NEOXICAM 15MG TABLET
Description : Meloxicam, an oxicam derivative, is a nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drug (NSAID). It is reported to be preferential inhibitor of cyclooxygenase-2 (COX-2).
Indications / Uses : Pain & inflammation in rheumatic disease; acute exacerbation of OA (short-term); ankylosing spondylitis
Administration : Should be taken with food.
Contraindications : History of CVA, MI, CABG, uncontrolled HTN & CHF. Patients w/ previous or active peptic ulceration, patients w/ cardiac, liver & renal disease.
Special Precautions : Severe hepatic impairment, bleeding disorders & in patients w/ renal failure unless receiving dialysis.