When to Avoid Piroxicam

Who Should Not Take Piroxicam?

You should not take piroxicam if:
 
  • You are allergic to piroxicam, Feldene, or any of the inactive components used to make this medicine. Your healthcare provider or pharmacist has a list of the inactive ingredients.
     
  • You have an active bleeding condition, such as a stomach ulcer or bleeding within the head.
     
  • You have an allergic reaction, hives, or asthma that is caused by aspirin or NSAIDs.
     
  • You are having or have recently had coronary bypass graft surgery (often known as open heart surgery, bypass surgery, or just CABG).
     
  • You are in the third trimester of pregnancy or nursing.
     

Piroxicam Warnings and Precautions: Final Thoughts

There are a number of situations in which piroxicam should not be taken, as well as a number of precautions and warnings people should be aware of with piroxicam. However, it is possible that not all of the warnings or precautions were discussed in this article. Therefore, you should talk with your healthcare provider about the safety precautions and warnings that may apply to you.
 
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