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Neucam 8 MG Injection

Manufacturer: Lupin Ltd
Medicine composition: Lornoxicam
Prescription vs.OTC: Prescription by Doctor required
Last Updated: August 17, 2019

This drug 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.

The dosage for this drug prescribed by your doctor depends on your age, gender, medical history, and current medical condition. If you are taking Lornoxicam 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. Interactions with certain drugs such as Vitamin K antagonists, Lithium, Methotrexate and Digoxin may have adverse effects.

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.

The medication is primarily used for the following conditions:

  • Allergy

  • Oedema

  • Heart Diseases

  • Kidney Disease

Below are some of the common side effects of this medication:

  • How long is the duration of effect?

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

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

    Use of this medication 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 medication 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 Neucam 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 medication is suspected.
  • India

This medication works by inhibiting the Cycloxygenase (COX-1 and COX-2) enzyme pathways. It 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

    Asthma

    This medication 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.

    Cerebrovascular Oedema

    This medication 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.

    Hemorrhagic Disorder

    This medication 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

    Ethanol

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

    Liver Function Test

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

    Food

    Information not available.
  • Interaction with Medicine

    Methotrexate

    Report the use of either of this medication 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.

    Tacrolimus

    Report the use of either of this medication 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.

    Warfarin

    Report the use of either of this medication 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.

    Digoxin

    Report the use of either of this medication 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.

    Theophylline

    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.

    Cimetidine

    Report the use of either of this medication 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 Neucam 8 MG Injection?

Ans: This medication has Oricam as an active element present. It performs its action by reducing the production of prostaglandins that cause pain.

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

Ans: This medication is used for the treatment and prevention from conditions such as swelling, stiffness and joint pain, postoperative pain, acute gout, and acute musculoskeletal conditions.

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

Ans: This medication has some commonly reported side effects. Here are some side effects of this medication which are as follows: abdominal pain, constipation, headache, dizziness, burning sensation in the stomach, excessive air or gas in the stomach, etc.

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

Ans: This medication should be stored at room temperature, away from heat and direct light. Keep it away from the reach of children and pets.
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