Drug Information

    


  














Pharmacokinetics


It is completely absorbed after oral administration. It undergoes
enterohepatic cycling and is extensively bound to plasma proteins.

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Indication
& Dosage

Oral

RHEUMATOID ARTHRITIS, OSTEOARTHRITIS, ANKYLOSING SPONDYLITIS, ACUTE
GOUT, OTHER PAINFUL CONDITIONS ASSOCIATED WITH MUSCULO-SKELETAL TISSUES:
10-30mg daily. Acute disorders including acute gout: 40mg daily as a
single or 2 divided doses for 7-14 days. Shorter duration of 4-6 days
for gout. DYSMENORRHOEA: Start with 40mg daily. Reduce as possible

IM

POSTOPERATIVE AND POSTTRAUMA PAIN, ACUTE MUSCULO-SKELETAL DISORDERS:
20mg give IM.

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Action



Belongs to the oxicam group of NSAID’s.  It has a prolonged
half-life and can be given in once a day dosage. Inhibits the enzyme
cyclo-oxygenase in the pathway of prostaglandin synthesis. Exerts
anti-inflammatory, analgesic and antipyretic action.

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Interaction

Concurrent
administration of aspirin results in decreased plasma concentrations of
piroxicam to about 80% of normal. Concomitant administration of
piroxicam and ritonavir may result in increased plasma concentrations of
piroxicam and carries an increased risk of toxicity; use together should
be avoided.

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Adverse Effect & Precautions


 


Nausea, heart burn, vomiting, epigastric distress, tinnitus, skin rash,
oedema.



Precaution: Severe impairment of hepatiac or renal function.
Hypertension, surgery haemorrhagic disorders. Prolonged use.

Pregnancy: Contraindicated.

Breast Feeding: Conraindicated.

Man: Use with caution.

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Brands
available in market


 


























































AMIDA

Euphoric
CAPS 20mg 4 8.00
BREXIC

Wockhardt
CAPS 10mg 6 9.60
CAPS 20mg 6 14.90
DIS-TAB 20mg 10 26.98
DOLONEX

Pfizer
CAPS 20mg 10 26.35
DIS-TAB 20mg 10 30.21
INJ 20mg/ml 1mlx5am 39.75
INJ 20mg/ml 2mlx5am 37.32
FELCAM DT

Sun Pharma
TAB 20mg 10 32.00
FLEXAR

Menarini Raunaq
CAPS 20mg 10 30.97
FLEXAR DT

Menarini
TAB 20mg 10 25.00
INFLAVAN

Khandelwal
TAB 10mg 10 3.61
TAB 20mg 10 4.61
MICROPEC

American Remedies
TAB 20mg 30 67.50
MINICAM D.T.

Blue Cross
DIS-TAB 20mg 10 26.00
MOBIDIN

Centaur
CAPS 20mg 10 16.60
MODACT

Merind
CAPS 20mg 10 36.50
MOVON-20

IPCA
CAPS 20mg 10 22.00
DIS-TAB 20mg 10 28.00
PERICAM

Alidac
CAPS 10mg 10 14.00
CAPS 20mg 10 21.75
PIROX

Cipla
CAPS 10mg 10 19.50
CAPS 20mg 10 29.50
DIS-TAB 20mg 10 31.50
INJ 20mg/ml 1ml 8.00
INJ 20mg/ml 2ml 12.00
ROXICAP-DT

Seagull
DIS-TAB 20mg 10 36.40
SUGANRIL

SPPL
TAB 20mg 10×10 120.63
DISP TAB 20mg 10 15.08
TOLDIN

Torrent
CAPS 10mg 10 13.90
CAPS 20mg 10 24.50




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Drug Information
    

  

Pharmacokinetics

It is completely absorbed after oral administration. It undergoes enterohepatic cycling and is extensively bound to plasma proteins.

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Indication & Dosage

Oral
RHEUMATOID ARTHRITIS, OSTEOARTHRITIS, ANKYLOSING SPONDYLITIS, ACUTE GOUT, OTHER PAINFUL CONDITIONS ASSOCIATED WITH MUSCULO-SKELETAL TISSUES: 10-30mg daily. Acute disorders including acute gout: 40mg daily as a single or 2 divided doses for 7-14 days. Shorter duration of 4-6 days for gout. DYSMENORRHOEA: Start with 40mg daily. Reduce as possible
IM
POSTOPERATIVE AND POSTTRAUMA PAIN, ACUTE MUSCULO-SKELETAL DISORDERS: 20mg give IM.

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Action

Belongs to the oxicam group of NSAID’s.  It has a prolonged half-life and can be given in once a day dosage. Inhibits the enzyme cyclo-oxygenase in the pathway of prostaglandin synthesis. Exerts anti-inflammatory, analgesic and antipyretic action.

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Interaction

Concurrent administration of aspirin results in decreased plasma concentrations of piroxicam to about 80% of normal. Concomitant administration of piroxicam and ritonavir may result in increased plasma concentrations of piroxicam and carries an increased risk of toxicity; use together should be avoided.

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Adverse Effect & Precautions
 
Nausea, heart burn, vomiting, epigastric distress, tinnitus, skin rash, oedema.

Precaution: Severe impairment of hepatiac or renal function. Hypertension, surgery haemorrhagic disorders. Prolonged use.
Pregnancy: Contraindicated.
Breast Feeding: Conraindicated.
Man: Use with caution.

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AMIDA

Euphoric

CAPS

20mg

4

8.00

BREXIC

Wockhardt

CAPS

10mg

6

9.60

CAPS

20mg

6

14.90

DIS-TAB

20mg

10

26.98

DOLONEX

Pfizer

CAPS

20mg

10

26.35

DIS-TAB

20mg

10

30.21

INJ

20mg/ml

1mlx5am

39.75

INJ

20mg/ml

2mlx5am

37.32

FELCAM DT

Sun Pharma

TAB

20mg

10

32.00

FLEXAR

Menarini Raunaq

CAPS

20mg

10

30.97

FLEXAR DT

Menarini

TAB

20mg

10

25.00

INFLAVAN

Khandelwal

TAB

10mg

10

3.61

TAB

20mg

10

4.61

MICROPEC

American Remedies

TAB

20mg

30

67.50

MINICAM D.T.

Blue Cross

DIS-TAB

20mg

10

26.00

MOBIDIN

Centaur

CAPS

20mg

10

16.60

MODACT

Merind

CAPS

20mg

10

36.50

MOVON-20

IPCA

CAPS

20mg

10

22.00

DIS-TAB

20mg

10

28.00

PERICAM

Alidac

CAPS

10mg

10

14.00

CAPS

20mg

10

21.75

PIROX

Cipla

CAPS

10mg

10

19.50

CAPS

20mg

10

29.50

DIS-TAB

20mg

10

31.50

INJ

20mg/ml

1ml

8.00

INJ

20mg/ml

2ml

12.00

ROXICAP-DT

Seagull

DIS-TAB

20mg

10

36.40

SUGANRIL

SPPL

TAB

20mg

10×10

120.63

DISP TAB

20mg

10

15.08

TOLDIN

Torrent

CAPS

10mg

10

13.90

CAPS

20mg

10

24.50

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