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What is Feldene (piroxicam) used for?

What is Feldene (piroxicam) used for?

Feldene (Piroxicam): Hello. Feldene (piroxicam) is used to treat arthritis conditions (degenerative osteo, and rheumatoid). It helps to ease symptoms described as aching, throbbing, and dull in origin. Normally not 1st line. Patients have typically exhausted several other anti-inflammatories before trying feldene. ...Read more

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Piroxicam (Definition)

Piroxicam is a non-steroidal anti-inflammatory agent that is used to treat the symptoms of pain and inflammation. Like other nsaids, it can cause GI ...Read more


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Can children take Feldene (piroxicam)?

Can children take Feldene (piroxicam)?

Feldene (piroxicam) and kids: It is not recommended for use under age 12. That being said, it is sometimes used for juvenile rheumatoid arthritis, but more so in the teen years. There are plenty of other NSAIDs that can be used in the under 12 group, so I'd steer clear of it except in very specific circumstances discussed with my pediatric rheumatologist, and NO ONE else. ...Read more

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Who should not take Feldene (piroxicam)?

Who should not take Feldene (piroxicam)?

Feldene (piroxicam): "FELDENE (piroxicam) is contraindicated in patients with known hypersensitivity to piroxicam. FELDENE (piroxicam) should not be given to patients who have experienced asthma, urticaria, or allergic-type reactions after taking aspirin or other NSAIDs. Severe, rarely fatal, anaphylactic-like reactions to NSAIDs have been reported in such patients. FELDENE (piroxicam) is contraindicated for the treat ...Read more

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Please describe the medication: piroxicam?

Piroxicam: Piroxicam is a non-steroidal anti-inflammatory agent that is used to treat the symptoms of pain and inflammation. Like other nsaids, it can cause GI upset and or bleeding. ...Read more

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Why do people use feldene (piroxicam) tablets?

Why do people use feldene (piroxicam) tablets?

See below: Feldene (piroxicam) is like a longer acting advil, morin Aleve etc.These are anti inflammatory agents for musclular or joint pains. ...Read more

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Piroxicam overdose, what will happen?

Piroxicam overdose, what will happen?

See details: GI bleeding, ulcers, kidney impairment, neurologic disease, death. Any questions? ...Read more

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What side effects are associated with Feldene (piroxicam)?

Feldene (piroxicam): See: http://www.drugs.com/sfx/feldene-side-effects.html

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Can I take feldene (piroxicam) and codeine at the same time?

Can I take feldene (piroxicam) and codeine at the same time?

Yes.: Assuming you're not allergic to either. Feldene (piroxicam) is an NSAID or non-steroidal anti-inflammatory like ibuprofen. It can cause stomach ulcers and kidney damage but it's not guaranteed to do so. Codeine is a weak narcotic/opioid pain killer that has a lower risk of addiction compared to morphine. Both can be used together safely in low-to-moderate doses under supervision. ...Read more

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I have been taking feldene, (piroxicam) doe it have side effects ?

I have been taking feldene, (piroxicam) doe it have side effects ?

Yes: Side effects are possible, not probable w/any & all medication, herb and/or dietary supplement. There is no such item w/o potential side effect. But just because there is potential for possible side effect doesn't mean that it will happen. The only to find out is to try it. Feldene (piroxicam) is a brand of Piroxicam which is an NSAID all of which can cause ulcers & kidney damage but not guaranteed to do so. ...Read more

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Could piroxicam capsules be taken for reducing period cramps?

Could piroxicam capsules be taken for reducing period cramps?

Piroxicam = NSAID.: Yes it can. Nsaid’s, ssri’s, hormone meds, otc meds containing diuretics, warm bath, heating pad, exercise ; acupuncture are excellent for pms / period. Avoid caffeine, chocolate, alcohol ; salt. Get gyn eval to r/o underlying pathology. Consider omega- 3 fatty acids, magnesium (supplementation or through diet) or black cohosh with dr ok. Sipping chamomile can dissipate pain. Ginger helps w nausea. ...Read more

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Feldene (piroxicam) tablets is this a narcotic?

No, NSAID: No. It is a member of the oxicam group of nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (nsaids). ...Read more

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Could i take desyrel (trazodone) with piroxicam?

Could i take desyrel (trazodone) with piroxicam?

Piroxicam: It is a Non-steroidal anti-inflammatory agent, and should be safe with Trazodone, as prescribed. ...Read more

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Can I take feldene (piroxicam) with paracetamol?

Yes: Assuming you're not allergic to either. Feldene is an NSAID or non-steroidal anti-inflammatory like ibuprofen. It can cause stomach ulcers and kidney damage but it's not guaranteed to do so. Paracetamol is the international name for Acetaminophen sold in the states as tylenol (acetaminophen) which can cause liver damage when taken in excess. In low-to-moderate doses, both can be used together. ...Read more

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What do doctors prescribe feldene (piroxicam) for?

See below: Feldene (piroxicam) is like a longer acting advil, morin Aleve etc.These are anti inflammatory agents for musclular or joint pains. ...Read more

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What are feldene (piroxicam) tablets used for; back pain?

See below: Feldene (piroxicam) is a non steroidal anti-inflammatory medication and it can be used for a variety of arthritic conditions. It is quite potent and i don't use it that often because it tends to cause more gastric side effects than some of the other nsaids that I use on a regular basis. Having said that however, it can be very effective in the right patient. ...Read more

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What happens during a piroxicam overdose? Can it be fatal?

Piroxicam overdose: Hello. Some symptoms of overdose include the following: nausea, vomiting, abdominal pain, extreme sleepiness (could drop respirations so low that one can go into a coma) from drop in circulating blood volume, kidney failure, possible stomach or intestinal bleed (This could be fatal if internal bleeding is large.). ...Read more

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I have lupus I take piroxicam for pain but it's not helping, what else can I do?

I have lupus I take piroxicam for pain but it's not helping, what else can I do?

Piroxicam is not...: Piroxicam is definitely not an immune modulator needed to treat lupus. It a great long lasting pain drug with a half life of 62 hrs, but would reduce or relieve lupus aches and pains. Most rheumatologists would have you take Hydroxychloroquine (plaquenyl) and possibly methotrexate. I also use ridaura (auranofin) or oral gold. For acute relief, Prednisone in moderate to high doses can be used. ...Read more

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What is the definition or description of: Piroxicam allergy?

What is the definition or description of: Piroxicam allergy?

Depends: An allergy to any medicine can take many forms. Most people would say a typical allergy would be a rash. More severe allergies could be trouble breathing, facial swelling, eye swelling. Allergies and side effects could be the same such as stomach pain diarrhea headaches. If you start a medicine and develop any new symptoms seek attention from your medical provider or emergency room. Good luck ...Read more

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Has anyone ever taken feldene (piroxicam) for arthritis pain?

Yes: This is an anti-inflammatory medication which is indicated for arthritis. The side effects can include bleeding, and medical monitoring is recommended. ...Read more

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