Miximox 250 mg/NA Tablet

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Medicine Overview of Miximox 250 mg/NA Tablet

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Uses of Paracetamol

Paracetamol is used in fever, headache, pain during menstruation, arthralgia, myalgia, dental pain and post operative pain.
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Side effects of Paracetamol

Common

Allergic reaction.

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How to use Paracetamol

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. It is better to take Miximox 250 mg/NA Tablet with food.

How Miximox 250 mg/NA Tablet works

Paracetamol is an analgesic (pain reliever) and antipyretic (fever reducer). It blocks the release of certain chemical messengers in the brain that is responsible for pain and fever.
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Uses of Piroxicam

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Side effects of Piroxicam

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Abdominal pain, Constipation, Diarrhoea, Epigastric pain, Flatulence, Nausea, Vomiting, Indigestion.

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How to use Piroxicam

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. It is better to take Miximox 250 mg/NA Tablet with food.

How Miximox 250 mg/NA Tablet works

Piroxicam 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).

In Depth Information on Miximox 250 mg/NA Tablet

Expert advice for Paracetamol

  • Paracetamol is a very safe and well-tolerated medicine for short term use.
  • Taking high dose of Paracetamol can cause serious liver damage.
  • Inform your doctor if you have a liver disease. Your dose may need to be adjusted.
  • Avoid excess intake of alcohol when taking Paracetamol, together they can affect your liver.
  • Immediately inform your doctor or contact a hospital emergency if you have taken an overdose of Paracetamol and you are feeling unwell.

Expert advice for Piroxicam

  • 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.
  • Piroxicam 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.
Warnings
Special precautions for Miximox 250 mg/NA Tablet
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Alcohol
CAUTION
Taking Paracetamol with alcohol can cause liver damage.

Taking Piroxicam with alcohol may increase your risk of stomach bleeding.
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Pregnancy
WEIGH RISKS VS BENEFITS
Miximox 250 mg/NA Tablet is unsafe to use during pregnancy.

There is positive evidence of human fetal risk, but the benefits from use in pregnant women may be acceptable despite the risk, for example in life-threatening situations. Please consult your doctor.
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Lactation
SAFE
Miximox 250 mg/NA Tablet is safe to use during lactation. H
uman studies have shown that either the drug does not pass into the breastmilk in significant amount or is not expected to cause toxicity to the baby.
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Driving
Miximox 250 mg/NA Tablet may make you feel dizzy, drowsy or
affect your vision. Do not drive until your vision is clear.
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Kidney
Miximox 250 mg/NA Tablet should be used with caution in patients with severe kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Miximox 250 mg/NA Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.

However, Miximox 250 mg/NA Tablet contains paracetamol which is considered the safest painkiller for kidney disease patients.
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.
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Liver
CAUTION
Miximox 250 mg/NA Tablet should be used with caution in patients with liver disease. Dose adjustment of Miximox 250 mg/NA Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.

However, the use of Miximox 250 mg/NA Tablet is not recommended in patients with severe liver disease and active liver disease.
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Patient Concerns

Frequently asked questions for Miximox 250 mg/NA Tablet

Frequently asked questions for Paracetamol

Q. Can I take Paracetamol with vitamin B complex?
Yes, Paracetamol can be taken with vitamin B-complex preparations. They have been used together in the treatment of acute and painful diseases affecting nerves like trigeminal neuralgias, post-operative pain, etc. Paracetamol helps to relieve pain and vitamin B-complex corrects the deficiency that might be causing your symptoms.
Q. Is Paracetamol use associated with Helicobacter pylori infection?
No, Paracetamol use is not associated with Helicobacter pylori infection. Painkiller drugs can increase the acid secretion in the stomach, aggravate the symptoms of this infection and the risk of stomach and the intestine ulcer. However, this risk is minimum with Paracetamol as compared to other pain killers.
Q. Can I take Paracetamol with fexofenadine?
Yes, Paracetamol can be taken safely with fexofenadine. No drug-drug interactions or any harmful effects have been reported. These are used together to treat the symptoms of cold, cough, flu or a sore-throat and other allergic or viral diseases. Fexofenadine helps to relieve sneezing, runny nose, itchy throat, or eyes and Paracetamol helps to relieve pain or fever.
Q. Can I take Paracetamol with warfarin?
Paracetamol is safe to use occasionally with warfarin as other painkillers like ibuprofen and aspirin can increase the risk of bleeding. However, on a long-term use, Paracetamol can also increase the risk of bleeding. Talk to your doctor before taking them together as you may need to be monitored regularly.
Q. Can I take Paracetamol with tamsulosin?
Paracetamol can be taken with Tamsulosin. No harmful side effects or other interactions have been seen when they are taken together. Tamsulosin is an alpha adrenergic receptor blocker used to treat symptoms of benign prostatic hyperplasia.
Q. Can I take Paracetamol with cetirizine?
Yes, Paracetamol can be taken safely with cetirizine. No drug-drug interactions or any harmful effects have been reported. These are used together to treat the symptoms of cold, cough, flu or a sore throat and other allergic or viral diseases. Cetirizine helps to relieve sneezing, runny nose, itchy throat, or eyes and Paracetamol helps to relieve pain or fever.
Q. Can I take Paracetamol with ibuprofen?
Yes, Paracetamol can be taken with ibuprofen. Both help to relieve pain and fever and ibuprofen also decreases inflammation and swelling. However, both increase the acid secretion in the stomach and can cause acid reflux, heartburn, stomach, and intestinal ulcers and gut bleeding on long-term use.
Q. Does Paracetamol cause weight loss?
Paracetamol is not known to cause weight loss. It is a very safe medicine for short term use and can cause minor and rare side effects like low blood pressure, and allergic reactions.
Q. Can anyone be allergic to Paracetamol?
Yes, there have been reports of hypersensitivity and allergic reaction with the use of Paracetamol. Symptoms of an allergy include swelling of the face, mouth, and throat, shortness of breath, urticaria, red rash, and severe itching. Stop taking Paracetamol if you have such symptoms and immediately consult your doctor.
Q. How beneficial is to use Paracetamol with diclofenac?
Paracetamol and Diclofenac might be given together in case of fever and pain. Paracetamol has an early onset of action and it helps in relieving the symptoms till diclofenac starts working. However, both are pain killers and can affect stomach lining on long-term use leading to acid reflux, heartburn, and stomach ulcers and bleeding.
Q. Can I take Paracetamol for stomach pain?
No, Paracetamol should not be taken for stomach pain. You must consult your physician for this. The stomach pain could be due to some underlying condition, which needs attention.
Q. Can I take Paracetamol with aceclofenac?
Yes, Paracetamol can be given with aceclofenac for fever and pain. Paracetamol has an early onset of action and it helps in relieving the symptoms till Aceclofenac starts working. However, both are pain killers and can affect stomach lining on long-term use leading to acid reflux, heartburn, and stomach ulcers and bleeding.
Q. Does Paracetamol treat sore-throat, flu or cold?
Paracetamol does not treat sore-throat, flu or cold but it can help in relieving fever and body aches associated with these conditions.
Q. Can I take Paracetamol with codeine?
Paracetamol and codeine can be taken together. No drug-drug interactions or any harmful effects have been reported when they are used together. They are commonly given together for the relief of mild to moderate pain due to different reasons.
Q. Does Paracetamol help a cough?
No, Paracetamol does not help in the relief of cough but it can help in relieving associated fever and body aches.
Q. Does Paracetamol contain alcohol?
No, Paracetamol does not contain any alcohol.
Q. Can I take Paracetamol with amoxicillin?
Paracetamol and amoxicillin can be taken together. Amoxicillin is an antibiotic and is used to treat bacterial infections. Paracetamol is given along, for the relief of any associated pain and fever. No drug-drug interactions or any harmful effects have been reported when they are used together.
Q. Does Paracetamol have side effects?
Paracetamol is quite safe for short term use. It has side effects if taken in more than the dose advised and for a long-term. Immediately consult a doctor if there is nausea, stomach pain, loss of appetite, dark colored urine, clay colored stools or jaundice as it could be due to an overdose of Paracetamol.
Q. Is Paracetamol safe to use?
Paracetamol is safe to use in the dose as advised by the doctor. Use in more than recommended doses can do serious harm.
Q. Is it safe to take Paracetamol with erythromycin?
Paracetamol and Erythromycin can be taken together. Erythromycin is an antibiotic and is used to treat bacterial infections. Paracetamol is given along, for the relief of associated fever. No drug-drug interactions or any harmful effects have been reported when they are used together.
Q. Is Paracetamol an antibiotic?
Paracetamol is not an antibiotic. It's an analgesic (pain-killer) and antipyretic (for the relief of fever), whereas an antibiotic is useful for the treatment of infections.
Q. Can I take Paracetamol with metronidazole?
Paracetamol and Metronidazole can be taken together. No drug-drug interactions or any harmful effects have been reported when used together.
Q. Can I take Paracetamol with homeopathic medicine?
Ask your doctor before taking Paracetamol with homeopathic medicine as there is no information available on this.
Q. Is it safe to take Paracetamol with Tramadol?
Yes, Paracetamol can be taken with Tramadol. They are used together for moderate to severe pain in various diseases and their use is associated with common side effects like nausea, dizziness, and sleepiness.No drug-drug interactions have been reported when they are used together.
Q. Can I take Paracetamol with Azithromycin?
Paracetamol and Azithromycin can be taken together. Azithromycin is an antibiotic and is used to treat bacterial infections. Paracetamol is given along, for the relief of any associated pain and fever. No drug-drug interactions or any harmful effects have been reported when they are used together.
Q. Is it safe to take Paracetamol with Naproxen?
Yes, Paracetamol can be taken with Naproxen. Both are painkillers and belong to the group of non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs) and are used to relieve pain and fever. However, long-term use affects the stomach lining and increase acid secretion which can lead to side effects like acid reflux, heartburn, stomach, and intestinal ulcers and bleeding.
Q. Can a patient with high blood pressure take Paracetamol?
Occasional use of Paracetamol is safe in patients with high blood pressure. However, if it is to be taken for a long time, you must talk to your doctor. Paracetamol belongs to the group of painkillers called analgesics and antipyretics and these drugs can decrease the action of medicines taken by the patient for control of high blood pressure.
Q. Does Paracetamol interact with vitamin C?
Vitamin C can be taken with Paracetamol. However, vitamin C increases the blood levels of other drugs similar to Paracetamol, so it is advised to talk to your doctor if you have to take both these medicines for a long-term.
Q. What happens if you take an overdose of Paracetamol?
Overdose of Paracetamol can cause potentially life-threatening liver damage, which is the most serious side effect. Early symptoms may include nausea, vomiting, profuse sweating, and general tiredness. Kidney damage, decreased platelet count and coma may also occur. Immediately consult a doctor or consult an emergency in the case of suspected overdosage.
Q. What is the difference between Paracetamol and Ibuprofen?
Both Paracetamol and ibuprofen help to relieve mild to moderate pain and fever. Ibuprofen also helps to decrease redness and swelling because of the anti-inflammatory action while Paracetamol has no anti-inflammatory action. But the use of Paracetamol is much safer as it causes fewer side effects like stomach upset, ulcers, and bleeding than Ibuprofen.
Q. Can I take Paracetamol with hyoscine?
Yes, Paracetamol and hyoscine can be taken together. Hyoscine is used to relieve pain and cramps of the stomach, gut, urinary bladder and urinary tract while Paracetamol is used to relieve mild to moderate pain of a headache, toothache, muscle pain, joint pain, and fever. Together they can be advised by a doctor for painful conditions of the gut and urinary tract.
Q. Can I take Paracetamol with Betahistine?
Paracetamol can be taken with Betahistine. There are no reported drug-drug interactions or harmful effects when they are used together.
Q. Can I take Paracetamol with rabeprazole?
Paracetamol and Rabeprazole can be taken together. Rabeprazole is used to prevent Paracetamol (painkillers) induced gastritis and stomach ulcers by decreasing the production of acid in the stomach. There are no clinically significant drug-drug interactions or harmful effects seen when they are used together.
Q. How is aspirin different from Paracetamol?
Paracetamol helps to relieve mild to moderate pain and fever and has no effect on inflammation or swelling while Aspirin acts as a blood thinner in low doses and is helpful to prevent heart attacks and stroke and in higher doses, it relieves mild to moderate pain, fever, and inflammation.
Q. How beneficial is to take urofollitropin alpha with Paracetamol?
Urofollitropin alpha is given as a subcutaneous injection with the human chorionic gonadotropin (hCG) hormone to assist in ovulation and fertility. Urofollitropin alpha can cause abdominal or pelvic pain or pain and swelling at the injection site in some patients which can be relieved by taking Paracetamol.
Q. Can vitamin D be taken safely with Paracetamol?
Yes, vitamin D can be taken with Paracetamol. Patients with osteoarthritis who are on vitamin D and calcium may need to take Paracetamol for the relief of any associated pain. No drug-drug interactions or any harmful effects have been reported.
Q. Can I take clindamycin with Paracetamol?
Paracetamol and Clindamycin can be taken together. Clindamycin is an antibiotic and is used to treat bacterial infections. Paracetamol may be given along, for the relief of associated fever. No drug-drug interactions have been reported clinically. However, both are known to cause liver damage. Talk to your doctor if you need them for a long time.
Q. Does Paracetamol affect the liver?
Use of Paracetamol for a long time and above recommended doses can cause liver damage ranging from abnormal liver tests to liver failure. If you are taking Paracetamol from a long time and have nausea, stomach pain, loss of appetite, dark colored urine, clay colored stools or jaundice, inform your doctor as these could be signs of an underlying liver damage.
Q. Can I take Paracetamol if I have hepatitis?
Paracetamol is considered the safest painkiller to take for people with hepatitis for mild to moderate pain and fever. However, Paracetamol is metabolized in the liver, so, consult your doctor before taking Paracetamol if you have hepatitis as it can cause liver damage if taken in higher doses or for a very long time.
Q. What are the serious side effects of taking excess Paracetamol?
Potentially severe life-threatening liver injury is a serious side effect seen with an overdose of Paracetamol. Overdose can also cause kidney injury, coma, and decreased platelet count. Early symptoms of an overdose include nausea, vomiting, and general tiredness. Immediately consult a doctor or reach an emergency in case of suspected overdose.
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Frequently asked questions for Piroxicam

Q. What is the difference between Piroxicam and diclofenac?
Both Piroxicam 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 Piroxicam.
Q. What is the difference between Piroxicam and naproxen?
Both Piroxicam 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 Piroxicam.
Q. What is the difference between Piroxicam and meloxicam?
Both Piroxicam 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 Piroxicam.
Q. What is the difference between Piroxicam and ketoprofen?
Both Piroxicam 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 Piroxicam. Ketoprofen gel also showed excellent tolerability.
Q. What is the difference between Piroxicam and tramadol?
Piroxicam 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 Piroxicam and nimesulide?
Both Piroxicam and nimesulide are pain killers. However, Piroxicam 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 Piroxicam 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 Piroxicam or any painkiller in the case of any fever with joint pain. Consult your doctor before starting Piroxicam.
Q. Are Piroxicam and aspirin same?
No. Piroxicam 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 Piroxicam be used along with dexamethasone?
No. Piroxicam should not be used with dexamethasone. They both increase each other's toxicity. There is an increased risk of GI ulceration.
Q. Can Piroxicam be used with methocarbamol?
Yes. Methocarbamol can be used with Piroxicam as no serious side effects are known. Inform your doctor before starting any of the medication.
Q. Can Piroxicam be used along with paracetamol?
Yes. Paracetamol can be used with Piroxicam as no serious side effects are known. Inform your doctor before starting any of the medication.
Q. Is Piroxicam a NSAID?
Yes. Piroxicam is a non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drug (NSAID).
Q. Is Piroxicam a sulfa drug?
Piroxicam is a sulphur containing compound. Piroxicam 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 Piroxicam a blood thinner?
No. Piroxicam is not a blood thinner. It is a pain killer. It should be avoided in a patient with a bleeding disorder.
Q. Is Piroxicam a muscle relaxant?
No. Piroxicam 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 Piroxicam a narcotic?
No. Piroxicam 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 Piroxicam be used in hypertension?
No. Piroxicam is not a medication to control hypertension. It is important to note that Piroxicam decreases the effectiveness of the antihypertensive medication when given together. Inform your doctor if you are taking antihypertensive medications before starting Piroxicam.
Q. Can Piroxicam be used along with Losartan?
No. Piroxicam should not be combined with Losartan. It is important to note that Piroxicam 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 Piroxicam.
Q. Can Piroxicam be used with Lisinopril?
No. Piroxicam 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 Piroxicam.
Q. Can Piroxicam be used with calcium channel blocker?
Yes. Piroxicam 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 Piroxicam be used with Tizanidine?
Yes, Piroxicam 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 Piroxicam?
Yes. Piroxicam can be combined with beta-cyclodextrin. Research has shown that combining Piroxicam with beta-cyclodextrin leads to faster onset of action of piroxicam and reduced gastric side effects.
Q. Are there any alternatives of Piroxicam?
Yes. There are alternatives to Piroxicam. 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 Piroxicam?
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 Piroxicam be used in the treatment of allergy?
No. Piroxicam is not a drug to treat allergy. It is a pain killer.
Q. How long does Piroxicam work?
Piroxicam 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 Piroxicam?
No. Piroxicam is not known to cause high. It is a non-narcotic painkiller.
Q. Can Piroxicam be used to treat menstrual cramp?
Piroxicam 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 Piroxicam for a migraine?
Piroxicam is not approved for the treatment of migraine. Research studies have shown that Piroxicam is effective in significantly decreasing the pain associated with migraine without aura.
Q. Is Piroxicam 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 Piroxicam as the cause of back pain can be different for different person.
Q. Is Piroxicam affective in gout management?
Yes. Piroxicam can be given for the treatment of acute gout. Research studies have shown Piroxicam to be highly effective in the treatment of acute gout.
Q. Can you donate blood when on the medication with Piroxicam?
Yes. You can donate blood when on Piroxicam. Do inform your doctor before donating blood.
Q. Can I use Piroxicam if I am a diabetic?
Piroxicam 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 Piroxicam so taking piroxicam can lead to increased risk of renal failure by many folds.
Q. Can I use Piroxicam if I have a deranged renal function?
No. Piroxicam 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 Piroxicam lead to skin reactions?
Yes. Piroxicam 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 Piroxicam if I am pregnant?
No. Piroxicam 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 Piroxicam if I have peptic ulcer disease?
No. Piroxicam is contraindicated in cases of active peptic ulcer disease. Piroxicam is known to cause gastric ulceration and bleeding.
Q. Can I use Piroxicam 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 Piroxicam lead to difficulty in conception?
Yes. Piroxicam 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 Piroxicam be used with diuretics?
No. Piroxicam should not be used with diuretics. Piroxicam 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 Piroxicam be used with lithium?
No. Piroxicam should not be used with lithium. Piroxicam 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 Piroxicam be used with warfarin?
No. Piroxicam 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 Piroxicam?
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)/ Piroxicam?
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 Piroxicam?
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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