Generic Xefo is a medicine that belongs to the group of drug names as non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drug (NSAID). The patient can use this medicine for treating their pain that arises due to osteoarthritis and rheumatoid arthritis. The medicine is also widely accepted for reducing inflammation that occurs due to this.
Generic Xefo is manufactured worldwide and hence is available under different trade names. Some trade names of the medicines are Lornoxicam, etc.
Storage condition of Xefo:
Should be stored at a temperature that should range from 15-25 degree centigrade.
Should be protected from light, heat, dampness and moisture
Kept away from the reach of children and pets
Should always be checked for the expiry date of the medicine. Expired medicine should be discarded with the help of local waste disposal company that is involved in such work
Active and Inactive ingredients of Xefo:
Active ingredient: Lornoxicam
Inactive ingredients: Microcrystalline, povidone, hypromellose, lactose monohydrate, talc, titanium dioxide, etc.
Mechanism of action:
Generic Xefo is known to work by the inhibition of prostaglandin synthesis. The active ingredient, Lornoxicam is absorbed by gastrointestinal tract and hence, it shows its effects on the desired area of the body within prescribed time.
Generic Xefo is used to treat pain and inflammation that occurs due to osteoarthritis and rheumatoid arthritis.
Generic Xefo is very much safe to use for treating pain and inflammation. However, due to variations in the immune system, some patient might get side effects from the medicine. In general, some of the common side effects of Xefo are:
Changes in the blood pressure
This is not the complete list of side effects. In case the patient feels any other side effects from the medicine, then they should contact to the doctor.
Generic Xefo might interact with some other medicine and can cause harmful effect on the body. Hence, the patient should always keep a list of all medicine and share it with the doctor. In case the patient is using any prescribed or non-prescribed medicine, then they should let their doctor know about that. The patient should always follow the dose that is recommended to them by the doctor. The dose should not be increased or decreased without consulting to the doctor.
The dose for Generic Xefo varies from 4 mg to 16 mg and also person to person depending on the requirement and severity of the condition. Therefore, the patient should always consult to the doctor for exact dose and duration of the medicine.
In case the patient misses the dose, they should take it as soon as it is remembered. If it is time for the next dose, then the patient should skip the missed dose and take the dose as per their schedule. Intake of extra medicine or double dose of the medicine for making up the missed dose is not recommended for the patient.
In case of overdose of medicine, the patient should consult to the doctor immediately.
Before using generic Xefo, the patient should tell to the doctor in case they are allergic to this medicine or any ingredients of the medicine.
In case the patient is having any medical record, then they should share it with the doctor before starting treatment with this medicine.
In case the patient is suffering from peptic ulcer, then they should not take Xefo.
During pregnancy, Xefo should only be used if recommended by the doctor.
|Strength||Xefo - Lornoxicam 4mg|