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is it safe to take meloxicam and hydrocodone

A 44-year-old male asked:
Dr. Paul Grin
Dr. Paul Grin answered
35 years experience Pain Management
You can: There is no drug interactions between 2 drugs Painkiller and anti-inflammatory for back pain is a great combo. However, hydrocodone/acetaminophen is g ... Read More
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A 52-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jonathan Lau
22 years experience Anesthesiology
Hydrocodone &tylenol: I would not take hydrocodone and tylenol (acetaminophen) together as both of these medication contain tylenol (acetaminophen) and over dose of tylenol ... Read More
A 70-year-old female asked:
Dr. Qamar Khan
16 years experience Pain Management
Seems like: You've tried it already. However you could substitute the meloxicam for ibuprofen or naproxen OTC to see if that helps more. If that doesn't help I ... Read More
A 48-year-old female asked:
Dr. Maulik Shah
23 years experience Clinical Genetics
Probably safe: This combination is used quite commonly. Meloxicam is quite safe with the big side effect be stomach upset and possibly stomach bleeding. Amitriptyl ... Read More
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A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. Bernard Seif
39 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
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 31-year-old male asked:
Dr. Richard Bensinger
51 years experience Ophthalmology
Yes: These will not interact and you can get the effect needed from both.
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A female asked:
Dr. Sudhir Khemka
24 years experience Anesthesiology
If : If you have been presribed hydroconde for chronic pain and you have been taking then you can continue taking it as needed as advised by your physician ... Read More
A 33-year-old male asked:
Dr. Robert Killian
27 years experience General Practice
Overdose: No. It is not safe. Best to wait.
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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