Generic Name - Piroxicam
Category - Anti-Inflammatory, Arthritis
Inflammation caused by arthritis
Generic for Feldene* is indicated to reduce pain, inflammation and stiffness caused by rheumatoid arthritis and osteoarthritis. Piroxicam (Generic for Feldene*) works by blocking the production of a chemical which the body produces in response to injury or certain diseases.
Generic for Feldene* Contraindications and Drug Interactions
Generic for Feldene* is contraindicated in patients, who are hypersensitive to this drug, medications that belong to this class of drugs or had an allergic reaction to it in the past.
There are a number of medications that will interact with Generic for Feldene* It is important to take the doctor's counsel if you are taking any of the following
Generic for Feldene* Dosage
The following information just highlights the general average dosage of GenericFeldene*
The usual recommended dosage of Generic for Feldene* for Arthritis is 20 milligrams a day in one dose. The doctor may want dividing this dose into smaller ones.
Generic for Feldene* Adverse Effects
Some of the most serious Generic for Feldene* side Effects include signs of bleeding - bruising, red spots on the skin, black tarry stools, blood in the urine, unusual tiredness or weakness, vomiting blood or vomit that looks like coffee grounds, signs of an allergic reaction -difficulty breathing or wheezing, skin rash, redness, blistering skin and hives.
This is not a complete list of all Side effects. Do concur with your doctor and follow his directions completely when you are taking Generic for Feldene*.
Generic for Feldene* and Pregnancy
GenericFeldene* should not be taken during pregnancy. Consult your doctor before taking this medication, if you are pregnant or planning to become pregnant.
Generic for Feldene* and Breastfeeding
It is not known whether Generic for Feldene* passes into human milk. Breastfeeding mothers should consult doctor before taking this medication.
Generic for Feldene* and Pediatric
Generic for Feldene* have been tested in children and is not found to cause different side effects or problems than it does in adults.
Generic for Feldene* and Geriatric
There is a risk of developing renal toxicity in patients in which renal prostaglandins have a compensatory role in maintenance of renal perfusion. In general, dose selection for an elderly patient should be cautious, usually starting at the low end of the dosing range, reflecting a greater frequency of impaired drug elimination and of concomitant disease or other drug therapy.
The above information about Generic for Feldene* serves as an information resource only and is not intended to substitute professional medical advice, examination, diagnosis and treatment. Always seek the counsel of your doctor, physician or pharmacist before starting any new treatment or making changes to existing therapy.