M-Cam - 15 mg
M-Cam comprises of an active component Meloxicam, a member of the enolic group of non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs), which inhibits synthesis of prostaglandins probably by inhibiting the cyclooxygenase enzyme
M-cam– 15 mg (Meloxicam)
M-Cam falls into the category of nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs of the enolic class. It has been demonstrated to show analgesic, anti-inflammatory, and antipyretic actions. It showed potent anti-inflammatory activity in all standard models of inflammation. Meloxicam, the active component of the medicine is well absorbed from the gastrointestinal tract. It works to reduce the production of hormones that cause pain and inflammation in the body. The medicine is mainly prescribed for the treatment of inflammation caused by rheumatoid arthritis and osteoarthritis in adults and pediatric patients of at least two years of age.
M-Cam general information
What is M-Cam used for?
M-Cam is formulated to get relief of signs and symptoms of rheumatoid arthritis, including juvenile rheumatoid arthritis, and osteoarthritis.
How does M-Cam work?
M-Cam comprises of an active component Meloxicam, a member of the enolic group of non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs), which inhibits synthesis of prostaglandins probably by inhibiting the cyclooxygenase enzyme.
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What does M-Cam contain?
M-Cam contains Meloxicam, a prescription drug that has been one of the biggest players responsible for keeping inflammation away. Each tablet delivers 15 mg of Meloxicam to the patient.
What are the side effects of M-Cam?
The common side effects of the medicine are as follows:
- Gastrointestinal problems: Gastrointestinal bleeding, nausea, diarrhea, dyspepsia, and increased liver enzymes.
- Dermatological issues: toxic epidermal necrolysis, exfoliative dermatitis, pruritus, Stevens-Johnson syndrome, skin rash, urticaria.
- Hematological problems: thrombocytopenia, anemia, leukopenia.
- Cardiovascular diseases: edema.
- Miscellaneous problems: delayed ovulation.
What medications interact with M-Cam?
- If administered with anticoagulants, it may increase the risk of bleeding.
- Use of aspirin may increase the level of M-Cam in the blood and may also increase the risk of adverse reactions.
- If used with ACE inhibitors, it may increase the hypotensive effects of the ACE inhibitors.
- Concurrent use with furosemide and thiazide diuretics may increase the diuretic effects of the both the drugs.
- Colonic necrosis may occur if used along with sodium polystyrene sulfonate. Therefore, concurrent use should be avoided.
- Coadministration with cholestyramine may decrease blood levels.
- Close monitoring is recommended when M-Cam is introduced or withdrawn as it may result in increased plasma lithium levels.
When should M-Cam not be taken?
- Do not take M-Cam if you have hypersensitivity to Meloxicam, other NSAIDs, or other inactive ingredients of the formulation.
- It is not suitable for patients having severe renal impairment.
- Its administration during the third trimester of pregnancy may cause premature closure of ductus arteriosus, therefore, should be avoided at the time of pregnancy.
- The medicine should not be administered to patients with preoperative pain from coronary artery bypass graft surgery.
- The safety has not been established in pediatric patients of less than two years of age.
- Its use in geriatric patients may increase the risk of gastrointestinal bleeding and renal dysfunction.
It should be used cautiously in patients with the following conditions:
- Cardiovascular disorders or risk factors for cardiovascular disease.
- Heart failure
- Liver dysfunction
- Impaired renal function
- Coagulation disorders
How should M-Cam be taken?
- For adults, 7.5 mg once daily is the recommended dose. Your physician may recommend 15 mg per day as per the requirement.
- For children, between 2 to 7 years of age, 0.125 mg/kg/day is the suggested dose. Your physician may increase the daily dose up to 7.5 mg.
- Patients suffering from certain allergies such as nasal polyps, asthma, and aspirin-induced allergy are at high risk for developing allergic reactions. Therefore, periodic assessment should be done for urticaria, rhinitis, and asthma.
- Assess patients for pain and range of motion before or 1 to 2 hours after administration.
- Patients should be monitored for rash periodically during the treatment. Toxic epidermal necrolysis and Steven-Johnson syndrome may occur. Discontinue treatment if the symptoms accompanied with fatigue, malaise, oral lesions, muscle aches, fever, blisters, hepatitis, eosinophilia, or conjunctivitis.
How long should M-Cam be used?
Do not take more than the recommended times. Also, do no not change the dose or stop this medication without consulting with your physician. It should be taken for as long as your physician has prescribed.
Missed dose of M-Cam
If you miss a dose of M-Cam, consume it as soon as you remember. If the time to take the next dose is close, leave the missed dose and go back to your daily dosing schedule. Never take two doses at once to compensate the missed one.
How should M-Cam be stored?
- Keep it out of the reach of children
- Store the medicine at room temperature in a tight and light proof container
- Ensure that your children don't have access to the medication