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Started taking Piroxicam on 07/30/07, for pain in shoulders. 2 days later I started experiencing severe lower back pains. Have taken Ibuprofen, and the pain is still there. Read the side effects, and I am scared that it is affecting my kidneys. Is thi...
by Brenda James in St. Louis, Mo., 08/02/2007

Pharmacopoeal reference of Pyroxicam ? Any reference of sub-lingual dosage form avail

I want to know the Pharmacopoeal referance of Pyroxicam & any reference of sub-lingual dosage form. S. Mallik. 29.11.06.
by S.Mallik. in Bangalore, India, 11/28/2006

side effects

I have been subscribe piroxicam 20mg for a tooth infection I was on IV (anitbodies and anit-inflamitory with pain killer) for four days twice a day treatment. Then the Doctor put me on 500mg anitbotics three times a day along with piroxicam 20mg once ...
by Billie Jo in Alberta, 03/17/2007

what is the equation that descripe piroxicam synthesis (with structures please)?

i want  equation with structures , that illustrate the synthesis of piroxicam ..
by diaa in egypt,giza, elharam, 10/28/2006

Piroxicam (Feldene)
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Classification: Nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drug

See Also: See also Nonsteroidal Anti-Inflammatory Drugs .

Action/Kinetics: May inhibit prostaglandin synthesis. Effect is comparable to that of aspirin, but with fewer GI side effects and less tinnitus. May be used with gold, corticosteroids, and antacids. Peak plasma levels: 1.5-2 mcg/mL after 3-5 hr (single dose). Steady-state plasma levels (after 7-12 days): 3-8 mcg/mL. t 1/2: 50 hr. Analgesia, onset: 1 hr; duration: 2-3 days. Anti-inflammatory activity, onset: 7-12 days; duration: 2-3 weeks. Metabolites and unchanged drug excreted in urine and feces.

Uses: Acute and chronic treatment of rheumatoid arthritis and osteoarthritis. Investigational: Juvenile rheumatoid arthritis, primary dysmenorrhea, sunburn.

Contraindications: Safe use during pregnancy has not been determined. Use in children less than 14 years old. Lactation.

Special Concerns: Safety and efficacy have not been established in children. Increased plasma levels and elimination half-life may be observed in geriatric clients (especially women).

Laboratory Test Alterations: Reversible BUN.

How Supplied: Capsule: 10 mg, 20 mg

?Capsules Anti-inflammatory, antirheumatic.
Adults: 20 mg/day in one or more divided doses. Do not assess the effect of therapy for 2 weeks.

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