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Piroxicam

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Contributor(s):

Kyle Braund

Vetstream Ltd


Introduction

Name

  • Piroxicam.

Class of drug

  • Non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drug (NSAID).

Uses

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Indications

Administration

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Pharmacokinetics

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Precautions

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Interactions

with other drugs

Fluoroquinolones

  • Increased risk of convulsions (man).

Antihypertensives (eg beta-blockers)

  • May antagonize hypotensive effects.

Diuretics

  • May increase risk of nephrotoxicity.

with diagnostic tests

  • May cause false low T3 and T4 values.

Adverse Reactions

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Further Reading

Publications

Refereed papers

  • Recent references from PubMed and VetMedResource.
  • Papich M G (1997) Principles of analgesic drug therapy. Semin Vet Med Surg 12 (2), 80-93.
  • Sumans H et al(1996) Tolerance and clinical evaluation of piroxicam in dogs. Canine Pract 21 (5), 16-19.

Other sources of information

  • Based on Small Animal Formulary. Tennant B (1999) 3rd edn. BSAVA, UK.
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