Meloxicam

FDA Approved: * July 19, 2006
Pharm Company: * BRECKENRIDGE PHARM
Category: Arthritis

* This drug may consist of multiple approval dates, manufacturers, or distributors. If applicable, they would be listed below under "NDC Database Records".



Meloxicam Overview

Meloxicam is a nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drug (NSAID) with analgesic and fever reducer effects. It is a derivative of oxicam, closely related to piroxicam, and falls in the enolic acid group of NSAIDs.[2] It was developed by Boehringer-Ingelheim. Meloxicam starts to relieve pain about 30–60 minutes after administration.[3] As of 2015 the cost for a typical month of medication in the United States is less than $25 USD.[4] Contents 1 Side effects 1.1 Cardiovascular side effec...

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I'm looking at a pill that has 158 on one side and a C on the other side. What is this? ## This tablet is manufactured by Cipla USA and they list it as containing 7.5mgs of Meloxicam which is a nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory that is used to pain, fever, and swelling. The FDA lists the typical side effects possibly including nausea, dizziness, headache, increased risk of bleeding, and stomach irritation. Is there anything else I can help with?
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Meloxicam caused anxiety and panic attack
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Hi, I was prescribed meloxicam for my tailbone pain. I took one 7.5mg dose and that gave me the worst panic attack. I am not taking it anymore but i still feel very anxious and I am not myself anymore. It has been 5 days since i took the dose. Will this take time to go away? Do I need any other treatments for these side effects? ## It has been known to cause anxiety/panic attacks, in some people that take it, according to FDA reports, but it is very rare. It is also very unusual for it to linger that long after having taken just one dose. Its other side effects are listed as possibly including nausea, dizziness, headache, increased risk of bleeding, and stomach irritation. Have things improved, yet? Are you on any other medications? ## It's a lot better now but I still have anxiety ...
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Afraid to start long term use of Meloxicam, or any NSAID for chronic body pain and back pain.
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I have recently quit taking pain meds that I have taken for the past ten years. I was up to 8 Vicoprofen and 4 Tramadol every day. I was so tired of getting up and felling horrible from the toxins in the opoides that I just don't want to do it anymore. However, now I have to deal with how painful it is without the meds and how tired I am. I shower every morning and try to take a 2 mile walk each day, but I am too tired and sore to keep it up. I was hoping a good NSAID would help me, but am so afraid it will have severe physical affects...possibly non-reversible. The side effects on the bottle are nothing compared to the research I have found on the computer. I watched my mother go thru many months of daily dialysis and then eventually chose to quit and she passed away by drowning in...
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Is meloxicam commonly abused
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My daughter has been stealing my meds (meloxicam) and I was wondering is she addicted or is the medication getting her high to where she keeps stealing them? ## No, this is a nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory, so it is not commonly abused, since it doesn't cause the effects of opiates, or stimulants. The FDA lists its typical side effects as possibly including nausea, dizziness, headache, increased risk of bleeding, and stomach irritation. However, if it is making her dizzy, she might think that she's getting high from it. Have you spoken to her about it? ## My son is also taking the same thing I an underhanded method he has acquired them. He is 16 . This couldn't be just for pain he would ask me for something. I am also concerned.
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Meloxicam for RA 5+ years ago-now told I do not have
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My doctor diagnosed me with RA October 2011 and prescribed Meloxicam 15mg. I asked for the bloodwork to show my pain doctor and was told by his PA that my bloodwork does not show I have RA. I am in complete shock!!! 1st, why would he do this and 2nd, will taking this for all these years without having RA cause issues? I am having bouts of diarrhea and just had a colonoscopy and an upper GI is scheduled next month. I have extreme shortness of breath but doctor says it is my nerves & there is nothing wrong with me although I pulled reports from where I get all my tests and it shows emphysema, COPD, degenerative disc disease, bone spurs, mild scoliosis and endobronchial mucous plugs in both lungs. I was hospitalized in 2013 with COPD and he says it was asthmatic bronchitis. I just found o
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Is Meloxicam Gluten Free
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I have been taking meloxicam for 1 1/2 weeks and I am experiencing celiac symptoms. I would like to know if meloxicam is gluten free ## Meloxicam is actually a generic medication, the name brand for it would be Mobic and, since it is a generic, it is manufactured by several different companies. Thus, I can't tell you anything about the inactive ingredients without more information from you, such as the markings on the tablet, or the name of the manufacturer. Can you please post back with this information? ## I would like to know if gluten is in my meloxicam. It's an oblong light yellow pill with a 15 stamped on it. I'm expericening floating, constipation, and stomach pains. ## Is taking muscle relaxers 500mg and meloxicams 7.5mg and buspirone 10mgs okay to take all in the mo...
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meloxicam15mg
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how often can be taken, RX says once a day. ok to take 1 am and 1 pm ## I take 15mg meloxicam in the morning seems to do Ok but by bed time I have pain and can't sleep could I take one Aleve ? ## Is 2 aleve twice a day equal to one 15mg melodic am ? It does not seem to last 24 hours ## I have arthritis in my hip and was given a cortisone shot 2 months ago. As it has worn off the pain is gradually returning. I was prescribed meloxicam but started pain management with first Tylenol and am back to Aleve. My last dose was 1 day ago and wonder if it is now ok to try the meloxicam? I want to make sure the Aleve is out of my system. ## I accidentally took three ibuprofen and one 15 mg of meloxicam at the same time. I realized this after I had swallowed them. Will I be ok? I know not to tak...
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How long can you take meloxicam safely?
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I have osteoarthritis in my spine, knees and hips and have recently developed severe pain in both arms, extending to the fingers on my right hand, worse on getting out of bed in the morning. I was taking Panadol Osteo two three times a day which didn't really help much so my doctor prescribed Mobic. It helps a lot but not completely so am wondering if I should keep taking Panadol Osteo as well as Mobic? Also, is it necessary to have a few days break from Mobic every so often? I take Sotalol for AF, Perindopril for blood pressure, Apixaban as a blood thinner and Carbimazole for hyperthyroidism. I have asked my doctor and pharmacist these questions but am still confused as to what I should safely do even though I have read all the information available. ## Hello, Janice! How are you? ...
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Effects of long term use of Meloxicam
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I"m a 70 year old female. Very active. Runner, short triathlons, lift weights and otherwise have a very active (hard working) lifestyle. I have been taking 15mg. Meloxicam tablet on average about two per week for about 6 years. Of course, I"m concerned about the side effects I"ve read about for long term use. Does taking them only two per week mitigate these side effects even if I"ve been taking them for a long period of time? ## Hello, Judy! How are you? There is still some slight risk, but most of what you read about are effects from daily long-term use, not occasional. That's why others, such as Ibuprofen are available over the counter. The most common include liver damage, stomach damage, increased risk of bleeding and stomach ulceration. Is there anything else I...
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can you take two meloxicams and be okay
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What would happen if you took two or three meloxicams. It sounds as if it would be okay if they work like advil? ## No, it wouldn't be okay. They are much stronger than Advil and even when it comes to Advil, there's a limited number of those that you can safely take at one time. Both Advil and Meloxicam are nonsteroidal anti-inflammatories and though they may seem harmless, since some are available over the counter, they aren't. There are some pretty big possible risks associated with taking them, such as internal bleeding, stomach ulceration and liver damage or failure. Learn more Meloxicam details here. And just like any other drug, an overdose could be fatal, so please do not exceed the recommended use amounts or the prescribed dosage. Is there anything else I can help wi...
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Possible Dosages for this and Related Drugs:

Meloxicam
  • Capsule: 10mg, 5mg
  • Suspension: 7.5mg/5ml
  • Tablet: 15mg, 7.5mg
Note: Above list includes dosages for all drugs with the same combination of active ingredients.

NDC Database Records for Meloxicam: (165 results)

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  • 0054-0228 Meloxicam 7.5 mg/5ml Oral Suspension by Roxane Laboratories, Inc.
  • 0093-7234 Meloxicam 7.5 mg Oral Tablet by Teva Pharmaceuticals USA Inc
  • 0093-7299 Meloxicam 15 mg Oral Tablet by Teva Pharmaceuticals USA Inc
  • 0179-0179 Meloxicam 7.5 mg Oral Tablet by Kaiser Foundation Hospitals
  • 0179-0180 Meloxicam 15 mg Oral Tablet by Kaiser Foundation Hospitals
  • 0378-1066 Meloxicam 7.5 mg Oral Tablet by Mylan Pharmaceuticals Inc.
  • 0378-1089 Meloxicam 15 mg Oral Tablet by Mylan Pharmaceuticals Inc.
  • 0440-5841 Meloxicam 7.5 mg Oral Tablet by Liberty Pharmaceuticals, Inc.
  • 0591-3230 Meloxicam 7.5 mg Oral Tablet by Watson Laboratories Inc.
  • 0591-3231 Meloxicam 15 mg Oral Tablet by Watson Laboratories Inc.
  • 0615-6568 Meloxicam 7.5 mg Oral Tablet by Ncs Healthcare of Ky, Inc Dba Vangard Labs
  • 0615-6569 Meloxicam 15 mg Oral Tablet by Ncs Healthcare of Ky, Inc Dba Vangard Labs
  • 0615-7885 Meloxicam 7.5 mg Oral Tablet by Ncs Healthcare of Ky, Inc Dba Vangard Labs
  • 0615-7886 Meloxicam 15 mg Oral Tablet by Ncs Healthcare of Ky, Inc Dba Vangard Labs
  • 0615-8040 Meloxicam 7.5 mg Oral Tablet by Ncs Healthcare of Ky, Inc Dba Vangard Labs
  • 10544-052 Meloxicam 15 mg Oral Tablet by Blenheim Pharmacal, Inc.
  • 10544-090 Meloxicam 7.5 mg/1 Oral Tablet by Blenheim Pharmacal, Inc.
  • 10544-251 Meloxicam 15 mg Oral Tablet by Blenheim Pharmacal, Inc.
  • 10544-252 Meloxicam 7.5 mg Oral Tablet by Blenheim Pharmacal, Inc.
  • 10544-555 Meloxicam 15 mg Oral Tablet by Blenheim Pharmacal, Inc.
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Other drugs which contain Meloxicam or a similar ingredient: (2 results)


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