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PIRICAM 0.5% GEL

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Composition FOR PIRICAM 0.5% gel

Piroxicam Topical(0.5%)

food interaction for PIRICAM gel

alcohol interaction for PIRICAM gel

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No interaction found
No interaction found
Piricam 0.5% gel may be unsafe to use during pregnancy.
Animal studies have shown adverse effects on the foetus, however, there are limited human studies. The benefits from use in pregnant women may be acceptable despite the risk. Please consult your doctor.
WEIGH RISKS VS. BENEFITS
Piricam 0.5% gel is probably safe to use during breastfeeding. Please consult your doctor.
SAFE
No interaction found

SALT INFORMATION FOR PIRICAM 0.5% gel

Piroxicam Topical(0.5%)

Piricam gel uses

Piricam 0.5% gel is used in arthralgia and musculo-skeletal pain.

How piricam gel works

Piricam 0.5% gel is a non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drug (NSAID). It works by blocking the release of prostaglandin, that causes allergy symptoms and inflammation (swelling and redness).

Common side effects of piricam gel

SUBSTITUTES FOR PIRICAM gel

No substitutes found

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Expert advice FOR PIRICAM gel

  • Life threatening skin reaction can occur with the use of piroxicam topical. Consult a doctor if you have any signs of allergic reactions.
  • Avoid prolonged exposure to sunlight. Piroxicam topical may increase the sensitivity of the skin to sunlight.
  • Use a sunscreen and wear protective clothing when exposure to the sun is unavoidable.
  • Tell your doctor if you are pregnant or planning to become pregnant or are breastfeeding.
  • It should not take if patient is 
  • allergic to piroxicam, aspirin and other nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs or any of its ingredients.

Frequently asked questions FOR PIRICAM 0.5% gel

Piroxicam Topical

Q. Is piroxicam/ Dolonex/ Dolonex DT a pain killer?
Dolonex and Dolonex DT are brand names of piroxicam. Piroxicam topical is used to relieve pain and reduce swelling of the joints
Q. Is piroxicam the same as ibuprofen?
Piroxicam and ibuprofen, both are non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAID). They are similar in action but are not identical. Piroxicam topical is generally used to relieve pain and reduce swelling affecting joints
Q. Does piroxicam topical contain aspirin/ acetaminophen/ibuprofen?
No, it does not contain aspirin/acetaminophen/ibuprofen.

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Content on this page was last updated on 08 March, 2017, by Dr. Varun Gupta (MD Pharmacology)