Piroxicam

BreastfeedingGeriatric
  • TRADE NAMES: Antiflog; Apo-Piroxicam; Baxo; Doblexan; Felden; Feldene (Pfizer); Larapam; Nu-Pirox; Rogal; Sotilen; Zunden
  • INDICATIONS: Arthritis
  • CLASS: Non-steroidal anti-inflammatory (NSAID)
  • HALF-LIFE: 50 hours
CLINICALLY IMPORTANT, POTENTIALLY HAZARDOUS INTERACTIONS WITH:

ACE inhibitors, Aspirin, Furosemide, Lithium, Methotrexate, Ritonavir, Warfarin

PREGNANCY CATEGORY: D
pregnancy category C prior to 30 weeks gestation; category D starting at 30 weeks gestation

NSAIDs may cause an increased risk of serious cardiovascular and gastrointestinal adverse events, which can be fatal. This risk may increase with duration of use.

Elderly patients are at greater risk for serious gastrointestinal events

CARDIOVASCULAR AND GASTROINTESTINAL RISKS


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SKIN
HAIR
MUCOSAL
CENTRAL NERVOUS SYSTEM
ENDOCRINE/METABOLIC
GASTROINTESTINAL/HEPATIC
HEMATOLOGIC
OCULAR
OTIC
RENAL
OTHER


Page last updated 09/19/2018

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Incidence info

  • <1%
  • 1-5%
  • 5-10%
  • 10-15%
  • 15-20%
  • 20-30%
  • >30%

Seriousness info

  • Hospitalization possible
  • Life threatening
  • Fatal

Warnings in other populations info

  • Breast feeding
  • Geriatric
  • Pediatric
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