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Meloxicam 30 Mg
My mom has taken 30 mg meloxicam dose every day for aweek is this dangerous?? I'm really sad. How bad can this be for her health?!!
Too much!: The dosage you give is double the maximum and 4X the recommended daily dose. Definitely have a responsible Dr evaluate why this was done and correct it if possible! The effects can be serious but since you don't name any side effects, so far she may be okay. In any case, don't let her just quit! Have her see a Dr ASAP Don't let another week go by. Best wishes! ...Read more
My mom has taken 30 mg meloxicam dose every day for aweek is this dangerous?? She had heart proplems before. How bad can this be for her health?
XS Dose: The maximum dose of meloxicam is 15 mg — her dose is likely to lead to an adverse reaction: stomach upset, nausea, bleeding. There are more serious side effects as well: kidney failure, heart failure and heart attack. With drugs such as meloxicam, one should always use the smallest effective dose for the shortest duration possible as some side effects even occur at low doses. ...Read more
About an hour: Mobic (meloxicam) is a nonsteroidal anti inflammatory medication. If you are taking it fir pain, it should kick in after about 30-60 minutes. If you are taking for inflammation, say with a tendonitis, it may take a few days to a week for the affects to be noticed. Hope you feel better! ...Read more
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
NSAID : Mobic (meloxicam) is a non steroidal anti-inflammatory medication or nsaid. It is in the same family as naproxen, motrin, and celebrex. This medicine is sometimes used to treat inflammatory conditions such as gout, rheumatoid arthritis, and osteoarthritis. Avoid in patients with a history of gastrointestinal bleeding, heart failure, renal failure, or allergies to nsaids. ...Read more
Meloxicam: Meloxicam is a non steroidal anti-inflammatory medication. It is commonly used to treat painful conditions. It is not recommended for long term use. However, you can take it after a month. ...Read more
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