Feldene

Feldene

PIROXICAM-(peer ox i kam)

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$0.12

Feldene is a solid dosageform, recommended to treat rheumatoid arthritis (an auto immune disorder of joint), osteoarthritis (joint pain and stiffness)ankylosing spondylitis(a disorder associated with inflammation of the joints in the spine) and in case of dysmenorrhea (painful periods).It is recommended to take this tablet once in a day with or without food for 14 days to show its effect.

Quantity Strength Unit Price Price Cart
30 Capusale Feldene10mg. $0.16 $4.80
90 Capusale Feldene10mg. $0.12 $10.80
30 Capusale Feldene20mg $0.18 $5.40
90 Capusale Feldene20mg $0.18 $16.20
30 Capusale Feldene (Piroxicam 20mg (Mouth Dissolving Tablets) $0.56 $16.80
90 Capusale Feldene (Piroxicam 20mg (Mouth Dissolving Tablets) $0.55 $49.80

Details

In Feldene,Piroxicam is the active drug, which belongs to NSAID (Non-steroidal Anti-inflammatory Drugs).It acts by  blocking the COX-1 enzyme(cyclooxygenase), resulting in inhibition of production of prostaglandins. Prostaglandin is responsible for causing inflammation. It also inhibits the passage of leukocytes into places of inflammation and inhibits the formation of thromboxane A2, an aggregating agent, by the platelets.

In what condition Feldene is taken?

It is recommended to treat mainly sign and symptoms of the arthritis, such as rheumatoid arthritis osteoarthritis, ankylosing spondylitis and in case of dysmenorrhea (painful periods).

Contraindication

Feldene is not recommended for in enlisting condition

  • If having any allergic to Piroxicam or any of its  ingredients
  • In case of  severe allergic reaction such as skin  rash, hives, difficulty in  breathing, lightheadedness
  • In case of recent any heart surgery
  • In case of  stomach bleeding

Drug Interaction

Avoid the intake of certain drug while taking this drug:

  • Avoid intake of Anticoagulants such as warfarin, aspirin.
  • Avoid intake of selective serotonin reuptake inhibitors, such as fluoxetine because the hazard of stomach bleeding may be increased
  • Avoid intake of Uricosurics drugs such as Probenecid because it may raise the hazard of Feldene's side effects.
  • Avoid intake ofhyperlipidemia drugs such as Cholestyramine because it may decline Feldene's efficacy.
  • Avoid intake of methotrexate, phenytoin Bisphosphonates such as alendronate, cyclosporine, methotrexate, sulfonamides) because the risk of their side effects may be increased by Feldene.
  • Avoid intake Angiotensin-converting enzyme (ACE) inhibitors such as lisinopril or diuretics such as furosemidebecause their effectiveness may be decreased by Feldene

Storage condition

  • Keep this drug  out of the reach of children  or pets
  • Store in a cool, dry place, away from direct heat and light.

Dosage

Take Feldene orally, usually one in a day with a full glass of water. If stomach troubled occurs while taking this drug, take it with food, milk. It may take up to 14 days to show its efficacy. The maximum recommended daily dose is 20 mg.

What to do in case of missed dose?

In case of missed doses of Feldene, take it as soon as remembered. However, if it is nearly time for the next dose, skip the missed dose and return to regular dosing schedule. Do not take two doses at once to catch up.

What to do in case of overdose?

Overdose symptoms include tiredness, sleepiness, nausea, vomiting. Overdose treated with symptomatic and supportive care.

Side effects

This drug has some side effects along with its positive effects, but it’s not same for every patient. Some serious side effects, including bleeding, difficulty in  swallowing, hearing disorder, mood disorder, puffiness of the  feet/hands, unexpected weight gain, alteration in the amount of urine, , vision  change. Some common side effects include upset stomach, vomiting, drowsiness, or headache may occur.

Important safety information:

While using Feldene, some safety tips or precaution should be followed.

  • Avoid smoking or drinking while taking this drug because the risk of bleeding increases.
  •  Avoid intake more than the recommended dose or use for longer than prescribed.
  • Avoid in case of pregnancy or nursing mother.

Use Feldene with care in the old age people because they may be more sensitive to its side effects such as stomach bleeding.