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I asked for sublingual piroxicam, but they only had dispersible. Can these be used sublingually with same effectiveness of actual sublingual sort?
I am taking 20 mg piroxicam for RA symptoms but am developing crepitus in my neck are there more effecyove treatments?
Multiple options: Ask your doctor to examine your neck and to see about other medications, physical therapy, heat, massage, or other modalities. If RA is causing your neck pain your RA medications may need to be adjusted or more added. A rheumatologist is most helpful in treating this kind of problem. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
How long does piroxicam gel take to leave your system? And can using it once make you feel ill and can it cause fatal side effects
Not likely: Piroxicam has a long half-life, about 30-60 hours. Side effects are the same as for other nsaids, and can include GI upset or ulcers, high blood pressure, kidney problems, or heart problems. Prolonged or excessive use could lead to severe toxicities or even death. Using it once or occasionally is extremely unlikely to be fatal, unless you have a severe allergy. ...Read more