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Feldene (piroxicam) tablets is this a narcotic?

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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Narcotic (Definition)

A natural or synthetic alkaloid compound that has morphine-like qualities. Other examples are codeine, heroin, Meperidine (demerol). They are classified based on their intrinsic activity & where they interact in the central nervous system. They are involved in pain transmission ...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?

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 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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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)?

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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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

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


Dr. Bernard Seif
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Feldene (Definition)

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