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how long does it take mobic to start working

A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Craig Morton
18 years experience Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
4 hours: Mobic (meloxicam) is an nsaid. Depending on the NSAID and the condition intended to treat some nsaids may work within a few hours while others may ta ... Read More
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Dr. David Rosenfeld
27 years experience Pain Management
30-45 minutes: Onset time is roughly 30-45 minutes. The peak effect is at 4-6 hrs.

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A 50-year-old female asked:
Dr. Tracy Lovell
21 years experience Rheumatology
See below: You should know whether it works or not within a few days.
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Dr. David Rosenfeld
27 years experience Pain Management
A week: I would give it a week.
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A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ronald Krauser
52 years experience Rheumatology
3-4 days: Meloxicam works quickly and you should have a reasonable response within 3-4 days at the most.
A 54-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ronald Krauser
52 years experience Rheumatology
Do not worry: You are taking a low dose of a medication with very low risk. You should not be worried. I prescribe this med all the time.
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A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Sassan Hassassian
29 years experience Anesthesiology
Varies: Mobic (meloxicam) is a nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory medicine. It’s long acting and most patients should only take it once per day. Nsaids should no ... Read More
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A female asked:
Dr. Thomas Namey
48 years experience Rheumatology
Do not take them: Together! They work the same way. But meloxicam works for 24 hrs. So if stopping it, wait 24hrs!
A 19-year-old male asked:
Dr. Stuart Hickerson
32 years experience Family Medicine
Mobic: Mobic is an NSAiD and should not be a problem with the alcohol from a sedation point. However, if your stomach is upset from drinking then I would wai ... Read More
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A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Dan Fisher
27 years experience Internal Medicine
Yes. A few days.: Mobic (meloxicam) may actually reduce your ESR as it reduces inflammation. Mobic (meloxicam) is a once a day drug which generally means it is clear fr ... Read More
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A 43-year-old male asked:
Dr. Hunter Handsfield
53 years experience Infectious Disease
May not help much: It sounds like you have an ongoing prostate problem (suggested by taking Uroxotral) and now maybe increased symptoms and your doctor is concerned abou ... Read More
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Dr. Bernard Seif
40 years experience Clinical Psychology
Back Pain: Ask your doctor about adding behavioral approaches such as biofeedback (available from trained clinical psychologists), the mind-body approach of John ... Read More

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