

2 to 3 weeks on average

The average shipping time is 2 weeks in North America and 4 weeks internationally. We offer free shipping on all orders shipped to North America. Shipping is a flat rate of $20.00 for all other countries.

Price Match Guarantee

If you have been prescribed medication by your doctor and cannot afford the high price at your local pharmacy, Medix Pharmacy is the solution for you. All orders are backed with a price match and satisfaction guarantee.

Your Trusted Pharmacy Referral Service

Medix Pharmacy is an international pharmacy referral service. With a network of licensed pharmacy partners in Canada, United Kingdom, Australia, and New Zealand, we are able to help you lower the costs of your medications.

Our pharmacy partners are all thoroughly vetted and qualified to ensure that the medication you receive is cost effective, safe and effective. Because we only work with licensed pharmacies, you can rest assured that your medication is safe, effective, and genuine.

  • Free standard delivery to your door, to any international address
  • Option to add Tracked Deliveries
  • Handy reminders to re-order so you do not run out
  • Professional & Knowledgeable Customer Services Team
  • Save time, with no need for repeated trips to your physician or local drugstore

With a dedicated customer service team, free standard shipping, and a record of providing significant saving for our customers, we believe that you do not need to compromise quality or safety in your search for value.

If you are unable to find your prescribed medicine on our website, please fill out the form below and we will confirm pricing and availability within 1 business day. You may also call us at 1-866-500-6633 and one of our patient care representatives will be happy to assist you.