Feldene is a prescription medication that is used to treat arthritis and to reduce joint stiffness, pain and swelling caused by arthritis. Feldene is a nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drug (NSAID) that contains piroxicam. Piroxicam works by blocking your body from producing substances that cause inflammation.
Make sure to always read the patient information and instructions before using this medication. Always follow your doctor’s directions.
Tell your doctor and pharmacist:
You should also know:
Common side effects of Feldene include but are not limited to:
Get medical help if you have any of the following side effects of piroxicam.
What should I do if I miss a dose of Feldene?
If you miss a dose of Feldene, you should take it as soon as you remember. However, if it is almost time for your next dose, then skip your missed dose.
What is the strength of piroxicam?
Both piroxicam and the brand name Feldene are available in strengths of 10mg and 20mg.