Mobicam-DT (Piroxicam IP)
What is Mobicam-DT (Piroxicam IP) used for?
Mobicam-DT (Piroxicam IP) is an oral non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drug (NSAID) prescribed to treat patients with osteoarthritis or rheumatoid arthritis. The medication operates by preventing the action of chemicals in the body released in response to injury that cause swelling, pain, and irritation allowing more comfortable joint movement. Your physician may also prescribe it to treat other conditions that are not listed here.
How should I use Mobicam-DT (Piroxicam IP)?
One tablet of Mobicam-DT (Piroxicam IP) is normally taken once or twice daily, but the best regimen for you will be determined by your physician after observing your health condition and the severity of your symptoms. The medication should be taken at the first sign of pain if it is being administered "as needed". Swallow the doses whole with a large glass of water to aid absorption. If you experience nausea, it may be helpful to eat a meal before administration. Do not split, crush, or chew the tablets before use to prevent destroying or altering the effects of their contents. Ask your physician or pharmacist any questions you have about the medication to ensure the correct application.
What are the side effects of Mobicam-DT (Piroxicam IP)?
Some patients using Mobicam-DT (Piroxicam IP) have reported experiencing side effects such as:
More serious side effects that may require emergency medical attention include swelling, weight gain, chest pain, confusion, faintness, flu symptoms, stiff muscles, urinary retention, discolored stools, darkened urine, or jaundice. Tell your physician immediately if you experience intense or worrying symptoms to make sure the correct changes are made to your dosage to prevent further complications from occurring.
Do not use Mobicam-DT (Piroxicam IP) if you are pregnant or have an ulcer, severe heart failure, if you are taking anti-clotting medications, or if you have had a bad reaction to aspirin or other NSAID medications. Also disclose if you are a smoker or have diabetes, heart disease, cerebrovascular disease, hypertension, high cholesterol, inflammatory bowel disease, liver disease, kidney disease, heart disease, systemic lupus, poor circulation, or a history of ulcers. These conditions may cause unexpected problems during treatment requiring alterations to your dosage or application frequency.
Strictly follow all instructions provided to you by your physician or pharmacist while using Mobicam-DT (Piroxicam IP). Optimum and safe dosage can differ based on the patient and the condition being treated.
As this medication may be unsafe for certain patients, it is essential you always inform your physician if you are pregnant or breastfeeding, as well as if you have any allergies, other illnesses, or ongoing health conditions, and if you are taking any other form of medication, supplements, or herbal products.
Immediately seek emergency medical care if you have an allergic or hypersensitive reaction. Common signs of a reaction include hives, swelling, skin rashes, chest pains, as well as trouble breathing or swallowing.