Generic name: Piroxicam
Brand names: Brexidol, Brexin, Erazon, Exipan, Felden, Feldoral, Hotemin, Pirox von ct, Proponol, Reumador, Tracam, Veral, Mobilis, Vurdon, Sinartrol, Roxam, Flamexin
Has anti-inflammatory, analgesic and antipyretic effect. Inhibits synthesis of prostaglandins. Reduces pain, moderate-intensity. When articular syndrome reduces or eliminates (removes) inflammation and pain at rest and in motion, decreases morning stiffness and swelling of the joints, helps to augment range of motion. Analgesic (anesthetic) effect of the drug occurs within 30 min after intake. Anti-inflammatory effect is manifested by the end of the first week of treatment. After a single dose intake, its effectiveness persists for 24 hours.
When do I need to take this medicine?
Articular syndrome (rheumatoid arthritis, gout, acute infectious-inflammatory diseases of upper respiratory tract, osteoarthritis, myalgia (muscle pain), ankiloziruyushy spondylitis, traumatic inflammation of soft tissues and the locomotor apparatus, neuralgia (pain propagating along the nerve), primary dysmenorrhea (menstrual disorder) in patients older than 12 years, back pain.
Is prescribed inside with dose of 10 to 30 mg once a day. Rectal (in the rectum) is prescribed in doses of 10-40 mg 1-2 times a day. Intramuscular injection of a dose of 20-40 mg once a day is used to treat acute conditions or remove the exacerbation of a chronic process. After relieving the acute stage of the process move to supportive medication with tablets or capsules. The gel or cream should be put in small quantities (column 5-10 mm) on affected areas 3-4 times a day. Occlusion bandage is not imposed. Do not put the medicine on the damaged skin. Avoid the product getting in eyes or on mucous membranes. In the course of medication it is needed to monitor the functional state of the liver and peripheral blood picture.
Possible disorder of the gastrointestinal tract (constipation, loss of appetite, diarrhea, flatulence, nausea, pain and discomfort in the abdomen), but in most cases they do not affect on the course of treatment. Registered cases of erosive and ulcerative lesions (surface defect of the mucous membrane), bleeding and perforation (through-the emergence of defect in the wall of a hollow body) of the gastrointestinal tract.
In rare cases, possible violations of liver and / or kidney disease; insomnia, hallucinations (delirium, vision, acquiring the character of reality), drowsiness, depression (the state of depression), dizziness, stomatitis (inflammation of the oral mucosa), headache, swelling legs and feet, irritability, skin rash and itching of allergic nature, and changes in peripheral blood: thrombocytopenia (decrease in the number of platelets in the blood), anemia (reduced hemoglobin in the blood), leukopenia (reduction in white blood cell count). While using candles possible irritation of the rectum, tenesmus (painful false urge to defecate).
Erosive-ulcerative lesions of the gastrointestinal tract in the acute stage, hypersensitivity to the drug, expressed by human liver and kidney disease, aspirin asthma (acute asthma attacks caused by intake of acetylsalicylic acid), lactation, pregnancy. Proctitis (inflammation of the rectum) for the use of candles. It is not recommended to use in conjunction with Aspirin and other nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs.
Where to store the medicine?
In dark place
Warning: Before using the drug you should consult with a doctor.