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Loxic 8 mg Tablet


Overview

Introduction of Loxic Tablet

Loxic 8 mg Tablet is a pain relieving medicine. It effectively alleviates pain and inflammation in conditions like rheumatoid arthritis and osteoarthritis.

Loxic 8 mg Tablet should be taken in the dose and duration as advised by your doctor. It should be taken with food or milk to prevent stomach upset. If you miss a dose, 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. 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 might be observed on taking this medicine. It may also cause dizziness, drowsiness or visual disturbances. 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 Loxic Tablet

Loxic Tablet side effects

Common
  • Vomiting
  • Nausea
  • Indigestion
  • Stomach pain
  • Diarrhea

How to use Loxic Tablet

Take this medicine in the dose and duration as advised by your doctor. Swallow it as a whole. Do not chew, crush or break it. Loxic 8 mg Tablet may be taken with or without food, but it is better to take it at a fixed time.

How Loxic Tablet works

Loxic 8 mg Tablet 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).

Loxic Tablet related warnings

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

What if you miss a dose of Loxic Tablet?

If you miss a dose of Loxic 8 mg Tablet, 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.
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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.
  • Loxic 8 mg Tablet 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 Loxic 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 Loxic

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Dear doctor my wife is 4 month pregnant since afternoon she is suffering from head ache , can you please suggest me what should be done
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Tablet Crocin pain relief can. E given
Plz dr. suggest me periods pain reliefer tablet which available easily at store.
Dr. Megha Tuli
Gynaecologist
You can take govern tablets for pain relief
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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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