| Each tablet contains 20mg tenoxicam, № 10
Each vial contains 20mg tenoxicam as lyophilized sterile powder for reconstitution, vial №1
ATC Code: M01AC02, Antirheumatic, anti-inflammatory and analgesic agent
Tenoxicam is a non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drug (NSAID) which has anti-inflammatory, analgesic, antipyretic properties and it also inhibits platelet aggregation. Tenoxicam reduces prostaglandin biosynthesis by inhibition of cyclooxygenase 1 (COX1) and 2 (COX2), both in vitro and in vivo.
Tenoxicam is a potent in-vitro inhibitor of human metalloproteinases (stromelysin and collagenase) which induce cartilage breakdown.
OXITEN is indicated for the relief of pain and inflammation in osteoarthritis and rheumatoid arthritis. It is also indicated for the short term management of acute musculoskeletal disorders including strains, sprains and other soft-tissue injuries. IV, IM tenoxicam is also available for these indications in those patients considered unable to take oral tenoxicam.