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Pirox Injection 1ml

1ml Injection in Ampoule
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Pirox 20 MG Description

Pirox Inj 1ml contains Piroxicam, a non steroidal anti-inflammatory agents belonging to the Oxicam group. This medicine is available as an injection to treat joint pains. Pirox injection is used to r

lieve pain, swelling, redness, and heat due to different types of arthritis or ankylosing spondylitis. This injection is usually administered by a medical professional.

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Offer Price₹45.90
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ContainsPiroxicam(20.0 Mg)
UsesRheumatoid arthritis, osteoarthritis, ankylosing spondylitis
Side effectsNausea, dizziness, abdominal pain, diarrhoea, heartburn
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Uses of Pirox 20 MG

  • Osteoarthritis pain
  • Rheumatoid Arthritis
  • Ankylosing spondylitis

Contraindications of Pirox 20 MG

  • Known allergy to Piroxicam
  • Stomach ulcer
  • Stomach bleeding
  • Gastrointestinal disorders like Ulcerative colitis and Crohn's disease
  • Use of Anticoagulants
  • Severe heart failure
  • Third trimester of pregnancy

Side effects of Pirox 20 MG

  • Pain in abdomen
  • Diarrhoea
  • Heartburn
  • Nausea
  • Vomiting
  • Dizziness

Precautions and Warnings of Pirox 20 MG


Can I take Pirox 1ml Injection during pregnancy?
Pirox 1ml Injection should be avoided during pregnancy.

Breast Feeding

Can I take Pirox 1ml Injection while breastfeeding?
Pirox 1ml Injection should be avoided during breastfeeding as piroxicam is excreted in breast milk and can have adverse effects on the baby.


Can I drive if I have consumed Pirox 1ml Injection?
Piroxicam can cause dizziness, drowsiness and visual disturbances. Hence do not drive when driving after using Piroxicam .


Can I consume alcohol with Pirox 1ml Injection?
Piroxicam and alcohol may cause dizziness and drowsiness. Hence it should be avoided.

Other General Warnings

Talk to your doctor if
  • You have liver or kidney disorder
  • You are on Warfarin therapy
  • You have Bronchial asthma
  • You have a heart disease

Mode of Action of Pirox 20 MG

How Does It Work?

Piroxicam stops the synthesis of prostaglandins which helps to reduce pain and inflammation.

Directions for Use of Pirox 20 MG

  • Pirox 1ml injection is to be injected as directed by the physician.

Interactions of Pirox 20 MG

Interactions with other medicines

  • Piroxicam may increase the effects of warfarin
  • Piroxicam with acetylsalicylic acid reduces piroxicam concentrations in the blood
  • Piroxicam and glycosides may worsen heart failure
  • Piroxicam with cyclosporin, tacrolimus may cause damage to kidneys
  • Cimetidine and piroxicam causes increased absorption of piroxicam
  • Piroxicam and corticosteroids increase the risk of stomach bleeding
  • Piroxicam may reduce the efficacy of diuretics and other anti-hypertensive medicines
  • Piroxicam and lithium medications may increase the levels of lithium
  • Piroxicam and mifepristone could cause termination of pregnancy
  • Piroxicam and quinolones can cause increased risk of convulsions
  • Piroxicam can reduce excretion of methotrexate, leading to toxicity

Other general Interactions

  • Patients with risk of gastrointestinal bleeding should be monitored while on Piroxicam therapy
  • Patients with uncontrolled blood pressure, heart failure, heart disease, should be treated with caution
  • Piroxicam should be given with caution to patients with history of bronchial asthma
  • Piroxicam should be avoided in patients with severe skin reactions and allergic reactions
  • Piroxicam should be used in caution in patients with kidney and liver disease
  • Patients with lactose, galactose intolerance should avoid Piroxicam

Storage and disposal of Pirox 20 MG

Store Pirox 1ml injection below 30°C

Dosage of Pirox 20 MG


Overdose may result in lethargy, nausea, vomiting, drowsiness, epigastric pain, bleeding in the stomach, high blood pressure, kidney failure, breathing problems, or coma. Contact your doctor or visit ...
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Missed a Dose

In case of a missed dose, take next dose at scheduled time. Do not take two doses

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Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)


Q: Can Pirox 1ml injection affect fertility?

A: Pirox injection may impair fertility. Hence, you must avoid this medication if you are trying to conceive. Seek medical help for more clarity.

Q: Can I use Pirox 1ml Injection along with herbal medicines?

A: It is best to discuss with your physician about any possible drug interactions of Pirox 1ml Injection and herbal medicines before using both together.

Q: Is Pirox 1ml Injection habit forming?

A: No habit forming tendencies have been reported with Piroxicam.
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Last Updated on: 11 Apr 2022 | 08:58 AM (IST)

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