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Medical and Pharmacy Editor:

Brand Name: Feldene

Generic Name: Piroxicam

Drug Class: NSAIDs

What Is Piroxicam and How Does It Work?

Piroxicam is a nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drug (NSAID) indicated for the relief of the signs and symptoms of osteoarthritis and rheumatoid arthritis.

Piroxicam is available under the following different brand names: Feldene.

Dosages of Piroxicam :

Dose Forms and Strengths


  • 10 mg
  • 20 mg

Dosage Considerations – Should be Given as Follows:

Rheumatoid arthritis (including juvenile), osteoarthritis

  • 20 mg orally once/day or divided twice daily; no more than 30-40 mg/day


Medically Reviewed by a Doctor on 5/18/2017


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