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Chem mart Piroxicam Dispersible Tablets

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Generic Name: Piroxicam
Product Name: Chem mart Piroxicam Dispersible Tablets


Piroxicam is used to relieve pain and inflammation in the following conditions
-Rheumatoid arthritis
-Ankylosing spondylitis
-Superficial sporting injuries


Piroxicam is a non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drug (NSAID). NSAIDs relieve pain and inflammation by inhibiting the synthesis of prostaglandins, which have an important involvement in the production of inflammation, pain and fever in the body

Dose advice

The recommended initial dose is 10 mg once a day
The usual dose range is 10â??20 mg once a day
Doses greater than 20 mg a day carry an increased risk of adverse effects and are not recommended.



Common side effects

-Stomach ulcers
-Salt and fluid retention
-High blood pressure
-Loss of appetite
-Stomach cramps

Uncommon side effects

-High potassium levels
-Kidney function impairment
-Ulceration of the oesophagus
-Heart failure


For further information talk to your doctor.

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Posted On: 15 February, 2005
Modified On: 1 January, 1970

Created by: myVMC