Pirox 20mg Capsule
Pirox 20mg Capsule
Pirox 20mg Capsule

Pirox 20mg Capsule

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Medical Description

Pirox Capsule 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 and...
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ContainsPiroxicam(20.0 Mg)
UsesPain and inflammation
Side effectsDizziness, drowsiness, stomach pain, diarrhoea
ClassificationDRUGS FOR OSTEOARTHRITIS
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Uses of Pirox 20 MG

  • Pirox Capsule 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 Pirox 20 MG

  • If you are allergic to piroxicam or any ingredients present in Pirox Capsule.
  • 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 Pirox 20 MG

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

Precautions and Warnings of Pirox 20 MG

Pregnancy

Q:
Can I take Pirox Capsule during pregnancy?
A:
Pirox Capsule 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 Pirox Capsule while breastfeeding?
A:
It is advised not to take Pirox Capsule 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 Pirox Capsule?
A:
Pirox Capsule 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 Pirox Capsule?
A:
It is always recommended not to consume alcohol while taking Pirox Capsule. 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 Pirox 20 MG

How Does It Work?

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

Directions for Use of Pirox 20 MG

Pirox Capsule 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 best if...
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Interactions of Pirox 20 MG

Interactions with other medicines

  • Some medicines can affect the way Pirox Capsule 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 Pirox 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 Pirox 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 Pirox Capsule?

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

Q: Is Pirox an antibiotic?

A: No, Pirox Capsule is an anti-inflammatory and pain-relieving medicine.

Q: What is Pirox Capsule used for?

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

Q: What is the composition of Pirox?

A: The composition of Pirox Capsule consists of piroxicam as its active ingredient.
Product Details
Brand
PIROX
Last Updated on: 28 Apr 2022 | 01:14 PM (IST)
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