Piroxicam is used to reduce pain, swelling, and joint stiffness from arthritis. Reducing these symptoms helps you do more of your normal daily activities.
Is piroxicam a painkiller?
Piroxicam is the generic form, an anti-inflammatory drug used to relieve pain, swelling, stiffness, and tenderness caused by arthritis. The medicine is in a class of drugs known as non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs).