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Meloxicam

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

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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 4.1 Safety hazards 5 References 6 Extern...

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Details May Include Instructions, Side Effects, Interactions, Etc. Drug monograph is from Wikipedia. All text is available under the terms of the GFDL (GNU Free Documentation License). Source: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Meloxicam

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Nose bleeds
On blood pressure and taking meloxicam. ## Hello, Mark! How are you? What are your normal blood pressure levels and which specific medications do you take? How often have the nose bleeds been occurring and how severe are they? Are there any clots?
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meloxicam and anxiety
I took meloxicam for some joint and back pain. I took a 15mg pill yesterday and it really helped with the pain. I also have been dealing with some anxiety but haven't had an attack in a while til last night. I also felt at a point at work like the building I was working in was moving which may have been a dizzy spell. I guess in just wondering if the meloxicam has ever caused anyone to have an anxiety attack or to become dizzy? ## Hello, Matt! How are you? I'm very sorry about the problems you had. Yes, both of those symptoms are possible side effects of taking Meloxicam, you may also experience nausea, increased risk of bleeding and headache. Is there anything else I can help with?
Updated 2 hours ago.
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if i take 15 mg of meloxicam daily can 10 prednisone
I take 15 mg of meloxicam daily for degenerative arthritis. I also have been prescribed 20 mg of prednisone for gout. Can I take the prednisone now if I took my meloxicM 4-1/2 hrs ago? ## Hello, Kanakagurl! How are you? Actually, these medications tend to increase the toxicity of each other and increase the risk of gastrointestinal ulceration. Thus, before mixing them, it would be best to check with your doctor to make sure that it is safe for you to do so. You may need to go off the Meloxicam, while on the Prednisone. Prednisone is a steroid that may cause side effects, such as nausea, dizziness, fluid retention, mood swings, weight changes and elevated blood pressure. Is there anything else I can help with?
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meloxicam 7.5 mg and prednisone 20 mg
how long can you store these in your medicine closet before it is not safe to take them? ## Hello, Basil! How are you? If you are asking about a bathroom medicine chest, they should not be stored there, at all. They should be stored somewhere dark, cool and dry, like a kitchen cabinet or other closet that is away from heat, light and moisture. And they should not be kept past the expiration date on the bottle. All tablets eventually degrade and lost effectiveness. Is there anything else I can help with?
Updated 4 days ago.
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Is Meloxicam Gluten Free
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...
Updated 4 days ago.
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261gg is what kind of pill
261 GG is a small yellow oblong pill!what kind of pill is it ## Is gg261 meloxicam a very strong pain pill ## Hello, Vincent! How are you? First, the yellow, oblong tablet with the GG 261 marking contains 25mgs of Meclizine, which is an antihistamine that's most commonly used to help prevent nausea and vomiting. Its side effects may include nausea, dizziness, drowsiness and dry mouth. This dosage is available via prescription and over the counter. Second, Meloxicam is not a strong pain pill, it is just a nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory that's used to treat pain, fever and swelling. Side effects may include nausea, dizziness, headache, stomach irritation and liver damage. Is there anything else I can help with?
Updated 19 days ago.
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how often should I take meloxicam?
should I be taking this drug on a daily basis regardless if I have pain or not or do I take it as needed? ## Hello, Stephenie! How are you? This is a nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory, so it is fine to take as needed, unless your doctor has specified otherwise. Its side effects many include nausea, dizziness, headache, increased risk of bleeding and stomach irritation. Is there anything else I can help with? ## No thank you
Updated 20 days ago.
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coxflam side effects VISION
can coxflam effects on you eye vision ## Hello, Sarie! How are you? Coxflam contains the active ingredient Meloxicam, which is a nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory and it has been known to cause double vision as a side effect, in some people that take it, along with headache, dizziness, increased risk of bleeding and stomach irritation. What types of vision problems are you having? How much of it do you take and how long have you been taking it?
Updated 28 days ago.
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how long can you take meloxicam
Hi my doctor prescribed meloxicam 15 mg for me however he had prescribed 7.5 in the past so I take the low dose instead however I still have pain in my hip can I take a OTC pain pill as we'll. ## Hello, Cat! How are you? Meloxicam is a pretty potent NSAID, so it would be best not to combine it with anything else, without your doctor's permission. Have you tried taking the 15mg he has prescribed, now? That might help you pain more adequately. Side effects to this medication may include nausea, dizziness, headache, increased risk of bleeding and stomach irritation.
Updated 1 month ago.
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round pill m66
Can this pill be used for vaginal infection ## Hello, Chica! How are you? A round, yellowish tablet with an M over 66 on one side contains 7.5mgs of Meloxicam, which is a nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory, so no, it will not treat an infection. Its side effects may include nausea, dizziness, headache and stomach irritation. An infection requires an antibiotic, unless it's a yeast infection, in which case you need an antifungal. Was this prescribed for you?
Updated 1 month ago.
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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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