- Aceclofenac Cr 200Mg
- Aceclofenac Dt 100Mg
- Acetylsalicylic Acid
- Amoxicillin-Clavulanate 250Mg/125Mg
- Amoxicillin-Clavulanate 500Mg/125Mg
- Azathioprine 50Mg
- Benzydamine 0.15% Oral Rinse 120Ml
- Benzydamine 5% Gel 20G
- Betamethasone 0.05% Cream 20G
- Betamethasone 0.10% Cream 20Gms
- Calcitonin (Salmon)
- Celecoxib 200Mg
- Chlorzoxazone-Paracetamol 250Mg-325Mg
- Chlorzoxazone–Paracetamol–Diclofenac Potassium
- Clobetasol 0.05% Cream 30Gms
- Clobetasol 0.05% Ointment 15Gms
- Colchicine 0.5Mg
- Cyclobenzaprine Hydrochloride
- Deflazacort 30Mg
- Deflazacort 6Mg
- Desonide 0.05% Cream 10Gms
- Desonide 0.05% Lotion 30Ml
- Diclofenac 0.1% Ophth. Soln. 5Ml
- Diclofenac 1% Gel (Emulgel) 50G
- Diclofenac 1% Gel 30G
- Diclofenac 50Mg
- Diclofenac Diethylamine 100Mg Patches
- Diclofenac Sr 75Mg
- Diclofenac Xr 100Mg
- Dimetindene 1Mg
- Fludrocortisone 100Mcg
- Glucosamine Sulphate
- Halobetasol Propionate
- Hydrocortisone 10Mg
- Hydrocortisone 1% Cream 15Gm
- Hydrocortisone 20Mg
- Hydrocortisone 5Mg
- Ibuprofen 400Mg
- Ibuprofen 600Mg
- Ipratropium Bromide–Albuterol/Salbutamol
- Ketorolac Tromethamine
- Loteprednol Etabonate
- Mefenamic Acid
- Mefenamic Acid–Dicyclomine
- Meloxicam 15Mg
- Meloxicam 7.5Mg
- Metaxalone Mr 400Mg
- Methylprednisolone 4Mg
- Methylprednisolone 8Mg
- Mometasone 0.1% Cream 15Gm
- Mometasone 0.1% Ointment 15Gm
- Naproxen 250Mg
- Naproxen 500Mg
- Penicillamine 250Mg
- Pimecrolimus 1% Cream 10Gms
- Pirfenidone 200Mg
- Piroxicam 20Mg Sublingual
- Prednisone 10Mg
- Prednisone 1% Ophth. Susp. 10Ml
- Prednisone 20Mg
- Prednisone 40Mg
- Prednisone 5Mg
- Sodium Cromoglycate/Cromolyn
- Sulfasalazine 500Mg
- Sulfasalazine Delayed Release Tablet 1000Mg
- Thiocolchicoside 4Mg
- Thiocolchicoside 8Mg
- Torsemide 100Mg
- Torsemide 10Mg
- Torsemide 20Mg
- Tranexamic Acid–Mefenamic Acid
- Tretinoin-Clindamycin 0.025%-1% Gel 15Gm
- Triamcinolone 4Mg
What is Piroxicam 20mg used for?
Piroxicam 20mg is used to relieve inflammation, swelling, and joint stiffness associated with rheumatoid arthritis and osteoarthritis. It is a nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drug, which works by reducing hormones that cause inflammation and pain.
This medicine may also be used to treat other conditions as determined by your doctor.
What are the side effects of Piroxicam 20mg?
Like other medicines, Piroxicam 20mg can cause some side effects. If they do occur, the side effects of Piroxicam are most likely to be minor and temporary. However, some may be serious and may require the individual to inform the doctor or visit the nearest hospital immediately.
It is pertinent to note that side effects of Piroxicam cannot be anticipated. If any side effects of Piroxicam develop or change in intensity, the doctor should be informed as soon as possible.
Piroxicam can cause side effects such as nausea, vomiting, stomach pain, diarrhea, dizziness, gas, heartburn, itching, loss of appetite, constipation, and headache. This is not a complete list of all side effects. Do concur with your doctor and follow his directions completely when you are taking Piroxicam.
What is the recommended dosage of Piroxicam?
The dosage of Piroxicam prescribed to each patient will vary. Always follow your physician’s instructions and/or the directions on the prescription drug label.
Take Piroxicam with a full glass of water. To avoid stomach upset, take this medicine with food.
What if you miss a dose of Piroxicam?
If your physician has instructed or directed you to take Piroxicam medication in a regular schedule and you have missed a dose of this medicine, take it as soon as you remember. However, if it is almost time for your next dose, then skip the missed dose and go back to your regular dosing schedule. Do not double the doses unless otherwise directed.
What if you overdose on Piroxicam?
Any medication taken in excess can have serious consequences. If you suspect an overdose of Piroxicam, seek medical attention immediately.
What other drugs could interact with Piroxicam 20mg?
It may be noted that drugs other than those listed above may also interact with Piroxicam.
Usually drug interactions occur when it is taken with another drug or with food. Before you take a medication for a particular ailment, you should inform the health expert about intake of any other medications including non-prescription medications, over-the-counter medicines that may increase the effect of Piroxicam, and dietary supplements like vitamins, minerals and herbal, so that the doctor can warn you of any possible drug interactions.
Piroxicam can interact with blood pressure medications and anticoagulants.
Do let your doctor know if you smoke, consume alcohol or caffeinated drinks, or use illegal drugs as these may interfere with the action of your medication. Make sure to inform your doctor of any medical conditions you may have, or any family history of medical problems. Do not start or stop using any medicine without consulting your doctor.
What are the questions to ask your doctor before taking Piroxicam 20mg tablet?
Is it possible for me to take Piroxicam with other drugs?
Should certain beverages, foods and other products be avoided when I take Piroxicam?
What are the possible drug interactions of Piroxicam?
How will Piroxicam work in my body?
How should Piroxicam be taken?
How to reduce the risk of Piroxicam drug interactions and side effects?
The health and medical information provided here is intended to supplement and not substitute for the expertise and judgment of your physician, pharmacists or other health care professional. It should not be understood to indicate that the use of Piroxicam is safe, appropriate or effective for you. Always consult your health care professional before using this, or any other, drug.