There have also been reports of interstitial nephritis, nephrotic syndrome and renal failure with topical piroxicam, although the causal relationship to treatment with topical piroxicam has not been established.
Piroxicam Gel is for external use only. The systemic absorption of Piroxicam 0. No occlusive dressings should be employed.
Early withdrawal is associated with a better prognosis.
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Reporting suspected adverse reactions after authorisation of the medicinal product is important. Qualitative and quantitative composition Piroxicam 0. In healthy subjects or patients following the administration of a single oral dose, the pharmacokinetics of Piroxicam are linear, with maximum plasma concentration usually being obtained in about 2 h, but this can vary from h in different subjects.
Sodium bisulphite excipient when used as a food additive, reduces the content of thiamine. It is effective in the treatment of osteoarthritis of superficial joints such as the knee, acute musculoskeletal injuries, periarthritis, epicondylitis, tendinitis, and tenosynovitis.
Wash hands after each application unless it is the hand that is being treated. Life-threatening cutaneous reactions Stevens-Johnson syndrome SJS and toxic epidermal necrolysis TEN have been reported with the systemic administration of piroxicam. Healthcare professionals are asked to report any suspected adverse reactions via the Yellow Card Scheme Website: In women who have difficulties conceiving or who are undergoing investigation of infertility, withdrawal of NSAIDs, including piroxicam should be considered.
Skin and subcutaneous tissue disorders: Piroxicam gel is a non-steroidal anti-inflammatory agent indicated for a variety of conditions characterised by pain and inflammation, or stiffness. Do this three or four times a day.
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Keep the tube tightly closed. Pharmacokinetics of the drug do not appear to be age related, and renal function has only a limited influence on its elimination, but plasma concentrations are increased in patients with severe liver dysfunction.
Therapy should be reviewed after 4 weeks. Date of revision of the text. Reporting of suspected adverse reactions.
Although, studies in animals using oral piroxicam have not shown any teratogenic effects, the use of piroxicam gel during pregnancy is not advised.
Replace the cap after use.