Tenoxicam is a non-steroidal antiinflammatory drug (NSAID) with anti inflammatory, analgesic, antipyretic properties and it also inhibits platelet aggregation. Tenoxicam inhibits prostaglandin biosynthesis and used in the treatment of inflammatory and degenerative disorders of the musculoskeletal system.
(in Tablet form)
For all indications (except primary dysmenorrhea, post-operative pain and acute gout) the usual recommended dose is 20 mg once daily. Tenoxicam should be taken at the same time of day; in case of rheumatoid arthritis Tenoxicam should be taken at night to relieve the morning stiffness. The recommended dose for primary dysmenorrhea is 20 to 40 mg once daily. For post-operative pain the recommended dose is 40 mg once daily up to five days and for acute attacks of gout the recommended dose is 40 mg once daily for two days followed by 20 mg once daily for a further five days.
Tenoxicam is not recommended for use in patients under 16 years of age.
Manufacturer: Square Pharmaceutical Ltd.