A 47-year-old member asked:
Can i stop taking meloxicam?
3 doctor answers • 7 doctors weighed in
Specializes in Rheumatology
Yes: There is no need to taper off the medication. However, if you were taking it for arthritis pain, the pain may return when you stop, it.
5.7k viewsAnswered >2 years ago
Pain Management 17 years experience
Yes: Meloxicam can be discontinued without tapering.
4.9k viewsReviewed >2 years ago
Pain Management 36 years experience
Meloxicam: is nonselective nonsteroidal analgesic and you can stop taking Meloxicam at any time without requiring a withdrawal process.
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Last updated Feb 22, 2020
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