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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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