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Camrox 40mg Injection

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Overview

Introduction

Camrox 40mg Injection is used for the treatment of moderate to severe pain. It effectively alleviates pain and inflammation. It is given in cases where oral administration is not possible.

Camrox 40mg Injection is administered as an injection by a healthcare professional. Kindly do not self administer. Inform your doctor if you have any history of heart disease or stroke.

 

Vomiting, stomach pain, nausea and indigestion are some of the common side effects that may be observed on taking this medicine. It may also cause dizziness, drowsiness or visual disturbances. Additionally, you may notice some injection site reactions like pain, swelling or redness. Please consult your doctor if these side effects do not get better or persist for a longer duration of time.

 

Your doctor may regularly monitor your kidney function, liver function and levels of blood components, if you are taking this medicine for long-term treatment. Long term use may lead to serious complications such as stomach bleeding and kidney problems.

Uses of Camrox Injection

Side effects of Camrox Injection

Common
  • Vomiting
  • Stomach pain
  • Nausea
  • Indigestion
  • Diarrhea
  • Injection site reactions (pain, swelling, redness)

How to use Camrox Injection

Your doctor or nurse will give you this medicine. Kindly do not self administer.

How Camrox Injection works

Camrox 40mg Injection is a non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drug (NSAID). It works by blocking the release of certain chemical messengers that are responsible for inflammation (pain and swelling).

Safety Advice

Alcohol
CAUTION
Caution is advised when consuming alcohol with Camrox 40mg Injection. Please consult your doctor.
Pregnancy
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
Camrox 40mg Injection is unsafe to use during pregnancy as there is definite evidence of risk to the developing baby. However, the doctor may rarely prescribe it in some life-threatening situations if the benefits are more than the potential risks. Please consult your doctor.
Breastfeeding
SAFE IF PRESCRIBED
Camrox 40mg Injection is safe to use during breastfeeding. Human studies suggest that the drug does not pass into the breastmilk in a significant amount and is not harmful to the baby.
Driving
UNSAFE
Camrox 40mg Injection may decrease alertness, affect your vision or make you feel sleepy and dizzy. Do not drive if these symptoms occur.
Kidney
CAUTION
Camrox 40mg Injection should be used with caution in patients with severe kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Camrox 40mg Injection may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
No dose adjustment is recommended in patients with mild to moderate kidney disease. Regular monitoring of kidney function test is advised while you are taking this medicine.
Liver
CAUTION
Camrox 40mg Injection should be used with caution in patients with liver disease. Dose adjustment of Camrox 40mg Injection may be needed. Please consult your doctor.

What if you forget to take Camrox Injection?

If you miss a dose of Camrox 40mg Injection, take it as soon as possible. However, if it is almost time for your next dose, skip the missed dose and go back to your regular schedule. Do not double the dose.

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Quick Tips

  • Camrox 40mg Injection helps relieve pain and swelling of various joints and muscles.
  • It may cause dizziness and fatigue. Do not drive or do anything requiring concentration until you know how it affects you.
  • Avoid consuming alcohol when taking this medicine as it may cause excessive drowsiness. 
  • Inform your doctor if you are pregnant or planning to conceive or breastfeeding.

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Patient Concerns

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I have frozen shoulder after stroke. What to do
Dr. Vipul Aggarwal
Bone & Joint Specialist
Intra articluar injection can be given for pain relief
I am suffering from tennis elbow for last 2 months please give guidance about it.Its on my left hand knee.Doctor suggest me to take completely ten days and give me some medicines and tube.He says me it's a very long time treatment.please give guidance how to kill tennis elbow complentely
Dr. Vipul Aggarwal
Bone & Joint Specialist
Dont do anythin that causes painStart with eccenteric loading exercisesIf no relief within 3 weeks consider an injection
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FAQs

Q. What is the difference between Camrox and diclofenac?

Both Camrox and diclofenac are pain killers. However, piroxicam is a non-selective COX (cyclooxygenase - an enzyme responsible for inflammation and pain) inhibitor whereas diclofenac has a bit more selectivity to a COX-2 enzyme. This selectivity of diclofenac is supposed to decrease the side effects as compared to Camrox.

Q. What is the difference between Camrox and naproxen?

Both Camrox and naproxen are pain killers. Both are non-selective COX (cyclooxygenase - an enzyme responsible for inflammation and pain). Research studies have shown both are equally effective. However, gastric side effects are lesser with naproxen as compared to Camrox.

Q. What is the difference between Camrox and meloxicam?

Both Camrox and meloxicam are pain killers. Both are non-selective COX (cyclooxygenase - an enzyme responsible for inflammation and pain). Research studies have shown both are equally effective. However, acute gastric side effects are lesser with meloxicam as compared to Camrox.

Q. What is the difference between Camrox and ketoprofen?

Both Camrox and ketoprofen are pain killers. Both are non-selective COX (cyclooxygenase -an enzyme responsible for inflammation and pain). Research studies have shown ketoprofen topical gel is better and effective as compared to Camrox. Ketoprofen gel also showed excellent tolerability.

Q. What is the difference between Camrox and tramadol?

Camrox is a COX (cyclooxygenase -an enzyme responsible for inflammation and pain) whereas Tramadol is a narcotic-like painkiller. Tramadol is a habit forming medicine.

Q. What is the difference between Camrox and nimesulide?

Both Camrox and nimesulide are pain killers. However, Camrox is a non-selective COX (cyclooxygenase -an enzyme responsible for inflammation and pain) inhibitor whereas nimesulide is selective to the COX-2 enzyme. This selectivity of nimesulide is supposed to decrease the side effects as compared to piroxicam. It should not be used in children below 12 years of age.

Q. Can Camrox be used in the treatment of chikungunya?

Usually, the platelet count does not dip in cases of chikungunya and painkillers like piroxicam can lead to the risk of increased bleeding tendency. So refrain from taking Camrox or any painkiller in the case of any fever with joint pain. Consult your doctor before starting Camrox.

Q. Are Camrox and aspirin same?

No. Camrox and aspirin are not same. They belong to the same class of drugs known as COX (cyclooxygenase) inhibitors. They both are anti-inflammatory and analgesic.

Q. Can Camrox be used along with dexamethasone?

No. Camrox should not be used with dexamethasone. They both increase each other's toxicity. There is an increased risk of GI ulceration.

Q. Can Camrox be used with methocarbamol?

Yes. Methocarbamol can be used with Camrox as no serious side effects are known. Inform your doctor before starting any of the medication.

Q. Can Camrox be used along with paracetamol?

Yes. Paracetamol can be used with Camrox as no serious side effects are known. Inform your doctor before starting any of the medication.

Q. Is Camrox a NSAID?

Yes. Camrox is a non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drug (NSAID).

Q. Is Camrox a sulfa drug?

Camrox is a sulphur containing compound. Camrox can cause serious adverse events in sensitive individuals. It can cause severe skin reactions like Steven Johnson Syndrome. Do inform your doctor if you have any kind of allergies.

Q. Is Camrox a blood thinner?

No. Camrox is not a blood thinner. It is a pain killer. It should be avoided in a patient with a bleeding disorder.

Q. Is Camrox a muscle relaxant?

No. Camrox is not a muscle relaxant. It is a pain killer which acts on COX (cyclooxygenase -an enzyme responsible for inflammation and pain) enzyme.

Q. Is Camrox a narcotic?

No. Camrox is not a narcotic. It is a pain killer which acts on COX (cyclooxygenase -an enzyme responsible for inflammation and pain) enzyme to decrease the pain and inflammation.

Q. Can Camrox be used in hypertension?

No. Camrox is not a medication to control hypertension. It is important to note that Camrox decreases the effectiveness of the antihypertensive medication when given together. Inform your doctor if you are taking antihypertensive medications before starting Camrox.

Q. Can Camrox be used along with Losartan?

No. Camrox should not be combined with Losartan. It is important to note that Camrox decreases the effectiveness of the antihypertensive medication like losartan when given together leading to failure of antihypertensive therapy. Inform your doctor if you are taking antihypertensive medications before starting Camrox.

Q. Can Camrox be used with Lisinopril?

No. Camrox should be avoided with lisinopril. It is important to note that piroxicam decreases the effectiveness of the antihypertensive medication like lisinopril when given together leading to failure of antihypertensive therapy. Inform your doctor if you are taking antihypertensive medications before starting Camrox.

Q. Can Camrox be used with calcium channel blocker?

Yes. Camrox can be taken with calcium channel blocker. NSAIDs have been observed to reduce the effectiveness of all antihypertensive drugs except calcium channel blockers (ref: White 2007)

Q. Can Camrox be used with Tizanidine?

Yes, Camrox can be combined with tizanidine. Piroxicam is a pain killer and tizanidine is a skeletal muscle relaxant. It is used in the condition like a backache.

Q. Why is beta cyclodextrin added to Camrox?

Yes. Camrox can be combined with beta-cyclodextrin. Research has shown that combining Camrox with beta-cyclodextrin leads to faster onset of action of piroxicam and reduced gastric side effects.

Q. Are there any alternatives of Camrox?

Yes. There are alternatives to Camrox. Pain killers are prescribed according to the disease condition. Consult your doctor before starting piroxicam or changing it to other medication.

Q. What are the contraindications for Camrox?

Contraindications to piroxicam are an allergy, bleeding tendency, duodenal/gastric/peptic ulcer, stomatitis, Systemic Lupus Erythematosus (SLE), ulcerative colitis, upper GI disease, late pregnancy, cardiac disease, hepatic impairment, renal impairment.

Q. Can Camrox be used in the treatment of allergy?

No. Camrox is not a drug to treat allergy. It is a pain killer.

Q. How long does Camrox work?

Camrox is a long acting drug. Once the daily dose is enough for the relief of pain but it depends from person to person as the effectiveness of piroxicam increases when given for few weeks.

Q. Can you get high by using Camrox?

No. Camrox is not known to cause high. It is a non-narcotic painkiller.

Q. Can Camrox be used to treat menstrual cramp?

Camrox is not approved for the treatment of menstrual cramps. Research studies have shown that piroxicam is quite effective in significantly decreasing the menstrual cramps.

Q. Can I use Camrox for a migraine?

Camrox is not approved for the treatment of migraine. Research studies have shown that Camrox is effective in significantly decreasing the pain associated with migraine without aura.

Q. Is Camrox effective in back pain management?

Yes. It can be given for decreasing the back pain. However, you should consult your doctor for the exact cause of your back pain and then start the treatment. Do not self-medicate yourself with Camrox as the cause of back pain can be different for different person.

Q. Is Camrox affective in gout management?

Yes. Camrox can be given for the treatment of acute gout. Research studies have shown Camrox to be highly effective in the treatment of acute gout.

Q. Can you donate blood when on the medication with Camrox?

Yes. You can donate blood when on Camrox. Do inform your doctor before donating blood.

Q. Can I use Camrox if I am a diabetic?

Camrox in a diabetic patient can only be taken only by consulting a doctor because these medicines have the propensity to cause renal failure when taken for a long period. Diabetes itself causes renal Camrox so taking piroxicam can lead to increased risk of renal failure by many folds.

Q. Can I use Camrox if I have a deranged renal function?

No. Camrox should not be taken if you have a abnormal renal function because long-term administration of NSAIDs has resulted in renal papillary necrosis and another renal injury.

Q. Can Camrox lead to skin reactions?

Yes. Camrox is known to cause skin reactions which can be very severe such as exfoliative dermatitis, Stevens-Johnson Syndrome (SJS), and toxic epidermal necrolysis (TEN), which can be fatal. These serious events may occur without warning. You should inform your doctor if you feel you have a mild rash and immediately discontinue the drug.

Q. Can I use Camrox if I am pregnant?

No. Camrox should not be taken in pregnancy. It causes premature closure of the ductus arteriosus which can lead to fetal heart failure and death of the baby.

Q. Can I use Camrox if I have peptic ulcer disease?

No. Camrox is contraindicated in cases of active peptic ulcer disease. Camrox is known to cause gastric ulceration and bleeding.

Q. Can I use Camrox if I have asthma?

Some patients with asthma are hypersensitive to non-steroidal anti-inflammatory (NSAID) drugs like aspirin which can lead to acute attacks of asthma. Consult your doctor before starting this medication.

Q. Can Camrox lead to difficulty in conception?

Yes. Camrox can sometimes cause reversible infertility. Piroxicam by its mechanism of action may delay or prevent rupture of ovarian follicles, which has been associated with reversible infertility in some women. Consult your doctor before starting this medication.

Q. Can Camrox be used with diuretics?

No. Camrox should not be used with diuretics. Camrox reduces the natriuretic effect of furosemide and thiazides diuretics in some patients. This response has been attributed to inhibition of renal prostaglandin synthesis.

Q. Can Camrox be used with lithium?

No. Camrox should not be used with lithium. Camrox leads to an elevation of plasma lithium levels and a reduction in renal lithium clearance. This is because of inhibition of renal prostaglandin synthesis by the NSAID. Consult and inform your doctor before starting this medication.

Q. Can Camrox be used with warfarin?

No. Camrox should be avoided with warfarin as they both lead to increase in bleeding tendencies. Inform your doctor if you are taking any of the medications. If given together then the therapy should be monitored closely.

Q. What increases the chances of getting a gastric ulcer when I am already taking Camrox?

The chances of gastric ulceration increases if you take medicines like corticosteroids and anticoagulants. Long term use, alcohol, smoking and old age are few other factors which can increase the chances of ulceration.

Q. Who should not take a Non-Steroidal Anti-Inflammatory Drug (NSAID)/ Camrox?

Patients who had an asthma attack, hives, or other allergic reaction with aspirin or any other NSAID medicine or for pain right before or after heart bypass surgery.

Q. What are the serious side effects of Camrox?

GI discomfort and, rarely, serious GI side effects, such as ulcers and bleeding, serious skin side effects such as exfoliative, Stevens-Johnson Syndrome (SJS), and toxic epidermal necrolysis, liver failure, renal damage.

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