Peters, Michael
June 2004
BMA A-Z Family Medical Encyclopedia;2004, p609
Reference Entry
An encyclopedia entry for "piroxicam" is presented. It is a type of nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drug (NSAID) used to relieve the symptoms of types of arthritis and to relieve pain in bursitis, tendinitis and after minor surgery. Adverse side effects may include nausea, indigestion, abdominal pain, swollen ankles, peptic ulcer and liver problems.


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