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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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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?
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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
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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 9 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 12 days 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 14 days ago.
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Meloxicam 15 mg and benedryl
I would like to know if there is any interactions between meloxicam 15 mg and benedryl? ## Hello, Joan! How are you? I didn't find any interactions listed, but you should always double check such information to be certain. The Meloxicam is a NSAID and may cause side effects, such as nausea, dizziness, headache and stomach irritation. Benadryl is an antihistamine and may cause side effects, such as drowsiness, dizziness and dry mouth. Is there anything else I can help with? ## Yes. I am also tasking ciprofloxacin 500 mg , is there any interactions taking the meloxicam 15mg with it ## I would like to know if there is an interaction between meloxicam 15mg and ciprofloxacin 500mg? Ty for your response.
Updated 15 days ago.
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yellow oblong pill with 15 on one side
yellow oblong pill with 15 on one ide ## pretty sure it's generic for Meloxicam
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White Round Pill one side 100 other nothing
found a pill one side says 100 other side blank. very small pill. not sure what it is. found in my car???? ## it is a white pill ## Can you give me a better idea of how small it is? I mean, is it about the size of a birth control tablet, a low dose Apsirin, or etc.? ## Its a caffine, almost all caffine pills have a100mg in them ive seen loads of them im more than 95 percent sure its caffine ## It is possibly meloxicam
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Coxflam & effects to heart
I have acute Sciatica & also have a heart condition. Will Coxflan relieve the Sciatica pain & Will there be any problem with my heart condition. I am 71 & battling with the back & leg pain Will there thanks john ## Coxflam contains the active ingredient Meloxicam, which is a nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory and no, these are not usually given to heart patients, because of the dangers that they can present to someone that has an existing heart condition. NSAID can cause fluid retention, which can result in complications, such as congestive heart failure. In addition, congestive heart failure has been induced by large doses and long-term use of some NSAID medications. My doctor has instructed me to stay away from all of them and said the only thing I should use is Acetaminop...
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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?
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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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