Ugesic

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    Ugesic Information

    Ugesic, a prescription drug, is manufactured in various forms such as Tablet. Osteoarthritis, Rheumatoid Arthritis, Pain are some of its major therapeutic uses. Secondary and off-label uses of Ugesic have also been mentioned below.

    The correct dosage of Ugesic depends on the patient's age, gender, and medical history. Besides the medical condition it is advised for, the route of administration also plays an important role in determining the correct drug dosage. Refer to the dosage section for a detailed discussion.

    The side effects typically associated with Ugesic include Loss of appetite. Besides the aforementioned side effects, there are other adverse effects of Ugesic as well, which are listed below. Usually, these side effects of Ugesic go away soon, and do not persist beyond the duration of the treatment. If, however, they worsen or do not go away, please speak with your physician.

    Ugesic's effect during pregnancy is Severe and Severe while nursing. In addition, Ugesic's effects on the liver, heart and kidney are discussed below in the Ugesic related warnings section.

    Ugesic is not recommended if you suffer from certain medical conditions as it can have adverse effects. Heart Disease, Asthma are examples of such conditions. Other conditions have been mentioned below in the Ugesic contraindications section.

    Drug reaction of Ugesic with other medicines has been reported. A complete list of these interactions is given below.

    In addition to these precautions, you may also note that Ugesic is safe while driving, and is is addictive in nature.



    Ugesic Benefits & Uses

    Ugesic is used to treat the following -

    Other Benefits

    Ugesic Dosage & How to Take

    This is the usual dosage recommended in most common treatment cases. Please remember that every patient and their case is different, so the dosage can be different based on the disease, route of administration, patient's age and medical history.

    Find the right dosage based on disease and age

    Age Group Dosage
    Adult
    • Disease: Osteoarthritis
    • Before or After Meal: After Meal
    • Single Maximum Dose: 20 mg
    • Dosage Form: Tablet
    • Dosage Route: Oral
    • Frequency: 1 daily
    • Course Duration: As directed by the doctor
    • Special Instructions: As prescribed by the doctor
    Geriatric
    • Disease: Osteoarthritis
    • Before or After Meal: After Meal
    • Single Maximum Dose: 10 mg
    • Dosage Form: Tablet
    • Dosage Route: Oral
    • Frequency: 1 daily
    • Course Duration: As directed by the doctor
    • Special Instructions: As prescribed by the doctor


    Ugesic Side Effects

    Based on research, the following side effects have been observed when Ugesic is used -

    Severe

    Moderate

    Common

    • Loss of appetite

    Ugesic Related Warnings

    • Is the use of Ugesic safe for pregnant women?


      Pregnant women may get severe side effects after taking Ugesic. If you are pregnant, do not take Ugesic without a doctor's advice.

      Severe
    • Is the use of Ugesic safe during breastfeeding?


      Women who are breastfeeding, may experience serious side effects after taking Ugesic. So it is adviced to consult the doctor before using it.

      Severe
    • What is the effect of Ugesic on the Kidneys?


      There can be some harmful effects on your kidneys after taking Ugesic. If you witness any side effects, discontinue its use. Consult your medical practitioner, do as he/she suggests.

      Moderate
    • What is the effect of Ugesic on the Liver?


      The liver can be affected by Ugesic. If you experience any unwanted effects of this drug, stop taking it and consult your doctor. You should restart Ugesic only after medical advice.

      Moderate
    • What is the effect of Ugesic on the Heart?


      Ugesic can cause side effects that could harm the heart. So medical advice before taking it is necessary.

      Severe


    Severe Interaction of Ugesic with Other Drugs

    Ugesic should not be taken with following medicines due to severe side effects it may cause to patients -

    Severe

    Moderate



    Ugesic Contraindications

    If you are suffering from any of the following diseases, you should not take Ugesic unless your doctor advises you to do so -



    Frequently asked Questions about Ugesic

    • Is this Ugesic habit forming or addictive?


      Ugesic is not addictive in nature.

      No
    • Is it safe to drive or operate heavy machinery when consuming?


      Ugesic will not make you feel sleepy or drowsy. So you drive or operate machinery safely.

      Safe
    • Is it safe?


      Yes, Ugesic is safe but you must consult your doctor before taking it.

      Safe, but take only on Doctor's advise
    • Is it able to treat mental disorders?


      Ugesic is unable to treat or cure mental disorders.

      No

    Ugesic Interactions with Food and Alcohol

    • Interaction between Food and Ugesic


      Information is not available on the interaction of any foods with Ugesic, due to a lack of research on this.

      Unknown
    • Interaction between Alcohol and Ugesic


      Side effects of drinking alcohol and taking Ugesic at the same time are rare and minor. However, if you face any side effects, talk to your doctor immediately.

      Mild


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    This medicine data has been created by -

    Vikas Chauhan

    B.Pharma, Pharmacy
    5 Years of Experience


    References

    US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) [Internet]. Maryland. USA; Package leaflet information for the user; Feldene® (piroxicam)

    KD Tripathi. [link]. Seventh Edition. New Delhi, India: Jaypee Brothers Medical Publishers; 2013: Page No 201-202



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