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    Loxidol 15Mg Tablets 10S (Pack Size 1 X 10S)

    Rs. 161.50

    Rs. 170.00




    Requires Prescription (YES/NO)




    Used For

    Pain & Inflammation

    How it works

    Meloxicam inhibits prostaglandin synthetase (cylooxygenase 1 and 2) enzymes leading to a decreased synthesis of prostaglandins, which normally mediate painful inflammatory symptoms. As prostaglandins sensitize neuronal pain receptors, inhibition of their synthesis leads to analgesic and inflammatory effects.




    Side Effects

    Common side effects (affects 1 to 10 users in 100): Indigestion, feeling or being sick, abdominal pain, constipation, flatulence, diarrhoea; skin rashes or itching; light-headedness, headaches; swelling of ankles and legs; anaemia.Uncommon side effects (affects 1 to 10 users in 1,000): Hypersensitivity; nettle rash or hives; dizziness, tinnitus, drowsiness; irregular heart beat, increased blood pressure, hot flushes; abnormal white blood cell or platelet numbers; changes to liver function; salt and water retention, excessive potassium, changes to kidney function. Rare side effects (affects 1 to 10 users in 10,000): A hole in the bowel wall, inflammation or soreness of the stomach or intestines (ulcers of the stomach or intestines, bleeding and perforations in the stomach or intestines can occur at any time, can some times, especially in the elderly, be severe and could, very rarely, in fewer than 1 in every 10,000 patients treated, be fatal); confusion, mood swings, insomnia, nightmares visual disturbances such as blurred vision; inflammation of the liver (hepatitis); kidney failure.

    Drug Interactions

    Warfarin (medicines to break down blood clots) ; medicines to treat high blood pressure ; oral corticosteroids ; cyclosporin ; any diuretic medicine ( your doctor may monitor your kidney function if you are taking diuretics) ; lithium ( used to treat mood disorders ) ; Selective serotonin re-uptake inhibitors ( used in the treatment of depression ) ; methotrexate; colestyramine.


    Meloxicam is used for: - The short-term treatment of the symptoms of acute attacks of osteoarthritis; - The long-term treatment of the symptoms of: - Rheumatoid arthritis, - ankylosing spondylitis (a disease of the backbone).

    When not to Use

    Do not take Meloxicam and tell your doctor if you: -Are allergic to Meloxicam or to any of the other ingredients-Are pregnant, planning to become pregnant or if you are breastfeeding;-Are allergic to aspirin or to other non-steroidal anti-inflammatory medicines (NSAIDs); -Have ever developed signs of asthma (wheezing), nasal polyps along with a runny nose, swelling of the skin or nettle-rash, when taking aspirin or other anti-inflammatory medicines .



    Medicines such as these Meloxicam may be associated with a small increased risk of heart attack or stroke. Any risk is more likely with high doses and prolonged treatment. Do not exceed the recommended dose or duration of treatment .


    Warning 1

    This medicine contain the sweetener aspartame, a source of phenylalanine. Contact your doctor before taking them if you have an inherited illness called phenylketonuria.

    Warning 2

    This medicine contain sorbitol, a kind of sugar. If you have ever been told you have intolerance to some sugars, contact your doctor before taking these tablets.

    Warning 3

    Tell your doctor or pharmacist before taking this medicine :If you have high blood pressure; If you have heart, liver or kidney disease.


    Pregnancy category

    Always consult your physician before using any medicine.

    Storage (YES/NO)

    Store this medicine at room temperature, away from direct light and heat.

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