What is Piroxicam Gel?

Category: Prescription Drugs

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Generic name: Piroxicam

Piroxicam a non-steroidal anti-inflammatory medication, when applied topically, is absorbed into the underlying tissues, where it reduces pain and inflammation locally. It is used to relieve local pain and inflammation caused by muscle, joint, tendon and ligament conditions.

Reported purpose & perceived effectiveness
Purpose Patients Evaluations Perceived Effectiveness
Inflammation 2 0
Fibromyalgia 1 0
Hip bursitis 1 0
Pain 1 1
Pain in heel(s) 1 0

Show all 6 reasons taken


  • Major
  • Moderate
  • Slight
  • None
  • Can't tell

Side effects

Side effects as an overall problem

Side effects as an overall problem
Severity Evaluations
Severe 0
Moderate 0
Mild 0
None 1

Commonly reported side effects and conditions associated with Piroxicam Gel

Side effect Patients

Dosages

Based on patients currently taking Piroxicam Gel

Dosage Patients
1 GEL three times daily 1
20 GEL daily 1

Why patients stopped taking Piroxicam Gel

Multiple reasons could be selected

Reason Patients
Course of treatment ended 1
Did not seem to work 1
See all 2 patients who've stopped taking Piroxicam Gel

Duration

Currently taking Piroxicam Gel

Duration Patients
2 - 5 years 2

Stopped taking Piroxicam Gel

Duration Patients
Less than 1 month 1
2 - 5 years 1
Adherence
Adherence Evaluations
Always 0
Usually 1
Sometimes 0
Never taken as prescribed 0
Burden
Burden Evaluations
Very hard to take 0
Somewhat hard to take 0
A little hard to take 1
Not at all hard to take 0
Cost per month
Cost per month Evaluations
$200+ 0
$100-199 0
$50-99 0
$25-49 0
< $25 1
Not specified 0
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