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Animal reproduction studies have shown an adverse effect on the fetus and there are no adequate and well-controlled studies in humans, but potential benefits may warrant use of the drug in pregnant women despite potential risks.
Studies in breastfeeding mothers have demonstrated that there is significant and documented risk to the infant based on human experience, or it is a medication that has a high risk of causing significant damage to an infant. The risk of using the drug in breastfeeding women clearly outweighs any possible benefit from breastfeeding. The drug is contraindicated in women who are breastfeeding an infant.
Typical usage: Acute gout, Acute spasm and spasm in diagnostic procedures, Ankylosing spondylitis, Benign gastric and duodenal ulceration, Duodenal ulceration, Gout, Juvenile chronic arthritis, Musculoskeletal disorders, Nausea and vomiting (palliative care), Osteoarthritis, Pain, Resistant oedema, Rheumatoid arthritis.
Side Effects: Dizziness, Headache, Palpitation, Insomnia, Confusion, VertigoX, Hearing loss, Mood swings, Paresthesias, Hypoglycemia.
Drug Interaction: ncreased risk of hyperkalaemia when used with ACE inhibitors and potassium-sparing diuretics.
Mechanism Of Action: Piroxicam is a NSAID, belonging to the oxicam group. It inhibits prostaglandin synthesis, reduces fever by acting on the heat-regulating center of the hypothalamus, inhibits platelet-aggregating substance thromboxane A2 and reduces pain receptor sensitivity. It also exerts anti-inflammatory effect by lysosomal stabilisation, kinin and leukotriene production, alteration of chemotactic factors and neutrophil activation inhibition.
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