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Camrox 40mg Injection

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Introduction

Camrox 40mg Injection is a pain relieving medicine. It is used in the treatment of moderate to severe pain. It helps to relieve pain and swelling of various conditions related to joints and muscles. It is usually given in cases where oral administration is unsuitable.

Camrox 40mg Injection is generally administered by a healthcare professional. You should not self-administer this medicine at home. The dose and duration will depend on what you are taking it for and how well it helps your symptoms. You should keep receiving the medicine until the doctor says it is okay to stop using the medicine.

The most common side effects of this medicine include injection site reactions (such as pain, redness, and swelling), vomiting, stomach pain, indigestion, diarrhea, headache, and dizziness. If any of these side effects persist or get worse, you should let your doctor know. Your doctor may be able to suggest ways of preventing or reducing the symptoms.

Before using it, you should let your doctor know if you have a history of stomach ulcers, heart diseases, high blood pressure, and liver or kidney disease. Let your doctor also know about all the other medicines you are taking because they may affect, or be affected by, this medicine.

This medicine is not recommended for pregnant or breastfeeding women. It is very important that pregnant and breastfeeding mothers consult with their doctors before using the medicine. Your doctor may also regularly monitor your kidney function, liver function, and levels of blood components, if you are taking this medicine for long-term treatment.

Uses of Camrox Injection

Benefits of Camrox Injection

In Pain relief

Camrox 40mg Injection helps to relieve pain, inflammation and swelling in conditions that affect joints and muscles. It works by blocking chemical messengers in the brain that tell us we have pain. It can help relieve pain in conditions like rheumatoid arthritis, and osteoarthritis.
It is given as an injection by a doctor or nurse and should not be self-administered. The dose and duration will be decided by the doctor depending on the condition you are being treated for. This will help you to go about your daily activities more easily and have a better, more active, quality of life.

Side effects of Camrox Injection

Most side effects do not require any medical attention and disappear as your body adjusts to the medicine. Consult your doctor if they persist or if you’re worried about them

Common side effects of Camrox

  • 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.

Fact Box

Chemical Class
Enolic acid Derivatives
Habit Forming
No
Therapeutic Class
PAIN ANALGESICS

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Patient Concerns

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I have frozen shoulder after stroke. What to do
Vipul Aggarwal
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
Vipul Aggarwal
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 40mg Injection and diclofenac?

Both Camrox 40mg Injection 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 40mg Injection.

Q. What is the difference between Camrox 40mg Injection and naproxen?

Both Camrox 40mg Injection 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 40mg Injection.

Q. What is the difference between Camrox 40mg Injection and meloxicam?

Both Camrox 40mg Injection 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 40mg Injection.

Q. What is the difference between Camrox 40mg Injection and ketoprofen?

Both Camrox 40mg Injection 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 40mg Injection. Ketoprofen gel also showed excellent tolerability.

Q. What is the difference between Camrox 40mg Injection and tramadol?

Camrox 40mg Injection 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 40mg Injection and nimesulide?

Both Camrox 40mg Injection and nimesulide are pain killers. However, Camrox 40mg Injection 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 40mg Injection 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 40mg Injection or any painkiller in the case of any fever with joint pain. Consult your doctor before starting Camrox 40mg Injection.

Q. Are Camrox 40mg Injection and aspirin same?

No. Camrox 40mg Injection 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 40mg Injection be used along with dexamethasone?

No. Camrox 40mg Injection should not be used with dexamethasone. They both increase each other's toxicity. There is an increased risk of GI ulceration.

Q. Can Camrox 40mg Injection be used with methocarbamol?

Yes. Methocarbamol can be used with Camrox 40mg Injection as no serious side effects are known. Inform your doctor before starting any of the medication.

Q. Can Camrox 40mg Injection be used along with paracetamol?

Yes. Paracetamol can be used with Camrox 40mg Injection as no serious side effects are known. Inform your doctor before starting any of the medication.

Q. Is Camrox 40mg Injection a NSAID?

Yes. Camrox 40mg Injection is a non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drug (NSAID).

Q. Is Camrox 40mg Injection a sulfa drug?

Camrox 40mg Injection is a sulphur containing compound. Camrox 40mg Injection 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 40mg Injection a blood thinner?

No. Camrox 40mg Injection is not a blood thinner. It is a pain killer. It should be avoided in a patient with a bleeding disorder.

Q. Is Camrox 40mg Injection a muscle relaxant?

No. Camrox 40mg Injection 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 40mg Injection a narcotic?

No. Camrox 40mg Injection 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 40mg Injection be used in hypertension?

No. Camrox 40mg Injection is not a medication to control hypertension. It is important to note that Camrox 40mg Injection decreases the effectiveness of the antihypertensive medication when given together. Inform your doctor if you are taking antihypertensive medications before starting Camrox 40mg Injection.

Q. Can Camrox 40mg Injection be used along with Losartan?

No. Camrox 40mg Injection should not be combined with Losartan. It is important to note that Camrox 40mg Injection 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 40mg Injection.

Q. Can Camrox 40mg Injection be used with Lisinopril?

No. Camrox 40mg Injection 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 40mg Injection.

Q. Can Camrox 40mg Injection be used with calcium channel blocker?

Yes. Camrox 40mg Injection 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 40mg Injection be used with Tizanidine?

Yes, Camrox 40mg Injection 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 40mg Injection?

Yes. Camrox 40mg Injection can be combined with beta-cyclodextrin. Research has shown that combining Camrox 40mg Injection with beta-cyclodextrin leads to faster onset of action of piroxicam and reduced gastric side effects.

Q. Are there any alternatives of Camrox 40mg Injection?

Yes. There are alternatives to Camrox 40mg Injection. 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 40mg Injection?

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 40mg Injection be used in the treatment of allergy?

No. Camrox 40mg Injection is not a drug to treat allergy. It is a pain killer.

Q. How long does Camrox 40mg Injection work?

Camrox 40mg Injection 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 40mg Injection?

No. Camrox 40mg Injection is not known to cause high. It is a non-narcotic painkiller.

Q. Can Camrox 40mg Injection be used to treat menstrual cramp?

Camrox 40mg Injection 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 40mg Injection for a migraine?

Camrox 40mg Injection is not approved for the treatment of migraine. Research studies have shown that Camrox 40mg Injection is effective in significantly decreasing the pain associated with migraine without aura.

Q. Is Camrox 40mg Injection 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 40mg Injection as the cause of back pain can be different for different person.

Q. Is Camrox 40mg Injection affective in gout management?

Yes. Camrox 40mg Injection can be given for the treatment of acute gout. Research studies have shown Camrox 40mg Injection to be highly effective in the treatment of acute gout.

Q. Can you donate blood when on the medication with Camrox 40mg Injection?

Yes. You can donate blood when on Camrox 40mg Injection. Do inform your doctor before donating blood.

Q. Can I use Camrox 40mg Injection if I am a diabetic?

Camrox 40mg Injection 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 40mg Injection so taking piroxicam can lead to increased risk of renal failure by many folds.

Q. Can I use Camrox 40mg Injection if I have a deranged renal function?

No. Camrox 40mg Injection 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 40mg Injection lead to skin reactions?

Yes. Camrox 40mg Injection 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 40mg Injection if I am pregnant?

No. Camrox 40mg Injection 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 40mg Injection if I have peptic ulcer disease?

No. Camrox 40mg Injection is contraindicated in cases of active peptic ulcer disease. Camrox 40mg Injection is known to cause gastric ulceration and bleeding.

Q. Can I use Camrox 40mg Injection 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 40mg Injection lead to difficulty in conception?

Yes. Camrox 40mg Injection 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 40mg Injection be used with diuretics?

No. Camrox 40mg Injection should not be used with diuretics. Camrox 40mg Injection 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 40mg Injection be used with lithium?

No. Camrox 40mg Injection should not be used with lithium. Camrox 40mg Injection 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 40mg Injection be used with warfarin?

No. Camrox 40mg Injection 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 40mg Injection?

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 40mg Injection?

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 40mg Injection?

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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