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Dr. Alvin Stein
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Meloxicam (Overview)

Meloxicam is a pain medication.


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What are the side effects of meloxicam. What is meloxicam medication?

What are the side effects of meloxicam. What is meloxicam medication?

See details: Meloxicam is a nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory agent. There major risk is GI irritation but that risk is relatively low. It can occasionally raise blood pressure and it should be avoided in individuals with high risk for heart disease or have reduced kidney function. ...Read more

Dr. Alvin Stein
270 doctors shared insights

Meloxicam (Overview)

Meloxicam is a pain medication.


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Could someone die of an overdose on meloxicam?

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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What to do if accidentally took 2 ibuprophin , 1 meloxicam and are already on my proscribed adderall (dextroamphetamine and racemic amphetamine)?

What to do if accidentally took 2 ibuprophin , 1 meloxicam and are already on my proscribed adderall (dextroamphetamine and racemic amphetamine)?

Nothing now: Federal is an amphetamine type drug and Ibuprofen and Mexican are steroidal inflammatory drugs. Computer search shows no interactions between these classes of drugs, but that said, you should never take two different NSAIDs during the same time interval because this could lead to kidney and heart and gastrointestinal problems. ...Read more

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Can you tell me about it's like to use meloxicam for their arthritus?

Can you tell me about it's like to use meloxicam for their arthritus?

?????: The question really makes no sense. You hope it helps the pain and other symptoms. If it doesn't then stop it. ...Read more

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I have had allergic reactions to sulfa (stevens-johnson syndrome) and nsaids (swelling of face lips, and tongue). Can I safely take Meloxicam for OA?

Likely ok: Reaction to NSAIDs other than asthma, nasal congestion , sinusitis is considered specific to that drug. Sulfa has nothing to do with meloxicam. Thus it is likely safe for you to take Meloxicam but try to stay at 7.5 mg per day. ...Read more