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Lorsumo 8 MG Injection

Manufacturer: Alkem Laboratories Ltd
Medicine composition: Lornoxicam
Prescription vs.OTC: Prescription by Doctor required
Last Updated: April 11, 2019

Lorsumo 8 MG Injection belongs to a class of drugs called Oxicam. These drugs are non-steroidal and anti-inflammatory (NSAID). It is used for providing relief in cases of swelling, arthritis, osteoarthritis, spondylitis. It can be taken orally or by injection or infusion.

On using Lorsumo 8 MG Injection you may experience the following side effects: skin rash, headache, visual disturbance, sensitivity to light, dizziness, insomnia, nausea, vomiting, rapid or irregular heartbeat, kidney disorder, a rise in blood pressure, fever and difficulty in breathing. Should your side effects persist for longer durations and worsen over time promptly contact your health care provider. In order to avoid extreme side effects, certain precautionary methods you should ensure are informing your doctor if:

  • You are allergic to Lorsumo 8 MG Injection or any other medicine, food or substance.
  • You are already taking any prescriptive or non-prescriptive drugs, herbal medications or dietary supplements.
  • You suffer from heart or kidney disorders.
  • You have Oedema.
  • You are pregnant, or are planning to become pregnant, or are breastfeeding a baby.
  • You suffer from infections or asthma.

The dosage for Lorsumo 8 MG Injection prescribed by your doctor depends on your age, gender, medical history and current medical condition. If you are taking Lorsumo 8 MG Injection orally for pain relief, you are required to take 8-16 mg per day. In case you are being treated for Osteoarthritis, Rheumatoid Arthritis you are required to take 12 mg per day in two or three doses with equal intervals. If you are being given IV/IM injection, the dosage is about 8 mg once or twice a day. Interactions with certain drugs such as Vitamin K antagonists, Lithium, Methotrexate and Digoxin may have adverse effects.

In case of a missed dose, take it as soon as possible. If it is too late, skip it and have your regular dose. If you suspect drug overdose, notify your doctor immediately.

Information given here is based on the salt and content of the medicine. Effect and uses of medicine may vary from person to person. It is advicable to consult a Internal Medicine Specialist before using this medicine.

  • Pain Relief

    Lorsumo 8 MG Injection helps in relieving pain of the muscles and joints.
  • Arthritis

    This medicine is also used to relieve acute pain associated with diseases of joints and bones like rheumatoid arthritis, osteoarthritis and Spondylitis.

  • Allergy

    Lorsumo 8 MG Injection is not suggested for use if you have a history of allergy to it or any other component present in it.
  • Oedema

    Lorsumo 8 MG Injection is not advised for use in patients who have fluid retention disorder and have swellings in their body.
  • Heart diseases

    Lorsumo 8 MG Injection is not advised for use in patients having a disease of the heart or the blood vessels.
  • Kidney Disease

    This medication is not suggested for use in patients who suffer from severe impairment of kidney function.

In addition to its intended effect, Lorsumo 8 MG Injection may cause some unwanted effects too. In such cases, you must seek medical attention immediately. This is not an exhaustive list of side effects. Please inform your doctor if you experience any adverse reaction to the medication.

  • Fever and chills

  • Skin rash

  • Increased blood pressure

  • Increased heartbeat

  • Nausea and Vomiting

  • Gastrointestinal Bleeding

  • Headache

  • Dizziness

  • Ringing or buzzing in the ears

  • Visual disturbances

  • Fluid Retention

  • Photosensitivity

  • Sleeplessness

  • Kidney Impairment

  • Stevens-Johnson Syndrome

  • Difficulty in breathing

  • How long is the duration of effect?

    The effect of this medicine lasts for an average duration of 24 hours.
  • What is the onset of action?

    The effect of this medicine can be observed within 30 to 60 minutes of administration.
  • Are there any pregnancy warnings?

    Use of this medicine should be avoided if you are pregnant or planning a pregnancy in near future. Use of this medicine during the third trimester of pregnancy should be strictly avoided.
  • Is it habit forming?

    No habit forming tendencies
  • Are there any breast-feeding warnings?

    Use of this medicine should be avoided by nursing mothers as the risk of adverse effects on the infant is high.

Below is the list of medicines, which have the same composition, strength and form as Lorsumo 8 MG Injection , and hence can be used as its substitute.

  • Missed Dose instructions

    Take the missed dose as soon as you remember. If it is almost time for the next scheduled dose then the missed dose can be skipped.
  • Overdose instructions

    Contact your doctor if an overdose with this medicine is suspected. Symptoms of an overdose may include nausea, vomiting, dizziness, and disturbance in vision.

  • India

Lorsumo 8 MG Injection works by inhibiting the Cycloxygenase (COX-1 and COX-2) enzyme pathways. This results in decreased synthesis of prostaglandins which is a prominent neurotransmitter for sending pain signals to the brain.

Whenever you take more than one medicine, or mix it with certain foods or beverages, you"re at risk of a drug interaction.

  • Interaction with Disease

    This medicine should be used with extreme caution in patients having any disease that obstructs the air waves leading to the lungs. Diseases like Asthma and COPD should be reported to the doctor before treatment with this medicine is initiated. This medicine should be used with extreme caution in patients having fluid retention diseases of the heart and other associated organs. Your doctor may determine the best course of treatment after assessing your condition. This medicine should not be used in patients having internal bleeding as the risk of fatal side effects are very high. Your doctor will prescribe a suitable alternative medicine that is safe to use.
  • Interaction with Alcohol

    Minimize or avoid the use of alcohol while taking this medication.
  • Interaction with Lab Test

    Report the use of this medicine at least a week before undergoing a test to determine the liver function. Use of this medicine can show elevated levels of certain enzymes which could lead to false positive results.
  • Interaction with Food

    Information not available.
  • Interaction with Medicine

    Report the use of either of the medicines to the doctor. The risk of adverse effect on heart and blood vessels are significantly high while using them together. Your doctor will determine the best course of treatment after assessing the condition. Report the use of either of the medicines to the doctor. You may require a dose adjustment and frequent monitoring to safely use these medicines together. Do not stop the use of any medicine without consulting your doctor. Report the use of either of the medicines to the doctor. You may require a dose adjustment and frequent monitoring to safely use these medicines together. Do not stop the use of any medicine without consulting your doctor. Report the use of either of the medicines to the doctor. The risk of adverse effect on heart and blood vessels are significantly high while using them together. Your doctor will determine the best course of treatment after assessing the condition. Report the use of theophylline or any other medicine for asthma to the doctor. You may require a dose adjustment and frequent monitoring to safely use them together. Do not stop the use of any medicine without consulting your doctor. Report the use of either of the medicines to the doctor. You may require a dose adjustment and frequent monitoring to safely use these medicines together. Do not stop the use of any medicine without consulting your doctor.

Ques: What is Lorsumo 8 MG Injection?

Ans: lornoxicam is a medication which has Oricam as an active element present in it. This medicine performs its action by reducing the production of prostaglandins that cause pain. lornoxicam is used to treat conditions such as Swelling, stiffness and joint pain, Postoperative pain, Acute gout, Acute musculoskeletal conditions, etc.

Ques: What are the uses of Lorsumo 8 MG Injection?

Ans: lornoxicam is a medication, which is used for the treatment and prevention from conditions such as Swelling, stiffness and joint pain, Postoperative pain, Acute gout, and Acute musculoskeletal conditions. Apart from these, it can also be used to treat conditions like Osteoarthritis, Rheumatoid arthritis, and Juvenile idiopathic arthritis. The patient should inform the doctor about any ongoing medications and treatment before using lornoxicam to avoid undesirable effects.

Ques: What are the Side Effects of Lorsumo 8 MG Injection?

Ans: lornoxicam is a medication which has some commonly reported side effects. These side effects may or may not occur always and some of them are rare but severe. This is not a complete list and if you experience any of the below-mentioned side effects, contact your doctor immediately. Here are some side effects of lornoxicam which are as follows: Abdominal pain, Constipation, Headache, Dizziness, Burning sensation in stomach, Excessive air or gas in stomach, shakiness in the legs, arms, hands, or feet, Loss of strength, Restlessness, and Change in appetite. It is a list of possible side-effects which may occur due to the constituting ingredients of lornoxicam.

Ques: What are the instructions for storage and disposal Lorsumo 8 MG Injection?

Ans: lornoxicam should be stored at room temperature, away from heat and direct light. Keep it away from the reach of children and pets. A doctor should be consulted regarding the dosage of lornoxicam. The patient should consult a doctor for its further uses and side effects and should inform the doctor about any ongoing medications and treatment before using to avoid undesirable effects.
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