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Dr. Michael Konstan
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Piroxicam (Overview)

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.


Dr. Michael Konstan
51 doctors shared insights

Piroxicam (Overview)

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.


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Please describe the medication: piroxicam?

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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I am taking 20 mg piroxicam for RA symptoms but am developing crepitus in my neck are there more effecyove treatments?

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 more

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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

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The very last wisdom tooth sprouting. But this one is giving me more pain than the others. Can piroxicam and paracetamol be taken for 3 or 4 days?

Yes, but: Yes, but longer than that you should seek help to speed the process. Rinse with salt water, 1/2 teaspoon to a warm glass of water to help clean the area. Itchy rash is a caution for some kind of allergy. ...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 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. Brad Goldenberg
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Fexicam (Definition)

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Dr. William Singer
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Feldene (Definition)

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