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General Information on Lornoxicam

Generic Name : Lornoxicam

Latest prescription information about Lornoxicam. Learn its indications, dosage, how to take, when to take, when not to take, side effects, special precautions, warnings and its storage instructions . Also listed are the Indian trade name(s) of the drug and its price list.

Why is Lornoxicam Prescribed? (Indications)

This medication is a nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drug (NSAID), prescribed for moderate to severe pain, osteoarthritis, and rheumatoid arthritis. 

When should Lornoxicam not to be taken? (Contraindications)

Contraindicated in patients with peptic ulcer, severe kidney impairment, and hypersensitivity.

What is the dosage of Lornoxicam?

Adult: PO- Pain: 8-16 mg/day. Max: 24 mg/day. Osteoarthritis, Rheumatoid arthritis: 12 mg/day in 2 -3 divided doses, up to 16 mg/day.
IV/IM- Pain: 8 mg 1-2 times/day. Max: 24 mg/day.

How should Lornoxicam be taken?

It comes as a tablet to take by mouth, with food.
It comes as a solution for injection to be administered by a healthcare provider into the vein or muscle.

What are the warnings and precautions for Lornoxicam?

Caution should be exercised in patients with history of infections, asthma, any allergy, bleeding disorder, high blood pressure, impaired kidney, liver, heart function, during pregnancy and breastfeeding.

It may cause drowsiness or dizziness, do not drive a car or operate machinery while taking this medication.

What are the side effects of Lornoxicam?

   Gastrointestinal : Abdominal pain, diarrhea, indigestion, nausea, vomiting, inflammation of pancreas, and mouth ulcer.
   Central Nervous System : Headache, drowsiness, sleeplessness, and dizziness.
   Eye and ENT : Visual disturbance, ringing in ear and sensitivity to light.
   Heart : High blood pressure, palpitations and fluid retention.
   Genitourinary : Kidney damage.
   Skin : Skin death and rash.

What are the other precautions for Lornoxicam?

Avoid excess dosage.

What are the storage conditions for Lornoxicam?

Store it at room temperature (25C).oo

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raj51, India

how long can i take lorsaid od for my oA of knee joint.Iam 62 years old female.no other disease.

adicooper, India

HOW MANY DAYS LOMOXICAM - P [lomoxicam 8 mg with Parcacetomal 325 mg. can be taken for artharitis.
CAN I TAKE LOMOXICAN - 8 mg as single drug for how many days.
awaitng your reply,
ADI R. COOPER

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