LORSAID contains Lornoxicam which belongs to the group of medicines called Non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs). It is used for short term relief of acute mild to moderate pain when oral administration is not appropriate.
LORSAID is not recommended for use in patients with severe kidney or liver impairment, severe heart failure, low blood platelet count (which increases risk of bleeding or bruising), gastro-intestinal bleeding, cerebrovascular bleeding or other bleeding disorders, history of gastrointestinal bleeding or perforation (related to previous therapy with non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs) such as ibuprofen) and varicella (chickenpox) infection.
Before receiving LORSAID inform your doctor if you have impaired kidney function, history of high blood pressure or heart failure, ulcerative colitis or crohn’s disease, peripheral artery or cerebrovascular disease, history of bleeding tendency or asthma, systemic lupus erythematosus (rare immunological disease) or mixed connective tissue disorders and may be at increased risk of developing diabetes or high cholesterol. Your doctor may recommend you to take relevant tests to understand your existing condition.
LORSAID is not recommended for use during the last 3 months of pregnancy, and in first and second trimester of pregnancy it should be used only if clearly advised by the doctor and it is not recommended for use in breastfeeding women. LORSAID is not recommended for use in children and adolescents (less than 18 years of age).
LORSAID should be used with caution in elderly patients (aged 65 years and above), especially in patients with impaired liver or kidney function. The common side effects of receiving LORSAID are dizziness, nausea, vomiting, stomach pain, indigestion and diarrhea. Inform your doctor immediately if any of the side effect worsens or persist for a long period of time.