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How Long Is It Safe To Take Mobic 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
Monica: Yes you can take both together.Get a more detailed answer ›
I am on meloxicam and celabenzaprine a muscle relaxer is it safe to take amoxicillin while on them pills?
Maybe: Amoxicillin and Meloxicam together may increase blood levels of the other, so if you are at higher doses of either drug, you may be more likely to have side effects. All drugs have side effects, so your final check should be with the doctor giving you the prescriptions and your pharmacist. ...Read more
Is it safe to take meloxicam 15mgs a day for the last 3 1/2 years and now recently added amitriptyline 50mgs at bedtime?
Probably safe: This combination is used quite commonly. Meloxicam is quite safe with the big side effect be stomach upset and possibly stomach bleeding. Amitriptyline should not have adverse reactions in combination with meloxicam. It does cause drowsiness. Of course, if you develop any side effects, stop the newer medication and consult your doctor. ...Read more
Terrible left ribcage pain 4 months. Dr gave me 15mg Mobic (meloxicam). Is it safe to take if I have gastritis? Not sure if dr remembered I have it.
A week: I would give it a week.Get a more detailed answer ›
3-4 days: Meloxicam works quickly and you should have a reasonable response within 3-4 days at the most. ...Read more
Meloxicam: Any- as long as it is not nsaid. ...Read more
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 anti-inflammatory agent instead. Stevens-johnson syndrome is a terrible allergic reaction to medication & can even be life-threatening. Once is enough. Discuss your valid concerns with your physician and use Meloxicam only if it is your best choice. ...Read more
30-45 minutes: Onset time is roughly 30-45 minutes. The peak effect is at 4-6 hrs. ...Read more
Been in meloxicam daily for 2 yrs. Now I stop insted I take ancorxia 120mg every 4 days. Does it is more safer than the daily for chronic pain?
Equivalent: The risks are very similar however, if you are only taking Arcoxia only every 4 days it is the safer agent. ...Read more
I took meloxicam for the first time today bt was told it wasn't safe due to having hbp and diabetes? Is how long before its out my system. I'm scared...
Do not worry: Don't worry about one dose. It is the long term use of this med that can cause issues. ...Read more
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 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
I have gastritis and pvc's.My Dr gave me mobic (meloxicam) for side pain and I'm not sure if he remembered these conditions. Mobic (meloxicam) 15mg safe to take?
Possibly not: Mobic (meloxicam) (and other NSAIDs) can cause gastritis or even gastric ulcers and bleeding. They must be avoided or used with caution in a patient with known gastritis. If the NSAID is truly needed, take it with food and also a drug like Prilosec (omeprazole) to reduce acid production in the stomach. ...Read more
8yr/o has JIA on Mobic (meloxicam) methotrexate and Remicade just had 1000mg SOLUMEDROL for swelling. How long should it take for swelling to go away completly?
Just a day or two: It is very effectiveGet a more detailed answer ›
Is it safe OK to take mobic (meloxicam) 15mg at bedtime instead of morning? And as is ibuprofen safer?
Take with food: Popping Mobic (meloxicam) or any other NSAID on an empty stomach and then hopping into bed is not a good idea. NSAIDs should be taken with a meal. Taking the NSAID at bedtime would increase the possibility of either gastritis or esophagitis. There is not much safety difference between Mobic (meloxicam) and ibuprofen. ...Read more
I took meloxicam for about a week, I took the last dose Thursday morning, and it's now Saturday, can I take ibuprofen instead now, is it safe? Thanks!
Yes: The Meloxicam is now out of your system. ...Read more
Take around 5 200mg advils a week for a month for neck spasm. Just got perscribed 15mg mobic (meloxicam) to take for 30 days. Take Zoloft too. Is this safe? I'm 16
You can't post until you're 17: Refer your question back to your pediatrician to answer. Thank you! ...Read more
Is meloxicam safe to take in patients with diabetes and hypertension blood pressure? Someone please help me....
Was taking meloxicam for Jaw pain but I stopped after two doses. How long until I can safely take aspirin or something of the sort again?
3 days: Three days for the meloxicam to fully wash out. ...Read more
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