Rox

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Composition for Rox Products

Rox Products are primarily used for

Pain relief

About Rox Products

Uses of Rox Products

Piroxicam is used for pain relief. It relieves pain and inflammation in conditions like rheumatoid arthritis, osteoarthritis, and ankylosing spondylitis.

Rox Products side effects

Common

Side Effects of Rox are Nausea, Headache, Dizziness, Diarrhea, Abdominal pain, Constipation, Flatulence, Ringing in ear, Edema (swelling), Rash, Decreased appetite, Increased glucose level in blood.

How Rox Products work

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).

Patient Concerns about Rox Products

Frequently asked questions about Rox Products

Frequently asked questions about Piroxicam

Q. What is the difference between Rox 20mg Tablet DT and diclofenac?
Both Rox 20mg Tablet DT 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 Rox 20mg Tablet DT.
Q. What is the difference between Rox 20mg Tablet DT and naproxen?
Both Rox 20mg Tablet DT 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 Rox 20mg Tablet DT.
Q. What is the difference between Rox 20mg Tablet DT and meloxicam?
Both Rox 20mg Tablet DT 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 Rox 20mg Tablet DT.
Q. What is the difference between Rox 20mg Tablet DT and ketoprofen?
Both Rox 20mg Tablet DT 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 Rox 20mg Tablet DT. Ketoprofen gel also showed excellent tolerability.
Q. What is the difference between Rox 20mg Tablet DT and tramadol?
Rox 20mg Tablet DT 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 Rox 20mg Tablet DT and nimesulide?
Both Rox 20mg Tablet DT and nimesulide are pain killers. However, Rox 20mg Tablet DT 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 Rox 20mg Tablet DT 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 Rox 20mg Tablet DT or any painkiller in the case of any fever with joint pain. Consult your doctor before starting Rox 20mg Tablet DT.
Q. Are Rox 20mg Tablet DT and aspirin same?
No. Rox 20mg Tablet DT 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 Rox 20mg Tablet DT be used along with dexamethasone?
No. Rox 20mg Tablet DT should not be used with dexamethasone. They both increase each other's toxicity. There is an increased risk of GI ulceration.
Q. Can Rox 20mg Tablet DT be used with methocarbamol?
Yes. Methocarbamol can be used with Rox 20mg Tablet DT as no serious side effects are known. Inform your doctor before starting any of the medication.
Q. Can Rox 20mg Tablet DT be used along with paracetamol?
Yes. Paracetamol can be used with Rox 20mg Tablet DT as no serious side effects are known. Inform your doctor before starting any of the medication.
Q. Is Rox 20mg Tablet DT a NSAID?
Yes. Rox 20mg Tablet DT is a non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drug (NSAID).
Q. Is Rox 20mg Tablet DT a sulfa drug?
Rox 20mg Tablet DT is a sulphur containing compound. Rox 20mg Tablet DT 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 Rox 20mg Tablet DT a blood thinner?
No. Rox 20mg Tablet DT is not a blood thinner. It is a pain killer. It should be avoided in a patient with a bleeding disorder.
Q. Is Rox 20mg Tablet DT a muscle relaxant?
No. Rox 20mg Tablet DT 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 Rox 20mg Tablet DT a narcotic?
No. Rox 20mg Tablet DT 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 Rox 20mg Tablet DT be used in hypertension?
No. Rox 20mg Tablet DT is not a medication to control hypertension. It is important to note that Rox 20mg Tablet DT decreases the effectiveness of the antihypertensive medication when given together. Inform your doctor if you are taking antihypertensive medications before starting Rox 20mg Tablet DT.
Q. Can Rox 20mg Tablet DT be used along with Losartan?
No. Rox 20mg Tablet DT should not be combined with Losartan. It is important to note that Rox 20mg Tablet DT 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 Rox 20mg Tablet DT.
Q. Can Rox 20mg Tablet DT be used with Lisinopril?
No. Rox 20mg Tablet DT 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 Rox 20mg Tablet DT.
Q. Can Rox 20mg Tablet DT be used with calcium channel blocker?
Yes. Rox 20mg Tablet DT 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 Rox 20mg Tablet DT be used with Tizanidine?
Yes, Rox 20mg Tablet DT 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 Rox 20mg Tablet DT?
Yes. Rox 20mg Tablet DT can be combined with beta-cyclodextrin. Research has shown that combining Rox 20mg Tablet DT with beta-cyclodextrin leads to faster onset of action of piroxicam and reduced gastric side effects.
Q. Are there any alternatives of Rox 20mg Tablet DT?
Yes. There are alternatives to Rox 20mg Tablet DT. 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 Rox 20mg Tablet DT?
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 Rox 20mg Tablet DT be used in the treatment of allergy?
No. Rox 20mg Tablet DT is not a drug to treat allergy. It is a pain killer.
Q. How long does Rox 20mg Tablet DT work?
Rox 20mg Tablet DT 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 Rox 20mg Tablet DT?
No. Rox 20mg Tablet DT is not known to cause high. It is a non-narcotic painkiller.
Q. Can Rox 20mg Tablet DT be used to treat menstrual cramp?
Rox 20mg Tablet DT 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 Rox 20mg Tablet DT for a migraine?
Rox 20mg Tablet DT is not approved for the treatment of migraine. Research studies have shown that Rox 20mg Tablet DT is effective in significantly decreasing the pain associated with migraine without aura.
Q. Is Rox 20mg Tablet DT 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 Rox 20mg Tablet DT as the cause of back pain can be different for different person.
Q. Is Rox 20mg Tablet DT affective in gout management?
Yes. Rox 20mg Tablet DT can be given for the treatment of acute gout. Research studies have shown Rox 20mg Tablet DT to be highly effective in the treatment of acute gout.
Q. Can you donate blood when on the medication with Rox 20mg Tablet DT?
Yes. You can donate blood when on Rox 20mg Tablet DT. Do inform your doctor before donating blood.
Q. Can I use Rox 20mg Tablet DT if I am a diabetic?
Rox 20mg Tablet DT 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 Rox 20mg Tablet DT so taking piroxicam can lead to increased risk of renal failure by many folds.
Q. Can I use Rox 20mg Tablet DT if I have a deranged renal function?
No. Rox 20mg Tablet DT 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 Rox 20mg Tablet DT lead to skin reactions?
Yes. Rox 20mg Tablet DT 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 Rox 20mg Tablet DT if I am pregnant?
No. Rox 20mg Tablet DT 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 Rox 20mg Tablet DT if I have peptic ulcer disease?
No. Rox 20mg Tablet DT is contraindicated in cases of active peptic ulcer disease. Rox 20mg Tablet DT is known to cause gastric ulceration and bleeding.
Q. Can I use Rox 20mg Tablet DT 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 Rox 20mg Tablet DT lead to difficulty in conception?
Yes. Rox 20mg Tablet DT 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 Rox 20mg Tablet DT be used with diuretics?
No. Rox 20mg Tablet DT should not be used with diuretics. Rox 20mg Tablet DT 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 Rox 20mg Tablet DT be used with lithium?
No. Rox 20mg Tablet DT should not be used with lithium. Rox 20mg Tablet DT 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 Rox 20mg Tablet DT be used with warfarin?
No. Rox 20mg Tablet DT 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 Rox 20mg Tablet DT?
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)/ Rox 20mg Tablet DT?
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 Rox 20mg Tablet DT?
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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