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Lornoxicam is a NSAID (non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drug) from the oxicam class with properties such as analgesic (giving relief from pain), anti-inflammatory and antipyretic (decreasing fever). It is used for short periods in treating pain after surgery, pain that occurs due to acute sciatica and pain with swelling in osteoarthritis and rheumatoid arthritis.
The common side effects of this drug are nephrotic syndrome, abnormal blood cell count, pancreatic inflammation, blood disorder, duodenal ulcer, intestinal perforation, gastrointestinal ulcer, vomiting of blood, skin reaction, hypersensitivity reaction, increased blood pressure, insomnia, decreased white blood cell count, black and bloody stools and renal inflammation.
Lornoxicam administration is contraindicated in patients when other NSAIDs intake is a compulsion, possible due to factors such as including salicylate sensitivity, gastrointestinal bleeding and bleeding disorders, and severe impairment of the liver, heart or kidney function; in the last third of pregnancy; and should be avoided during breastfeeding and pregnancy.