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Minicam Dt Tablet

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10 Tablet(s) in Strip
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Piroxicam(20.0 Mg)
Therapeutic classification
DRUGS FOR OSTEOARTHRITIS
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Medical Description

Minicam Dt Tablet is pain-relieving medicine (pain killer). It is used for the treatment of pain and inflammation associated with various conditions such as rheumatoid arthritis, osteoarthritis, joint...
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Uses of Minicam Dt 20 MG

  • Minicam Dt Tablet is used to provide relief from pain and inflammation associated with rheumatoid arthritis, osteoarthritis, muscle pain and joints.
  • It is also used to provide relief from post-operative pain and period cramps.

Contraindications of Minicam Dt 20 MG

  • If you are allergic to piroxicam or any ingredients present in Minicam Dt Tablet.
  • If you have a history of any problem related to the stomach and intestine.
  • If you have active stomach and intestinal bleeding or inflammation.
  • If you are taking blood thinners or painkiller medicines.
  • If you have any known history of symptoms like asthma, nasal problems or hives, etc., after taking NSAID's medicine like aspirin.
  • If you are pregnant especially, in the third trimester of pregnancy.
  • If you have heart severe heart problems.

Side effects of Minicam Dt 20 MG

  • Dizziness
  • Headache
  • Sleepiness
  • Decreased blood count
  • Stomach pain
  • Diarrhoea
  • Indigestion
  • Gas

Precautions and Warnings of Minicam Dt 20 MG

Pregnancy

Q:
Can I take Minicam Dt Tablet during pregnancy?
A:
Minicam Dt Tablet is not recommended to be taken by pregnant women especially during the third trimester of pregnancy. If you are pregnant or think you may be pregnant, talk to your doctor.

Breast Feeding

Q:
Can I take Minicam Dt Tablet while breastfeeding?
A:
It is advised not to take Minicam Dt Tablet if you are breastfeeding as there is limited data about its safety. It is important to consult the doctor before taking any medication while breastfeeding.

Driving

Q:
Can I drive if I have consumed Minicam Dt Tablet?
A:
Minicam Dt Tablet can make you dizzy, drowsy, tired or have visual disturbances. It is recommended to avoid activities like driving or operating machinery.

Alcohol

Q:
Can I consume alcohol with Minicam Dt Tablet?
A:
It is always recommended not to consume alcohol while taking Minicam Dt Tablet. It may delay the healing process. If you have a habit of drinking alcohol, consult your doctor before taking this medicine.

Other General Warnings

Talk to your doctor if
  • You have a history of stomach or intestinal bleeding, perforations or ulcers.
  • You experience stomach or intestinal bleeding after taking this medicine.
  • You are an elderly person.
  • You have any medical condition such as heart, liver or kidney disease.
  • You have or had experienced any allergic reaction after taking this medicine.
  • You are planning a pregnancy or you are pregnant.
  • You have a planned surgery.

Mode of Action of Minicam Dt 20 MG

How Does It Work?

Minicam Dt Tablet works by interfering with the production of a chemical called prostaglandins, which is responsible for swelling and pain.

Directions for Use of Minicam Dt 20 MG

Minicam Dt Tablet should be taken as directed by your doctor. Swallow it as a whole with a glass of water. Do not cut, break or chew the medicine. It can be taken before or after food. It would be bes...
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Interactions of Minicam Dt 20 MG

Interactions with other medicines

  • Some medicines can affect the way Minicam Dt Tablet works or this medicine itself can reduce the effectiveness of other medicines taken at the same time.
  • Tell your doctor about all the medicines, supplements or herbals you are currently taking or might take to avoid any possible interaction. Also, you should inform your doctor if you have a planned sur...
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  • Especially if you take medicines like aspirin or other NSAID's, blood thinner medicines, corticosteroids, digoxin for heart conditions, medicines for psychiatric problems, immunomodulatory medicines, ...
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Storage and disposal of Minicam Dt 20 MG

  • Store this medicine in a cool and dry place, protected from direct sunlight, moisture and heat.
  • Keep it away from children and pets.
  • Do not use expired medicines. Discard any unused medicine properly.

Dosage of Minicam Dt 20 MG

Overdose

If you think you have taken too much of this medicine, immediately contact your treating doctor or visit your nearby hospital. Always carry the package of the tablet along with you for easy assessment...
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Missed a Dose

If you missed any dose of medicine, take it as soon as you remember. If it's time for your next dose, then skip the missed dose and continue with your regular dose schedule. Do not take a double dose ...
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Content Details

WRITTEN BY
doctor

Dr. Mansi Savla

B. Pharm, PharmD

REVIEWED BY
doctor

Dr. Ritu Budania

MBBS, MD (Pharmacology)

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

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Q: Can children use Minicam Dt Tablet?

A: No, Minicam Dt Tablet should not be used in children due to lack of safety information. Always consult your child's doctor before giving any medicine.

Q: Is Minicam Dt an antibiotic?

A: No, Minicam Dt Tablet is an anti-inflammatory and pain-relieving medicine.

Q: What is Minicam Dt Tablet used for?

A: Minicam Dt Tablet is used to provide relief from pain and inflammation associated with rheumatoid arthritis, osteoarthritis, muscle pain and joints.

Q: What is the composition of Minicam Dt?

A: The composition of Minicam Dt Tablet consists of piroxicam as its active ingredient.
Product Details
Brand
MINICAM DT
Expires on or After
16/08/2022

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ContainsPiroxicam(20.0 Mg)
UsesPain and inflammation
Side effectsDizziness, drowsiness, stomach pain, diarrhoea
Last Updated on: 28 Apr 2022 | 01:14 PM (IST)
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