What is Feldene?
Feldene is a nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drug (NSAID). It is used to treat pain or inflammation caused by osteoarthritis or rheumatoid arthritis.
What is the most important information about Feldene?
Feldene increases the risk of fatal heart attack or stroke, especially if you use it long term or take high doses, or if you have heart disease.
What should be discussed with the healthcare provider before taking Feldene?
Avoid Feldene use if you are allergic to it, or if you have ever had an asthma attack or severe allergic reaction after taking aspirin or an NSAID.
How should Feldene be consumed?
It may take up to 2 weeks before your symptoms improve. Keep using the medicine as directed and tell your doctor if your symptoms do not improve. If you use this medicine long-term, you may need frequent medical tests.
What should be avoided while taking Feldene?
Avoid drinking alcohol as it might enhance the risk of stomach bleeding. Avoid consuming aspirin while you are taking piroxicam.