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Glx 8 mg Injection

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Overview

Introduction of Glx Injection

Glx 8 mg Injection is a pain relieving medicine. It effectively alleviates pain and inflammation in conditions like rheumatoid arthritis and osteoarthritis. It is given in cases where oral administration is not possible.

Glx 8 mg 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 are observed. 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 Glx Injection

Glx Injection side effects

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

How to use Glx Injection

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

How Glx Injection works

Glx 8 mg 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).

Glx Injection related warnings

Alcohol
CAUTION
Caution is advised when consuming alcohol with Glx 8 mg Injection. Please consult your doctor.
Pregnancy
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
Glx 8 mg 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.
Lactation
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
Information regarding the use of Glx 8 mg Injection during lactation is not available. Please consult your doctor.
Driving
UNSAFE
Glx 8 mg Injection may decrease alertness, affect your vision or make you feel sleepy and dizzy. Do not drive if these symptoms occur.
Kidney
SAFE IF PRESCRIBED
Glx 8 mg Injection is probably safe to use in patients with kidney disease. Limited data available suggests that dose adjustment of Glx 8 mg Injection may not be needed in these patients. Please consult your doctor.
Liver
CAUTION
Glx 8 mg Injection should be used with caution in patients with liver disease. Dose adjustment of Glx 8 mg Injection may be needed. Please consult your doctor.

What if you miss a dose of Glx Injection?

If you miss a dose of Glx 8 mg 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.

Alternate Brands

For informational purposes only. Consult a doctor before taking any medicines.
Glx 8 mg Injection
Flexilor 8mg Injection
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Lrn Injection
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Lornoxi 8mg Injection
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₹23.05/ml of Injection
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Expert Advice

  • Inform your doctor if you have ever been diagnosed with kidney or liver problems.
  • It should be taken with food or milk to avoid getting an upset stomach.
  • It can cause serious complications like stomach bleeding and kidney problems if taken for a long time.
  • Glx 8 mg Injection can raise your risk of blood clots, heart attack, or a stroke.
  • Inform your doctor if you are pregnant or planning to conceive or breastfeeding.

Interaction with Drugs

Taking Glx with any of the following medicines can modify the effect of either of them and cause some undesirable side effects
Brand(s): Nimsun, Abinim, Nimulis
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Patient Concerns

Questions Related to Glx

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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. Lornoxicam is used for?

Lornoxicam is used to treat moderate pain (such as pain after dental surgery), pain associated with acute sciatica and symptomatic treatment of pain and inflammation in osteoarthritis and rheumatoid arthritis

Q. What is lornoxicam and paracetamol?

Lornoxicam and Paracetamol both belong to a group of medications called non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs. However, both acts through different mechanism and used for different indications.

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