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Xika Rapid 8mg Tablet 10.0 ‘S

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Contains :Lornoxicam 8 mg
Company:Hilton Pharma
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Xika Rapid 8mg Tablet 10.0 ‘S contains Lornoxicam as an active ingredient.

Xika Rapid 8mg Tablet 10.0 ‘S is an NSAID indicated in the treatment of mild to moderate pain, as well as rheumatoid arthritis and osteoarthritis.

Take this medication by mouth with or without a meal as directed by your doctor.

About

Xika Rapid 8mg Tablet 10.0 ‘S created is also infamous as Chlor tenoxicam, and functions as non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs) which are particularly consumed to alleviate inflammation, high temperature, or moderate swellings or pains. Often the medical experts also recommend Xika Rapid 8mg Tablet 10.0 ‘S for the treatment of rheumatoid arthritis and osteoarthritis. The Xika Rapid 8mg Tablet 10.0 ‘S can also be prescribed if a patient has suffered from severe pain for a long period and is experiencing after-effects such as flu, headaches, painful periods, or sprains.

Xika Rapid 8mg Tablet 10.0 ‘S is safe to be prescribed to patients aged 18 or above, however, children should only be allowed to ingest it when advised by a doctor. The medicine can also intercept if a patient is in the third trimester of pregnancy or lactating as it is proven highly dangerous and can carry adverse effects to the infant. A doctor must be consulted before consuming any other medicine alongside as some chemicals may interact and cause a reaction.

The dosage recommended varies upon the symptoms a patient has. in case of a missed dose, the patient is advised to intake is as swiftly as possible but if it’s already time for the next dose then the patient is required to not double the dose and inform the doctor. The tablets should be ingested with water before or after the food as advised by the doctor.

Indications

Xika Rapid 8mg Tablet 10.0 ‘S can be used to treat:

  •   Headaches
  •   Flu
  •   Painful periods
  •   Arthritis
  •   Sprains
  •   Cold
  •   Pain relief
  •   Swelling
  •   Osteoarthritis
  •   Spondylitis
  •   Post-operative pain

How Does The Xika Rapid 8mg Tablet 10.0 ‘S Work

With other NSAIDS, lornoxicam is a dynamic suppressor of the cyclooxygenase enzymes, which are in charge of catalyzing the creation of prostaglandins (act as messenger molecules in the process of inflammation) and thromboxane from arachidonic acid. Unlike some NSAIDS, lornoxicam constraining of cyclooxygenase does not result in growth or rise in leukotriene creation, the concept being that arachidonic acid is not moved to the 5-lipoxygenase cascade, leading to the reduction of the danger that can be caused by adverse effects.

Like other NSAIDS, lornoxicam’s anti-inflammatory and analgesic task is similar to its constraining properties on prostaglandin and thromboxane synthesis by the inhibition of both COX-1 and COX-2. Which results in inflammation, pain, fever, and swelling, decreasing which are mediated by prostaglandins. However, the full procedure of lornoxicam has not been discovered.

How To Use Xika Rapid 8mg Tablet 10.0 ‘S

Xika Rapid 8mg Tablet 10.0 ‘S is to be ingested orally either before food or after food as advised by the doctor. Xika Rapid 8mg Tablet 10.0 ‘S should not be chewed but rather be ingested. Xika Rapid 8mg Tablet 10.0 ‘S is to be ingested on the prescription of a physician and with the help of water so the tablet can flow easily into the throat.

Dosage

 Adult Dosage

A tablet is prescribed ranging in between 12-16mg to be consumed daily with water for a specific period as suggested by a doctor. Adult patients can also consume Xika Rapid 8mg Tablet 10.0 ‘S in moderate amounts without consultation of a doctor if experiencing severe symptoms or have undergone painful surgery but it is preferred to consult a doctor first.

Child Dosage

Children are strictly prohibited from the consumption of Xika Rapid 8mg Tablet 10.0 ‘S as it can cause side effects. However, it should be consumed in a small amount if advised safe by a doctor in certain situations.

Elderly Dosage

A lower dose of Xika Rapid 8mg Tablet 10.0 ‘S may be prescribed under the supervision of a medical expert if necessary.

Pregnancy Use and Lactation 

It is considered unsafe to prescribe Xika Rapid 8mg Tablet 10.0 ‘S to pregnant and lactating mothers because the trace amounts of Xika Rapid 8mg Tablet 10.0 ‘S may be carried to the baby and can be found in breast milk and may cause mild side effects in the baby. Xika Rapid 8mg Tablet 10.0 ‘S is to be ingested in a certain amount under the advice and care of a doctor and for the period specified only. The Xika Rapid 8mg Tablet 10.0 ‘S should be strictly avoided in the third trimester of pregnancy as it is seen as dangerous.

Contraindications

  •   Aspirin
  •   Anti-inflammatory induced allergy
  •   Active peptic ulcer
  •   History of recurrent ulceration.
  •   Consumption of lithium
  •   Consumption of SSRIs

Precautions

Please tell your doctor about any of the following conditions before using Xika Rapid 8mg Tablet 10.0 ‘S

  •   Severe cardiac insufficiency
  •   Renal and hepatic impairment
  •   Hypovolemia
  •   Dehydration
  •   Cerebrovascular bleeding
  •   Hemorrhagic diathesis
  •   Operations with a risk of hemorrhage

Interactions With Other Medicines

The Xika Rapid 8mg Tablet 10.0 ‘S may interact with other medicines and cause reactions that can result in side effects. It is considered essential that a doctor should be consulted before consuming Xika Rapid 8mg Tablet 10.0 ‘S along any other medicine such could be:

  •   Another NSAID
  •   Aspirin or warfarin
  •   Ciclosporin
  •   Diuretics
  •   Lithium
  •   Methotrexate
  •   Citalopram or SSRIs
  •   Antidepressants

Adverse Effects

 Common effects

  •   Fever and chills
  •   Skin rash
  •   Nausea and vomiting
  •   Headache
  •   Dizziness
  •   Ringing or buzzing in ears
  •   Photosensitivity
  •   Sleeplessness

Rare Effects

  •   Increased blood pressure
  •   Increased heartbeat
  •   Gastrointestinal bleeding
  •   Visual disturbances
  •   Fluid retention
  •   Kidney impairment
  •   Stevens-Johnson’s syndrome
  •   Difficulty breathing

How To Cope with Some of Adverse Effects

Headaches: In which case make sure you rest and drink plenty of fluids. Avoid the use of alcohol. Take a prescribed painkiller. Consult your doctor if the headaches last longer than a week.

Feeling dizzy (lightheaded) or weak: If the medication makes you feel dizzy or weak, avoid doing anything and sit or lie down until you feel better and do not rise too fast or immediately from a sitting or lying down position to a standing posture. Do not drive or use tools or machinery in case of any of these effects

Skin Rash: This can be eased by applying soothing and healing lotions or creams such as calamine lotion/cream. Applying a cold compress to the rash helps reduce itchiness and redness caused by the rash. Antihistamine (prescribed by a doctor) is also recommended as an effective way to combat any skin rash.

Photosensitivity: patients are asked to wear sun-protective clothes when going outside including gloves and a hat, to apply generous amounts of broad-spectrum sunblock along with wearing sunglasses. Patients are advised to do all necessary work after sunset to reduce or eliminate the sun.

Flu-like symptoms: To manage symptoms, patients are advised to drink plenty of fluids and get plenty of rest and sleep. Take an antihistamine, a nasal decongestant, or a lozenge to feel better when needed exposure while undergoing treatment with Xika Rapid 8mg Tablet 10.0 ‘S

FAQs

Q. What If I Take Too Much Of Xika Rapid 8mg Tablet 10.0 ‘S?

A doctor should be informed right away if an overdose is suspected. Symptoms of an overdose can be nausea, vomiting, dizziness, and disturbance in vision. The amount of medication that can result in severe side effects varies from person to person

Q. Will Xika Rapid 8mg Tablet 10.0 ‘S Affect My Sexual Activity?

No, there isn’t sufficient evidence to suggest that patients experience a decrease in libido.

Q. Can I Take Xika Rapid 8mg Tablet 10.0 ‘S During My Pregnancy

No, Xika Rapid 8mg Tablet 10.0 ‘S is deemed unsafe to be ingested during pregnancy.

Q. Is It a Habit-Forming Medicine?

No, it does not contain any habit-forming tendencies

Q. How Long Does It Take for The Medicine to Come In Effect?

The effect of this medicine can take up to 30 to 60 minutes to show up.

Q. Will Xika Rapid 8mg Tablet 10.0 ‘S Affect My Fertility?

No, there isn’t sufficient evidence to suggest that patients experience a decrease in fertility.

Q. Can I Consume Alcohol With Xika Rapid 8mg Tablet 10.0 ‘S?

Alcohol is also known to lower your blood pressure which if taken with the medication may lead to extreme dizziness. It is best to avoid the intake of alcohol during your treatment

Q. What If I Forget to Take Xika Rapid 8mg Tablet 10.0 ‘S?

If a patient misses a dose of Xika Rapid 8mg Tablet 10.0 ‘S, they should take it immediately but if the time for the next dose of the drug is near then it’s beneficial for patients to skip the missed dose and take the tablets as per schedule, doubling of doses has proven to cause severe side effects.

Q. Can I Drive After Taking This Medication?

This medication is known to make you dizzy hence if that happens kindly avoid driving or operating any heavy machinery.

Q. How to Store Xika Rapid 8mg Tablet 10.0 ‘S?

Xika Rapid 8mg Tablet 10.0 ‘S is to be kept away from the reach of children, in a cool dry place away from direct sunlight and humidity as that tends to ruin certain drugs.

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