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is it safe to drive while on meloxicam

A 56-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Sparacino
36 years experience Family Medicine
Yes: Its safe in people without contraindications.
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A 61-year-old male asked:
Dr. Steven Machtinger
43 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Seek an alternative: There is an increased risk of stevens-johnson syndrome in persons using cox-2 inhibitors like Meloxicam (mobic). If you can use a cox-1 nonsteroidal a ... Read More
A 57-year-old female asked:
Dr. Lynne Weixel
35 years experience Clinical Psychology
Compariosns: Here's a comparison: http://treato.com/Ibuprofen,Meloxicam/?a=s It depends on some issues you might know. Neither has no concerns, both are helpful to ... Read More
A 55-year-old member asked:
Dr. Richard Maughon
23 years experience Pain Management
Mobic (meloxicam): Mobic (meloxicam) is theoretically safer than Motrin for the stomach. Both carry warnings for cardiac disease. In the absence of kidney or heart disea ... Read More
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A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ronald Krauser
51 years experience Rheumatology
Maybe: How long ago did it expire? Within the last year, it should be fine.
A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Larry Stephenson M D
43 years experience Neurology
For loading dose: Usually max dose is 15 mg daily.
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A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Sassan Hassassian
28 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 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Romanth Waghmarae
38 years experience Pain Management
Meloxicam: Any- as long as it is not nsaid.
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A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ronald Krauser
51 years experience Rheumatology
Equivalent: The risks are very similar however, if you are only taking Arcoxia only every 4 days it is the safer agent.
A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ronald Krauser
51 years experience Rheumatology
Hard to say: Meloxicam has less GI risk but Naproxen has no cardiac risk.
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