Piroxicam
Piroxicam
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Piroxicam

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What is this medication? 

Piroxicam, Feldene
Nonsteroidal Anti-Inflammatory Drugs

Piroxicam is indicated for managing symptoms of rheumatic arthritis, osteoarthritis.

“Alert US Warning
FDA has issued a warning on the use of NSAIDs from 20 weeks gestation or later in pregnancy can lead to fetal renal dysfunction leading to oligohydramnios, neonatal renal impairment which may be fatal.  NSAIDs cause an increased risk of cardiovascular thrombotic events, including myocardial infarction and stroke, which can be fatal.  Piroxicam is contraindicated in coronary artery bypass graft (CABG) surgery.  NSAIDs cause an increased risk of serious gastrointestinal adverse events such as bleeding, ulceration and perforation of the stomach or intestines, which can be fatal.”

How should I take this medication? 

Oral: 20mg once daily.

How to Take:  Take with food.

What should I watch for while using this medication? 

Before starting Piroxicam, Feldene make sure your physician is aware of any allergies or medications you currently take, and activities you perform. Piroxicam, Feldene like other NSAIDs cause an increased risk of serious and potentially fatal cardiovascular thrombotic events, including myocardial infarction and stroke. Piroxicam, Feldene can cause drug reactions characterized with eosinophilia and systemic symptoms. Piroxicam, Feldene does increase the risk of serious gastrointestinal conditions such an ulceration, bleeding and perforation. Piroxicam, Feldene has also been associated with persistent urinary symptoms (bladder pain, dysuria, urinary frequency), decreased platelet adhesion and aggregation, hyperkalemia, serum sickness, renal effects and potentially serious skin reactions including exfoliative dermatitis, Stevens-Johnson syndrome (SJS), and toxic epidermal necrolysis (TEN); may occur without warning.  Piroxicam, Feldene should be used with caution in patients with asthma, coronary artery bypass graft (CABG) surgery, hypertension, hepatic and/or renal impairment.

What if I miss a dose?

If you miss a dose of medication, try to take it as soon as possible. However, if it is almost time for your next dose, take only that scheduled dose. Do not take double or extra doses.

How should I store this medication?

Keep out of the reach of children at all times. Store at room temperature, 59 to 86° F (15 to 30° C).  Protect from light. Keep the container tightly closed. Properly dispose of any unused medication after the expiration date.

What are the possible side effects of using this medication? 

Edema, pruritus, skin rash, abdominal pain, anorexia, constipation, diarrhea, flatulence, nausea, vomiting, dizziness, headache, vertigo, tinnitus

Note: this is not a complete list of side effects, only the most common.