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Piroxicam

Also known as Feldene


Piroxicam is a non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drug of the oxicam class used to relieve the symptoms of rheumatoid and osteoarthritis, primary dysmenorrhoea, postoperative pain; and act as an analgesic, especially where there is an inflammatory component. It is manufactured by Pfizer under the tradename Feldene, and is available in the UK, Spain, Portugal, Belgium, Australia, Italy, Brazil and the United States. It is also manufactured by Bosnalijek under the tradename Roxam, and is available in Eastern Europe, Africa, and the Middle East. In India, it is available by the tradename Dolonex. In Thailand it is available by the tradename Fasden. It is manufactured as a patch by SK Chemicals Co., Ltd. in Korea (www.skchemicals.com.cn) for use in China under the trade name "Trast"; the Chinese name (in Pinyin) is Biluoxikang Tiepian". In pakistan it is available by the tradename Feldene.

Source: Wikipedia

Estimated Total Cost: $34.39 for an average of 28 days supply

What is it prescribed for?

Patients are most commonly prescribed piroxicam to treat osteoarthritis, spondylosis, carpal tunnel syndrome, and injury to the arm.

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