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Coming Off Mobic
About an hour: Mobic (meloxicam) is a nonsteroidal anti inflammatory medication. If you are taking it fir pain, it should kick in after about 30-60 minutes. If you are taking for inflammation, say with a tendonitis, it may take a few days to a week for the affects to be noticed. Hope you feel better! ...Read more
You can develop overdose from taking too many Meloxicam pills.
The overdose symptoms are blue lips, fingernails, or skin, seizures, pain in the chest, upper stomach, or throat, severe stomach pain, skin rash, swelling around the eyes, face, lips, or tongue, rapid weight gain ...
All overdose can lead to death. ...Read more
NSAID : Mobic (meloxicam) is a non steroidal anti-inflammatory medication or nsaid. It is in the same family as naproxen, motrin, and celebrex. This medicine is sometimes used to treat inflammatory conditions such as gout, rheumatoid arthritis, and osteoarthritis. Avoid in in patients with a history of gastrointestinal bleeding, heart failure, renal failure, or allergies to nsaids. ...Read more
Meloxicam: Meloxicam is a non steroidal anti-inflammatory medication. It is commonly used to treat painful conditions. It is not recommended for long term use. However, you can take it after a month. ...Read more
That is twice:
That is twice the maximum daily dose allowed. 4 cases who took 6-11 times max dose have recovered. But you should avoid doing taking more than 15 mg/day.
http://dailymed.nlm.nih.gov/dailymed/lookup.cfm?setid=a62ec334-f0a3-4e8c-bd17-f85b9135d096. ...Read more
Yes. These 3 drugs: (hydrocodone, acetaminophen & meloxicam) are in different families and all work to control pain in different ways. I will caution you, however, that nausea is a common side effect of hydrocodone and indigestion is a common side effect of meloxicam. It's always best to take the lowest amount of medication needed to control your pain. Dr. Anne ...Read more
Hard to compare: There is no way to compare the 2 medications. However, the max dose for monica is 15mg in 24 hours. ...Read more