Artrozan: instructions for use of the drug
According to medical statistics, joint diseases affect more and more people all over the world. Affects not only the elderly but also very young. Therefore, modern pharmacology seeks protection from the development of degenerative lesions of the musculoskeletal system through the creation of new drugs. Artrozan, the instructions for use which are different pharmacological enterprises is one of the means of combating disease.
Indications for use
Stiffness, swelling, joint pain (one or several simultaneously), redness, fever is the most common symptoms of arthritis. Such symptoms are accompanied by numbness, inactivity. If morning stiffness persists for an hour, then the probability of occurrence of rheumatoid arthritis, which treatment will be effective if you apply artrozan.
Arthritis can affect the cartilage in contact with infection. Infectious lesions of the lumbosacral spine leads to the disease of spondylitis. Symptom symptoms of osteoarthritis is pain in the result of the commencement of any action (a «start-up» pain), which later continues with a strong stress on the joint. Relieve pain will help artrozan.
The degree and locations of joint disease depends on dosage of the drug artrozan.
Violation of the sensitivity, the appearance of weakness and wandering pains in the muscles of the neck, waist, legs — a clear symptoms of sciatica. Inflammatory and degenerative diseases of the joints will be, if you use this drug. It is impossible to say with certainty that there will be a full recovery, but a timely application of the drug artrozan chance for a cure will increase several times.
The main chemical compound of the drug is meloxicam. It is contained in the amount of 7,5 or 15 ml in each tablet artrozan. Meloxicam belongs to the group of oxicams. It synthesizes prostaglandins in inflammation and selectively inhibits the activity of the inducible cyclooxygenase.
Meloxicam is well absorbed by the gastrointestinal tract, after which perfectly regulates the blood flow to the kidneys and protects the mucosa of the stomach and intestines. This chemical compound is associated with plasma proteins. Penetrates through gistogematicalkie barriers, it is concentrated in the synovial fluid after 4-5 hours. The half-life of about 15 hours. The distribution of the drug occurs conditional on 10-11 L. to Achieve the desired plasma concentration can be within 3-5 days.
Make artrozan should be once a day during meals. Patients with osteoarthritis should read the contraindications and the drug administered only after a private consultation in a specific pattern, because the dose can range from 7.5 mg to 15 mg (depending on the severity of the disease). Thus it is necessary to remember about the side effects: renal failure or hemodialysis, which will explain the statement of the drug artrozan. It is not recommended to exceed the daily dose of 7.5 mg. If the spondylitis progresses, the dose per day is 15 mg.
Metabolism takes place in the liver by formation of pharmacologically inactive metabolites, are excreted in the feces and urine.
Patients with hypersensitivity to meloxicam, bronchial asthma, peptic ulcer and duodenal ulcer (in acute cases), hepatic or renal failure to use drug artrozan (tablets) is not recommended. Judging by the reviews of people who have diseases of the joints and applying the drug, the condition after the introduction of artrozan improving. But you should remember about contraindications.
Sometimes high blood pressure, hot flashes, tachycardia, minor disorders of the digestive system, Central and peripheral nervous system, the urinary system. Visual disturbances and allergic reactions, nausea, dizziness may occur in case of drug overdose artrozan. This is stated in the instructions to the drug.
The risk of sudden internal bleeding can take place if you apply artrozan in combination with other drugs. A particular danger of pathological changes in the body cause the preparations of SIOZ. Also unsafe in a complex application with artrozan fibrinolitiki, gipotenzivny, heparin.
Intrauterine devices in combination with artrozan reduce the contraceptive effect. Renal failure can occur if you take the drug and cyclosporine together. But cholestyramine, on the contrary, displays of meloxicam from the body.
Especially careful in the use of the drug should be nursing mothers and pregnant women. People with underlying medical conditions need to know that artrozan provokes bleeding in the digestive tract may lead to disorders in the kidneys. Possible pressure surges.
Forms of release of the drug
The drug has a high bioavailability equal to 90 %. This result is achieved in modern pharmacology because of the release of the drug in several forms. It tablets, vials for injection, candles. The tablet has a flat shape and yellow color.
When pain syndrome inflamed joints fails in the first three days of treatment prescribed artrozan (injections), and then tablets. Dosage ampoules: 2,5 ml 7,5-15 ml the active substance is greenish-yellow and related components: tetraglycol, sodium chloride, water, lotrol, glycine, and meglumine. Having studied contraindications artrozan in capsules, you need to know that the injections are deep into the muscle only once. Artrozan mixing with other drugs is unacceptable.
You need to consider one very important feature: injecting the drug intravenously is strictly prohibited!
In the package artrozan contains 5 ampoules. In the instruction described diseases in which the drug will have a positive effect. It will relieve pain and fever, ease and halt a degenerative joint disease.
Each drug has a number of analogues. In addition, medications are available in different forms. The tablets and ampoules, and the candles contain the same components, but differ in price.
To peers artrozan include:
These drugs have different shapes and are available in different types. They all have some contraindications. Instructions for use of the drug artrozan and its analogues are very similar, since these drugs use the same meloxicam as main active substance.
Having a wonderful healing effect, analogues artrozan several different half-life and bioavailability. But there are times when you need medicine in the pharmacy there, and the pharmacist offers the same counterpart. Needless to say no? Let us first of all compare prices. If artrozan tablets (amount of the basic substance is 15 mg) has a price from 131 to 180 RUB it in capsules (3 pieces) — 240-260 RUB Indomethacin made in Germany costs 200 rubles, and production of Russia — from 40 RUB Diclofenac made in Germany — 20-90 RUB and production of Russia — from 11 to 40 rubles.
In the market of pharmacological agents non-steroidal drugs (including artrozan) relieves pain and inflammation in various joint diseases, are produced in large quantities and various shapes. Before replacing the main drug to its counterpart, you need to consult with your doctor. It will examine side effects and will choose the best treatment.
Degenerative musculoskeletal system can be caused by many reasons. Numerous untreated injuries, bad posture, infectious diseases. For these factors people often do not pay enough attention, hoping that the diseases will themselves, and delay going to the doctor. But you need to remember that advanced forms of arthritis is very difficult to treat.
Using artrozan, people do not get rid of the disease, but may suspend and relieve it. Timely diagnosis of different types of arthritis early and comprehensive treatment will give more effective effect, and the chances of recovery will increase many times over.