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.

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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...

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...