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What is the definition or description of: Meloxicam overdose?

What is the definition or description of: Meloxicam overdose?

Typically severe Gi: Meloxicam is an NSAID, non steroidal anti-inflammatory drug, in the same class as ibuprofen. Meloxicam, like other NSAIDs, do not yield respiratory distress and unconsciousness in overdose. Instead, there is typically severe GI pain, mainly in the stomach region, and the possibility of gastritis, erosions in the stomach lining. ...Read more

Meloxicam Overdose (Definition)

Meloxicam is an NSAID, non steroidal anti-inflammatory drug, in the same class as ibuprofen. Meloxicam, like other NSAIDs, do not yield respiratory distress and unconsciousness in overdose. Instead, there is typically severe GI pain, mainly in the stomach region, and the possibility of gastritis, erosions ...Read more


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What is the treatment for meloxicam overdose?

What is the treatment for meloxicam overdose?

Meloxicam overdose: The Meloxicam 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 overdoses need to be treated in the hospital. Please go to ed immediately. ...Read more

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Can a person overdose on meloxicam the person has taken 20 15mg or more?

Can a person overdose on meloxicam the person has taken 20 15mg or more?

Meloxicam overdose: Yes, you can develop overdose from taking too many Meloxicam pills.
The overdose symptoms are blue lips, fingernails, or skin, seizures, ain in the chest, upper stomach, or throat, severe stomach pain, skin rash, swelling around the eyes, face, lips, or tongue, rapid weight gain. ..
Please see your doctor for evaluation. ...Read more

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What is the effect of this medicine coxicam meloxicam 7.5mg tablet? And for what is this medicine?

What is the effect of this medicine coxicam meloxicam 7.5mg tablet? And for what is this medicine?

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

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What are the most common side effects of meloxicam, and how does this drug work?

What are the most common side effects of meloxicam, and how does this drug work?

Not major in most!: Meloxicam 15mg is one of my favorite nsaids. 24hr duration, (best taken at supper), and is one of the least likely to cause GI upset, which it can, but compared to Ibuprofen and others. $10 for 3 mo supply at kroger's, walmart, costco, target, and others.
Can cause fluid retention in some, an increased bp, and in people with marginal reanl function, a further deterioration. Still, very safe. ...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.
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Can a person overdose taking meloxicam the person has taken 20 + 15mg tabs?

Meloxicam overdose: 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. ..
Please see your doctor for evaluation. ...Read more

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I am taking meloxicam 7.5mg a day, I have read you should not take this drug, as it causes some serious effects, its working well now I'm worried.

I am taking meloxicam 7.5mg a day, I have read you should not take this drug, as it causes some serious effects, its working well now I'm worried.

Probably OK: Meloxicam (mobic) is a nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory like advil or aleve (naproxen). It is reasonably safe, particularly at the smaller 7.5 mg size taken once daily. Like other nsaids, the biggest potential risk is upset stomcah or even GI bleeding. Take all nsaids with food. Take with caution in older patients or those with kidney or liver problems. ...Read more

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Is the drug mobic (meloxicam) and celebrax the same? What are celebrax side effects and mobic (meloxicam)? Which is best?

Is the drug mobic (meloxicam) and celebrax the same? What are celebrax side effects and mobic (meloxicam)? Which is best?

Similar: Both drugs are so-called partially selective nsaids. Their side effects are similar. Because they have absolutely different molecular structure, there are individual differences in effect. Therefore neither is the best or worst. ...Read more

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Which drug is best, mobic (meloxicam) or celebrax for arthritis and osteo?

NSAIDS: Meloxicam and Celebrex (celecoxib) are non steroidal anti-inflammatory medications. They are both effective medications for arthritis. The effectiveness varies from individual to individual. ...Read more

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Which medecine can cause renal failure? Tramadol or meloxicam?

Meloxicam: Meloxicam, like other nsaids, can affect kidney function. This usually isn't an issue in young healthy adults, but patients with other risk factors such as diabetes, high blood pressure, smoking, etc, have to be very careful if they use prescription or over the counter nsaids. Tramadol is a pain medication and would not typically affect kidney function. ...Read more

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Can the medicine meloxicam effect birth control?

Can the medicine meloxicam effect birth control?

No: Mobic (meloxicam) should not affect the effectiveness of oral birth control pills. It should not be taken by pregnant women past 30 weeks of pregnancy due to possible problems this can cause the baby. ...Read more

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Can the medicine meloxicam affect birth control?

No: The only antibiotic that has been proven to affect birth control pills is called rifampin. This is a common myth that antibiotics, in general, decrease the effectiveness of birth control pills. ...Read more

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What is the difference between the arthritis medicines mobic (meloxicam) and celebrex?

What is the difference between the arthritis medicines mobic (meloxicam) and celebrex?

Depends.: Celebrex, or celecoxib, las a lower risk of bleeding from the gut, but also is the only NSAID that does not block the effect of low dose Aspirin used to prevent heart disease or stroke. Meloxicam blocks aspirins effect, as do all other drugs like Naproxen (aleve), and Ibuprofen (motrin). Unfortunately, Celebrex remains on patent and is much more expensive. For most, Meloxicam is a good choice. ...Read more

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My ALT range is at 68. I have been taking Meloxicam (ant-inflammatory med) once a day for 2-3 weeks. Could this medicine be causing this high range?

My ALT range is at 68. I have been taking Meloxicam (ant-inflammatory med) once a day for 2-3 weeks. Could this medicine be causing this high range?

Yes: Meloxicam can cause increases in liver enzymes. The elevation you describe is mild but you should discontinue the medication and recheck your liver function. If it remains elevated then there may be another cause. You should also avoid alcohol as well. ...Read more

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I took meloxicam for the first time today. I'm a diabetic and I have hypertension hbp. My? Is will my BP stay elevated if on the BP medicine? Help me..

I took meloxicam for the first time today. I'm a diabetic and I have hypertension hbp. My? Is will my BP stay elevated if on the BP medicine? Help me..

Too big a risk: Meloxicam and several other nsaids increase the risk of heart attacks. In someone who already has increased risk, I would suggest that this med not be used. ...Read more

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Which medicine offers stronger pain relief, ibuprofen 800 mg or meloxicam 15 mg?

Which medicine offers stronger pain relief, ibuprofen 800 mg or meloxicam 15 mg?

It depends.: Both medications are Nonsteroidal Anti-Inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs) and similar in their mechanism of action. Ibuprofen usually goes to work more quickly, but meloxicam only needs to be taken once daily. In general, ibuprofen is more useful for acute pain like headaches and injuries, while meloxicam can be better for chronic problems like arthritis. Some people just respond better to one of them. ...Read more

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Overdosed on ibuprofen about 20 and taking meloxicam feel bad but I just want my life to be over. Will taking both of these kill me?

You may be quite ill: Being young (no prior cardiac issues) you're most likely to become quite ill for some time. This is not what you say you want so it will be bad from your POV too. Some might have a fatal heart attack but it's not always fast. Don't do it! I hear that you are very unhappy w/ life - this would make it worse. Talk confidentially to an expert. 1-800-273 TALK or 1-800-222-1222. Things may improve. ...Read more

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Why're non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs such as meloxicam considered contraindicated in renal disease?

Why're non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs such as meloxicam considered contraindicated in renal disease?

They hurt the kidney: Nsaids interfere with the internal regulation of blood flow in the kidney. Using them reduces renal blood flow and decreases kidney function. ...Read more

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I'm allergic to meloxicam because it's a sulfa drug can I still take over-the-counter ibuprofen??

I'm allergic to meloxicam because it's a sulfa drug can I still take over-the-counter ibuprofen??

OK: Ibuprofen is not a sulfa drug. If you are allergic to sulfa drugs but you are not allergic to non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs), you should be OK taking over-the-counter ibuprofen. ...Read more

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Is it okay to take arthritus drug mobic (meloxicam) just prior to having arthroscopic surgery on my knee?

Is it okay to take arthritus drug mobic (meloxicam) just prior to having arthroscopic surgery on my knee?

Typically not: All arthritis drugs call nsaids except Celebrex (celecoxib) are known to affect how well platelets help the body stop bleeding. That can affect your ability to stop bleeding after surgery. So, I usually request patients stop their nsaids one week prior to surgery. ...Read more

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In 2009 took15mg of mobic (meloxicam) 3x a day for 20 days. Still have 2012 intestinal inflammation and elevated liver enzymes. Did this overdose cause?

In 2009 took15mg of mobic (meloxicam) 3x a day for 20 days. Still have 2012 intestinal inflammation and elevated liver enzymes. Did this overdose cause?

Meloxicam overdose: The Meloxicam 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. ..
Many medications can cause elevated liver enzymes and intestinal inflammation, please see your doctor for evaluation. ...Read more

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I have pleurisy im taking meloxicam I now have strep throat can I take any medicine for strep with the meloxicam?

I have pleurisy im taking meloxicam I now have strep throat can I take any medicine for strep with the meloxicam?

Strep Throat: If strep throat does not improve within two days of beginning, you should see your PCP as soon as possible for diagnosis, tests and treatment. ...Read more

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My pharmacist consult me to take MOBIC (meloxicam) MELOXICAM to reduce my chest muscle pain/pulled. Is that drug dangerous and has severe side effects?

See your PCP: For proper diagnosis, tests and treatment. Any medication can cause side effects and Mobic is no exception. Nevertheless, meloxicam is more potent against COX-2 and is more favorable to the GI system than other nonselective NSAIDs. ...Read more

Overdose (Definition)

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