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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

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


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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

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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Chronic knee pain for 10 months on medial and lateral side of joint. Uric acid is normal, RA and ANA test negative. Pain better on piroxicam, reason?

Chronic knee pain for 10 months on medial and lateral side of joint. Uric acid is normal, RA and ANA test negative. Pain better on piroxicam, reason?

See rheumatology: There are many reasons for the knee pain you described. At your age, an injury in the past is one of the most common. The lab tests are not a reliable way to diagnose your problem. You should see a rheumatologist or if you have had an injury an orthopedist for a diagnosis before anything else ...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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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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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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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

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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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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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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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