Medicam Injection

પ્રિસ્ક્રિપ્શન જરૂરી છે
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Storage
Store at room temperature (10-30°C)

Introduction

Medicam Injection is a pain relieving medicine. It is used in the treatment of moderate to severe pain. It helps to relieve pain and swelling of various conditions related to joints and muscles. It is usually given in cases where oral administration is unsuitable.

Medicam Injection is generally administered by a healthcare professional. You should not self-administer this medicine at home. The dose and duration will depend on what you are taking it for and how well it helps your symptoms. You should keep receiving the medicine until the doctor says it is okay to stop using the medicine.

The most common side effects of this medicine include injection site reactions (such as pain, redness, and swelling), vomiting, stomach pain, indigestion, diarrhea, headache, and dizziness. If any of these side effects persist or get worse, you should let your doctor know. Your doctor may be able to suggest ways of preventing or reducing the symptoms.

Before using it, you should let your doctor know if you have a history of stomach ulcers, heart diseases, high blood pressure, and liver or kidney disease. Let your doctor also know about all the other medicines you are taking because they may affect, or be affected by, this medicine.

This medicine is not recommended for pregnant or breastfeeding women. It is very important that pregnant and breastfeeding mothers consult with their doctors before using the medicine. Your doctor may also regularly monitor your kidney function, liver function, and levels of blood components, if you are taking this medicine for long-term treatment.

ના ઉપયોગો (Uses of Medicam Injection in Gujarati)

  • દુખાવો

ની આડઅસરો (Side effects of Medicam Injection in Gujarati)

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 Medicam

  • ઊલટી
  • પેટમાં દુઃખાવો
  • ઉબકા
  • અપચો
  • અતિસાર

કેવી રીતે વાપરવું (How to use Medicam Injection in Gujarati)

તમારા ડોકટર કે નર્સ તમને આ દવા આપશે. કૃપા કરીને જાતે દવા લેવી નહીં.

કેવી રીતે કામ કરે છે (How Medicam Injection works in Gujarati)

Medicam Injection એ બેક્ટેરિયાને રક્ષણાત્મક આવરણ બનાવતા અટકાવીને તેઓને મારી નાંખે છે.

ચેતવણીઓ (Safety Advice in Gujarati)

આલ્કોહોલ
અસુ‌રક્ષિત
Medicam Injection સાથે આલ્કોહોલનું સેવન જોખમકારક છે.
સગર્ભાવસ્થા
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
ગર્ભાવસ્થા દરમિયાન Medicam Injection નો ઉપયોગ કરવો જોખમકારક નીવડી શકે છે.
માનવીય ગર્ભમા જોખમના હકારાત્મક પુરાવા જોવા મળ્યાં છે, પણ જોખમ હોવા છતાં ગર્ભવતી મહિલાઓમાં ઉપયોગથી ફાયદા મળી શકે છે, ઉદાહરણ તરીકે જીવલેણ સ્થિતિમાં. કૃપા કરીને તમારા ડૉક્ટરની સલાહ લો.
સ્તનપાન
SAFE IF PRESCRIBED
Medicam Injection ધાવણ આવે તે દરમિયાન ઉપયોગ કરવા સુરક્ષિત છે. માનવ અભ્યાસોમાં દર્શાવાયું છે કે ક્યાં તો દવા સ્તનના દૂધમાં નોંધપાત્ર માત્રામાં પસાર થતું નથી અથવા તેનાથી શિશુ વિષાલુતાથી પ્રભાવિત થવાની અપેક્ષા નથી.
ડ્રાઇવિંગ
અસુ‌રક્ષિત
Medicam Injectionથી તમને ચક્કર આવી શકે, ઊંઘ આવી શકે છે અથવા તમારા દ્રષ્ટિને અસર થઈ શકે છે. તમારી દ્રષ્ટિ સ્પષ્ટ ન થાય ત્યાં સુધી વાહન ડ્રાઇવ કરશો નહીં
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જો તમે ગંભીર મૂત્રપિંડ રોગથી પીડાતા હોવ તો તમારા ડૉકટર સાથે વાત કરો. Medicam Injection ના ડોઝ સમાયોજનની જરૂર પડી શકે.
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યકૃત રોગના દર્દીઓમાં $ med_name $ નો ઉપયોગ સાવચેતી સાથે થવો જોઈએ. Medicam Injection ના ડોઝ સમાયોજનની જરૂર પડી શકે. કૃપા કરીને તમારા ડૉકટરની સલાહ લો.

જો તમે Medicam ની માત્રા ચૂકી ગયા છો તો શુ કરશો?

If you miss a dose of Medicam Injection, 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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નિષ્ણાત સલાહ

  • Medicam Injection helps relieve pain and swelling of various joints and muscles.
  • 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. 
  • Inform your doctor if you are pregnant or planning to conceive or breastfeeding.

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Chemical Class
Enolic acid Derivatives
Habit Forming
No
Therapeutic Class
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Q. What is the difference between Medicam Injection and diclofenac?

Both Medicam Injection 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 Medicam Injection.

Q. What is the difference between Medicam Injection and naproxen?

Both Medicam Injection 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 Medicam Injection.

Q. What is the difference between Medicam Injection and meloxicam?

Both Medicam Injection 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 Medicam Injection.

Q. What is the difference between Medicam Injection and ketoprofen?

Both Medicam Injection 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 Medicam Injection. Ketoprofen gel also showed excellent tolerability.

Q. What is the difference between Medicam Injection and tramadol?

Medicam Injection 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 Medicam Injection and nimesulide?

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

Q. Are Medicam Injection and aspirin same?

No. Medicam Injection 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 Medicam Injection be used along with dexamethasone?

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

Q. Can Medicam Injection be used with methocarbamol?

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

Q. Can Medicam Injection be used along with paracetamol?

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

Q. Is Medicam Injection a NSAID?

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

Q. Is Medicam Injection a sulfa drug?

Medicam Injection is a sulphur containing compound. Medicam Injection 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 Medicam Injection a blood thinner?

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

Q. Is Medicam Injection a muscle relaxant?

No. Medicam Injection 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 Medicam Injection a narcotic?

No. Medicam Injection 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 Medicam Injection be used in hypertension?

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

Q. Can Medicam Injection be used along with Losartan?

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

Q. Can Medicam Injection be used with Lisinopril?

No. Medicam Injection 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 Medicam Injection.

Q. Can Medicam Injection be used with calcium channel blocker?

Yes. Medicam Injection 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 Medicam Injection be used with Tizanidine?

Yes, Medicam Injection 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 Medicam Injection?

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

Q. Are there any alternatives of Medicam Injection?

Yes. There are alternatives to Medicam Injection. 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 Medicam Injection?

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 Medicam Injection be used in the treatment of allergy?

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

Q. How long does Medicam Injection work?

Medicam Injection 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 Medicam Injection?

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

Q. Can Medicam Injection be used to treat menstrual cramp?

Medicam Injection 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 Medicam Injection for a migraine?

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

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

Q. Is Medicam Injection affective in gout management?

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

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

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

Q. Can I use Medicam Injection if I am a diabetic?

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

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

No. Medicam Injection 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 Medicam Injection lead to skin reactions?

Yes. Medicam Injection 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 Medicam Injection if I am pregnant?

No. Medicam Injection 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 Medicam Injection if I have peptic ulcer disease?

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

Q. Can I use Medicam Injection 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 Medicam Injection lead to difficulty in conception?

Yes. Medicam Injection 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 Medicam Injection be used with diuretics?

No. Medicam Injection should not be used with diuretics. Medicam Injection 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 Medicam Injection be used with lithium?

No. Medicam Injection should not be used with lithium. Medicam Injection 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 Medicam Injection be used with warfarin?

No. Medicam Injection 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 Medicam Injection?

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)/ Medicam Injection?

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 Medicam Injection?

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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