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Pirox Dt Tablet

By CIPLA GX
10 Tablet(s) in Strip

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Piroxicam(20.0 Mg)
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Therapeutic classification
DRUGS FOR OSTEOARTHRITIS

Medical Description

Pirox DT tablet is pain-relieving medicine also known as a pain killer. It contains piroxicam as its active ingredient. Pirox DT is used for the treatment of pain and inflammation associated with vari...
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    Uses
    Contraindications
    Side effects
    Precautions and Warnings
    Mode of Action
    Directions for Use
    Interactions
    Storage and disposal
    Dosage
    FAQs
    References
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uses

Uses of Pirox Dt Tablet

  • Pirox DT 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

Contraindications of Pirox Dt Tablet

  • If you are allergic to piroxicam, or any ingredients present in Pirox 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 thinner 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
sideEffects

Side effects of Pirox Dt Tablet

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

Precautions and Warnings of Pirox Dt Tablet

pregnancy

Pregnancy

Q:
Can I take Pirox DT tablet during pregnancy?
A:
Pirox 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.
breastfeeding

Breast Feeding

Q:
Can I take Pirox DT tablet while breastfeeding?
A:
It is advised not to take Pirox 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

Driving

Q:
Can I drive if I have consumed Pirox DT tablet?
A:
Pirox DT tablet can make you dizzy, drowsy, tired or have vision disturbances. It is recommended to avoid activities like driving or operating machinery.
alcohol

Alcohol

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

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.
modeOfAction

Mode of Action of Pirox Dt Tablet

How Does It Work?

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

Directions for Use of Pirox Dt Tablet

Pirox 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 best ...
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interactions

Interactions of Pirox Dt Tablet

Interactions with other medicines

  • Some medicines can affect the way Pirox 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 su...
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  • Especially if you take medicines like aspirin or other NSAID's, blood thinner medicines, corticosteroids, digoxin for heart condition, medicines for psychiatric problems, immunomodulatory medicines, m...
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storageAndDisposal

Storage and disposal of Pirox Dt Tablet

  • 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

Dosage of Pirox Dt Tablet

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. Abhishek B L

MBBS, MD (Pharmacology)

REVIEWED BY
doctor

Dr. Ritu Budania

MBBS, MD (Pharmacology)

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

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Q: Can children use Pirox DT tablet?

A: No, Pirox 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: Can Pirox DT be used for knee pain?

A: Yes, it can be used for knee joint pain. It helps in relieving the pain and swelling associated with knee joint pain. Knee pain could be due to various reasons such as fracture, ligament tear, tendon rupture or arthritis due to ageing. It is advised to discuss with your doctor if you have any special medical conditions before taking this medicine.

Q: Is Pirox-DT tablet an antibiotic?

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

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ContainsPiroxicam(20.0 Mg)
UsesPain and inflammation
Side effectsDizziness, drowsiness, stomach pain, diarrhoea
Last Updated on: 07 Sep 2021 | 06:25 PM (IST)
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