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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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naprosyn, celecoxib, rofecoxib, nabumetone and piroxicam.
Antimicrobial and anti-inflammatory therapy was begun with enrofloxacin (15 mg/kg PO q24h for 5 days; Baytril, Bayer Healthcare, Shawnee Mission, KS, USA) and piroxicam (0.
Although more than 14 different NSAIDs were prescribed, diclofenac, ketoprofen, piroxicam, and celecoxib accounted for the bulk of prescriptions.
We therefore aimed to compare the use of intraperitoneal dexamethasone, piroxicam and sterile aloe vera extract in the prevention of postoperative adhesion formation.
Piroxicam, for example, is an anti-inflammatory and non-steroid substance which, when used, may lead to strokes and high blood pressure, Dr Al Amiri said.
According to reports issued by the ministry's Drug Control Laboratory, the confiscated samples of the medicine were found to contain harmful substances such as piroxicam and paracetamol that could lead to heart failure, stroke and high blood pressure.
Norvir should not be taken with the following medicines: astemizole, terfenadine, amiodarone, bepridil, encainide, flecainide, propafenone, quinidine, dihydroergotamine, ergotamine, ergonovine, methylergonovine, clorazepate, diazepam, estazolam, flurazepam, triazolam or oral (taken by mouth) midazolam, clozapine, pimozide, pethidine, piroxicam, propoxyphene, cisapride rifabutin, voriconazole, simvastatin, lovastatin, alfuzosin, fusidic acid, sildenafil used to treat a lung disease called pulmonary arterial hypertension, and products containing St John's wort (Hypericum perforatum).
For example, paracetamol is available in combination with nimesulide, piroxicam, etodolac, lornoxicam and dexibuprofen," Dr C.
PH icin celecoxib (59), rofecoxib (60), asetilsalisilik asit (61), verapamil (61,62,63), acetozolamide (58) topiramate (64,65), steroidler (66) ve buyuk oksipital sinir blokajinin (67) etkili oldugunu bildiren vaka calismalari; HC icin ibuprofen (68), piroxicam (69,70), naproxen (71), rofecoxib (72), celecoxib (73) topiramate (74), gabapentin (75), methysergide, glukokortikoidler, buyuk oksipital sinir blokaji (76), melatonin (77,78), verapamil'in (79) etkili oldugunu bildiren olgular mevcut olsa da; indomethacin kadar tutarli yanit alinan baska bir ajan daha mevcut degildir.
Washington, June 16 (ANI): Gels, creams and sprays containing painkillers such as ibuprofen, diclofenac, ketoprofen, and piroxicam are safe and effective treatments for local pain, according to researchers.
Sensitive spectrophotometric methods for the determination of amoxicillin, ciprofloxacin and piroxicam in pure and pharmaceutical formulations.