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Piroxicam: Quiz


Question 1: Piroxicam is a non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drug used to relieve the symptoms of rheumatoid and osteoarthritis, primary dysmenorrhoea, postoperative pain; and act as an ________, especially where there is an inflammatory component.

Question 2:
What is the elimination half life of Piroxicam?
20 to 30 hours
30 to 120 days
30 to 86 hours
15 to 30 minutes

Question 3:
What is the chemical name of Piroxicam (IUPAC)
4-Thia-1-azabicycloheptane-2-carboxylic acid, 3,3-dimethyl-7-oxo-6-- -

Question 4:
How is Piroxicam excreted?
Faecal / Renal
Renal, 10 to 14% unchanged
10% fecal, remainder in urine
4 to 10% renal

Question 5: It is also used in veterinary medicine to treat certain neoplasias expressing cyclooxygenase (COX) receptors, such as bladder, colon, and prostate ________.

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