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Dr. Sandra Lora Cremers
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Feldene (Overview)

Feldene is a pain medication.


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

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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Dr. Sandra Lora Cremers
30 doctors shared insights

Feldene (Overview)

Feldene is a pain medication.


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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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What do doctors prescribe feldene (piroxicam) for?

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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Is it safe to take feldene (piroxicam) and paracetamol/codeine together?

Is it safe to take feldene (piroxicam) and paracetamol/codeine together?

Yes: Paracetamol is actually tylenol (acetaminophen). The one thing you should be concerned is not to take too much of this medicine as it is know to cause liver failure. Typically you should not take more than 3000mg daily of this medication. Otherwise the combo of feldene, Codeine and paracetamol is safe to take for short periods and with lower doses of paracetamol. ...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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What happens if you overdose on feldene-d. would you die?

What happens if you overdose on feldene-d. would you die?

Possibly: An overdose will cause major GI or kidney issues. If you are considering doing this, I urge you to seek help. Call the suicide prevention hotline or seek counseling immediately. ...Read more

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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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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

Dr. Michael Konstan
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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