PIROVON-DT Tablets
Pain inhibition for prolonged period

PIROVON-DT Tablets

Composition:

Each tablet of PIROVON DT contains piroxicam IP 20mg.

Description:

Piroxicam is a non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drug that works by blocking the cyclooxygenase pathway. Cyclooxygenase is the enzyme that synthesizes key inflammatory mediators such as prostaglandins and leukotrienes, from arachidonic acid. These inflammatory mediators lead to different inflammatory symptoms such as pain, swelling, redness and fever.

Piroxicam exhibits anti-pyretic, analgesic and anti-inflammatory properties. Apart from preventing the prostaglandin synthesis, piroxicam blocks the activation of neutrophils in order to suppress the inflammatory reactions. Thus, this drug is effective in treating inflammation-related joint issues such as gout, osteoarthritis and muscle disorders.

Indications:

  • Ankylosing Spondylitis (AS)
  • Osteoarthritis (OA)
  • Rheumatoid Arthritis
  • Primary dysmenorrhea
  • Postoperative pain
  • Musculoskeletal disorders

Dosage and Administration:

As directed by the physician

Contraindication:

PIROVON DT tablet is contraindicated in patients with hypersensitivity towards piroxicam. This medicine is also contraindicated in patients with asthma, severe hepatic and renal impairment, GI bleeding, erythema multiforme, Stevens-Johnson syndrome and severe heart failure.

PIROVON DT is contraindicated in nursing women.

Adverse Effects:

Adverse effects of this medicine include loss of appetite, abdominal pain, constipation, indigestion, diarrhea, increased levels of liver enzymes, heartburn, nausea, vomiting and ulcers.

Precaution:

There are no sufficient and well-controlled studies when it comes to piroxicam administration in pregnant women. Therefore, if you are pregnant, discuss with your doctor about your condition before taking this medicine.

Presentation:

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

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Keep the medicines out of the children’s reach. This product is to be stored as recommended. Do not exceed the recommended dosage. Do not use this information in place of a visit, consultation or advice of your healthcare providers.

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