Oxicam is a class of non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs) that bind closely to plasma proteins. Most oxicams are unselective inhibitors of the cyclooxygenase (COX) enzymes. The exception is meloxicam with a slight (10:1) preference for COX-2, which, however, is only clinically relevant at low doses. Examples include: ==Chemistry== The ph...
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Type: Term Pronunciation: ok′sĭ-kam Definitions: 1. Shortened colloquial name for one of a group of NSAIDs; all members of that group's names end in the suffix 'oxicam.'
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