Piroxicam : indications for use , instructions , price
Medicine / / August 12, 2017
- Instructions for use
«piroxicam" drug has anti-inflammatory and antipyretic effects.Also it is used as an analgesic, to reduce pain.It is a non-steroidal drug.
piroxicam administered for the therapeutic treatment of various diseases with pain syndrome.For ease of use this medicine is available in different forms - capsules, gel, solution and rectal suppositories.
The use of this drug reduces the pain half an hour after taking orally or 15 minutes after taking rectally.If you take piroxicam as the anti-inflammatory agent, the effect of his actions begins to appear a week after the beginning of reception.If you take his one-time fee for the treatment of pain and inflammation, its effect lasts hours.
drug in gel form is prescribed for pain in the joints, stiffness in the movements.The drug is well absorbed in the gastrointestinal tract, and the output is almost entirely through 5 hours.
drug passes into breast milk, so while breastfeeding
Piroxicam is indicated for:
- severe pain in the muscles, the spine.And also for sprains and fractures, soft tissue inflammation and after surgery;
- various pathologies and diseases of the joints: rheumatism, arthritis, osteoarthritis, gout, and other;
- other diseases, which are accompanied by severe pain, swelling and inflammation in the tissues.
Instructions In what form to take the medicine and dosage prescribed by the doctor, as it depends on the severity of the disease.When the pain of acute or chronic administered usually 2 capsules of 20 mg 1 time per day after meals.This dosage is necessary to maintain the first five days, and then gradually bringing to 1 capsule 20 mg per day.
In the postoperative period, take 1 capsule of 20 mg once a day.If there are severe pains, the doctor increases the dose by half.
to relieve acute pain and rapid effects of the drug, piroxicam administered by intramuscular injection.The drug must be administered deep into the muscle tissue at a dosage of 0.02 mg once daily.This dosage should be followed the first three days, then it is best to move to maintenance therapy.During this period it is better to take oral medications - capsules or tablets.
medicine in the form of gel, ointment or cream accept externally.This should be done with strong pains in the joints, neuralgia and pain in the soft tissues.Apply inflammation is necessary to place in 1 mg of the drug and rub, but not much.No bandages and compresses not use.The break between the rubbing must be at least 4-yoh hours.
piroxicam is a drug available.He has a fairly low cost and is sold in any drugstore.Today, depending on the shape and release the dosage, the drug can be bought at the price of 21 rubles.Most are cheap capsules of 10 mg from the Russian manufacturer.The same capsule, but foreign production will cost 2 times more expensive.
The most expensive are the candles in a package of 10 pieces.If we compare the candles both domestic and imported, the difference is about 200 rubles.