Lorsumo 8mg Injection

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Introduction

Lorsumo 8mg Injection is a pain-relieving medicine. It is used for short-term treatment of mild to moderate postoperative pain. It is usually given in cases where oral administration is unsuitable especially after a dental surgery.

Lorsumo 8mg 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 headache, flushing, insomnia, and injection site reactions. 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. Pregnant and breastfeeding mothers must 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 Lorsumo Injection

Benefits of Lorsumo Injection

In Pain relief

Lorsumo 8mg Injection is used for short-term relief of pain in cases where it is not possible to take a pain killer by mouth like in the case of surgery. It works by blocking chemical messengers in the brain that tell us we have pain.
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 Lorsumo 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 Lorsumo

  • Headache
  • Flushing (sense of warmth in the face, ears, neck and trunk)
  • Insomnia (difficulty in sleeping)
  • Injection site reactions (pain, swelling, redness)

How to use Lorsumo Injection

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

How Lorsumo Injection works

Lorsumo 8mg 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 Lorsumo 8mg Injection. Please consult your doctor.
Pregnancy
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
Lorsumo 8mg 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.
Breast feeding
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
Information regarding the use of Lorsumo 8mg Injection during breastfeeding is not available. Please consult your doctor.
Driving
UNSAFE
Lorsumo 8mg 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
Lorsumo 8mg Injection is probably safe to use in patients with kidney disease. Limited data available suggests that dose adjustment of Lorsumo 8mg Injection may not be needed in these patients. Please consult your doctor.
Liver
CAUTION
Lorsumo 8mg Injection should be used with caution in patients with liver disease. Dose adjustment of Lorsumo 8mg Injection may be needed. Please consult your doctor.

What if you forget to take Lorsumo Injection?

If you miss a dose of Lorsumo 8mg Injection, consult your doctor.

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Quick tips

  • Inform your doctor if you have ever been diagnosed with kidney or liver problems.
  • It can cause serious complications like stomach bleeding and kidney problems if taken for a long time.
  • Lorsumo 8mg 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.

Fact Box

Chemical Class
Amino acids and Derivatives
Habit Forming
No
Therapeutic Class
PAIN ANALGESICS
Action Class
NSAID's- Non-Selective COX 1&2 Inhibitors (enolic acids)

Interaction with drugs

Taking Lorsumo with any of the following medicines can modify the effect of either of them and cause some undesirable side effects
Brand(s): Nimsun, Neil, Esulide
LIFE-THREATENING
Brand(s): Oxy Triactin, Sioril
LIFE-THREATENING
Brand(s): Pyregin, Alpagin, Novalgin RC
LIFE-THREATENING

Patient concerns

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One of my teeth is sensitive. It some times pains
Dr. Abhijit Gambhir
Dental Surgery
sensitivity has many causative factors for relief of pain you can take pain killers it will give temporary relief
fever and 2 months pregnant can take combiflan
Dr. Sonu Balhara Ahlawat
Obstetrics and Gynaecology
No take Crocin for pain relief
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Manufacturer/Marketer address

Alkem Laboratories Limited, Devashish Building, Alkem House, Senapati Bapat Road, Lower Parel, Mumbai - 400 013.
Country of origin: India

MRP
47
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2 ml in 1 vial
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