Meloxicam

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



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] Contents 1 Mechanism of action 2 Side effects 3 Potential serious cardiovascular side effects 4 Veterinary use 5 References 6 External links Mechanis...

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small yellow round pill with UL imprinted on one side and 75 on the other
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small yellow pill with UL imprinted on one side and 7.5 on the other ## Correction, i am sorry, I put in the wrong medication. The correct ingredient is 7.5mgs of Meloxicam, a nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory used to treat pain and swelling. Common side effects may include: nausea, drowsiness, headache and stomach irritation. Read more: Anything else I can help with? ## Meloxicam 7.5mg by Unichem Co; generic for Mobic 7.5mg with a National Drug Code of 29300-0124-01 is a non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drug (NSAID) which is typically used as a pain reliever for arthritis, bursitis, tendonitis, etc.
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beige oval pill 5161
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I have a beige oval pill and 5161 is the only marking on it. What could it be? ## I believe the marking you're looking at is actually S161. This tablet is manufactured by Strides Arcolab and they list it as containing 15mgs of Meloxicam. The FDA classifies Meloxicam as a nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory that's used to treat pain, fever and swelling. Its typical side effects may possibly include nausea, dizziness, headache, increased risk of bleeding and stomach irritation. Is there anything else I can help with? ## Thank you for the information! God is Good!
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dose meloxicam make you gain weight
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done Mexican make me gain weight does it make me lose my hair ## Hello, Bebe! How are you? According to the FDA, Meloxicam is a nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory that's used to treat pain, fever and swelling. Its typical side effects may include nausea, dizziness, headache, increased risk of bleeding and stomach irritation. And no, it shouldn't cause weight gain or hair loss in most people that take it. However, long-term use of it can cause fluid retention, which may result in fluid weight gain. Is there anything else I can help with? ## I have been on Meloxical for a week and have already gained 4 pounds. Don't like this at all~ ## There is a chance that it may be fluid retention, so you should have this checked out by your respective doctors. NSAIDS can cause that as a side ...
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meloxicam oxycodone acetaminophen 5 325
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Can the 2 medicines be taken together? Meloxicam and oxycod/apap ## Hello, Deb! How are you? I didn't find any problems or interactions listed between these two medications, so it should be fine, if your doctor approves, but it's always best to double check. The FDA classifies Oxycodone/Acetaminophen as a narcotic analgesic, so it has the potential to be habit forming and may cause side effects, such as nausea, dizziness, drowsiness, dry mouth and constipation. Meloxicam is classified as a nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory that's used to treat pain, favor and swelling.Its typical side effects may possibly include nausea, dizziness, headache, increased risk of bleeding and stomach irritation. Is there anything else I can help with?
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Meloxicam long term use
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I have been using meloxicam 15 mg once per day for RA for more than six years now. I would like to know whether it is safe to use the drug for such a long duration. I can not stop this drug in the present condition. Any data is available on this subject..? Thanks in advance. ## Hi, Joy! Meloxicam is a nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory, so yes there may be some issues caused by long term use, such as stomach ulceration, edema, hypertension, congestive heart failure and liver damage. Is your doctor monitoring you regularly? Usually regular exams and blood tests are the best way to keep an eye on things and head off any problems, before they have a chance to get serious. Learn more Meloxicam details here. ## I have been on Meloxicam for nearly 12 years, refilled by several doctors which I hav...
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Small oblong pill,on one side,c.and the other side number 08 or 80 ## Hello, Micky! How are you? Is it a yellowish tablet? If so, it is manufactured by Aurobindo Pharma and they list it as containing 15mgs of Meloxicam. The FDA classifies this medication as a nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory. Its typical side effects may possibly include nausea, dizziness, headache, increased risk of bleeding and stomach irritation. Is there anything else I can help with?
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meloxicam 15 mg side effects
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I have a constant headache and been prescribed these but am worried about side effects as I'm already feeling nauseous with headaches. I am also on chemo taxol weekly.
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Chronic Back Pain for at least 7 years Suffering.......
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I've been suffering from chronic back pain for over 7 years. If it wasn't for my mother letting me live at her house i would be homeless. I'm broke. All i get is $150 dollars a month in food stamps. Cant get a job feeling like this and i need to get a job. I use to work 6 days a week 10hours a day and like to work....Anyways that's impossable in my condition...Ive been threw several physical therapy places and 3 shots in back and several kinds of pills threw pain management like meloxicam, tramadol, gabapentin, etc.etc.etc threw the CLEVELAND CLINC nothing works...the only thing that works for me is narcotic meds, methadone and also have been on suboxone..anyways all thy did is kept upping my gabapentin until I was taking 1000s of mgs a day thy where no help at all treat...
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small round white pill 100 on one side blank other
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Can u tell me what this pill is its got 100 on one side an blank on the other side and is white round pill ## Hello, Eva! How are you? Is the tablet possibly an off-white/pale yellow? If so, it is manufactured by Carlsbad Technology and they list it as containing 100mgs of Meloxicam. The FDA classifies this medication as a nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory that's used to treat pain, fever and swelling. Its typical side effects may possibly include nausea, dizziness, headache, increased risk of bleeding and stomach irritation.
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yellow pill with 158one side the other C what is it
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A little yellowish pill one side C other side 158 what is it ## Hello, Nana! How are you? This tablet is manufactured by Cipla USA and they list it as containing 7.5mgs of Meloxicam. The FDA classifies this medication as a nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory that used to treat pain, fever and swelling. Its typical side effects may possibly include nausea, dizziness, headache, increased risk of bleeding and stomach irritation. Is there anything else I can help with?
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Possible Dosages for this and Related Drugs:

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

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