Definition of Piroxicam

1. Noun. A nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drug (trade name Feldene) used to treat arthritis and other inflammatory conditions.




Definition of Piroxicam

1. Noun. A certain oxicam drug. ¹

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Medical Definition of Piroxicam

1. 4-hydroxy-2-methyl-n-2-pyridyl-2h-1,2-benzothiazine-3-carboxamide 1,1-dioxide. A non-steroidal anti-inflammatory agent that is well established in the treatment of rheumatoid arthritis and osteoarthritis. Its usefulness has also been demonstrated in the treatment of musculoskeletal disorders, dysmenorrhoea, and postoperative pain. Its long half-life enables it to be administered once daily. The drug has also been shown to be effective if administered rectally. Gastrointestinal complaints are the most frequently reported side effects. Pharmacological action: non-steroidal anti-inflammatory agents, cyclooxygenase inhibitors. Chemical name: 2H-1,2-Benzothiazine-3-carboxamide, 4-hydroxy-2-methyl-N-2-pyridinyl-, 1,1-dioxide (12 Dec 1998)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Piroxicam

piromidic acid
piroplasm
piroplasma
piroplasmata
piroplasmida
piroplasmosis
piroplasms
piroque
piroques
piroshki
pirouette
pirouetted
pirouettes
pirouetting
piroxicam (current term)
piroxicam olamine
pirozhki
pirozhok
pirprofen
pirquitasite
pirs
pirssonite
pis
pis aller
pisang wax
pisanosaur
pisanosaurus

Literary usage of Piroxicam

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1. Bound for Good Health: A Collection of Age PagesMedical (1993)
"... Nuprin Indomethacin Indocin Ketoprofen Orudis Meclofenamate Meclomen Mefenamic acid Ponstel Naproxen Naprosyn Naproxen sodium Anaprox piroxicam Feldene ..."

2. Bound for Good Health: A Collection of Age PagesMedical (1993)
"... Nuprin Indomethacin Indocin Ketoprofen Orudis Meclofenamate Meclomen Mefenamic acid Ponstel Naproxen Naprosyn Naproxen sodium Anaprox piroxicam Feldene ..."

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