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I have previously had stevens jonson syndrome it is safe to take meloxicam 7 .5mg?

I have previously had stevens jonson syndrome it is safe to take meloxicam 7 .5mg?

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

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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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Is it safe to take nortriptyline with meloxicam?

Is it safe to take nortriptyline  with meloxicam?

Yes, OK together: Meloxicam is used to treat arthritis. It reduces pain, swelling, and stiffness of the joints. Meloxicam is known as a nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drug (NSAID). Nortriptyline is used to treat anxiety and depression. Nortriptyline may be used for neuropathic pain in adults. Best regards for relief. ...Read more

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Is it safe to take acetaminophen w/ mobic (meloxicam)?

Is it safe to take acetaminophen w/ mobic (meloxicam)?

Yes: Mobic (meloxicam) is a non steroidal anti-inflammatory medication. You can take Acetaminophen with mobic (meloxicam). ...Read more

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Is it safe to take meloxicam 15mgs a day for the last 3 1/2 years and now recently added amitriptyline 50mgs at bedtime?

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

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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.

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.

Mobic (meloxicam): Mobic (meloxicam) is considered to be relatively safe on the stomach however celebrex is a better choice if you do need an anti-inflammatory medication. You may even have muscular pain which would improve with regular mild exercises and stretching. ...Read more

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