Xeroflam 25mg Injection

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Helios Pharmaceuticals

Composition for Xeroflam 25mg Injection

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Primarily used for

Fever, Headache, Arthralgia (joint pain)
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3 ml in 1 vial
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Medicine Overview of Xeroflam Injection

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Uses of Xeroflam Injection

Xeroflam 25mg Injection is used in fever, headache, arthralgia, muscle pain, dental pain, post operative pain, pain during menstruation, osteoarthritis, rheumatoid arthritis, ankylosing spondylitis and gout.
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Side effects of Xeroflam Injection

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

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How to use Xeroflam Injection

Your doctor or nurse will give you this medicine. Kindly do not self administer.

How Xeroflam Injection works

Xeroflam 25mg injection is a non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drug (NSAID). It works by blocking the release of certain chemical messengers that cause fever, pain and inflammation (redness and swelling).

In Depth Information on Xeroflam Injection

Expert advice for Xeroflam Injection

  • 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.
  • Xeroflam can raise a risk of blood clots, heart attack, or a stroke.
  • Inform your doctor if you are pregnant or planning to conceive or breastfeeding.
  • Inform your doctor if you have ever been diagnosed with kidney or liver problems.
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Warnings
Special precautions for Xeroflam 25mg Injection
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Alcohol
CAUTION
Taking diclofenac with alcohol can increase your risk of stomach bleeding.
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Pregnancy
WEIGH RISKS VS BENEFITS
Xeroflam 25mg Injection 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
Xeroflam 25mg Injection is probably safe to use during lacta
tion. Limited human data suggests that the drug does not represent a significant risk to the baby.
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Driving
Do not drive unless you are feeling well.

Xeroflam 25mg Injection may cause headaches, blurred vision, dizziness or drowsiness in some patients. This may affect your ability to drive.
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Kidney
CAUTION
Xeroflam 25mg Injection should be used with caution in patie
nts with kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Xeroflam 25mg Injection may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
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Liver
CAUTION
Xeroflam 25mg Injection should be used with caution in patients with liver disease. Dose adjustment of Xeroflam 25mg Injection may be needed. Please consult your doctor.

Regular monitoring of liver function tests is recommended in patients with liver disease if this medicine is to be taken for a long time.
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Severely interacts with other drugs like
Neemact 100mg Tablet MD, Nimlin MD 100mg Tablet, ANALGIN 500MG TABLET, Nyci 100mg Tablet

Patient Concerns

Frequently asked questions for Xeroflam 25mg Injection

Frequently asked questions for Diclofenac

Q. What is the difference between Xeroflam and naproxen?
In research studies, naproxen has been found to have lesser cardiovascular events like stroke and heart attack than Xeroflam. Another key variations naproxen may be more likely to be recommended for the treatment of inflammatory conditions in young patients as compared to Xeroflam.
Q. What is the difference between Xeroflam and ketoprofen?
Although both these agents are non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs), there is a subtle difference in the way they act. Ketoprofen blocks the Cyclo-oxygenase (COX) enzyme without any preference for blocking of any one of this enzyme subtypes. Xeroflam has the preference to block COX-2 subtype of Cyclooxygenase enzyme. Blocking of COX reduces prostaglandins (chemicals naturally produced by the body that is responsible for pain and inflammation).
Q. Can Xeroflam be used along with warfarin?
No. Using Xeroflam together with warfarin can increase the risk of serious bleeding from the stomach (Higher than users of either drug alone). Inform your doctor before starting these medications.
Q. Are Xeroflam and ibuprofen same?
No. Xeroflam and Ibuprofen are different medicines but they both belong to the same class of drugs i.e. Non-Steroidal Anti-inflammatory Drugs (NSAIDs). Both are commonly used as painkillers.
Yes. Xeroflam is a pain killer. In fact, it belongs to the class of drugs called non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs). It is commonly used for the treatment of pain in osteoarthritis, rheumatoid arthritis and spondylitis.
No, Xeroflam is not a narcotic. Narcotics are drugs with sleep inducing properties, usual derivatives of Opium like Heroin and Morphine.
Yes, Xeroflam can be taken with vitamins. No drug-drug interactions or any harmful effects have been reported when they are used together.
No, Xeroflam is not approved for the treatment of hepatitis. Hepatitis is a condition where the liver is inflamed. Xeroflam can, in fact, cause harm to the liver as a side effect.
Yes, Xeroflam is a pain killer. C-section is the short name for Cesarean Section which is an operative procedure to deliver the baby through the mother's abdomen and uterus. Xeroflam can be used to treat the pain that may occur after the operation.
Q. What is the difference between Xeroflam and baclofen?
Xeroflam is a pain killer. It belongs to the class of drugs called non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs). It is commonly used for the treatment of pain in osteoarthritis, rheumatoid arthritis and spondylitis. Baclofen is a depressant of the nervous system, used to relax the muscles and also used in to reduce pain. Baclofen is used for the treatment of spinal cord injury, cerebral palsy, and multiple sclerosis.
Q. What is the difference between Xeroflam and lidocaine?
Xeroflam is a pain killer. It belongs to the class of drugs called non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs). It is commonly used for the treatment of pain in osteoarthritis, rheumatoid arthritis and spondylitis. Lidocaine (also known as xylocaine and lignocaine) is a medication primarily used to numb tissue in a specific area before any surgical procedure and is also used to treat ventricular tachycardia (a condition where the beating rhythm of the heart gets disturbed.
Q. Which is the best choice between Xeroflam and aceclofenac?
The researcher has proved that aceclofenac is a better alternative to Xeroflam with fewer side effects, especially in the treatment of osteoarthritis, ankylosing spondylitis. Both Aceclofenac and Xeroflam are NSAIDs (Non-Steroidal Anti-Inflammatory Drugs) and used as painkillers.
Q. Which is the best choice between Xeroflam and ibuprofen for back pain?
Both Xeroflam and Ibuprofen can be used for back pain. Currently, there are not many studies which can identify the best treatment between the these two agents.
Q. Which is the best choice between Xeroflam and ibuprofen for a toothache?
Both Xeroflam and Ibuprofen can be used for toothache. Currently, there are not many studies which can identify the best treatment between the these two agents. However according to one study, a combination of Xeroflam with paracetamol has been found to be better then a combination of Ibuprofen and paracetamol.
Q. What is the difference between Xeroflam and meloxicam?
Meloxicam has been found to have fewer gastrointestinal side effects than Xeroflam and its use is associated with an increased risk of cardiovascular events such as heart attack and stroke.
Q. Can I take Xeroflam along with misoprostol?
Yes. It can be taken together. Misoprostol protects the stomach from irritating gastric effects of Xeroflam. The combination of medication is used to treat arthritis in patients at high risk of getting stomach/intestinal ulcers and complications from the ulcers (such as bleeding).
Q. Can I take Xeroflam while I am on thyroxine?
Yes, Xeroflam can be taken with thyroxine. No drug-drug interactions or any harmful effects have been reported when they are used together.
Since Xeroflam has been shown to have blood thinning effects, it can increase the risk of bleeding. Therefore, it is stopped before surgery to prevent excessive loss of blood.
Xeroflam should not be used if there is an allergic reaction (hypersensitivity) to it, or other pain killers, active ulcer in the stomach, bleeding from the stomach, history of severe heart failure, liver failure, kidney failure and or heart attack.
Yes. Xeroflam can sometime cause reversible infertility. Xeroflam 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.
Xeroflam can cause damage to the lining cells of the stomach by several mechanisms, including the irritant effect on the cells, breaking of the protective barrier properties of lining cells, suppression of prostaglandin production of the stomach, reduction of stomach mucosal blood flow and interference with the repair of superficial injury of the stomach lining.
Some patients with asthma are hypersensitive to non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAID) like aspirin which can lead to acute attacks of asthma. Consult your doctor before starting this medication.
Yes, Xeroflam has been found to be effective to reduce back pain. Xeroflam is a pain killer that belongs to the NSAIDs (Non-Steroidal Anti-Inflammatory) class. Other NSAIDs have also been found to be useful in back pain eg. Ibuprofen and Naproxen.
Yes, Xeroflam can reduce fever. However, commonly used to reduce the pain, particularly that which is seen with Osteoarthritis, Rheumatoid Arthritis and Ankylosing spondylitis.
Sore throat is mostly caused by bacteria so antibiotics are given to treat a sore throat whereas Xeroflam is a pain killer so it can be given in cases of throat pain associated with it but only under the prescription of a doctor.
Xeroflam can be used to treat the pain associated with urinary tract infection (UTI) but for complete treatment, a course of antibiotics will be required.
Xeroflam is not known to cause sedation. There have been rare, an isolated case report of sedation with the drug.
Yes,Xeroflam can be used to relieve the pain due to kidney stones. However, there is also a risk of kidney damage with Xeroflam as its side effect. It is advised not to take Xeroflam for a prolonged time for this condition without adequate monitoring.
Yes, Xeroflam is commonly used for the treatment of pain in osteoarthritis, rheumatoid arthritis, and spondylitis.It belongs to the class of drugs called non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs). .
Q. Can I use Xeroflam with diuretics?
No, Xeroflam should not be used with diuretics. Xeroflam 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 I use Xeroflam with mifepristone?
These drugs should not be used together as the effect of mifepristone may be lowered by Xeroflam. Mifepristone is used for medical abortion.
Q. Can I use Xeroflam with lithium?
No.These drugs should not be used together as Xeroflam increases the blood levels of lithium which may further increase the side effects.
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