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Melonex 5mg Vial Of 2ml Injection

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2ml Injection
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Melonex 5 MG Description

Melonex 5 mg is a nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory medicine (NSAID) used to treat pain or inflammation due to rheumatoid Arthritis and Osteoarthritis. This medicine contains meloxicam as its active ing

redient. It works by reducing the hormones causing pain and inflammation in your body. Osteoarthritis is a condition that affects the bones and joints. The protective cartilage that cushions your bones wears down due to increasing age and causes stiffness and pain in the joints. Rheumatoid arthritis is an autoimmune disorder that causes painful swelling in your joints. Take this medicine as prescribed by your physician and inform your doctor in case you experience any side effects.

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Product Summary

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ContainsMeloxicam(5.0 Mg)
UsesOsteoarthritis, Rheumatoid arthritis, Moderate to severe pain, Juvenile rheumatoid arthritis in children above two years of age.
Side effectsNausea, vomiting, indigestion, diarrhoea, upper respiratory tract infection, oedema, anaemia, decreased platelet aggregation, dizzin
TherapyANTI-INFLAMMATORY
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uses

Uses of Melonex 5 MG

  • Manage pain in Osteoarthritis
  • Manage inflammation in Rheumatoid arthritis
  • Treats moderate to severe pain
  • Used in juvenile rheumatoid arthritis in children above two years of age
contraindications

Contraindications of Melonex 5 MG

  • If you are allergic to meloxicam
  • If you are allergic to other nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs) like naproxen, ibuprofen
  • If you have any growths in the nose (polyps)
  • If you have anaemia - low haemoglobin levels
  • If you have a history of urticaria - hives and rashes caused due to an allergy
  • If you have bronchial asthma
  • If you are on dialysis or if you have renal failure
  • If you have had a coronary bypass surgery
  • If you have liver disease
  • If you have fluid retention
  • If you have a history of ulcers in the stomach
  • If you have a history of stroke or heart attack
  • If you have high blood pressure
  • If you have an increased risk of bleeding
  • If you are pregnant or planning pregnancy
  • If you have had a kidney transplant
  • If you have a clotting disorder
sideEffects

Side effects of Melonex 5 MG

  • Nausea
  • Vomiting
  • Indigestion
  • Diarrhoea
  • Upper respiratory tract infection
  • Anaemia
  • Decreased platelet aggregation
  • Dizziness
  • Heart Failure
  • Constipation
precautionsAndWarnings

Precautions and Warnings of Melonex 5 MG

pregnancy

Pregnancy

Q:
Can I take Melonex 5 mg during pregnancy?
A:
No, you should not take Melonex 5 mg during pregnancy unless prescribed by your physician. Melonex 5 mg is an anti-inflammatory medicine that can cause serious heart or kidney damage in the unborn baby and some complications in the pregnancy.
breastfeeding

Breast Feeding

Q:
Can I take Melonex 5 mg while breastfeeding?
A:
No, Melonex 5 mg should not be taken while breastfeeding as it can pass into your breast milk and harm your baby. Consult your physician before you take this medicine while breastfeeding.
driving

Driving

Q:
Can I drive if I have taken Melonex 5 mg?
A:
No, you should not drive or operate heavy machinery after taking Melonex 5 mg. You may experience dizziness while taking Melonex 5 mg. Consult your physician before you start driving while taking Melonex 5 mg.
alcohol

Alcohol

Q:
Can I consume alcohol with Melonex 5 mg?
A:
No, you should not consume alcohol while taking Melonex 5 mg as it can increase your risk of bleeding in the stomach and intestines.
otherGeneralWarnings

Other General Warnings

Talk to your doctor if
  • You have developed heart disease.
  • You have a history of smoking or drinking alcohol.
  • You are due for coronary artery bypass surgery.
  • You have gotten pregnant while taking Melonex 5 mg.
  • You are planning to get pregnant, or you are undergoing fertility treatment.
  • You have developed liver disease.
  • You have aspirin-induced respiratory disorders.
  • You have bleeding in your stomach and intestines.
  • You have developed a stomach ulcer.
  • You have an increased risk of developing a heart attack or stroke.
  • You are due for a kidney transplant.
  • You are suffering from fluid retention in your body.
  • You have a history of kidney donations.
modeOfAction

Mode of Action of Melonex 5 MG

How Does It Work?

Melonex 5 mg contains meloxicam as an active ingredient. It is a Benzothiazine that belongs to the group of medications called oxicam. This medicine helps relieve pain and inflammation by reducing the...
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directionsForUse

Directions for Use of Melonex 5 MG

  • Take Melonex 5 mg injection as prescribed by your physician.
  • The medicine is to be injected into your vein as an infusion.
  • Your physician will administer the medicine to you.
interactions

Interactions of Melonex 5 MG

Interactions with other medicines

  • Blood thinners like aspirin, warfarin, dabigatran, enoxaparin
  • ACE inhibitors (antihypertensives for reducing blood pressure) like lisinopril and captopril
  • Angiotensin II receptor blockers (antihypertensives for reducing blood pressure) like valsartan, losartan
  • Cidofovir
  • Lithium
  • Methotrexate
  • Diuretics (that increase urination) like furosemide
  • Steroids like prednisone

Interactions with food items

  • Avoid drinking alcohol before, after or while taking this injection as it can increase your risk of internal bleeding in the stomach and intestines.
storageAndDisposal

Storage and disposal of Melonex 5 MG

Melonex 5 mg should not be kept in the freezer. The ideal temperature for Melonex 5 mg to be stored is around 15-25ºC (59-77ºF). Keep the injection away from direct sunlight, heat, and moisture. Ensur...
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dosage

Dosage of Melonex 5 MG

Overdose

Overdose of Melonex may result in persistent vomiting, fatigue, and breathing difficulties. Seek medical attention immediately.

Missed a Dose

If you have missed your dose of Melonex 5 mg, consult your physician and take the dose as advised. Do not take double up your dose or overdose.

Content Details

WRITTEN BY
REVIEWED BY
doctor

Dr. Jagruti Jain

M.B.B.S., M.D., D.N.B., General Medicine

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

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Q: Is Melonex 5 mg addictive?

A: No, Melonex 5 mg is not addictive and can be stopped if wanted or whenever required. However, you should not stop any prescribed medication without consultation.

Q: Is Melonex 5 mg a stronger medicine than Ibuprofen?

A: Yes, Melonex 5 mg is a stronger medicine than ibuprofen. But both medicines should be taken as prescribed by your physician and not be taken on your own.

Q: Is Melonex 5 mg safe for elderly people?

A: Melonex 5 mg should be taken as prescribed by your doctor. Since elderly people have comorbidities that may interact with the medicine and you may have side effects, it is best to consult your physician before taking this medicine.
Product Details
Brand
MELONEX
Country of Origin
India
Expires on or After
23/10/2024
Last Updated on: 18 Feb 2022 | 05:36 PM (IST)

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