the package insert of the medicine is Feldene. Therapeutic class of Analgesic, Antipyretics, Antirreumáticosand Anti-inflammatory non-steroidal. Active principles Piroxicam.
Feldene gel, suppositories, injectable, SL, capsules or soluble tablets is indicated for the inflammation and pain, in the treatment of cases of ankylosing spondylitis, problems, muscle skeletal, rheumatoid arthritis, osteoarthritis, gout and in the treatment of pain, post-traumatic and post-operative in adults and children over 12 years. In addition, it is also indicated for the treatment of dysmenorrhoea.
How to use?
Feldene gel, suppositories, injectable, SL, capsules or soluble tablets should be administered according to medical indication, and the doses and duration of treatment depend on the disease or problem to be dealt with.
- The recommended dose is 40 mg per day, administered in a single dose or fractional.
Treatment of rheumatoid arthritis, osteoarthritis, and ankylosing spondylitis
- The recommended dose is 20 mg per day, administered 1 time per day.
Treatment of post-operative pain or post-traumatic
- The recommended starting dose is 20 mg per day, administered 1 time per day, and this dose was subsequently increased to 40 mg per day.
Treatment of musculoskeletal problems
- The recommended dose is 40 mg per day for the first 2 days of treatment, decreasing thereafter to 20 mg per day.
Treatment of dysmenorrhea
- The recommended dose is 40 mg per day to treat the first symptoms, decreasing thereafter the daily dose to 20 mg.
What are the evils that can cause me?
Some of the side effects of Feldene can include discomfort and bad to be in the stomach or abdomen, abdominal pain, constipation, inflammations in the mouth, diarrhea, stomach discomfort, excessive gas, gastritis, anorexia, bleeding in the stomach or intestine, digestion problems, nausea, pancreatitis, perforation, stomatitis, ulcer, or vomiting.
When should I not use?
Feldene is contraindicated for children under 12 years of age, patients with asthma, rhinitis, angioedema or urticaria caused by anti-inflammatory drugs, ulcer in stomach, allergic reactions such as asthma, nasal polyps, hemorrhage of the gi-tract, and for patients with allergy Piroxicam or other components of the formula. Additionally, Feldene is also contraindicated for the treatment of pain in the period paratório of surgery for coronary artery bypass grafting.
How it works?
Feldene is a drug that has in its composition of Piroxicam, a compound anti-inflammatory with analgesic properties and antipyretic, able to block inflammation, reduce or eliminate the pain and fever.
Warnings and Precautions
what should I know before using?
Before you use Feldene, you should talk with your doctor if you are pregnant or nursing, have liver disease, kidney, heart, symptoms stomach, have heartburn, or if you are taking other medicines.
what to do if someone use a larger amount than is recommended?
In the case of excessive administration of Feldene injectable, SL, capsules or soluble tablets should go to the nearest hospital, taking the packaging or package insert for the drug.
what should I do when I forget to use this medicine?
in Case of the neglect of the administration of a dose of Feldene you should take the missed dose as soon as you remember.