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 effect...

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yellow pill ul 13
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U L on one side 13 on the other side of yellow oval pill ## Hello, Trac! How are you? This tablet is manufactured by Unichem Pharmaceuticals and they list it as containing 15mgs of Meloxicam, which is a nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory that's used to treat pain, fever and swelling. The FDA lists its typical side effects as possibly including nausea, dizziness, headache, increased risk of bleeding and stomach irritation. Is there anything else I can help with?
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meloxicam15-mg 1 a day
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I have R A and been taking maloxicam 15mg for 7 months. My flare ups are worse now. My DR won't change my medecation. Is there something else I can go to him with? ## Hello, Brenda! How are you? What type of doctor are you seeing? I think a specialist would be the best bet to get the help you need. ## I am seeing an RA doctor ## I have degenerative disk disease and herniated disks in my spine. The meloxicam did nothing for me but ny doctor gave me nabumetone 750mg. Pronounced na beam a tone. You take it twice a day and it helps 10 times better than the meloxicam for me. You may want to ask your doctor if you can try it.
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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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meloxicam and outpatient surgery
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How long will meloxicam remain in my system? I am having an outpatient surgery on Monday for my lower back, 20 min in and out! I took a meloxicam Friday! ## Hello, Leigh! How are you? It is actually recommended that you stop taking it 7 days, before surgery. It would be best to inform your doctor that you've taken it, as you may need to reschedule the procedure. The FDA lists its typical side effects as possibly including nausea, dizziness, headache, increased risk of bleeding and stomach irritation. Is there anything else I can help with?
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yellow round pill 5 on one side blank the other
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I have one like that and it is a 7.5 milligram meloxicam which is a non-steroidal anti-inflammatory an analgesic works very well for joint pain and fever reducer but only take one a day. It does take a little time it has to build up in the blood system and you have to be very consistent taking it at the same time each day. ## Meloxicam works best if taken regularly and around the same time each day, but it will still have some effect, even if taken occasionally. The FDA lists its typical side effects as possibly including nausea, dizziness, headache, increased risk of bleeding and stomach irritation. Is there anything 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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what is meloxicam 159 on the pill used for
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I was given 15mg of Meloxicam for a badly sprained wrist, form a fall. My pill says 159 on one side and CIPLA on the other side. It's pale yellow. On the RX bottle it says 15mg. What does this mean. It is not working yet after 2 days. thank you ## Hello, Ginger! How are you? 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. Have you informed your doctor that it isn't helping? ## Hello im a new user of this medicine.. N I would like to know can you use this for toothaches ## can meloxicam be used for detoxing
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meloxicam 7.5 mg
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I'm taking meloxicam 7.5 mg and I have no refills. I'm having problems with night pain and wanted to take aleve pm. I took the last meloxicam about 12 hours ago. Could I take the aleve or do I need to wait for the meloxicam to leave my system completely? ## Hello, Liz! How are you? They are both nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory medications, so unless your doctor instructs otherwise, you can usually just switch smoothly from one to the other. The FDA lists the typical side effects as possibly including nausea, dizziness, headache, increased risk of bleeding and stomach irritation. With the added ingredient in the Aleve PM, you may also experience dry mouth. Is there anything else I can help with?
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Meloxicam 7.5 mg and Panamax
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Today took 2 7.5 mg meloxicam by mistake for arthritic neck, at lunchtime. 3rd day. I am also taking 1 Panamax every 4 hours as I'm waiting to see a dentist for an aching tooth. Is this safe? ## Hello, Susan! How are you? That isn't necessarily a dangerous dose, but it does increase the risk of side effects, which the U.S. FDA lists as possibly including nausea, dizziness, headache, bleeding and stomach irritation. However, you should inform your doctor as higher doses also increase the risk of liver damage. Panamax is classified 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. They can be taken together, as long as your doctor or dentist approve, though that may al...
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yellow oblong 15 on one side and i think u L on other side.
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Found this pill. Yellow, oblong. 15 on one side and UL on other. Please help. Thanks. ## Hello, Jenny! How are you? This tablet is manufactured by Unichem Pharmaceuticals and they list it as containing 15mgs of Meloxicam, which is a nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory that used to treat pain, fever and swelling. The FDA lists its typical side effects as possibly including nausea, dizziness, headache, increased risk of bleeding and stomach irritation. Is there anything else I can help with? ## Thank you! This is very helpful. Now I know where it came from since I have a prescription for that.
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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: (140 results)

Showing the first 20, Sorted by National Drug Code
  • 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.
  • 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
  • 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.
  • 10544-631 Meloxicam 7.5 mg Oral Tablet by Blenheim Pharmacal, Inc.
  • 10544-925 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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