What is Feldene?

Category: Prescription Drugs

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Generic name: Piroxicam

Feldene® is a brand name for piroxicam and is used for symptomatic treatment of acute and chronic rheumatoid arthritis and osteoarthritis.

Reported purpose & perceived effectiveness
Purpose Patients Evaluations Perceived Effectiveness
Inflammation 13 9
Pain 5 1
Fibromyalgia 3 6
Migraine headaches 2 1
Muscle and joint pain 2 0

Show all 9 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 2
None 10

Commonly reported side effects and conditions associated with Feldene

Side effect Patients
Gastric ulcer pain 1

Dosages

Based on patients currently taking Feldene

Dosage Patients
20 mg daily 1

Why patients stopped taking Feldene

Multiple reasons could be selected

Reason Patients
Did not seem to work 5
Change in health plan coverage 3
Other 3
Doctor's advice 1
Expense 1
Side effects too severe 1
See all 12 patients who've stopped taking Feldene

Duration

Currently taking Feldene

Duration Patients
10 years or more 1

Stopped taking Feldene

Duration Patients
Less than 1 month 1
1 - 6 months 1
6 months - 1 year 2
1 - 2 years 3
2 - 5 years 3
5 - 10 years 1
10 years or more 1
Adherence
Adherence Evaluations
Always 9
Usually 0
Sometimes 2
Never taken as prescribed 1
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 11
Cost per month
Cost per month Evaluations
$200+ 0
$100-199 0
$50-99 0
$25-49 0
< $25 10
Not specified 2
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1 patient evaluation for Feldene

Nov 20, 2010 (Started Jan 01, 2008)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for inflammation)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take

  • 0 helpful marks
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