Below is a (system wise) list of the possible side effects of Xefo Rapid Tablets.

  • General
    Dizziness, headache, insomnia, somnolence, malaise, weakness
  • Skin and Subcutaneous Tissue
    Alopecia, dermatitis, pruritus, rash, urticaria, purpura.
  • Blood
    Thrombocytopenia, prolonged bleeding time, anemia, decrease of red blood counts, hemoglobin and white blood counts
  • Cardiovascular
    Edema, hypertension, palpitations, tachycardia, hypotension
  • Nervous system
    Sleepiness, vertigo, dizziness, paresthesia, tremor, taste perversion
  • Respiratory
    Dyspnea, bronchospasm, cough, rhinitis
  • Genitourinary
    Increase of BUN and creatinine, micturition disorders
  • Psychiatric
    Agitation, depression
  • Liver and biliary system
    Liver function disorders
  • Musculoskeletal and connective tissue
    Myalgia, leg cramps
  • Eyes
    Conjunctivitis, visual disturbances
  • Ears
  • Immune System
    Allergic reactions
  • Metabolism and Nutrition
    changes in appetite, changes of weight

Xefo Rapid in Pregnancy and Lactation

As no adequate clinical experience has been established Xefo Rapid should not be used during pregnancy and lactation. The safe use of Xefo Rapid during pregnancy and lactation has not been established and therefore the drug is not recommended in such cases.

Effects on Ability to Drive and Use Machines

No particular warnings, as non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs have not shown any effect in this respect.

Xefo Rapid Overdose

As yet there is no experience with acute overdose of Xefo Rapid (Lornoxicam) to allow description of potential consequences of overdose or recommendation of specific measures. However, the following symptoms may be expected as a result of overdose with Xefo Rapid

  • nausea and vomiting
  • cerebral symptoms (dizziness, ataxia to coma and convulsions)
  • Changes of renal and hepatic function and possibly coagulation disorders

In the case of an actual or suspected overdose

The medication should be discontinued. Xefo Rapid will be rapidly eliminated as a result of its short half-life. This drug is not dialyzable. No specific antidote has yet been identified.

For treatment of overdose the usual supportive measures including gastric lavage are indicated. Principally, activated charcoal will only reduce absorption of the drug if given immediately following the administration of Xefo Rapid. Gastrointestinal disturbances may be treated with prostaglandin analogues or ranitidine.