What You Need to Know About Piroxicam

Overdose

People who take too much piroxicam may have overdose symptoms that could include, but are not limited to:
 
  • Bleeding
  • Nausea
  • Vomiting
  • Stomach pain
  • Excessive sleepiness
  • Coma
  • Convulsions
  • The heart stopping.
     
If you happen to overdose on piroxicam, seek medical attention immediately.
 

Storage Methods

Piroxicam should be stored at room temperature in a dry place. The capsules should be kept in an airtight container.
 
Keep piroxicam and all medications out of the reach of children.
 

What Should I Do If I Miss a Dose?

If you do not take your piroxicam as scheduled, take your next dose as soon as you remember. If it is close to the next scheduled dose, skip the missed one and continue with normal dosing. Never take a double dose!
 

Strengths of Piroxicam

Piroxicam is available in several strengths, including:
 
  • Piroxicam 10 mg capsules
  • Piroxicam 20 mg capsules.
     

Generic Piroxicam

There is a generic form of piroxicam available.
 
(Click Generic Piroxicam for more information.)
 
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