XEGEN 20mg Capsule 10s

 71.00

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Drug Strength: 20mg
Drug Form : Capsule
Pack Size : 10s
Does this requires a prescription ?Yes

Piroxicam:20mg | Non steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs)

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    Manufactured / Marketed By : Shawan Product Form : CapsulePack Size : 10sIngredients : Piroxicam:20mgGeneric Category : Non steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs)

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    How it works

    XEGEN 20mg Capsule 10s works by inhibiting chemical mediators that cause pain and inflammation.

    Side effects

    Major & minor side effects for XEGEN 20mg Capsule 10s

    • Abdominal pain severe
    • Constipation severe
    • Headache severe
    • Dizziness severesevere
    • 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 XEGEN 20mg Capsule 10s

    What is it prescribed for?

    • Rheumatoid Arthritis

      This medicine is used to relieve symptoms such as swelling, pain, and stiffness of joints associated with rheumatoid arthritis.

    • Osteoarthritis

      This medicine is used to relieve symptoms such as tender and painful joints associated with osteoarthritis.

    Concerns

    Frequently asked questions

    • Onset of action

      The effect of this medicine can be observed within 1 hour of administration of the dose.

    • Duration of Effect

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

    • Safe with Alchohol?

      Consumption of alcohol is not recommended during treatment with this medicine due to the increased risk of serious side effects such as severe gastrointestinal bleeding, dizziness, fatigue, weakness, rashes, nausea, joint pain, fever, etc. Avoid performing activities that need high mental alertness like driving a vehicle or operating heavy machinery if alcohol and this medicine are used together.

    • Is it habit forming?

      No habit forming tendencies were reported.

    • Usage in pregnancy?

      This medicine is not recommended for use in pregnant women unless absolutely necessary. All the risks and benefits should be discussed with the doctor before taking this medicine.

    • Usage while breast-feeding?

      This medicine is not recommended for use in breastfeeding women unless absolutely necessary. All the risks and benefits should be discussed with the doctor before taking this medicine. Your doctor may prescribe a safer alternative based on your clinical condition.

    When not to use?

    • Allergy

      XEGEN 20mg Capsule 10s is not recommended if you have a known history of allergy to Nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs.

    • NSAID-induced asthma

      This medicine is not recommended for use in patients suffering from NSAID-sensitive asthma due to the increased risk of worsening of the patient's condition.

    • Coronary Artery Bypass Surgery (CABG)

      This medicine is not recommended for use in patients who have undergone recent heart surgery due to the increased risk of worsening of the patient's condition.

    • Gastrointestinal bleeding

      This medicine is not recommended for use in patients with a known history of gastrointestinal bleeding due to the increased risk of worsening of the patient's condition.

    • Severe kidney/liver Impairment

      This medicine is not recommended for use in patients suffering from severe impairment of liver/kidney function due to the increased risk of worsening of the patient's condition.

    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
    • Heart disease

      This medicine should be used with caution in patients with heart diseases due to the increased risk of adverse effects on the heart, especially after prolonged use. Appropriate dose adjustments or replacement with a suitable alternative may be required based on the clinical condition.

    • Gastro-intestinal bleeding

      Use of this medicine may cause severe gastrointestinal bleeding and perforation after prolonged usage. These adverse events may occur with or without warning symptoms. This risk is especially higher in the elderly population and in patients with a history of gastrointestinal diseases. Appropriate dose adjustments or replacement with a suitable alternative may be required based on the clinical condition.

    • Driving or operating machinery

      Use of this medicine may cause drowsiness or dizziness in some patients. It is advised that you do not perform any activities such as driving a vehicle or operating machinery if you experience any of these symptoms during treatment with this medicine.

    • Skin reactions

      This medicine may cause fatal skin allergies without any warnings in some patients. Signs and symptoms such as rashes, hives, fever, or other allergic symptoms should be reported to the doctor without any delay. Appropriate corrective measures, dose adjustments, or replacement with a suitable alternative may be required based on the clinical condition.

    • Use in females

      This medicine is not recommended in women attempting to conceive as it may impair female fertility. This medicine should be discontinued in women who have difficulty 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 XEGEN 20mg Capsule 10s 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
    • This medicine should be used with caution in patients suffering from liver diseases due to the increased risk of severe adverse effects. Close monitoring of liver function tests is necessary while receiving this medicine. Appropriate dose adjustments or replacement with a suitable alternative may be required in some cases based on the clinical condition.

    • This medicine should be used with caution in patients suffering from kidney diseases due to the increased risk of severe adverse effects. Close monitoring of kidney function tests is necessary while receiving this medicine. Appropriate dose adjustments or replacement with a suitable alternative may be required in some cases based on the clinical condition.

    • severe

      This medicine may cause fluid retention and edema in some patients. Close monitoring of blood pressure, electrolyte levels, and heart function may be required based on the clinical condition. Appropriate dose adjustments or replacement with a suitable alternative may be necessary in some cases based on the clinical condition.

    Lab interactions

    General Instructions

    XEGEN 20mg Capsule 10s 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

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    Additional Information>

    One of the following licensed pharmacy from the nearest location will deliver XEGEN 20mg Capsule 10s. 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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