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Swelinex Dt Tablet

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Swelinex Dt 20 MG Description

Swelinex Dt tablet is a pain reliever. Managing the symptoms of moderate to severe pain caused by conditions like osteoarthritis, ankylosing spondylitis, and rheumatoid arthritis is the primary use o

f Swelinex Dt tablet. This medicine is indicated in conditions with pain and swelling in weight-bearing joints such as the knees and hips. It can also lower inflammation of the knee joints. The active ingredient in Swelinex Dt tablets is Piroxicam. The mode of action of Swelinex Dt tablets is to prevent the release of certain chemical substances that cause the symptoms of inflammation at the site of injury or because of a disorder. It can also lower pain and fever. Inform your doctor if you had coronary artery bypass surgery (CABG), as it is a contraindication of Swelinex Dt tablets. Nausea, constipation, flatulence, abdominal pain, diarrhoea, headache, dizziness, oedema, and rash are a few side effects of Swelinex Dt tablets. The doctor’s directions for use of Swelinex Dt tablets should be strictly followed. This tablet should be taken with or after meals to prevent stomach discomfort. Inform your doctor if you have any bleeding disorder, stomach ulcers, kidney, or liver disease before starting treatment with Swelinex Dt tablets. Notify the doctor in case you are pregnant or planning to conceive.


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ContainsPiroxicam(20.0 Mg)
UsesOsteoarthritis, Ankylosing Spondylitis, Rheumatoid arthritis
Side effectsNausea, Constipation, Flatulence, Abdominal pain, Diarrhoea, Headache, Dizziness, Edema, Rash
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Uses of Swelinex Dt 20 MG

  • As per CDSCO and USFDA, Swelinex Dt tablets are indicated for symptomatic relief in the following conditions:
  • Osteoarthritis (cartilage that cushions the bones wears down over time)
  • Rheumatoid arthritis (body’s immune system attacks its tissue, including joints)
  • Ankylosing spondylitis (cause some of the bones in the spine or vertebrae to fuse)

Contraindications of Swelinex Dt 20 MG

  • Do not take Swelinex Dt tablets, or use caution:
  • If you are allergic to Piroxicam or any active component of Swelinex Dt tablets.
  • If you are at risk for myocardial infarction (heart attack) or a stroke. Swelinex Dt tablets can increase the risk of these conditions.
  • If you use any pain medicines after a coronary artery bypass graft (CABG) surgery.
  • If you have a history of asthma, especially due to an allergic reaction to the medication aspirin.
  • If you have a liver illness that affects the liver’s functioning, this medication might increase the risk of adverse effects.
  • If you are over 30 weeks pregnant, this medicine can cause heart valve disorder in the foetus.
  • If you have an advanced kidney disorder.
  • If you are diagnosed with signs of anaemia after using this medicine.
  • If you have a history of respiratory disorders such as asthma.
  • If you have stomach bleeding or perforation, this medicine can worsen your condition due to increased bleeding.
  • If your body has been in shock (very low blood pressure), with not enough blood to pump to all body parts.
  • If you want to administer this medicine to a child. Do not give this tablet to children without consulting a doctor, especially those with a history of kidney failure.

Side effects of Swelinex Dt 20 MG

  • Take Swelinex Dt tablets just as the doctor prescribed them to you.
  • Do not change the dose of the Swelinex Dt tablet, even if you do not see its effects.
  • Try to swallow this pill as a whole with a glass of water. Do not break or chew it.
  • It is better to not take it with other medications without informing your doctor.
  • Do not use Swelinex Dt medicine if its packaging has been already opened.
  • Do not suddenly stop taking the Swelinex Dt tablet, as it can cause adverse effects.
  • Swelinex Dt tablets can cause stomach discomfort or even stomach pain when taken on an empty stomach. This pain or discomfort can be worse if you already have an existing stomach ulcer or bleeding or ...
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Precautions and Warnings of Swelinex Dt 20 MG



Can I take Swelinex Dt tablets during pregnancy?
Swelinex Dt tablets should not be used during pregnancy, especially in the first two trimesters as it can lead to developmental heart anomalies in the foetus. Consult your doctor for the appropriate pain medication.

Breast Feeding

Can I take Swelinex Dt tablets while breastfeeding?
Swelinex Dt tablets are not recommended if you are nursing as this medicine can pass into breast milk. There are inadequate studies to conclude its safety in the breastfed infant. Consult a doctor for the appropriate treatment.


Can I drive if I have taken a Swelinex Dt tablet?
Do not drive or operate machinery if you experience side effects like dizziness, drowsiness, or blurred vision while using the Swelinex Dt tablet.


Can I consume alcohol with Swelinex Dt tablets?
It is unsafe to consume alcohol with Swelinex Dt tablets since it can worsen side effects like dizziness, nausea, and drowsiness.

Other General Warnings

Talk to your doctor if
  • You have a seizure disorder.
  • You have been using Swelinex Dt tablets for a long time.
  • You have been diagnosed with active liver inflammation like Hepatitis C infection.
  • You suffer from severe malnutrition.
  • You are vomiting due to any reason.
  • You are an older adult over 65. Dose adjustment may be needed to manage side effects.
  • You have a heart condition.
  • You have planned surgery or a dental procedure.
  • You consume Ayurvedic or herbal medicines and supplements.
  • You feel any stomach discomfort or stomach pain after taking Swelinex Dt tablets.

Mode of Action of Swelinex Dt 20 MG

How Does It Work?

Swelinex Dt tablet contains Piroxicam as its main ingredient. Piroxicam is a type of non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drug (NSAID) medication. It works as an anti-analgesic (pain reliever) and an anti...
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Directions for Use of Swelinex Dt 20 MG

  • If you use ACE inhibitors, beta-blockers, etc., for high blood pressure, inform your doctor. Swelinex Dt tablets may lower the effectiveness of these medicines. Blood pressure should be monitored.
  • Using medicines such as blood thinners like warfarin or aspirin with a Swelinex Dt tablet is not recommended. The effectiveness of these tablets is reduced, and the combination may lead to increased s...
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  • Do not use Swelinex Dt tablets with diuretics such as furosemide and thiazides. Studies have shown that the effect of diuretic medicines is lowered. The user should be closely observed for signs of re...
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  • Swelinex Dt tablets can increase the lithium levels in the body when they are used together. It can lead to lithium toxicity that can cause side effects such as lethargy, drowsiness, irritability, etc...
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  • These tablets can also increase the toxicity of methotrexate medicine; hence they should not be used together.
  • Do not use Swelinex Dt tablets with other NSAID medicines, such as acetaminophen, without consulting your doctor, as it may lead to an overdose.

Storage and disposal of Swelinex Dt 20 MG

Store Swelinex Dt tablets in dry conditions and at room temperature. Keep these medicines away from wet surfaces, direct sunlight, and humidity. Keep Swelinex Dt tablets away from pets and children. ...
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Dosage of Swelinex Dt 20 MG


An overdose of Swelinex Dt tablets can trigger abdominal pain, dizziness, fainting, vomiting, convulsions, low blood sugar, sweating, cardiac arrest, lethargy, low blood pressure, liver problems (yell...
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Missed a Dose

If you have missed a dose of the Swelinex Dt tablet, take it as soon as you recall. If you remember when it is already time to take the next dose of Swelinex Dt tablets, take the scheduled dose and sk...
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Dr. Varsha Parihar

MBBS, MD (Community Medicine)

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)


Q: Will Swelinex Dt tablets cause problems with fertility?

A: Using Swelinex Dt tablets for a longer than recommended period may impair female fertility. It is not recommended for women attempting to get pregnant and those who have difficulties conceiving or undergoing infertility investigations and treatments.

Q: Can I use a Swelinex Dt tablet with other pain-relieving medications?

A: Do not simultaneously take other pain medicines with similar ingredients to Swelinex Dt tablets, as it increases the risk of overdose. Swelinex Dt tablet overdose symptoms include dizziness, stomach bleeding, liver failure, kidney failure, stomach ulcers, etc. Consult your doctor if the pain has not subsided.

Q: How long will it take to see the effects of Swelinex Dt tablets?

A: It takes a few hours to experience the pain-relieving benefits of Swelinex Dt tablets. If the pain has not subsided after a few days of treatment, please consult your doctor.
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