Piroxicam Oral Capsule 10Mg Drug Medication Dosage Information
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Piroxicam: Oral capsule (10mg)

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Piroxicam 10mg Cap
Teva Pharmaceuticals USA Inc
Pill Identification: 93 756 93 756 

What is this Medicine?

PIROXICAM (peer OX i kam) is a non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drug (NSAID). It is used to reduce swelling and to treat pain. It may be used to treat osteoarthritis and rheumatoid arthritis.

CVS Pharmacy Patient Statistics for Piroxicam: Oral capsule(10mg)
Generic vs. Brand Name Usage*
*Brand contains same active ingredient but may not represent FDA-approved generic equivalent
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Piroxicam 10mg Capsule

NDC: 000930756
  • Prescription Required
  • Not a Controlled Drug
    (CSA Schedule)
  • FDA Approved




FDA approved for the following conditions:
Rheumatoid Arthritis, Osteoarthritis

Sometimes used for but not FDA approved for the following conditions:
Headache

Storage Information
Store at controlled room temperature (between 68 and 77 degrees F)
Piroxicam 10mg Capsule
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Teva Pharmaceuticals USA Inc
Pill Identification: 93 756 93 756 
Shape: capsule
Color: green

Reported Side Effects for Piroxicam 10mg Capsule

Belching Incidence:
<1.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Conjunctivitis Incidence:
<1.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: DELAYED
Infant Colic Incidence:
<1.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: DELAYED
Blistery Rash Incidence:
<1.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: EARLY
Inflamed Brain Incidence:
<1.0%*
Severity: SEVERE
Onset: DELAYED
Abnormal Heart Rhythm Incidence:
<1.0%*
Severity: SEVERE
Onset: EARLY
Causing To Be Hungry Incidence:
<1.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: DELAYED
Anaphylactoid Reactions Incidence:
<1.0%*
Severity: SEVERE
Onset: RAPID
Restlessness Incidence:
<1.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: DELAYED
Inflamed Blood Vessels Incidence:
<1.0%*
Severity: SEVERE
Onset: DELAYED
Convulsions Incidence:
<1.0%*
Severity: SEVERE
Onset: DELAYED
Decreased Breathing Incidence:
<1.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: RAPID
Heart Attack Incidence:
<1.0%*
Severity: SEVERE
Onset: DELAYED
Increased Blood Sugar Incidence:
<1.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: DELAYED
Lyell'S Syndrome Incidence:
<1.0%*
Severity: SEVERE
Onset: DELAYED
Pancytopenia Incidence:
<1.0%*
Severity: SEVERE
Onset: DELAYED
Rapid Heart Rate Incidence:
<1.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: EARLY
Onycholysis Incidence:
<1.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: DELAYED
Enlarged Lymph Nodes Incidence:
<1.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: DELAYED
Liver Failure Incidence:
<1.0%*
Severity: SEVERE
Onset: DELAYED
Deafness Incidence:
<1.0%*
Severity: SEVERE
Onset: DELAYED
Hallucinations Incidence:
<1.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: EARLY
Low Blood Pressure Incidence:
<1.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: RAPID
Low Blood Sugar Incidence:
<1.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: EARLY
Hemolytic Anemia Incidence:
<1.0%*
Severity: SEVERE
Onset: DELAYED
Exfoliative Dermatitis Incidence:
<1.0%*
Severity: SEVERE
Onset: DELAYED
Erythema Multiforme Incidence:
<1.0%*
Severity: SEVERE
Onset: DELAYED
Coma Incidence:
<1.0%*
Severity: SEVERE
Onset: EARLY
Aplastic Anemia Incidence:
<1.0%*
Severity: SEVERE
Onset: DELAYED
Angioedema Incidence:
<1.0%*
Severity: SEVERE
Onset: RAPID
Chest Pain Incidence:
<1.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: EARLY
Hives Incidence:
<1.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: RAPID
Stevens-Johnson Syndrome Incidence:
<1.0%*
Severity: SEVERE
Onset: DELAYED
No White Blood Cells Incidence:
<1.0%*
Severity: SEVERE
Onset: DELAYED
Constipation Incidence:
1.0-10.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: DELAYED
Skin Rash Incidence:
1.0-10.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Intestinal Bleeding Incidence:
1.0-10.0%*
Severity: SEVERE
Onset: DELAYED
Decreased Appetite Incidence:
1.0-10.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: DELAYED
Hole In Intestines Incidence:
1.0-10.0%*
Severity: SEVERE
Onset: DELAYED
Anemia Incidence:
1.0-10.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: DELAYED
Upset Stomach Incidence:
1.0-10.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Stomach Pain Incidence:
1.0-10.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Stomach Ulcer Incidence:
1.0-10.0%*
Severity: SEVERE
Onset: DELAYED
Loose Stools Incidence:
1.0-10.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Swelling Incidence:
1.0-10.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: DELAYED
Vomiting Incidence:
1.0-10.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Ringing In Ears Incidence:
1.0-10.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: DELAYED
Gas Incidence:
1.0-10.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Headache Incidence:
1.0-10.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Heartburn Incidence:
1.0-10.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Itching Incidence:
1.0-10.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: RAPID
Elevated Hepatic Enzymes Incidence:
1.0-10.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: DELAYED
Lightheadedness Incidence:
1.0-10.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
*This is an approximate aggregated range of reported side effects from clinical studies performed on this drug. Your experience with this drug may be different.
Daily Life Interactions for Piroxicam 10mg Capsule

Elements of your daily lifestyle may have an effect on the medications you are taking. Drug interactions can result in unwanted side effects, reduce the effectiveness of your medicine or possibly increase the action of a particular medicine.

Major Lifestyle Interaction
Alcohol and Piroxicam 10mg Capsule(Piroxicam)
Alcohol and Nonsteroidal antiinflammatory drugs (systemic)(Piroxicam)
Side effects from this drug may get worse if you drink alcohol-containing drinks. If you have persistent stomach upset, vomit blood or what looks like coffee grounds, or have black, tarry stools, contact your health care provider immediately. It is best to limit or avoid alcohol containing drinks while taking this drug, even with short term use. Many non-prescription products for headaches, pain, arthritis, or sinus pain contain drugs that may cause stomach problems along with alcohol; closely read labels before taking any medicines with alcohol-containing drinks.
Moderate Lifestyle Interaction
Tobacco and Piroxicam 10mg Capsule(Piroxicam)
Tobacco and Nonsteroidal antiinflammatory drugs (systemic)(Piroxicam)
Side effects from Nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs may get worse if you use tobacco-containing products such as cigarettes. If you have persistent stomach upset, vomit blood or what looks like coffee grounds, or have black, tarry stools, contact your health care provider immediately. Many non-prescription products contain NSAIDs; closely read labels before taking any medicines. Eye or Skin products containing NSAIDs should not interact with tobacco.
Moderate Lifestyle Interaction
Marijuana and Piroxicam 10mg Capsule(Piroxicam)
Marijuana and Nonsteroidal antiinflammatory drugs (systemic)(Piroxicam)
Although an interaction is possible, these drugs may be used together. In therory, the actions of Marijuana, Medical may be decreased if you take Nonsteroidal Antiinflammatory Drugs (NSAIDs). However, the importance of this interaction is not known. Patients receiving this drug combination may notice decreased euphoria and heart rate.
Pregnancy & Lactation Information
FIRST Trimester

Class C - Animal studies have shown an adverse effect and there are no adequate and well-controlled studies in pregnant women. OR No animal studies have been conducted and there are no adequate and well-controlled studies in pregnant women.

SECOND Trimester

Class C - Animal studies have shown an adverse effect and there are no adequate and well-controlled studies in pregnant women. OR No animal studies have been conducted and there are no adequate and well-controlled studies in pregnant women.

THIRD Trimester

Class C - Animal studies have shown an adverse effect and there are no adequate and well-controlled studies in pregnant women. OR No animal studies have been conducted and there are no adequate and well-controlled studies in pregnant women.

Lactation

Caution - Not enough information is available to rule out harm to infants when this drug is taken by nursing mothers.


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