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Dr. Brian Le Dr. Le
Pain Management
13 years in practice
New York Institute of Technology New York College of Osteopathic Medicine
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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.

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Dr. William Lages Dr. Lages
Internal Medicine - Rheumatology
64 years in practice
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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.

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Dr. Heidi Fowler Dr. Fowler
Psychiatry
21 years in practice
Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences F. Edward Hebert School of Medicine
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Dr. Ronald Krauser Dr. Krauser
Internal Medicine - Rheumatology
48 years in practice
Wake Forest University School of Medicine
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How much acetaminephen in meloxicam?

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

Dr. Brian Le Dr. Le
Pain Management
13 years in practice
New York Institute of Technology New York College of Osteopathic Medicine
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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.

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Dr. Ihab Ibrahim Dr. Ibrahim
Pain Management
25 years in practice
Ain Shams University Faculty of Medicine
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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.

Dr. Jimmy Bowen Dr. Bowen
Physical & Rehabilitation Medicine
30 years in practice
University of Alabama School of Medicine
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Dr. Thomas Namey Dr. Namey
Internal Medicine - Rheumatology
44 years in practice
Washington University School of Medicine
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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.".

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Dr. Ramachandran Srinivasan Dr. Srinivasan
Internal Medicine - Rheumatology
48 years in practice
Andhra University, Andhra Medical College
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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.

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Dr. Ronald Krauser Dr. Krauser
Internal Medicine - Rheumatology
48 years in practice
Wake Forest University School of Medicine
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Dr. Ashish Shanbhag Dr. Shanbhag
Physical & Rehabilitation Medicine
24 years in practice
Medical University of South Carolina College of Medicine
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Can I take meloxicam with excedrin?

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

Dr. Charles Turck Dr. Turck
Pharmacology
13 years in practice
Midwestern University Chicago College of Osteopathic Medicine
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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.

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Dr. Ihab Ibrahim Dr. Ibrahim
Pain Management
25 years in practice
Ain Shams University Faculty of Medicine
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Dr. Ronald Krauser Dr. Krauser
Internal Medicine - Rheumatology
48 years in practice
Wake Forest University School of Medicine
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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.

Dr. George T Tsai Dr. Tsai
Surgery
23 years in practice
Drexel University College of Medicine
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Has meloxicam been known to cause colitis?

Has meloxicam been known to cause colitis?

Yes: Nsaids have been implicated / associated with a form of ulcerative colitis.

Dr. William Lages Dr. Lages
Internal Medicine - Rheumatology
64 years in practice
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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.

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Dr. Pierre Moeser Dr. Moeser
Internal Medicine - Rheumatology
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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.

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Dr. Thomas Namey Dr. Namey
Internal Medicine - Rheumatology
44 years in practice
Washington University School of Medicine
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Dr. Morton Levitt Dr. Levitt
Pathology
45 years in practice
Duke University School of Medicine
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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.

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