Arthritis Home > What Is Piroxicam Used For?
Symptoms of osteoarthritis; rheumatoid arthritis; and several other conditions related to pain, inflammation, swelling, and stiffness can often be relieved with piroxicam. Off-label uses include treating symptoms of gout, juvenile arthritis, and systemic lupus erythematosus. The medication is not approved for use in children.
Piroxicam Uses: An OverviewPiroxicam (Feldene®) is a prescription medication that has been licensed to treat several conditions related to pain, inflammation, swelling, and stiffness.
Specific uses for piroxicam include the relief of:
Piroxicam is not a cure for the types of arthritis mentioned, however, nor does it slow down the progression of the disease.