piroxicam gel

 

General English name: Piroxicam

Business Name: Feldene

Application: Treatment of pain and swelling under pressure, back pain or arthritis

 

 

 

 

Pharmacological information of piroxicam gel

Contraindications to piroxicam gel

Pharmacological interaction of piroxicam gel

Tips to consider before using piroxicam gel

Common side effects of piroxicam gel

Less common side effects of piroxicam gel

How to store piroxicam gel

 

 

 

 

Pharmacological information of piroxicam gel

Drug Information: Piroxicam gel belongs to a group of drugs called non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs. These drugs are also simply called anti-inflammatory drugs or NSAIDs. These drugs work by inhibiting the production of chemicals in the body that cause pain and inflammation. The description of this page is for piroxicam skin ointment. Oral piroxicam is also available in pill and capsule form, although a number of drugs are preferred over this drug.

When piroxicam gel is applied to the skin, it affects only the affected area and other areas of the body are far from the drug. The drug is absorbed through the skin and then transported to deeper areas, such as the muscles where inflammation occurs. With piroxicam gel, the overall level of the drug in the body will remain low, which means that the patient will have fewer side effects. Anti-inflammatory ointments such as piroxicam are mostly prescribed for adults and are not suitable for use in children.

 

Contraindications to piroxicam gel

Pay attention to the expiration date of piroxicam gel and do not take it if the medicine in your hand has expired.

Never give piroxicam gel to anyone else, even if you have the same symptoms.

Do not take piroxicam gel more than the dose prescribed by your doctor.

Check for drug interactions and be sure to tell your doctor what other medications you are taking.

 

Pharmacological interaction of piroxicam gel

It may alter the function of the medication and increase the risk of serious side effects. Make a list of all the medicines (including prescription / over-the-counter medicines and herbal products) you use and share them with your doctor and pharmacist. Do not change the dose of your medicine without consulting your doctor or stop taking the medicine.

Some drugs that may interact with piroxicam gel include aliskiren, ACE inhibitors (such as captopril, lisinopril), angiotensin II receptor blockers (such as vosartan), and vosartan (losartan). ), Lithium and diuretic pills or "water pills" such as furosemide.

Piroxicam gel may increase the risk of bleeding if used with other medicines that cause bleeding. These include antiplatelet drugs such as clopidogrel, "blood thinners" such as dabigatran / enoxaparin / warfarin.

Check labels on all prescription and over-the-counter medications you are taking, including painkillers / fever medications (aspirin, nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs such as ibuprofen or naproxen). These drugs are similar to piroxicam gel and may increase the risk of side effects. However, if your doctor prescribes low-dose aspirin (usually 325-81 mg per day) to prevent a stroke or heart attack, you should continue to take it unless your doctor tells you to stop taking it. Give aspirin. Consult your pharmacist for more details.

 

Tips to consider before using piroxicam gel

Some medications are not suitable for people with certain conditions, and some medications may be prescribed if additional treatment is needed; Therefore, it is best for your doctor to be aware of the following before taking piroxicam gel:

  • If you are pregnant or breast-feeding.
  • If you have asthma or other allergic diseases.
  • If you have any skin condition (eg eczema).
  • If you have previously been allergic to nonsteroidal analgesics (such as aspirin, ibuprofen, naproxen, and idomethacin).
  • Possible side effects of piroxicam gel

All medications can cause side effects. But many consumers also do not experience any side effects. Some of the side effects go away after a short time of taking the medicine. In case of persistent side effects, the physician should be informed:

 

Common side effects of piroxicam gel

Mild skin irritation, itching and redness: These are usually mild and not a cause for concern. If the hives become severe, stop taking the medicine and consult your doctor.

 

Less common side effects of piroxicam gel

Severe skin rashes: Stop taking the medicine and consult your doctor.

Consult your doctor if you have any other symptoms that you feel are due to the use of this medicine.

 

How to store piroxicam gel

Keep all medicines out of the reach of children.

Keep the medicine in a cool, dry place away from heat and direct sunlight.

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