Xsefokam: instructions for use
The drug "Ksefokam" instructions for use refers to the pharmacological group of drugs - non-narcotic analgesics. It is also produced under the alternative name "Lornoxicam".
The main active substance of the drug is lornoxicam, under the same name the drug is classified according to the INN registry.
Lornoxicam is indicated for such diseases asarthritis of various etiology (acute gouty, rheumatoid, psoriatic), is effective in the treatment of lupus erythematosus, which proceeds in a mild form, not burdened by renal complications. Xefokam recommends the use of the instructions for the treatment of deforming osteoarthritis, accompanied by inflammation of the synovial membrane and periosteum, Bekhterev's disease. As a therapeutic, prophylactic and restorative is used in the post-operative or post-traumatic period.
The drug "Lornoxicam" hasthe following contraindications for use. It can not be used in the presence of any hypersensitivity to the components of the drug. It is not recommended to use patients with diagnosed gastrointestinal diseases - gastric and duodenal ulcers, gastric bleeding, functional kidney and liver disorders. Xefokam's instructions for use do not recommend taking patients with diseases: bronchial asthma, leukopenia, thrombocytopenia, with heart failure and complicated forms of hypertension. It is recommended to stop taking medication during pregnancy and breastfeeding, and should not be used to treat patients under the age of 18 and older people.
When taking the medicine "Xefokam" instructions forapplication indicates the possibility of side effects. Such may be nausea, vomiting, possibly the occurrence of heartburn and pain in the epistragal area, flatulence, diarrhea. When taking the medicine, erosive and ulcerative lesions and the development of gastritis, up to bleeding from the gastrointestinal tract, are possible. When using a medicine in the form of injections, allergic reactions, rashes at the injection site, painful sensations are possible.
If the application of the drug "Lornoxicam"there are negative phenomena on the part of the gastrointestinal tract, it is recommended to take a medication with misoprostol at the same time. "Xefokam" tablets increase the hypoglycemic activity of drugs containing sulfonylureas, and at the same time affect the effectiveness of antihypertensive drugs. Lornoxicam reproduces in the body renal chlorine digoxin, contributes to the increase in the concentration of lithium elements. If the drug is taken with cimetidine, the drug helps increase the concentration of xeafocam in the blood.
In case of drug overdose, side effects from the gastrointestinal tract may increase, a significant increase in blood pressure, and even the occurrence of cardiac and renal insufficiency is possible.
To minimize the negative consequences ofoverdosage is recommended to carry out lavage of the stomach, take activated charcoal. Do not resort to dialysis in this case, it is usually ineffective.
Take lornoxicam tablets before meals,it is recommended to drink them with a sufficient amount of liquid. The rules for the use of the drug in the form of injections are detailed in the instructions for its use.
In all circumstances, measures should be followedprecautions. If the drug is used all the same in the presence of erosive-ulcerative lesions, x-cells should be taken only in combination with H2-blockers.
The drug "Lornoxicam" is releasedalso called "Xefokam Rapid", the instruction to which defines the properties of this derivative by concentration as higher in comparison with the drug "Xefokam", and by bioavailability - as identical to the indices of "Xefokam."