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Curadec Injection 20 mg 5 Ampx1 mL

Curadec Injection contains Piroxicam | belongs to Oxicam

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How it works

It works by inhibiting chemical mediators that cause pain and inflammation.

Side effects

Major & minor side effects for Curadec Injection 20 mg 5 Ampx1 mL

  • Abdominal pain severe
  • Constipation severe
  • Headache severe
  • Dizziness severe
  • Burning sensation in stomach severe
  • Excessive air or gas in stomach
  • shakiness in the legs, arms, hands, or feet
  • Loss of strength
  • Restlessness
  • Change in appetite

Uses of Curadec Injection 20 mg 5 Ampx1 mL

What is it prescribed for?

  • Rheumatoid Arthritis

    Curadec Injection 20 mg 5 Ampx1 mL is used to relieve symptoms of pain and inflammation in rheumatoid arthritis patients.

  • Osteoarthritis

    Curadec Injection 20 mg 5 Ampx1 mL is used to relieve symptoms of pain and inflammation in osteoarthritis patients.

Concerns

Frequently asked questions

  • Onset of action

    The effect of this medicine can be observed in 30 min to 1 hour.

  • Duration of Effect

    The effect of this medicine lasts for an average duration of 48 to 72 hours.

  • Safe with Alchohol?

    This medicine should not be consumed with alcohol. Symptoms of stomach bleeding (such as the presence of dried and coffee colored blood in cough or stools) should be reported to the doctor immediately.

  • Is it habit forming?

    No habit forming tendencies were reported.

  • Usage in pregnancy?

    This medicine is not recommended for pregnant women.

  • Usage while breast-feeding?

    This medicine is not recommended for breastfeeding women.

When not to use?

  • Allergy

    Curadec Injection 20 mg 5 Ampx1 mL is not recommended if you have a known history of allergy to Nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs.

  • Asthma

    Curadec Injection 20 mg 5 Ampx1 mLis not recommended in patients with known history of Asthma.

  • Coronary Artery Bypass Surgery (CABG)

    Curadec Injection 20 mg 5 Ampx1 mL is not recommended in patients undergone heart surgery.

Warnings

Warnings for special population
  • Pregnancy

    This medicine is not recommended for pregnant women.

  • Breast-feeding

    This medicine is not recommended for breastfeeding women.

Warnings

Warnings for special population
  • Effect on heart

    Curadec Injection 20 mg 5 Ampx1 mL can have adverse effects on heart especially after a prolonged duration of use. It could increase the risk of diseases like stroke and heart attack which may be fatal.

  • Gastro-intestinal bleeding

    Curadec Injection 20 mg 5 Ampx1 mL can cause severe bleeding and perforation after prolonged usage. These adverse events may occur with or without warning symptoms. The elderly people are at greater risk to this and require the suitable adjustment in dosage.

  • Impaired kidney function

    Curadec Injection 20 mg 5 Ampx1 mL may increase the risk of kidney dysfunction if taken for a long duration of time. Any symptoms like the change in urine frequency, swelling of limbs should be reported to the doctor.

  • Skin reactions

    Curadec Injection 20 mg 5 Ampx1 mL can cause these fatal skin allergies without any warnings. Signs and symptoms like rashes, hives, fever or other allergic symptoms should be reported without any delay. This condition requires immediate medical intervention.

  • Use in females

    Curadec Injection 20 mg 5 Ampx1 mL is not recommended in women attempting to conceive as it may impair female fertility. This medicine should be discontinued in women who have difficulty in conceiving or having other fertility problems.

Dosage

  • Missed Dose

    The missed dose can be taken as soon as you remember. However, the missed dose should be skipped if it is almost time for your next dose.

  • Overdose

    A doctor should be contacted immediately if an overdose of Curadec Injection 20 mg 5 Ampx1 mL is suspected. Signs and symptoms of overdose include stomach irritation, difficulty in breathing, black colored stools etc. Immediate medical attention is needed if an overdose is confirmed.

Interactions

Interaction with Medicines
  • Warfarin severe
  • Corticosteroids moderate
  • Fluoroquinolone moderate
  • Angiotensin converting enzyme inhibitors moderate
Disease interactions
  • severe

    Curadec Injection 20 mg 5 Ampx1 mL should not be taken if you have NSAID-sensitive asthma. Any such history should be reported to the doctor so that appropriate substitution can be done.

  • severe

    [post_title and other NSAIDs should be taken after consulting a doctor especially if the intended duration is longer than a month. Any symptom indicating ulceration and bleeding like chronic indigestion, coffee colored dry blood in stools or vomiting of blood should be reported immediately.

Lab interactions

General Instructions

should be taken following all labeled instructions. The duration and amount of medicine consumed should be as prescribed by the doctor. It is not recommended in patients with any bleeding disorder. Drink adequate amount of water to minimize the irritation in the stomach.

Other details

  • To be taken after food
  • To be taken as instructed by doctor
  • May cause sleepiness

References

How to use Curadec Injection 20 mg 5 Ampx1 mL

IM: It should be made using aseptic technique into a relatively large muscle. The preferred site is the upper outer quadrant of the buttock (i.e. gluteus maximus). Aspiration is necessary to help avoid inadvertent injection into a blood vessel.

UNLICENSED USE
Children: Relief of pain and inflammation in juvenile idiopathic arthritis: ORAL: 6-18 yr and body-weight under 15 kg, 5 mg daily; 6-18 yr and body-weight 16-25 kg, 10 mg daily; 6-18 yr and body-weight 26-45 kg, 15 mg daily; 6-18 yr and body-weight over 46 kg, 20 mg daily.

what are the adverse effects of Curadec Injection 20 mg 5 Ampx1 mL

Gl disturbances, skin reactions, oedema, CNS effects, malaise, tinnitus, headache, vertigo, blood dyscrasias, renal or hepatic impairment, visual disturbances, hypertension, dizziness, anorexia, wt gain, hyperglycaemia, somnolence, raised serum transaminase, pancreatitis, skin reaction. Reports of peptic ulceration, perforation and GI bleeding.

What is the dose of Curadec Injection 20 mg 5 Ampx1 mL

ORAL: Adults: 20 mg daily as a single dose.
Musculo-skeletal disorders: Adults: Initially 40 mg daily for 2 days then 20 mg daily for 7-14 days.
Gout: Adults: Initially 40 mg as a single dose then 40 mg daily in single or divided doses for next 4-6 days.
INJECTION: Same as oral dose by deep IM Inj into upper quadrant of buttocks. Maintenance, use oral preps. Children: Not recommended.
SUPPOSITORY: Adults: 1 suppository daily, in severe cases 2 suppositories daily. Children: Not recommended.

One of the following licensed pharmacy from the nearest location will deliver Curadec Injection 20 mg 5 Ampx1 mL. The details of the licensed pharmacy shall be shared once you request the drugs and the respective pharmacy accepts the your request based on valid prescription and availability.

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