Piroxicam Side Effects by Likelihood and Severity

COMMON side effects


If experienced, these tend to have a Less Severe expression

  • Feel Like Throwing Up
  • Indigestion
  • Stomach Cramps

INFREQUENT side effects


If experienced, these tend to have a Severe expression

  • Abnormal Liver Function Tests
  • Anemia
  • Decreased White Blood Cells
  • Increased Eosinophils In The Blood
  • Inflammation Of Skin Caused By An Allergy

If experienced, these tend to have a Less Severe expression

  • Burping
  • Constipation
  • Diarrhea
  • Dizzy
  • Drowsiness
  • Gas
  • Head Pain
  • Itching
  • Loss Of Appetite
  • Rash
  • Ringing In The Ears
  • Visible Water Retention
  • Water Retention

RARE side effects


If experienced, these tend to have a Severe expression

  • A Rupture In The Wall Of The Stomach Or Intestine
  • Abnormal Peeling Of Skin
  • Acquired Decrease Of All Cells In The Blood
  • Acute Inflammation Of The Pancreas
  • Angina
  • Asthma
  • Bleeding
  • Bleeding Of The Stomach Or Intestines
  • Bloody Urine
  • Bronchospasm
  • Chest Tightness
  • Chronic Heart Failure
  • Decreased Blood Platelets
  • Deficiency Of Granulocytes A Type Of White Blood Cell
  • Elevation Of Proteins In The Urine
  • Erythema Multiforme
  • Feeling Faint
  • Giant Hives
  • Glomerulonephritis
  • Heart Attack
  • Hemolytic Anemia
  • Hepatitis
  • High Amount Of Potassium In The Blood
  • High Blood Pressure
  • Hives
  • Infection
  • Inflammation Of The Esophagus
  • Inflammation Of The Skin With Blisters
  • Interstitial Nephritis
  • Kidney Disease With Reduction In Kidney Function
  • Kidney Failure
  • Large Purple Or Brown Skin Blotches
  • Life Threatening Allergic Reaction
  • Low Blood Counts Due To Bone Marrow Failure
  • Nephrotic Syndrome
  • Red Blood In Bowel Movement
  • Redness Of Skin
  • Renal Papillary Necrosis
  • Skin Rash With Sloughing
  • Stevens-Johnson Syndrome
  • Stomach Or Intestinal Ulcer
  • Stomach Ulcer
  • Stroke
  • Throwing Up Blood
  • Toxic Epidermal Necrolysis
  • Trouble Breathing
  • Vasculitis
  • Vocal Cord Swelling
  • Yellowing Of Skin Or Eyes From Liver Problems

If experienced, these tend to have a Less Severe expression

  • Blurred Vision
  • Bruise
  • Chronic Trouble Sleeping
  • Confused
  • Depression
  • Difficult Or Painful Urination
  • Dry Mouth
  • Excessive Sweating
  • Fast Heartbeat
  • Feeling Anxious
  • Feeling Weak
  • Female Problems Causing Trouble In Getting Pregnant
  • Fever
  • Fingernail And/Or Toenail Disease
  • Flu-Like Symptoms
  • Hair Loss
  • Hallucination
  • Hearing Loss
  • Heart Throbbing Or Pounding
  • Hemorrhage Of Blood Under The Skin
  • Inflammation Of The Bladder
  • Low Energy
  • Mood Changes
  • Nervous
  • Nosebleed
  • Numbness And Tingling
  • Painful, Red Or Swollen Mouth
  • Problems With Eyesight
  • Small Reddish-Purplish Pin-Point Sized Spots On The Skin
  • Sun-Sensitive Skin
  • Throwing Up

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