CASE REPORT ON PIROXICAM INDUCED HAEMOPTYSIS
Vandana Mohan*, Sreelakshmi G. and Dr. Charles Abraham
NSAIDs are used worldwide for their analgesic and anti-inflammatory effects. The responses to NSAIDs differ among patients. Piroxicam is a drug belonging to the oxicam class of NSAIDs and is often used to reduce the symptoms of painful inflammatory conditions. Several adverse effects are reported with piroxicam. In this case report, we are emphasizing on piroxicam induced haemoptysis, one of the rare adverse effects associated with piroxicam.
Keywords: Piroxicam, Nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory disease, oxicam, haemoptysis.
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