Lornoxicam belongs to a class of drugs called Oxicam. These drugs are non-steroidal and anti-inflammatory (NSAID). Lornoxicam is sold under the trade name of Xefo. It is used for providing relief in cases of swelling, arthritis, osteoarthritis, spondylitis. It can be taken orally or by injection or infusion.
Dosage of Lornoxicam
Adult: PO- Pain: 8-16 mg/day. Max: 24 mg/day. Osteoarthritis, Rheumatoid arthritis: 12 mg/day in 2 -3 divided doses, up to 16 mg/day.
IV/IM- Pain: 8 mg 1-2 times/day. Max: 24 mg/day.
Side effects if Lornoxicam