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Does taking 15 mg meloxicam for chronic back pain is ok for years?

Does taking 15 mg meloxicam for chronic back pain is ok for years?

Maybe: It is a nsaid. As a result prolonged use may result in GI or kidney disease. Certainly pls follow with a doc (bloodwork every 6 months) and be alert for potential symptoms - stomach ache... ...Read more

Dr. Heidi Fowler
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Is meloxicam effective for back pain?

Is meloxicam effective for back pain?

It can be helpful: Anti-inflammatory medication can improve back pain, but someone may respond better to one anti-inflammatory medication such as Meloxicam than another, such as naproxen. Meloxicam is effective for many people, but if it doesn't help, try a different medication. ...Read more

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What medication can I take for headaches if I am already on mobic meloxicam for back pain?

What medication can I take for headaches if I am already on mobic meloxicam for back pain?

Headaches: Headache has several subtypes. The treatment depends on the cause of your headache. Some medications can cause headache and you must stop them to relieve your headache. Besides meloxicam, some of other medications used for headache can be topamax, (topiramate) tca, anti-seizure medication, triptans. ... ...Read more

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What is more dangerous duclopinac 100mg ones daily or 15mg meloxicam daily for chronic back pain.?

What is more dangerous duclopinac 100mg ones daily or 15mg meloxicam daily for chronic back pain.?

GI: NSAIDS all have the same warnings. Major effects can be GI related with stomach upset/reflux and bleeding. They also can have effects on the heart and blood pressure. You need to be aware of any side effects and discuss with your doctor if they come up. ...Read more

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Is over the counter Ibrupofen the same thing as Mobic (meloxicam)? do they do the exact same thing for back pain & do they cure inflammation?

NSAIDs: Both ibuprofen and meloxicam (Mobic) are Nonsteroidal Antiinflammatory Drugs. They do the same but aren't the same drug, and are not equipotent, meaning you need different dosages from either to have the same effect, consult your doctor or your pharmacist, good luck ...Read more

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If mobic (meloxicam) and ibuprofen isn't helping my back pain what will?

Back pain: Those are 2 very strong medications, I would recommend that you see your physician that gave you those meds to change or increase the medication to where you can get comfortable. There are many other medications that can be prescribed that can help. Plus they can do some scans to see if there is anything structurally causing the pain. ...Read more

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I'm having lower back pain that moves to the middle of my back. I've been on meloxicam for 6 days and it hasn't hepled. Is there something else I can do?

I'm having lower back pain that moves to the middle of my back. I've been on meloxicam for 6 days and it hasn't hepled. Is there something else I can do?

Rotate: Rotate to a different anti-inflammatory as not everyone responds to meloxicam. If it lasts for more than 6 weeks or gets more serious, time to go see a doc ...Read more

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I'm taking meloxicam ones daily for severe scoliosis shoulder blade back pain. Is it okey?? Cant live without it. What should I do?

I'm taking meloxicam ones daily for severe scoliosis shoulder blade back pain. Is it okey?? Cant live without it. What should I do?

@Ur age no more gro-: -wth so a curve should not increase, assuming U have been followed by a spine surgeon when U were young. If not get in 2 C 1. If U have not been followed U have no way 2 determine treatment. Severe should have been braced, & above a certain degree of curve surgery is next. U have passed the golden time so treatment is symptomatic as U R doing. If not been evaluated by a spine surgeon get in 2 C1. ...Read more

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I took a meloxicam 15mg around noon on 4/26/17 for my low back pain as prescribed by dr. Been on it for about two weeks now. I left for a business tri?

I took a meloxicam 15mg around noon on 4/26/17 for my low back pain as prescribed by dr. Been on it for about two weeks now. I left for a business tri?

Unclear question: You can certainly travel while taking meloxicam which is a non-steroidal anti-inflammatory medication. If you have been taking it for 2 weeks for an acute low back pain/injury, it may be time to re-visit with Dr. Been unless (s)he recommended something differently. ...Read more

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Is Diclofenac, Meloxicam, or Indomethacin, better for chronic osteoarthritis, and back pain?

Back pain: You must ask your doctor what medication you should use for chronic osteoarthritis.
Has any doctor suggested you wear a back brace?

Please keep me posted. ...Read more

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I took 7.5 mg meloxicam about 4 hours ago for back pain. It didn't help. Can I take ibuprofen or another meloxicam?

I took 7.5 mg meloxicam about 4 hours ago for back pain. It didn't help. Can I take ibuprofen or another meloxicam?

Yes: You can take another dose of the meloxicam but no more NSAIDS for at least 12 hours. You should discuss this with the Doc who Rxd the meloxicam. Max dose of meloxicam per day is 15mg per day. ...Read more

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Can you take trimadol. Meloxicam. And gabapentin together it was prescribed for back pain from scoliosis

Yes: Tramadol is an opioid, Meloxicam is a non steroidal anti-inflammatory medication, and neuron tin is an anti-seizure medication. They have different effects on your pain. This regimen is commonly used for chronic painful conditions, including back pain from scoliosis. ...Read more

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My doc gave myonal and meloxicam for my back pain. I'm taking amlodipine 5mg for htn. Is it ok if I take meloxicam 15mg even im in amlodipine too? I'm 25f

My doc gave myonal and meloxicam for my back pain. I'm taking amlodipine 5mg for htn. Is it ok if I take meloxicam 15mg even im in amlodipine too? I'm 25f

Blood pressure: The fact you have high blood pressure then Meloxicam could possibly increase it. You are only 25, but since you have a high blood pressure we need to use controls. You need to monitor your blood pressure, and consider Meloxicam as short-term therapy in your setting. You can monitor your own blood pressure and confer with your physician. We also realize it Meloxicam can cause stomach irritation and even ulcers. ...Read more

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Is Arthrotec (diclofenac and misoprostol) better than Meloxicam for arthritis and back pain?

Is Arthrotec (diclofenac and misoprostol) better than Meloxicam for arthritis and back pain?

Somewhat different: Meloxicam is a non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drug that taken long term may require a proton pump inhibitor such as prilosec to prevent G. I. Problems such as ulcer. Arthrotec (diclofenac and misoprostol) contains diclofenac, also an N SAID but also misoprostil an older drug to protect the G.I. tract. You should try diclofenac separately without and Mexican to see which is better. Long term u need pump inhibitor separately. ...Read more

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I'm taking meloxicam 7.5mg for back pain. Doctor said it was ok to take half as it made me feel very tired, could this also make me bloated after meal?

Meloxicam: Meloxicam is a nsaids. It can cause gastrointestinal side effects such as nausea, vomiting, bloating, abdominal pain. ... Please talk to your doctor about your symptoms for medication change. ...Read more

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Lower back pain, spasms, hurt bending coming back up about a week ago. No better; which med Mobic, (meloxicam) Flexeril or Tyl/codeine? Take 0.5 Ativan 1 a day.

Lower back pain, spasms, hurt bending coming back up about a week ago. No better; which med Mobic, (meloxicam) Flexeril or Tyl/codeine? Take 0.5 Ativan 1 a day.

Talk to your doctor: Typically non-steroidals and rest is best. No heavy lifting. Conservative treatment over several weeks. ...Read more

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Can mobic (meloxicam) cause low back pain? Took it once for hand tendonitis and developed LBP about 10 hrs later

No, it is unlikely: Mobic (meloxicam) is in a nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory medication (NSAIDs) that are used to treat pain and inflammation. common Mobic (meloxicam) side effects are stomach pain, dizziness, headache, blurry vision, but not back pain.
Rec.: see your PCP for further investigation. ...Read more

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I am deathly allergic to Sulfa meds, my doc just scribed me MELOXICAM for back pain & muscle cramps, does it have sulfa in it?

I am deathly allergic to Sulfa meds, my doc just scribed me MELOXICAM for back pain & muscle cramps, does it have sulfa in it?

Yes, close enough to: Avoid. Meloxicam is in a group of drugs called nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs) Meloxicam is chemically designated as 4-hydroxy-2-methyl-N- (5-methyl-2-thiazolyl)-2H-1, 2-benzothiazine-3-carboxamide-1, 1-dioxide. It does contain sulfa, although not the typical sulfonamide structure which typically occurs in those with sulfa allergies. However, given your allergies, most would say to avoid. ...Read more

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I'm now taking meloxicam for back pain, with right leg pain. I haven't received any relief. A friend recommended I switch to Aleve (naproxen). What do you thin?

I'm now taking meloxicam for back pain, with right leg pain. I haven't received any relief. A friend recommended I switch to Aleve (naproxen). What do you thin?

Get it checked by MD: It is difficult to suggest based on your question. Pain in back associated with pain in leg not responding to pain med like you add taking needs to be evaluated by your doctor. Of course you can try aleve but over the counter aleve (naproxen) is not that strong you will need to take2 tab every 12 hours. Get it checked with detailed history as to how long@what started it. Exam and may need imagin ...Read more

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How often do you take motrin 800 mg for back pain?

How often do you take motrin 800 mg for back pain?

Every 8 hours: You can take it every 8 hours but it is a very high dose and can not take for long time ...Read more

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If I take hydrocodine 10.325 and flexiral 10 mg for back pain how long should I wait to take lorazepam. 5 mg for anxeity as needed?

If I take hydrocodine 10.325 and flexiral 10 mg for back pain how long should I wait to take lorazepam. 5 mg for anxeity as needed?

We've answered this: This was the same questions you asked an hour ago. Two doctors have answered your question. Taking all three drugs together is not recommended nor is it safe. You need to contact your doctor immediately, if you feel you must take them all together. The side effects are huge! Contact your doctor now. ...Read more

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Can Naproxen cause joint pain? I currently take 2x500 mg for back pain & have started to get joint pain in my fingers, never experienced this before

Naproxen: Not aware of a direct effect to cause joint pain but many times what is interested as spin or the indirect cause of pain in the hands is swelling which gives feeling of stiffness tightness and can cause nerve and tendon pressure So man prison can cause fluid retention and swelling in hands so iplease discuss this side effect with your doctors as it may extend to other NSAIDs and signal issues ...Read more

Dr. Qamar Khan
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Pain In The Back (Definition)

Pain in the back = dorsalgia = discomfort of any ...Read more