PIROVON-DT Tablets
Pain inhibition for prolonged period

PIROVON-DT Tablets

Each dispersible tablet contains:

  • Piroxicam I.P. 20 mg

KEY PRODUCT ATTRIBUTES

  • Provide powerful analgesic efficacy
  • Low risk of cardiovascular efficacy
  • Positive effect on surgery related inflammation
  • Has comparable efficacy in osteoarthritis

DESCRIPTION

PIROVON-DT contains Piroxicam. Piroxicam is a non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drug (NSAID)used to relieve the symptoms of painful, inflammatory conditions like arthritis.

Piroxicam, like other NSAIDs, block the Cox enzymes and reduce prostaglandins throughout the body. As a consequence, ongoing inflammation, pain, and fever are reduced. Since the prostaglandins that protect the stomach and support the platelets and blood clotting also are reduced.Piroxicam has analgesic activity as well as anti-pyretic and anti-inflammatory activities.

As an analgesic Piroxicam is more potent than aspirin,fenoprofen,ibuprofen,naproxen in inhibiting phenylquinone-induced writhing.

INDICATIONS

Piroxicam is used primarily for the treatment of rheumatoid diseases. Piroxicam reduces pain, joint swelling and morning stiffness, and improves the functionality of the joints during chronic polyarthritis. Pain is relieved in arthroses and joint mobility is improved. Piroxicamis effective and well-tolerated in the treatment of primary dysmenorrhea.Piroxicam has been compared to other anti-inflammatory agents (e.g. diclofenac, indomethacin, naproxen) in numerous controlled studies and proved to be equal and sometimes even more efficacious.

It can also be used for other rheumatoid diseases such as ankylosing spondylitis, (Bechterew's disease), acute gout, low back pain and soft tissue rheumatism (e.g. periarthropathy of the shoulder). Piroxicam reduces both systemic and synovial fluid rheumatoid factor production in patients with seropositive rheumatoid arthritis.

DOSAGE & ADMINISTRATION

The adult oral dose of PIROVON-DT is one tablet taken per day as single dose,may be increase to 30-40mg/day. The medicine is best taken on the same time each day with a full glass of water or to take it with food if it upsets stomach.

CONTRAINDICATIONS

PIROVON-DT should not be administered in the following cases:

  • PIROVON-DT is not recommended in individuals with hypersensitivity.
  • PIROVON-DT should not be prescribed to asthma patients.
  • PIROVON-DT is contraindicated in patients with severe renal and hepatic failure.
  • PIROVON-DT is contraindicated in individuals suffering from GI(Gastrointestinal) bleeding.
  • PIROVON-DT should not be administered to patients with a history of previous severe allergic drug reactions of any type, especially cutaneous reactions such as erythema multiforme, Stevens-Johnson syndrome, toxic epidermal necrolysis, or those who have exhibited a previous skin reaction (regardless of severity) to piroxicam.
  • PIROVON-DT is contraindicated in patients with severe heart failure.

PRECAUTIONS

  • PIROVON-DT should be used with caution in patients with coagulation defects.
  • PIROVON-DT may cause stomach bleeding. Daily use of alcohol and tobacco, especially when combined with this medicine, may increase risk for stomach bleeding.
  • PIROVON-DT should be discontinued if skin reaction occurs.
  • PIROVON-DT may make an individual more sensitive to the sun. Avoid prolonged sun exposure, tanning booths or sunlamps.
  • PIROVON-DT should not be taken for longer use as it increases the risk of heart diseases or conditions such as high blood pressure and diabetes.
  • PIROVON-DT may cause dizziness or drowsiness, do not drive a car or operate machinery while taking this medication.

ADVERSE EFFECTS

Serious side effects of PIROVON-DT include hepatotoxicity,hypoglycemia,hypersensitivity reactions,hypotension,edema .Less serious side effects are loss of appetite, abdominal pain, constipation, diarrhea, indigestion, elevated liver enzymes, flatulence, gross bleeding/perforation, heartburn, nausea, ulcers and vomiting.

PREGNANCY & LACTATON

Piroxicam may harm an unborn baby, especially shouldn’t take piroxicam during your last three months of pregnancy. The medicine is found in breast milk and could hurt a nursing baby. Don’t take Piroxicam while breastfeeding a baby.

STORAGE

Store in a cool, dry and dark place. Keep away from the reach of children.

PRESENTATION

PIROVON-DT tablets are available in a 10X10’s blister packing

CAUTION

The medical information on this site is provided as an information resource only, and is not to be used or relied on for any diagnostic or treatment purposes. This information is not intended to be patient education, does not create any patient-physician relationship, and should not be used as a substitute for professional diagnosis and treatment. Please note it is dangerous to take any medication without doctor’s prescription or professional advice from a registered health practitioner. Always follow the instructions of physician / doctor / registered medical practitioner before using any medicine. Do not exceed the recommended dosage. Keep all medicines away from your children. Store as recommended. Please consult your health care provider, before making any healthcare decisions or for guidance about a specific medical condition. The allopathic medicine as per the law in India must be sold by retail pharmacies holding valid trading drug license only.

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