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Piroever Tablet DT


Overview

Introduction of Piroever Tablet DT

Piroever Tablet DT is used for the treatment of moderate to severe pain. It effectively alleviates pain and inflammation.

Uses of Piroever Tablet DT

Piroever Tablet DT side effects

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

How to use Piroever Tablet DT

Take this medicine in the dose and duration as advised by your doctor. Dissolve it in a glass of water before taking it. Piroever Tablet DT is to be taken with food.

How Piroever Tablet DT works

Piroever Tablet DT 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).

Piroever Tablet DT related warnings

Alcohol
UNSAFE
It is unsafe to consume alcohol with Piroever Tablet DT
Pregnancy
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
Piroever Tablet DT 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
SAFE IF PRESCRIBED
Piroever Tablet DT is safe to use during breastfeeding. Human studies suggest that the drug does not pass into the breastmilk in a significant amount and is not harmful to the baby.
Driving
UNSAFE
Piroever Tablet DT may decrease alertness, affect your vision or make you feel sleepy and dizzy. Do not drive if these symptoms occur.
Kidney
CAUTION
Piroever Tablet DT should be used with caution in patients with severe kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Piroever Tablet DT may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
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.
Liver
CAUTION
Piroever Tablet DT should be used with caution in patients with liver disease. Dose adjustment of Piroever Tablet DT may be needed. Please consult your doctor.

What if you miss a dose of Piroever Tablet DT?

If you miss a dose of Piroever Tablet DT, 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.

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Expert Advice

  • Inform your doctor if you are pregnant or planning to conceive or breastfeeding.
  • Piroever Tablet DT helps relieve pain and swelling of various joints and muscles.
  • Take it with food to avoid stomach upset.
  • Your doctor will prescribe you the lowest effective dose of this medicine for the shortest possible time necessary to relieve your symptoms.
  • It may cause dizziness and fatigue. Do not drive or do anything requiring concentration until you know how it affects you.
  • Avoid consuming alcohol when taking this medicine as it may cause excessive drowsiness. 

Interaction with Drugs

Taking Piroever 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

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FAQs

Q. What is the difference between Piroever and diclofenac?

Both Piroever 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 Piroever.

Q. What is the difference between Piroever and naproxen?

Both Piroever 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 Piroever.

Q. What is the difference between Piroever and meloxicam?

Both Piroever 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 Piroever.

Q. What is the difference between Piroever and ketoprofen?

Both Piroever 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 Piroever. Ketoprofen gel also showed excellent tolerability.

Q. What is the difference between Piroever and tramadol?

Piroever 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 Piroever and nimesulide?

Both Piroever and nimesulide are pain killers. However, Piroever 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 Piroever 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 Piroever or any painkiller in the case of any fever with joint pain. Consult your doctor before starting Piroever.

Q. Are Piroever and aspirin same?

No. Piroever 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 Piroever be used along with dexamethasone?

No. Piroever should not be used with dexamethasone. They both increase each other's toxicity. There is an increased risk of GI ulceration.

Q. Can Piroever be used with methocarbamol?

Yes. Methocarbamol can be used with Piroever as no serious side effects are known. Inform your doctor before starting any of the medication.

Q. Can Piroever be used along with paracetamol?

Yes. Paracetamol can be used with Piroever as no serious side effects are known. Inform your doctor before starting any of the medication.

Q. Is Piroever a NSAID?

Yes. Piroever is a non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drug (NSAID).

Q. Is Piroever a sulfa drug?

Piroever is a sulphur containing compound. Piroever 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 Piroever a blood thinner?

No. Piroever is not a blood thinner. It is a pain killer. It should be avoided in a patient with a bleeding disorder.

Q. Is Piroever a muscle relaxant?

No. Piroever 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 Piroever a narcotic?

No. Piroever 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 Piroever be used in hypertension?

No. Piroever is not a medication to control hypertension. It is important to note that Piroever decreases the effectiveness of the antihypertensive medication when given together. Inform your doctor if you are taking antihypertensive medications before starting Piroever.

Q. Can Piroever be used along with Losartan?

No. Piroever should not be combined with Losartan. It is important to note that Piroever 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 Piroever.

Q. Can Piroever be used with Lisinopril?

No. Piroever 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 Piroever.

Q. Can Piroever be used with calcium channel blocker?

Yes. Piroever 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 Piroever be used with Tizanidine?

Yes, Piroever 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 Piroever?

Yes. Piroever can be combined with beta-cyclodextrin. Research has shown that combining Piroever with beta-cyclodextrin leads to faster onset of action of piroxicam and reduced gastric side effects.

Q. Are there any alternatives of Piroever?

Yes. There are alternatives to Piroever. 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 Piroever?

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 Piroever be used in the treatment of allergy?

No. Piroever is not a drug to treat allergy. It is a pain killer.

Q. How long does Piroever work?

Piroever 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 Piroever?

No. Piroever is not known to cause high. It is a non-narcotic painkiller.

Q. Can Piroever be used to treat menstrual cramp?

Piroever 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 Piroever for a migraine?

Piroever is not approved for the treatment of migraine. Research studies have shown that Piroever is effective in significantly decreasing the pain associated with migraine without aura.

Q. Is Piroever 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 Piroever as the cause of back pain can be different for different person.

Q. Is Piroever affective in gout management?

Yes. Piroever can be given for the treatment of acute gout. Research studies have shown Piroever to be highly effective in the treatment of acute gout.

Q. Can you donate blood when on the medication with Piroever?

Yes. You can donate blood when on Piroever. Do inform your doctor before donating blood.

Q. Can I use Piroever if I am a diabetic?

Piroever 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 Piroever so taking piroxicam can lead to increased risk of renal failure by many folds.

Q. Can I use Piroever if I have a deranged renal function?

No. Piroever 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 Piroever lead to skin reactions?

Yes. Piroever 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 Piroever if I am pregnant?

No. Piroever 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 Piroever if I have peptic ulcer disease?

No. Piroever is contraindicated in cases of active peptic ulcer disease. Piroever is known to cause gastric ulceration and bleeding.

Q. Can I use Piroever 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 Piroever lead to difficulty in conception?

Yes. Piroever 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 Piroever be used with diuretics?

No. Piroever should not be used with diuretics. Piroever 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 Piroever be used with lithium?

No. Piroever should not be used with lithium. Piroever 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 Piroever be used with warfarin?

No. Piroever 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 Piroever?

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)/ Piroever?

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 Piroever?

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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