Medcam Gel 25 gm

 60.00

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Drug Form : Gel
Pack Size : 25 gm
Does this requires a prescription ?Yes

Medcam Gel contains Piroxicam, Topical | belongs to Oxicam

SKU: pg_14095_19670 Categories: , ,

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    How it works

    Medcam Gel 25 gm works by inhibiting chemical mediators that cause pain and inflammation.

    Side effects

    Major & minor side effects for Medcam Gel 25 gm

    • 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 Medcam Gel 25 gm

    What is it prescribed for?

    • Rheumatoid Arthritis

      Medcam Gel 25 gm is used to relieve symptoms of pain and inflammation in rheumatoid arthritis patients.

    • Osteoarthritis

      Medcam Gel 25 gm 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

      Medcam Gel 25 gm is not recommended if you have a known history of allergy to Nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs.

    • Asthma

      Medcam Gel 25 gm is not recommended in patients with known history of Asthma.

    • Coronary Artery Bypass Surgery (CABG)

      Medcam Gel 25 gm 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.

    General Warnings
    • Effect on heart

      Medcam Gel 25 gm 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

      Medcam Gel 25 gm 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

      Medcam Gel 25 gm 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

      Medcam Gel 25 gm 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

      Medcam Gel 25 gm 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 Medcam Gel 25 gm 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

      Medcam Gel 25 gm 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

      Medcam Gel 25 gm 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.

    General Instructions

    Medcam Gel 25 gm 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

    Additional Information>

    what are the adverse effects of Medcam Gel 25 gm?

    Local erythema, pruritus, dermatitis.

    What happens if I miss a dose of Medcam Gel 25 gm?

    Adults: Apply to the affected site 3-4 times daily. Children: Not recommended.

    One of the following licensed pharmacy from the nearest location will deliver Medcam Gel 25 gm. The details of the licensed pharmacy shall be shared once you request the drugs and the respective pharmacy accepts your request based on valid prescription and availability.

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