Always consult your doctor or pharmacist before taking piroxicam.
If your condition does not improve or becomes worse, then call your doctor.
Driving or operating machinery should be avoided, as it may cause dizziness.
Some medical conditions may interact with piroxicam. Tell your doctor or pharmacist if you have any preexisting medical conditions.
Piroxicam can increase your risk of fatal heart attack or stroke, especially if you use it long term or take high doses, or if you have heart disease. Do not use this medicine just before or after heart bypass surgery (coronary artery bypass graft, or CABG). Piroxicam may also cause stomach or intestinal bleeding, which can be fatal. These conditions can occur without warning while you are using piroxicam, especially in older adults.