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  1. piroxicam, Feldene(noun)

    a nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drug (trade name Feldene) used to treat arthritis and other inflammatory conditions

WiktionaryRate this definition:(0.00 / 0 votes)

  1. piroxicam(Noun)

    A certain oxicam drug.

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  1. Piroxicam

    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 for use in China under the trade name "Trast"; the Chinese name is Biluoxikang Tiepian". In Pakistan it is available by the trade name Feldene. It is also used in veterinary medicine to treat certain neoplasias expressing cyclooxygenase receptors, such as bladder, colon, and prostate cancers. Other brand names for Piroxicam include "Arantil", "Brexidol", "Brexin", "Erazon", "Exipan", "Faxiden", "Felden", "Feldoral", "Flamexin", "Hawksone", "Hotemin", "Lubor", "Mobilis", "Pirox von ct", "Proponol", "Reumador", "Remox", "Roxam", "Sinartrol", "Toricam", "Tracam", "Ugesic", "Veral" and "Vurdon".

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  1. Piroxicam

    A cyclooxygenase inhibiting, non-steroidal anti-inflammatory agent (NSAID) that is well established in treating rheumatoid arthritis and osteoarthritis and used for musculoskeletal disorders, dysmenorrhea, and postoperative pain. Its long half-life enables it to be administered once daily.


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