Flamic/Flamic Gel

Flamic/Flamic Gel

piroxicam

Manufacturer:

Siam Bheasach

Distributor:

Siam Pharmaceutical
Concise Prescribing Info
Contents
Piroxicam
Indications/Uses
Flamic RA, OA, ankylosing spondylitis, acute gout & acute musculoskeletal disorders. Flamic Gel OA, post-traumatic or acute musculoskeletal disorders including tendinitis, tenosynovitis, periarthritis, sprains.
Dosage/Direction for Use
Flamic cap Adult Rheumatic disorders 10-30 mg daily in single or divided doses. Acute musculoskeletal disorders 40 mg daily for the 1st 2 days in single or divided doses. Maintenance dose: 20 mg daily for 7-14 days. Acute gout 40 mg daily for 4-6 days in single or divided doses. Flamic Gel Depending on the surface area involved, apply 1.5-4.5 cm bid-qid.
Administration
Should be taken with food: Take immediately after meals.
Contraindications
Flamic Aspirin sensitivity. History of GI hemorrhage or ulcers. Flamic Gel Hypersensitivity. Patients in whom aspirin or other NSAIDs induce symptoms of asthma, rhinitis, angioedema or urticaria.
Special Precautions
Flamic Impaired renal function. CV disorders. Elderly. Flamic Gel Do not apply to eyes, mucosa, open skin lesions.
Adverse Reactions
Flamic GI disturbances & bleeding, peptic ulceration. Headache, dizziness, blurred vision, tinnitus, skin rashes, pruritus & edema. Flamic Gel Pruritus, rash.
Drug Interactions
Flamic Aspirin, lithium, warfarin.
ATC Classification
M02AA07 - piroxicam ; Belongs to the class of non-steroidal antiinflammatory preparations for topical use. Used in the treatment of joint and muscular pains.
M01AC01 - piroxicam ; Belongs to the class of non-steroidal antiinflammatory and antirheumatic products, oxicams.
Flamic: D; Flamic Gel: E
Presentation/Packing
Form
Flamic cap 20 mg
Packing/Price
10 × 10's
Form
Flamic cap 10 mg
Packing/Price
10 × 10's
Form
Flamic Gel topical gel 0.5%
Packing/Price
10 g x 1's;25 g x 100 × 1's;25 g x 1's
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