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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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.
Updated 5 days ago.
 
stop meloxicam one day start Alieve the next?
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I understand you can't take Meloxicam and alieve together but can you stop the meloxicam on one day and start alieve the next? I have the flu and would like to get my fever down. ## Hello, Kate! How are you? I'm very sorry that you're sick! Yes, you can do that, as long as your doctor approves. They are both nonsteroidal anti-inflammatories, so you can usually just switch smoothly from one to the other upon the next dosing time. The FDA lists the typical side effects as possibly including nausea, dizziness, headache, increased risk of bleeding and stomach irritation. Is there anything else I can help with?
Updated 7 days ago.
 
oval yellow pill with 15 on one side
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I have a yellow tablet with 15 on one side and nothing on the other. Can somebody tell me what it is? ## Based on the description which you provided it appears to be Meloxicam 15 mg. You can verify an image here. Meloxicam is a nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drug with analgesic and fever reducer effects. You can read more about this medication at: Do you have any other questions or information to add? Please post back if you do... ## How does meloxicam 15mg affect you if you take more than a single dose? ## Oval yellow pill with 15 on it is identified as MELOXICAM 15mg
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Meloxicam still effective
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My Meloxicam expired 2 year's ago. I work in a pharmacy and know how to store it, so my question is can I take it again? I've been having issues with my elbow and ibuprofen isn't helping. Thank you ## Hello, Lisa! How are you? It does not become dangerous, once expired, but medications do slowly lose effectiveness over time. More so, if they are exposed to the elements that cause degradation, such as heat, light and moisture. Your doctor may okay you taking it, even though it's expired, but ideally it would be best to obtain a new prescription. The FDA lists its typical side effects as possibly including nausea, dizziness, headache, increased risk of bleeding and stomach irritation. Have you had your elbow checked out? That would be the best thing to do, so you can disco...
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Meloxicam for arthritis , does it work?
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What are the side effects and how well does this drug work for severe arthritis in back ## Hello, Jessy! How are you? Like any medication, it works well for some people, but not for others, since we are all different. This is a nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory and the FDA lists its typical side effects as possibly including nausea, dizziness, headache, increased risk of bleeding and stomach irritation. Have you tried it, yet? If so, is it helping you? ## Some of them mostly severe headache and stomach upset I tried to eat with it but no help
Updated 1 month ago.
 
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.
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can i take meloxicam with tramadol
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I. Need to slowly get off tramadol can I take meloxicam where I won't have withdrawals ## Meloxicam is a nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory, so it will not prevent opiate withdrawals. It may help with some of the pain you may experience as a rebound effect, but it won't do much more than that. Its side effects, as listed by the FDA, may possibly include nausea, dizziness, headache, stomach irritation and increased risk of bleeding. How long have you been taking it and how much do you take? ## 7,5 meloxicam and 50 tramadol for about one and a half months
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meloxicam for ear inflammation
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I have been prescribed Meloxicam 15 mg once daily for inner ear inflammation(take 2 daily for 7 days,then 1 daily for 7 days.) So 2 weeks all together(21 tablets).Should I be ok on no side effects?, only thing I have is GERD.But I am worried about when,..If any side effects will appear.Also is this medicine right for inner ear inflammation? ## Hello, Casper! How are you? All medications carry the risk of causing side effects, even if you're only taking them for a short period of time. The FDA lists the typical side effects for this medication as possibly including nausea, dizziness, headache, increased risk of bleeding and stomach irritation. If you have GERD, it may aggravate it. Are you on an antacid to treat it? And yes, it can be used to treat inflammation and pain throughout th...
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expired meloxicam
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Can I take meloxicam if it expired on 11/21/2015? ## Hello, Leo! How are you? This medication does not become dangerous, once expired, but it does start to lose effectiveness, so it would be best to obtain a new prescription. 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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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: (138 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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