piroxicam

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pi·rox·i·cam

 (pĭ-rŏk′sĭ-kăm′)
n.
A nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drug, C15H13N3O4S, used primarily to treat arthritis.

[Alteration and blend of pyridine and hydroxy + c(arboxyl) + am(ide).]
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Noun1.piroxicam - a nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drug (trade name Feldene) used to treat arthritis and other inflammatory conditions
nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory, nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drug, NSAID - an anti-inflammatory drug that does not contain steroids; "NSAIDs inhibit the activity of both Cox-1 and Cox-2 enzymes"
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