Lorsaid Sd 4 MG Tablet

Manufactured byAbbott Healthcare Pvt. Ltd.
ContainsLornoxicam
Description

Lorsaid Sd 4 MG Tablet is a non-steroidal anti-inflammatory (NSAID) medicine used for temporary relief of swelling, stiffness, and pain associated with Rheumatoid Arthritis, Osteoarthritis, Spondylitis etc.

Side effects

Major & minor side effects for Lorsaid Sd 4 MG Tablet

  • Fever and chills
  • Skin rash
  • Increased blood pressure
  • Increased heartbeat
  • Nausea and Vomiting
  • Gastrointestinal Bleeding
  • Headache
  • Dizziness
  • Ringing or buzzing in the ears
  • Visual disturbances
  • Fluid Retention
  • Photosensitivity
  • Sleeplessness
  • Kidney Impairment
  • Stevens-Johnson Syndrome
  • Difficulty in breathing

Uses of Lorsaid Sd 4 MG Tablet

What is it prescribed for?

  • Pain Relief
  • Arthritis
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Concerns

Commonly asked questions

  • Onset of action
    The effect of this medicine can be observed within 30 to 60 minutes of administration.
  • Duration of effect
    The effect of this medicine lasts for an average duration of 24 hours.
  • Safe with alcohol?
    Consumption of alcohol is not recommended during treatment with this medicine since it may increase the risk of severe adverse effects such as gastrointestinal bleeding, dizziness, drowsiness, etc.
  • Is it habit forming?
    No habit forming tendencies
  • Usage in pregnancy?
    Use of this medicine should be avoided if you are pregnant or planning a pregnancy in near future. Use of this medicine during the third trimester of pregnancy should be strictly avoided.
  • Usage while breast-feeding?
    Use of this medicine should be avoided by nursing mothers as the risk of adverse effects on the infant is high.

Allergy

This medicine is not recommended for use if you have a history of allergy to Lornoxicam or any other ingredient present with it.

Oedema

This medicine is not recommended for use in patients who have fluid retention disorder and have swellings in their body.

Heart diseases

This medicine is not recommended for use in patients having a disease of the heart or the blood vessels.

Kidney Disease

This medicine is not recommended for use in patients having severe impairment of kidney function.
Warnings for special population

Pregnancy

Use of this medicine should be avoided if you are pregnant or planning a pregnancy in near future. Use of this medicine during the third trimester of pregnancy should be strictly avoided.

Breast-feeding

Use of this medicine should be avoided by nursing mothers as the risk of adverse effects on the infant is high.
General warnings

Use of other pain killers

This medicine should be used with extreme caution if you are taking another painkiller medicine. The risk of adverse effects is significantly higher when large amounts of painkillers are taken.

Pediatric use

This medicine is not recommended for use in children as safety and effectiveness of use is not clinically established.

Geriatric use

This medicine should be used with caution in elderly as the risk of adverse effects are significantly high.

Other medicines

This medicine is known to interact with a large number of medicines, which may include medicines that you are consuming. It is advised that you report all your current medicines to the doctor including any herbs and supplements before beginning treatment with this medicine.

Other diseases

This medicine may worsen the symptoms of certain diseases such as asthma, cardiovascular diseases, gastrointestinal bleeding disorders, etc. It is advised that you report all your medical conditions to the doctor before beginning treatment with this medicine.

Systemic lupus erythematosus

This medicine is not recommended for use in patients suffering from systemic lupus erythematosus due to the increased risk of worsening of the patient's condition.

Infections

This medicine should not be used while a patient is suffering from an infection or an infectious disease.

Missed Dose

Take the missed dose as soon as you remember. If it is almost time for the next scheduled dose then the missed dose can be skipped.

Overdose

Contact your doctor if an overdose with this medicine is suspected. Symptoms of an overdose may include nausea, vomiting, dizziness, and disturbance in vision.
All drugs interact differently for person to person. You should check all the possible interactions with your doctor before starting any medicine.
Interaction with Alcohol

Description

N/A

Instructions

Consumption of alcohol is not recommended during treatment with this medicine since it may increase the risk of severe adverse effects such as gastrointestinal bleeding, dizziness, drowsiness, etc.
Interaction with Medicine

Methotrexate

Tacrolimus

Warfarin

Digoxin

Theophylline

Cimetidine

Disease interactions

Respiratory Diseases

This medicine should be used with extreme caution in patients with a history of respiratory diseases such as asthma and COPD due to the increased risk of worsening of the patient's condition. Close monitoring of clinical condition, appropriate dose adjustments, or replacement with a suitable alternative may be necessary in some cases based on the clinical condition of the patient.

Fluid Retention and edema

This medicine should be used with extreme caution in patients having fluid retention and diseases of the heart and other associated organs due to the increased risk of worsening of the patient's condition. Close monitoring of clinical condition, appropriate dose adjustments, or replacement with a suitable alternative may be necessary in some cases based on the clinical condition of the patient.

Hemorrhagic Disorder

This medicine is not recommended for use in patients suffering from an internal bleeding due to the increased risk of serious adverse effects including death. Replacement with a suitable alternative should be considered under your doctor's supervision.
Food interactions
Information not available.
Lab interactions

Liver Function Test

Report the use of this medicine at least a week before undergoing a test to determine the liver function. Use of this medicine can show elevated levels of certain enzymes which could lead to false positive results.
Take Lorsaid Sd 4 MG Tablet as instructed by the doctor. This medicine should be taken before/after food with an adequate amount of water. Do not consume more or less than the quantity prescribed by the doctor.
Miscelleneous

To be taken before food

To be taken as instructed by doctor

May cause sleepiness

How it works
This medicine works by blocking the production of certain substances that send pain signals to the brain.
Legal Status

Approved

Unknown

Unknown

Approved

Classification

Category

Nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory agents

Schedule

Schedule H

Lornoxicam - DrugBank [Internet]. Drugbank.ca. 2017 [cited 19 April 2017]. Available from:

https://www.drugbank.ca/drugs/DB06725

Lornoxicam | C13H10ClN3O4S2 - PubChem [Internet]. Pubchem.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov. 2017 [cited 19 April 2017]. Available from:

https://pubchem.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/compound/54690031#section=Top
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