EPICOTIL SUPP; tenoxicam, anti inflammatory agents .
ACTIVE-INGREDIENT OF EPICOTIL SUPP
each dosage until contains : 20 mg
INDICATION OF EPICOTIL SUPP
epicotil is indicated for the symptomatic treatment of musculoskeletal and joint disorders , including : osteoarthritis – ankylosing spondylitis – rheumatoid arthritis . – acute musculoskeletal disorders including sclarica . – soft tissue injuries . – extra-articular inflammations such as tendinitis bursitis periarthritis of shoulders or hips , strains and sprains . – acute gout . – post -trumatic pain . – post operative pain . – in gynaecology and primary dysmenorrhea .
DOSAGE OF EPICOTIL SUPP
Follow all directions given to you by your pharmacist or doctor carefully . They may differ from the information contained in this leaflet
Ask your pharmacist or doctor for help if you do not understand the instructions on the box .
The recommended dose is : –
usual dose : 20 mg once daily . – epicotil vials may be given IM or IV for initial treatment for 1-2 days . – in acute musculoskeletal disorders , treatment for up 7 days is usually sufficient, but in severe cases it may be given for up to a maximum of 14 days . – for acute attacks of gouty arthritis , the dose is 40 mg once daily for 2 days followed by 20 mg once daily for 5 days . – epicotil vial should be dissolved in 2 ml strile water for injection , then administered by IM or IV injection . the reconstituted solution should be used immediately . epicotil can be given at normal recommended doses to elderly patients or those with mild to moderate renal impairment who are not at high risk of renal failure or receiving potentially nephrotoxic therapy .
OVER-DOSAGE OF EPICOTIL SUPP
CONTRA-INDICATION OF EPICOTIL SUPP
previous known hypersensitivity to the product , or to other oxicams . – patients who have experienced acute asthmatic attacks , urticaria , angioedema or rhinitis after taking other NSAIDs or aspirin . Patients with active peptic ulceration or active inflammatory diseases of the gastrointestinal tract . before anaesthesia or surgery , epicotil should not be given to elderly patients with increased risk of bleeding , because of an increased risk of acute renal failure and possibility of impaired homeostasis .
STORAGE OF EPICOTIL SUPP
store at temperature not exceeding 30 ° C
PACK OF EPICOTIL SUPP
strips of 5 suppositories each .
EPICOTIL SUPP MANUFACTURED BY
EGYPTIAN INT . PHARMACEUTICAL INDUSTRIES CO . E.I.P.I.CO.