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What is mobic (meloxicam)?

What is mobic (meloxicam)?

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

Dr. Vasu Brown
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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?

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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Side effects of mobic (meloxicam)?

Side effects of mobic (meloxicam)?

Slightly lower...: At the 7.5mg dose, it is a bit safer on the stomach than naproxen, etc. I believe this dissaptes at the 15mg dose. Major benefit-aa once daily drug. All side effects of any nsaids are listed for Mobic (meloxicam) because of fda "class labeling.". ...Read more

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Can I take meloxicam well pregnent?

Meloxicam: It is preferable not to unless your doctor feels the necessity of its usage in pregnancy keeping in mind risk benefit ratio. Discuss the necessity with your doctor. ...Read more

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Can I take meloxicam with excedrin?

No: These medications are both antiinflammatory and should never be used together. ...Read more

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Could meloxicam be used to treat gout?

Could meloxicam be used to treat gout?

Yes, it can be used: Meloxicam specifically hasn’t been studied in gout, but its drug class meloxicam is in have been shown to be effective to reduce pain and swelling during gout attacks. Note: they treat the symptom of pain but not they do nothing for the underlying cause - the gout itself. If you use it for gout, loop your doctor in; longtime use can erode the stomach and gut lining, leading to ulcers and bleeding. ...Read more

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If my meloxicam expired is it safe to use?

Maybe: How long ago did it expire? Within the last year, it should be fine. ...Read more

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Is meloxicam for their arthritus affective?

Is meloxicam for their arthritus affective?

Yes: Meloxicam is a nonsteroidal inflammatory drug that relieves both pain and inflammation of arthritis. Like most NSAIDS response can vary from person to person, but many alternatives are available. ...Read more

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Is difene a stronger medication than meloxicam?

Is difene a stronger medication than meloxicam?

Meloxicam just one: Meloxicam is one of the anti-inflammatory medications. Many people improve simply with a change in rx. Ibuprofen, piroxicam, celebrex, (celecoxib) nabumetone, etc. - all equal strength. If you need more anti-inflammatory effect, steroids work. If you need more pain relief, tramadol is prescription pain rx. For short term use, narcotics such as Codeine and hydrocodone work well. ...Read more

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Can I drink occasionally while taking meloxicam?

Can I drink occasionally while taking meloxicam?

Meloxicam & EtOH: Generally, no. Meloxicam is a non-steroidal anti inflammatory drug (nsaid), and this class of drugs irritates the stomach lining, which is made worse by alcohol ingestion, and could result in bleeding. ...Read more

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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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Can I take meloxicam and cyclobenzaprine together?

Yes: There are no interactions between these two medications. They also don’t need to be separated from each other so you may take them at the same time of day. ...Read more

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Mobic (meloxicam) vs diclofenac which works better?

Hard to say: Different people respond best to different nsaids. That said, diclofenac often seems to be the stronger agent. ...Read more

Dr. Alvin Stein
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Meloxicam (Definition)

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