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Piroxicam (Piroxicam) - Indications and Dosage

 
 



INDICATIONS & USAGE

INDICATIONS AND USAGE
Carefully consider the potential benefits and risks of piroxicam capsules and other treatment options before deciding to use piroxicam capsules. Use the lowest effective dose for the shortest duration consistent with individual patient treatment goals (see WARNINGS).
Piroxicam capsules are indicated:

  • ●     For relief of the signs and symptoms of osteoarthritis.
  • ●     For relief of the signs and symptoms of rheumatoid arthritis.

DOSAGE & ADMINISTRATION

DOSAGE AND ADMINISTRATION
Carefully consider the potential benefits and risks of piroxicam capsules USP and other treatment options before deciding to use piroxicam capsules USP. Use the lowest effective dose for the shortest duration consistent with individual patient treatment goals (see WARNINGS).
After observing the response to initial therapy with piroxicam capsules USP, the dose and frequency should be adjusted to suit an individual patient's needs.
For the relief of rheumatoid arthritis and osteoarthritis, the recommended dose is 20 mg given orally once per day. If desired, the daily dose may be divided. Because of the long half-life of piroxicam capsules USP, steady-state blood levels are not reached for 7 to 12 days. Therefore, although the therapeutic effects of piroxicam are evident early in treatment, there is a progressive increase in response over several weeks and the effect of therapy should not be assessed for two weeks.

HOW SUPPLIED

HOW SUPPLIED
Piroxicam capsules USP, 10 mg are a #2 capsule with a dark green cap and an olive body imprinted "93" "756" on the cap and body. They are available in bottles of 100.
Piroxicam capsules USP, 20 mg are a #2 capsule with a dark green cap and a dark green body imprinted "93" "757" on the cap and body. They are available in bottles of 100 and 500.
Store at 20to 25(68to 77[See USP Controlled Room Temperature].
Dispense in a tight, light-resistant container as defined in the USP with a child-resistant closure (as required).
Manufactured In Israel By:
TEVA PHARMACEUTICAL IND. LTD.
Jerusalem, 91010, Israel
Manufactured For:
TEVA PHARMACEUTICALS USA
Sellersville, PA 18960
Rev. N 10/2010

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