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Narcotic (Definition)

A natural or synthetic alkaloid compound that has morphine-like qualities. Other examples are codeine, heroin, Meperidine (demerol). They are classified based on their intrinsic activity & where they interact in the central nervous system. They are involved in pain transmission ...Read more


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What is mobic (meloxicam)?

Meloxicam: Meloxicam is a non steroidal anti-inflammatory medication. It is usually used to treated painful conditions. ...Read more

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Is meloxicam 7.5mg addicting?

Is meloxicam 7.5mg addicting?

No: It is a nonsteroidal inflammatory drug and none of them are addicting. ...Read more

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How much acetaminephen in meloxicam?

None: Meloxicam is only Meloxicam (an nsaid)and contains not other ingredients. ...Read more

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Could someone die of an overdose on meloxicam?

Yes: 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

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Is 30mg of meloxicam considered to be an overdose?

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

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Is meloxicam and Ultram similar?

Not at all: Meloxicam is an anti-inflammatory med and ultram is a narcotic type of pain med. ...Read more

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Is meloxicam similar to tramadol?

NO: Meloxicm is a nonsteroidal anti inflammatory tramadol is more related to opiates but has some ssri characteristics (similar to the mechanism of modern antidepressants. ...Read more

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Dr. Alvin Stein
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Meloxicam (Definition)

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