Piroxicam Side Effects by Likelihood and Severity

COMMON side effects


If experienced, these tend to have a Severe expression

  • A High Alanine Transaminase Level
  • A High Aspartate Transaminase Level

If experienced, these tend to have a Less Severe expression

  • Indigestion
  • Intense Abdominal Pain
  • Nausea

INFREQUENT side effects


If experienced, these tend to have a Severe expression

  • Abnormal Liver Function Tests
  • Anemia
  • Increased Eosinophils In The Blood
  • Inflammation Of The Skin Due To An Allergy
  • Low Levels Of White Blood Cells

If experienced, these tend to have a Less Severe expression

  • A Skin Rash
  • Burping
  • Constipation
  • Decreased Appetite
  • Diarrhea
  • Dizziness
  • Drowsiness
  • Gas
  • Headache
  • Itching
  • Ringing In The Ears
  • Visible Water Retention
  • Water Retention

RARE side effects


If experienced, these tend to have a Severe expression

  • A Heart Attack
  • A Rupture In The Wall Of The Stomach Or Intestine
  • A Significant Type Of Allergic Reaction Called Anaphylaxis
  • A Skin Disorder With Blistering And Peeling Skin Called Stevens-Johnson Syndrome
  • A Skin Disorder With Blistering And Peeling Skin Called Toxic Epidermal Necrolysis
  • A Stomach Ulcer
  • A Stroke
  • A Type Of Allergic Reaction Called Angioedema
  • A Type Of Blood Disorder Where The Red Blood Cells Burst Called Hemolytic Anemia
  • A Type Of Blood Disorder With A Decrease In All Types Of Blood Cells Called Pancytopenia
  • A Type Of Kidney Inflammation Called Interstitial Nephritis
  • A Yellowing Of The Eyes Or Skin From Buildup Of Bilirubin Called Jaundice
  • Abnormal Peeling Of Skin
  • Acute Inflammation Of The Pancreas
  • An Infection
  • Angina, A Type Of Chest Pain
  • Asthma
  • Bleeding
  • Bleeding Of The Stomach Or Intestines
  • Blood In The Bowel Movement
  • Bloody Urine
  • Bloody Vomit
  • Bronchospasm
  • Chest Tightness
  • Chronic Heart Failure
  • Decreased Blood Platelets
  • Decreased Kidney Function
  • Elevation Of Proteins In The Urine
  • Erythema Multiforme, A Type Of Allergic Skin Reaction
  • Erythema Or Skin Redness
  • Fainting
  • Glomerulonephritis, A Condition That Affects The Kidneys
  • High Blood Pressure
  • High Levels Of Potassium In The Blood
  • Hives
  • Inflammation Of The Blood Vessels
  • Inflammation Of The Esophagus
  • Inflammation Of The Liver Called Hepatitis
  • Inflammation Of The Skin With Blisters
  • Kidney Failure
  • Large Purple Or Brown Skin Blotches
  • Low Blood Counts Due To Bone Marrow Failure
  • Low Blood Sugar
  • Low Levels Of A Type Of White Blood Cell Called Neutrophils
  • Nephrotic Syndrome, A Type Of Kidney Disorder
  • Renal Papillary Necrosis
  • Skin Rash With Sloughing
  • Stomach Or Intestinal Ulcer
  • Trouble Breathing
  • Very Low Levels Of Granulocytes, A Type Of White Blood Cell
  • Vocal Cord Swelling

If experienced, these tend to have a Less Severe expression

  • A Change In Vision
  • A Feeling Of Pins And Needles On Skin
  • A Nail Disorder
  • Anxious Feelings
  • Blurred Vision
  • Bruising
  • Bruising Under The Skin
  • Confusion
  • Depression
  • Difficult Or Painful Urination
  • Difficulty Sleeping
  • Dry Mouth
  • Excessive Sweating
  • Fast Heartbeat
  • Fever
  • Flu-Like Symptoms
  • Generalized Weakness
  • Hair Loss
  • Hallucinations
  • Hearing Loss
  • Heart Throbbing Or Pounding
  • High Blood Sugar
  • Increased Sensitivity Of The Skin To The Sun
  • Infertility In Women
  • Inflammation Of The Bladder
  • Low Energy
  • Mood Changes
  • Nervousness
  • Nosebleed
  • Small Reddish-Purplish Pin-Point Sized Spots On Skin
  • Stomatitis, A Condition With Painful Swelling And Sores Inside The Mouth
  • Vomiting

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