Mobicam-DT (Piroxicam IP)
What is Mobicam-DT (Piroxicam IP) used for?
Mobicam-DT (Piroxicam IP) is a type of non-steroidal anti-inflammatory (NSAID) drug that is used to treat inflammation, stiffness, and pain caused by osteoarthritis. It is also effective in treating rheumatoid arthritis. This drug works by stopping the body from producing a certain substance that causes the symptoms of arthritis such as pain and swelling to occur.
How should I use Mobicam-DT (Piroxicam IP)?
Mobicam-DT (Piroxicam IP) tablets should be taken orally, with a full glass of water. Adults are sometimes directed to take this drug once daily. Patients who are taking this drug on an "as required" basis, and not as part of a regular treatment schedule should take this medication at the first occurrence of pain, in order for it to be most effective. Patients should always consult their physician before taking this medication so that the correct dosage can be prescribed.
What are the side effects of Mobicam-DT (Piroxicam IP)?
Some side effects which may occur as a result of taking Mobicam-DT (Piroxicam IP) include:
You should consult your physician immediately if any of these side effects persist or worsen, or if you notice any other more serious side effects, such as unusual bruising, swollen limbs, weight gain, irregularities in urination or stiffness in the neck.
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.
Patients currently suffering from, or with a history of, heart disease should discuss this with their physician before commencing treatment with this medication, as this medication may slightly increase their risk of a heart attack or stroke.
Immediately seek emergency medical care if you have any allergic or hypersensitive reaction. Common signs of a reaction include hives, swelling, skin rashes, chest pains, as well as trouble breathing or swallowing.