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 Meloxicam

Meloxicam, sold under the brand name Mobic among others, is a nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drug (NSAID) used to treat pain and inflammation in rheumatic diseases and osteoarthritis.[2][3] It is taken by mouth.[3] It is recommended that it be used for as short of period as possible and at a low dose.[3] Common side effects include abdominal pain, dizziness, swelling, headache, and a rash.[3] Serious side effects ...
MELOXICAM

## WOULD LIKE TO HAVE INFORMATION ON MELOXICAM ## I want to know more about this medication. What is it used for and any side affects that it has. Also dosages. ## What is it used for and what are the side affects? What dosages and Etc. ## This medication is a nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory that is used to treat pain, fever, and swelling. The FDA lists its typical side effects as possibly including nausea, dizziness, stomach irritation, and increased risk of bleeding. It is available in doses of 15mgs, 10mgs, 7.5mgs, and 5mgs. Are there any questions? ...

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meloxicam

how often do people get these horrible side effects? ## It is hard to know when you don't state what side effects you are talking about. ## can meloxicam, avodart or terazosin cause numbness in the hip & leg area ? just started taking these medicines ## meloxicam ...

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meloxicam

what is this medication for? ## What is IC Meloxicam used for? ## Meloxicam is a nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory that's used to treat pain, fever and swelling. Side effects may include nausea, dizziness, headache and stomach irritation. Learn more Meloxicam details here. Are there any comments or questions? Is there anything I can help with? ...

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Meloxicam 7.5

I have heard that prolonged used of Meloxicam 7.5 can cause liver problems...is this so? and how long is prolonged use?? I take this med for osteoarthritis and have had no difficulties with it over the past year. ## Meloxican 7.5 MG was perscribed for me as relief for bursitis. The prescription is to be taken 1 month. After reading the 'side affects list' I am afraid to take it. What is experience others have had with this med. My bhips are not really bad with pain so should I wait til the pain is more severe before taking this med? I take Prilosec, Maxzide, Pravastatin now. ## I ALREADY SUBMITTED MY DETAILED EXPLINATIONABOT MY USE OF MELOXICAM 7.5. ...

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g e meloxicam

I take 7.5 mg. my hands still hurt and are swollen. 2nd day to take them. I scraped glue off a floor for several days and night and my hands and fingers are so swollen and very painful . ## Merry Christmas Joyce, Sorry to hear about the pain in your hands and fingers. Scraping glue off a floor for several days/nights sounds like it would do that to just about anyone though. But I hope you're able to find some level of relief from taking the meloxicam. Based on your description, my guess is that it may be a while before the swelling subsides. However it seems like you're using the right preventative measures w/ a nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drug to keep it from getting any worse. Have you also considered looking into supplements like Turmeric/Curcumin as a secondary option for... ...

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pms-meloxicam

## I am having problems when I started taking this drug,now that i am off it it has left severe back problem in which i need help out of bed every morning. ## The problem could actually be caused by your stopping the drug abruptly. Since it reduces inflammation, it might have been reducing it in an area of your spine where you have damage or swelling and then by stopping it, your body is unprepared to regulate that condition on its on, kind of a withdrawal effect, and the pain and inflammation has gotten worse. I would recommend speaking to your doctor so they can check out the problem and see exactly what is causing it. ...

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meloxicam (15 mg)

I took 2 Meloxicam (15mg) instead of one by mistake. ## Have you contacted your doctor? The maximum daily daily recommended dosage is just 15mgs and taking more, might potentiate the side effects, such as nausea, drowsiness and headache. It also increases the risk of liver and stomach damage, which are effects you may not notice any symptoms for right away. So, you should consult your doctor, just to be on the safe side. ...

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Meloxicam 15 Mg

How long does it take to feel the benifits of taking this medicine. I have severe pain in both knees from jogging and possible slight arthirtis formation . ## How long have you been taking it? Meloxicam is a nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory, so it should have some effect on the pain and inflammation right away, though it may take a few weeks to reach its full effect. Learn more Meloxicam details here. However, if it isn't helping, it may not be the right medication to help your condition. Have you seen any relief at all from it? ## I just started on Tuesday evening and one last night as I just saw the Orthopedist (sports physician) on Monday. I do not feel any relief at all , although I am sleeping thru the night now. ## My doctor prescribe meloxicam for me I'm having swelling,pai... ...

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meloxicam 15mg

I took 15 mg of meloxicam 17 hours ago for arthritis in my knee it now very painful and swollen can I take one Motrin now ## Hello, Teri! How are you? No, you shouldn't take Motrin with the Mobic, because they are both nonsteroidal anti-inflammatories that treat the same conditions and, as listed by the FDA, they could cause some serious side effects, such as stomach ulceration, liver damage, liver failure and increased risk of bleeding. If the Meloxicam isn't helping, it would be best to consult your doctor to see what your other options might be. Is there anything else I can help with? ## Thank you Verwon for your response. I have an appointment next week with my doctor and I will ask him what other alternatives there is. ...

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meloxicam 7 5 mg

my wife has been taking this medicine for on and off for the past year if it causes liver problems and she drinks what would be a good advice for her considering we are getting a divorce. she the mother of my kids and I do care for her ## Hello, CW! How are you? Okay, it isn't that a nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory does cause liver problems, but there is a risk that it might cause them. The same for the drinking and combining the two increases that risk. Since this is a prescription medication, is she seeing the prescribing doctor regularly? Because, if so, they should be monitoring her and occasionally doing blood work to check her liver function. And is that doctor aware that she drinks? ...

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Meloxicam 7 5mg

what is the dosage? ## what is the dosage? ## A 7.5mg tablet of Melxocam contains 7.5mgs of it. It is a nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory used to treat conditions that cause pain and swelling, such as arthritis. It is usually taken once daily. It may cause side effects, such as: stomach irritation, nausea, headache and drowsiness. Learn more: Are there any other questions? ## 2 Tablets of Meloxicam 7.5 mg once a day & can it be safely taken with Tramadol HCL50mg one tablet every 4 hours . I am an 88 year old female with Arithirus in my left hand fingers ## Can you cut 15mg of Mobic (generic for meloxicam) in half? It is not scored! ## I took 3 meloxicam7.5 in stead of 3 steroids .should I be worried ? Can I still take my steroids? ## Taking gabapentin 300mg + percocet 20mg + meloxicam ... ...

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meloxicam 7.5 mg

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 7.5mg

Ive been prescribed meloxicam 7.5mg I was told to take one at night but this wasn't very effective, after seeing my doctor he said to double the dose is it more effective to take one twice daily or 2 once a day, at the moment I take it twice daily but it still isn't very effective is there another safe drug to takealong side or a different drug to combat the pain I gave osteoarthritis in my hands and seems like my forearms as well ...

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15 mg Meloxicam

I take 15 mg Meloxicam once a day. It is helpful relieving pain for about 12 hours. Can I cut the pill in half and try taking them every 12 hours? ## Just started taking Meloxicam 3 days ago. My Dr. said to only take half for at least a week and then if needed I can increase to a full pill. Hope that helps. ## Hi, Donna! How are you? It's really hard to advise on so little information. Anyone reading this knows nothing about your medical condition and history, other medications you may be on or etc. Learn more Meloxicam details here. This is a potent NSAID, so it can cause some problematic side effects, such as nausea, increased risk of bleeding and stomach ulceration. Thus, before changing anything, you should consult your doctor to make sure it is safe for you to do so. Are there ... ...

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GABA & Meloxicam

Is it ok to take 750mgs of GABA & 7.5mgs of Meloxicam together at nite after a meal? I was diagnosed with neuropathy in my feet as well as osteoarthritis. ## I'm sorry, but I have to ask, if you mean the supplement GABA, or the medication Gabapentin? Gabapentin is an anticonvulsant that is also used to treat some mood disorders, and certain types of nerve pain. It's side effects are listed by the FDA as possibly including nausea, dizziness, headache, and mood swings. Can you please post back and clarify? Meloxicam is a nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory that is 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. ...

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Mobic-meloxicam

Pain Medicattion ## From what I was able to gather Mobic-meloxicam is an nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drug and is used to treat arthritis. It works by reducing pain, stiffness, and swelling of the joints. To learn more click on the link below... Do you have any more questions or information to add? Please post back if you do. ## Can mobic be administered in IV form? My sister is an addict and I don't want her to, so I need to know what the risks are and what I need to watch for? ...

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meloxicam & Xljanz

My doctor has prescribed Meloxicam & Xljanz. Are they safe taken together? ## Hi pinnie, According to the University of Maryland Medical Center, there are no drug interactions listed between Meloxicam and Xeljanz (tofacitinib citrate). Based off this information alone, I wouldn't have any reason to believe that you couldn't take the two together... especially since your doctor prescribed them both to you at the same time. I can't blame you though for being extra cautious, as there have been who knows how many instances where doctors mistakenly prescribe two drugs that interact with one another. Hope this helps! ...

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Meloxicam, safety

I take high BP medicine and also acid reflux medicine and low dose asprin everyday. My doctor presribed 7.5MG of Meloxicam for arthritis. I have had several mini-strokes that affects my speech and I also break out when I take aleve, is this safe to take? ## Hello, Sheryl! How are you doing? I am very sorry about your various health issues. Was it prescribed by your PCP? If so, I'd suggest not taking it, until you check with whatever other doctor you see for your strokes. It can cause blood thinning, according to the FDA, so it may be contraindicated with your other medications. It can also cause elevated blood pressure, as a side effect. It would be best to be cautious. ...

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meloxicam/ Crohn's

I was diagnosed with crohn’s about 6 months ago and the last month I’ve been having bad lower back pain. I recently went to a pain clinic and got prescribed meloxicam 7.5 mg 2x, Duloxetine dr 30mg, and Baclofen 10mg 3x. I’ve been having bad nausea, and still having back and stomach pain. I was wondering if anyone has been prescribed this for crohn’s pain, or can tell me what you’re prescribed for pain associated with crohns pain, Thanks! ## Hello, Sam! How are you? Meloxicam is a nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory, so it could be irritating your stomach, they are very well known for doing that. I'm not even sure why they prescribed it, if you already having stomach pain. Did they provide anything to help with the nausea? ## no i just started it on the 2nd. ... ...

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