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How long does it usually take for mobic (meloxicam) to start working to control back pain?

How long does it usually take for mobic (meloxicam) to start working to control back pain?

4 hours: Mobic (meloxicam) is an nsaid. Depending on the NSAID and the condition intended to treat some nsaids may work within a few hours while others may take a week or two before most benefits are achieved. Mobic (meloxicam) typically starts working with 2-3 hours. ...Read more

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How long does it take before meloxicam starts working?

3-4 days: Meloxicam works quickly and you should have a reasonable response within 3-4 days at the most. ...Read more

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I am taking meloxicam 7.5mg a day, I have read you should not take this drug, as it causes some serious effects, its working well now i'm worried.

I am taking meloxicam 7.5mg a day, I have read you should not take this drug, as it causes some serious effects, its working well   now i'm worried.

Probably OK: Meloxicam (mobic) is a nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory like advil or aleve (naproxen). It is reasonably safe, particularly at the smaller 7.5 mg size taken once daily. Like other nsaids, the biggest potential risk is upset stomcah or even GI bleeding. Take all nsaids with food. Take with caution in older patients or those with kidney or liver problems. ...Read more

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How long is it safe to take mobic (meloxicam) for?

How long is it safe to take mobic (meloxicam) for?

Mobic (meloxicam): Like any NSAID long term usage should be monitored by your doctor, checking renal and liver function periodically since these drugs could be toxic on prolonged utilization. ...Read more

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I take an anti inflammatory (mobic). Can this alter my ESR levels, and if so how long will it take to get out of my system?

I take an anti inflammatory (mobic). Can this alter my ESR levels, and if so how long will it take to get out of my system?

Yes. A few days.: Mobic (meloxicam) may actually reduce your ESR as it reduces inflammation. Mobic (meloxicam) is a once a day drug which generally means it is clear from your system within a matter of days. ...Read more

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I was prescribed 15mg Mobic and Cipro (ciprofloxacin) for prostatitis. How long will it take to take affect? Also does this combination interfere with Uroxotral?

I was prescribed 15mg Mobic and Cipro (ciprofloxacin) for prostatitis.  How long will it take to take affect?  Also does this combination interfere with Uroxotral?

May not help much: It sounds like you have an ongoing prostate problem (suggested by taking Uroxotral) and now maybe increased symptoms and your doctor is concerned about infection. Antibiotics like cipro (ciprofloxacin) often are tried in prostatitis in case it's a bacterial infection, but often it isn't and antibiotic doesn't help. If it does, improvement should start within 1-2 weeks. No drug interference. Work w/ your doctor. ...Read more

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Pain and some swelling in wrist on the lower thumb side. No injury. Took meloxicam for 2 days, how long should it take to start seeing improvement.

Pain and some swelling in wrist on the lower thumb side. No injury. Took meloxicam for 2 days, how long should it take to start seeing improvement.

Tendinitis: It sounds like a de quervain's tendinitis of the wrist. Meloxicam probably will not help very much but can be tried for 7-10 days. Splinting, ice and a local cortisone injection are other options. ...Read more

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