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 an 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 effects 2 Mechani...

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Cipla 159 - Meloxicam

I got into a fight and my nose is swollen, my back hurts and my whole body is sore. Will Meloxicam (Cipla 159) work for me? ## Hi Redlips, Sorry to hear about what happened. I hope you continue to make a full recovery. The pill imprint "Cipla 159" is indicative of Meloxicam 15mg. NDC: 69097-159 Packager: Cipla USA Inc. Inactive Ingredients: -Cellulose, Microcrystalline -Magnesium Stearate -Sodium Citrate Meloxicam is a nonsteroidal anti-Inflammatory drug, marketed for use in treating various types of arthritis. It's supposed to help alleviate any tenderness, swelling and pain caused by the inflammation associated with arthritis. However, 'inflammation' in general is what Meloxicam targets - Therefore it can be beneficial depending upon how severe your pain and swelli...

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what is meloxicam 159 on the pill used for

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 ## I have pulled muscles in my chest would it help me ## i have pain in my left and...

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Meloxicam 15mg Use

How often can it be taken? My RX says once a day. Is it ok to take 1 in the AM and 1 in the PM? ## I take 15mg meloxicam in the morning and it 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. ## I accidentally took three ibuprofen and one 15 mg of meloxicam at the same time. I realized this after I had swallowed th...

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Is meloxicam commonly abused

My daughter has been stealing my meds (meloxicam) and I was wondering is she addicted or is the medication getting her high to where she keeps stealing them? ## No, this is a nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory, so it is not commonly abused, since it doesn't cause the effects of opiates, or stimulants. The FDA lists its typical side effects as possibly including nausea, dizziness, headache, increased risk of bleeding, and stomach irritation. However, if it is making her dizzy, she might think that she's getting high from it. Have you spoken to her about it? ## My son is also taking the same thing I an underhanded method he has acquired them. He is 16 . This couldn't be just for pain he would ask me for something. I am also concerned. ## My son has been insufflating these pills an...

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Meloxicam and alcohol safety

I am a regular drinker, but have only taken meloxicam one time ten hours ago. I normally consume 8 to 10 drinks. Can I drink alcohol ten hours after taking meloxicam?

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Flexocam (Meloxicam) Side Effects

Does Flexocam (Meloxicam) 15mg give u the shakes? I've been on them for 3 days now and am feeling very shaky. Is this normal? ## The NIH does warn that it has been known to cause tremors, in some people that take it, as a side effect. Other side effects may include nausea, dizziness, headache, and stomach irritation. Are you on any other medications?

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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 ## i have acute pain in my lower back almost feels like a knife going throw my spine at times when i get up fast from sitting of bending over. what is the side effects of coxflam 15mg taken 3 - 4 times daily without eating a proper meal before hand. Thank you ## Coxflam contains Meloxicam, which is a nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory that is used to treat pain, fever, and swelling. The NIH lists its typical side effects as possibly including nausea, headache, dizziness, increased risk of bleeding, and stomach irritation. John, what type of heart condition do you hav...

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Meloxicam expiration date help

I have 3 bottles of Meloxicam that have never been opened. They expired in 2016 and January 2017. Are they still good? ## Are they in pharmacy dispensed bottles, or the original factory sealed bottles? When they are place in a pharmacy sealed bottle, they are usually good for one year from the date you receive them, according to FDA directions, though while recently talking to a doctor about it, she informed me that the U.S. is the only country that requires an expiration date, most of them are good for many, many years. If they are in the original factory sealed containers, they are usually good for 4 to 5 years, under FDA law. ## My meloxicam is one year old and I have a diayanos of trigger finger on left thumb. It is becoming sore and stiff again I found a bottle of 15 mg tablets yes...

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off white round pill with 75 printed on it

off white round pill withn 7.5 printed on one side, plain on the other and not scored ## I have the same pill and have no clue what it is ## There is a very pale yellow tablet manufactured by Lupin Pharmaceuticals that matches this description. It contains 7.5mgs of Meloxicam, which is a nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory that is used to treat pain, fever, and swelling. NDC code: 68180-0501 The FDA lists its typical side effects as possibly including nausea, dizziness, headache, increased risk of bleeding, and stomach irritation. Are there any questions?

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expired meloxicam

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? ## My husband is on meloxicam and on the foil package inside it says that it expires on 10/16. Is it still good to take? ## I have meloxicam dated September of 2009 and would like to know if the pills are safe to take? ## Can I take expired meloxicam? I found my old prescription in the cabinet, in a cool dark place and in the original bottle. Can I still safely take it? It's now 2018.

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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: (179 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.
  • 0440-5841 Meloxicam 7.5 mg Oral Tablet by Liberty 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
  • 0615-8040 Meloxicam 7.5 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.
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Other drugs which contain Meloxicam or a similar ingredient: (2 results)


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