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Piroxicam Injection

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Description

Piroxicam Injection is a pain-relieving drug which is used in the treatment of average to severe pain. Piroxicam Injection helps to relieve swelling or pain of various conditions related to muscles and joints, this injection is usually given in cases where oral administration is unsuitable. Piroxicam Injection is generally prescribed by a healthcare professional that’s why you should not self-administer this medicine at home. The dose and duration of Piroxicam Injection will depend on what you are taking it for and how well it helps your symptoms. 

You should keep receiving the Piroxicam Injection until the doctor says it is okay to stop using the medicine. The most common side effects of Piroxicam Injection include injection site reactions such as swelling, pain, redness, stomach pain, indigestion,  vomiting, diarrhoea, headache, and dizziness. If any of these side effects of Piroxicam Injection persist or get worse, you should let your doctor know because your doctor may be able to suggest ways of preventing or reducing the symptoms.

Medical Benefits of Piroxicam Injection

Piroxicam injection is a painkiller medicine which helps to relieve swelling or pain of several conditions related to joints and muscles. Piroxicam injection is given in cases where oral administration is not working. Piroxicam injection is prescribed for average and severe pain conditions such as,

  • Rheumatoid Arthritis
  • Osteoarthritis
  • Excessive joint and muscle pain
  • Acute gout
  • Postoperative trauma pain

Side Effects of Piroxicam Injection

There are mild to moderate side effects of  Piroxicam injection that get resolved over time, immediately inform your doctor in case the side effects persist or get severe with time. The side effects of  Piroxicam injection may vary in all users as they depend on the physiological conditions and response to the therapy. The range of side effects noticed on using the  Piroxicam injection are mentioned as follows,

  • Loss of appetite
  • Huge effects on Liver, heart and Kidney
  • Headache
  • Stomach ache
  • Dizziness
  • Constipation
  • Ulceration-like burning sensation
  • Severe stomach pain 
  • Vomiting
  • Upper abdominal pain
  • Gastrointestinal bleeding
  • Nausea 
  • Abdominal discomfort
  • Flatulence
  • Abdominal pain
  • Indigestion
  • Painful mouth ulcers

Safety and Precautions

Before using Piroxicam injection, you should let your doctor know if you have a history of high blood pressure, stomach ulcers, heart diseases, and liver or kidney disease. Let your doctor also know about all the other medicines you are taking because they may affect, or be affected by, Piroxicam injection. Piroxicam injection is not recommended for pregnant or breastfeeding women, pregnant and breastfeeding mothers must consult with their doctors before using the medicine. Your doctor may also regularly monitor your liver function,  kidney function, and levels of blood components if you are taking this injection for long-term treatment. Have a look at a few tips and advice while you are taking this injection,

  • Do not consume  Piroxicam injection with alcohol as it may increase the chances of stomach bleeding. 
  •  Piroxicam injections are not safe during pregnancy and breastfeeding, hence, do not take it without a doctor’s consultation. 
  • Store the  Piroxicam injection in a cool and dry place away from direct sunlight.
  • Keep the  Piroxicam injection out of reach of children and pets. 
  • Don’t drive or do anything that requires mental focus when taking  Piroxicam injection 

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