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Loxicam T 8mg/4mg Tablet

Prescription Required
Storage
Store at room temperature (10-30°C)

Introduction

Loxicam T 8mg/4mg Tablet is a combination of two medicines used in the treatment of pain due to muscle spasm. It improves the movement of muscles and provide relief from pain and discomfort associated with muscle spasms.

Loxicam T 8mg/4mg Tablet may be prescribed alone or in combination with another medicine. It can be taken with or without food. You should take it strictly as advised by your doctor. Do not take more or use it for longer duration than recommended by your doctor.

Using of this medicine may cause few common side effects such as nausea, vomiting, diarrhea, stomach pain, and indigestion. If you experienced any such side effects that do not resolve with time or get worse, you should let your doctor know. Your doctor may help with ways to reduce or prevent them.

The medicine may not be suitable for everybody. Before taking it, let your doctor know if you have any medical conditions or disorders. Let your doctor also know all the other medicines you are taking. Pregnant and breastfeeding mothers should consult their doctors first before using the medicine.

Uses of Loxicam T Tablet

  • Pain due to muscle spasm

Side effects of Loxicam T Tablet

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 Loxicam T

  • Nausea
  • Vomiting
  • Diarrhea
  • Stomach pain
  • Indigestion

How to use Loxicam T 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. Loxicam T 8mg/4mg Tablet may be taken with or without food, but it is better to take it at a fixed time.

How Loxicam T Tablet works

Loxicam T 8mg/4mg Tablet is a combination of two medicines: Lornoxicam and Thiocolchicoside which relieve pain and relax the muscles. Lornoxicam is a non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drug (NSAID) which works by blocking the release of certain chemical messengers that cause pain and inflammation (redness and swelling). Thiocolchicoside is a muscle relaxant. It works on the centres in the brain and spinal cord to relieve muscle stiffness or spasm and to improve pain and movement of muscles.

Safety Advice

Alcohol
UNSAFE
It is unsafe to consume alcohol with Loxicam T 8mg/4mg Tablet.
Pregnancy
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
Loxicam T 8mg/4mg 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.
Breastfeeding
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
Information regarding the use of Loxicam T 8mg/4mg Tablet during breastfeeding is not available. Please consult your doctor.
Driving
UNSAFE
Loxicam T 8mg/4mg Tablet may cause side effects which could affect your ability to drive.
Kidney
SAFE IF PRESCRIBED
Loxicam T 8mg/4mg Tablet is probably safe to use in patients with kidney disease. Limited data available suggests that dose adjustment of Loxicam T 8mg/4mg Tablet may not be needed in these patients. Please consult your doctor.
Liver
CAUTION
Loxicam T 8mg/4mg Tablet should be used with caution in patients with liver disease. Dose adjustment of Loxicam T 8mg/4mg Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.

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PAIN ANALGESICS

Patient Concerns

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When doing exercise got ache in the position of scapula L & spine. Take CALPOL T . But now I feel twinge at left arm as if vein is obstructed when I bent and move.
Dr. Rohit Chakor
Orthopaedics
Muscle spasm is the reason. Do Xray to rule out spine problem
I got muscle spasm in my left side of upper chest when i turn my head or neck to right side
Dr. Pushkar Mani
Physician
myoril 4mg twice daily for 5 days
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References

  1. Lornoxicam. Langebjerg: Nycomed Danmark ApS; [Accessed 22 Apr. 2019] (online) Available from:External Link
  2. Drugs.com. Thiocolchicoside. [Accessed 22 Apr. 2019] (online) Available from:External Link
  3. Lornoxicam. [Accessed 22 Apr. 2019] (online) Available from:External Link
  4. European Medicne Agency. Thiocolchicoside; 2014. [Accessed 22 Apr. 2019] (online) Available from:External Link

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