Top answers from doctors based on your search:
Disclaimer

meloxicam before surgery

A 47-year-old female asked:
Dr. Norman Cohen
36 years experience Anesthesiology
Mobic (meloxicam) can be helpful: Acute nerve injuries do benefit from Meloxicam (mobic). If the injury was recent, taking Mobic (meloxicam) for 2 to 4 weeks can help with the pain.
2
2 thanks

90,000 U.S. doctors in 147 specialties are here to answer your questions or offer you advice, prescriptions, and more. Get help now:

Ask doctors free
Personalized answers
Free
Talk to a doctor
24/7 visits
$15 per month
A 34-year-old female asked:
Dr. Edward Hellman
29 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Consider further wou: 35 years old seems very young to have osteoarthritis in the knees bad enough to be contemplating a total knee replacement. Consider an MRI to be sure ... Read More
1
1 thank
A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Hettinger
36 years experience Podiatry
Should be...: I usually don't have my patients stop their nsaid's prior to elective (and minimally invasive) surgery. Your surgeon may have other ideas though. As ... Read More
Dr. Dann Byck
Dr. Dann Byck answered
30 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Typically not: All arthritis drugs call nsaids except Celebrex (celecoxib) are known to affect how well platelets help the body stop bleeding. That can affect your ... Read More
1
1 thank
A 34-year-old female asked:
Dr. Rick Pospisil
Specializes in Orthopedic Surgery
Radial implant: Yes as will any antiinflammatory. May also use ultram , plain Tylenol (acetaminophen) or even aspirin . Stay off narcotic meds
1
1 thank
A 35-year-old female asked:
Dr. Chirag Patel
Specializes in Neurology
REM sleep: Neither of those medications is thought to suppress REM sleep. In fact, melatonin has been shown in human trials to increase REM sleep. See your sleep ... Read More
1
1 thank
A 24-year-old male asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Clemens
37 years experience General Surgery
Yes: You can take 2 norco, up to every four hours as needed. Mobic is also safe to take, it is a pain medication but works differently than norco.
1
1 thank
A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. John Goldman
55 years experience Rheumatology
Better to stick one: Better to stick with one NSAID. You need to discuss your choice of NSAIDs with your physician.
A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Sparacino
37 years experience Family Medicine
Yes: Its safe in people without contraindications.
4
4 thanks

90,000 U.S. doctors in 147 specialties are here to answer your questions or offer you advice, prescriptions, and more. Get help now:

Ask doctors free
Personalized answers
Free
Talk to a doctor
24/7 visits
$15 per month