What Is Feldene Gel and How to Use It?

Feldene Gel, generally called as Piroxicam, is the brand name of a non-steroidal anti-inflammatory agent (NSAID) along with analgesic and antipyretic properties. It is topically used for treating acute soft tissue injuries like sprains, strains and tendonitis no more than two weeks. In addition, it can reduce the systemic and synovial fluid rheumatoid factor production in patients suffering from seropositive rheumatoid arthritis.

What Is Feldene Gel?

The productions of chemicals causing pain and inflammation are prevented by Feldene Gel. It can also be taken in the form of tablets and capsules; however, other drugs are usually preferred for this mode.

When used topically, it acts only on the part of the body where it has been applied rather than the whole body. It is then absorbed by the skin and targets the affected area having inflammation, like muscles. This mode of application ensures that the quantity of drug in the body is limited and hence chances of side-effects are reduced. It is usually prescribed only to adults.

Usage of Feldene Gel

Feldene Gel can be used to treat the following conditions:

How to Use Feldene Gel

Before Using Feldene Gel

It is important that you should ensure whether Feldene Gel can be used by you and how to use it correctly. Before using Feldence Gel, the doctor should be informed: 

How to Apply Feldene Gel

Possible Side Effects of Feldene Gel

Every person reacts differently to a medication. You may or may not experience the following side effects and also you may experience some side effects which are not even mentioned here. The commonly seen side effects of Feldene Gel are given below:

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