Description and Brand Names

Drug information provided by: Micromedex

US Brand Name

  1. Feldene

Canadian Brand Name

  1. Alti-Piroxicam

Descriptions


Piroxicam is a nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drug (NSAID) used to treat pain and other symptoms of arthritis of the joints (eg, osteoarthritis, rheumatoid arthritis), such as inflammation, swelling, stiffness, and joint pain. However, this medicine does not cure arthritis and will help you only as long as you continue to use it.

This medicine is available only with your doctor's prescription.

This product is available in the following dosage forms:

  • Capsule
  • Tablet