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I just realized that I was prescribed 15mg of meloxicam daily. I've been taking twice daily for 2 weeks. How should I proceed.
Meloxicam 15mg x2: Hello. As long as your kidney function is good, then only take 15mg daily going forward. However, only take 15mg total daily dose as needed. Don't take it every day "just to be taking it". It will work just fine for you to only take on days when you have the flare of increased inflammatory dull, throbbing, aching pain. ...Read more
Taking 15mg meloxicam daily 4 severe pain, is there a chance i don't have a side effects im taking it 2 years now?
Yes: Meloxicam is usually well tolerated. As with any NSAID routine lab screening should be done. ...Read more
Been in meloxicam daily for 2 yrs. Now I stop insted I take ancorxia 120mg every 4 days. Does it be safer than the daily for chronic pain?
Equivalent: The risks are very similar however, if you are only taking Arcoxia only every 4 days it is the safer agent. ...Read more
What is more dangerous duclopinac 100mg one's daily or 15mg meloxicam daily for chronic back pain.?
I'm taking meloxicam daily but it did not relieve the pain of my right foot. What other medication or remedy for my painful foot?
It depends: Once we know the cause of the right foot pain, it will be much easier to treat your pain. For example if you have arthritis, an NSAID like Meloxicam may be appropriate. There are many other nsaids available such as naproxen, voltaren, daypro, (oxaprozin) or motrin. However, if you have another type of pain such as neuropathy, a different treatment would be in order. ...Read more
Recent fall while running. Diangosis 4 weeks ago with oa (knee). 7.5 mg mobic (meloxicam) daily. Now I have swelling 4th toe, right foot and low back pain. Related or not?
I'm taking meloxicam one's 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
My son is taking meloxicam once daily and has a fever with flu symptoms is it OK to take acetaminophen?
Can't take the pain so taking meloxicam 15mg daily for my scoliosis for 3 yrs nw. tryng to conceive what pain reliever to use specialy when pregnant?
Diba not knw im preg for 3 weks n tht 3 weks Ben taking meloxicam 15 mg daily, does it mean something wrong on my baby now? Or its not yet late?
Meloxicam – Mobic (meloxicam): Is FDA pregnancy category C during the first 29 weeks of gestation & category D starting at 30 weeks gestation. Under procedures, you ask if you should increase your dose of mobic (meloxicam)? Don't increase mobic (meloxicam)- stop the mobic (meloxicam) now. The risk with mobic (meloxicam) is greater in later stages of pregnancy. This doesn't necessarily mean that harm has come to your baby. Just let the doctor know at 1st ob visit. Be well. ...Read more
Meloxiam: Stop the meloxicam / mobic now since it is FDA pregnancy category C during first 30 weeks of pregnancy and then becomes category D. Meloxicam / mobic can increase risk for miscarriage and for premature closure of ductus arteriosus. This doesn't necessarily mean that there has been harm to your fetus. Do stop the med now and let your OB know. Take care. ...Read more
What is safest to take arcoxia 120mg every 4th day or daily meloxicam 15 mg. for pain maintenance. Taking arcoxia tooks 4 days effect.?
Stay with one: Don't take both just a daily dose of one nor the other. Arcoxia is less likely to irritate the stomach as it is what we call a COX-2 inhibitor. At your age it is safer to take either since there is less likelly to be an effect on the kidney function and blood pressure, since these medications suppress prostagalndins that maintain kidney function more often in older people. ...Read more
Taking meloxicam 15mg one's daily for almost 3 years nw. I didn't bleed don't drink, don't smoke Does it mean im in danger??? But I can't live witho
Risks and benefits: You and your doctor should decide together if the benefits outweigh the risks in your individual situation. Best of luck. ...Read more
Were hoping tht I will be pregnant but I'm taking meloxicam 15 mg daily. Does it impair?? Even if im taking it do i have a change to be pregnant?
The US Food and Drug Administration has various categories detailing the effects of medications in pregnancy on the growing fetus. The FDA has categorised meloxicam as a class C medication for the first 29 weeks of pregnancy, and a class D drug after that.
A class C drug is a medication for which there have not been any human studies of adequate quality demonstrating the effects of meloxicam on the fetus, but animal studies show that there may be harm caused by this medication. However, the certainty of harm to a human baby is not known, because animals may be affected by medications in a different way to humans. A class D medication is a drug for which harm has been demonstrated to a fetus due to a pregnant woman using that medication.
For women looking to conceive, there has been some evidence that meloxicam along with other NSAIDs causes a delay in ovulation, which is reversible when you stop taking it. ...Read more
Is it hard to get pregnant when you're taking a painkiller like meloxicam 15 mg daily?? Or does it affect?
No, but: You should not be taking meloxicam at all if you are trying to become pregnant. There are risks tothe fetus. ...Read more
Is it okey to start taking contraceptive pills while I'm taking a daily meloxicam 15 mg?? And when should i start taking the pills before sex?
Yes: There is no problem with taking meloxicam with birth control pills. You can start them any time as long as you don't mind breakthrough bleeding. I advise my patients to start them the Sunday after their period starts (that day if it starts on Sunday) and take them the same time every day. This can be whatever time is easiest for them to remember. Taken that way you can rely on in them after 2 weeks ...Read more
Is meloxicam 15 mg daily is dangerous? I been taking it for almost 3 yrs now. For scoliosis chronic pain. If can't live with it what should I do?
Taking daily meloxicam for my severe scoliosis for 2 years now. What should I do to be safe from any side effect? I can't live without pain killer.
Consider Acupuncture: You could work with an acupuncturist to see if it decreases your pain. If it does then the acupuncturist could teach you which points to stimulate yourself with magnets or acupressure at home in between sessions. If this works you may be able to decrease the amount of pain medication you need for relief and this helps decease the side effects. ...Read more
Is it dangerous taking a daily meloxicam 15 mg ones a day? For my scoliosis or nerve pain. Coz I been taking it for almost 3 years now. I'm worried
Not really: Meloxicam is usually well tolerated with low risk. As with any NSAID, routine lab should be done to monitor for side effects. ...Read more
The palpitation side effect of the meloxicam Thai take daily is dangerous?? I felt I palpitate everytime I need to drink again the med. Im in danger?
Palpitations & Mobic (meloxicam): If you have been consistently experiencing heart palpitations with meloxicam (mobic), then don't take any more of it. Your prescriber will need to switch you to another oral NSAID like Celebrex (celecoxib). If your symptoms are localized to a specific joint or muscle, you might benefit from a topical NSAID like voltaren gel or Flector patches. ...Read more
Side affects: This is a non steroidal med like Advil or Aleve (naproxen). They all wear on the GI track and risk ulcers, etc. They all risk renal dysfunction and cardiac but one would have to take long term many months or years. If one needs for pain control one should do regular medical follow up and basic blood work to monitor as long as otherwise no noted side effects develop ...Read more
Dr. prescribed meloxicam 15 mg & 800 mg Ibupro daily. I got very nauseas and Dr. says to still take them-not possible to cause nausea. Do you agree?
Meloxicam &Ibuprofen: Meloxicam common side effects include stomach upset, nausea, drowsiness, or diarrhea. Ibuprofen may also cause stomach pain, constipation, diarrhea, gas, heartburn, and nausea. Both medications are almost the same NSAIDs. If you cannot tolerate medication, ask your doctor to adjust your meds accordingly. Take care. ...Read more
How can I eliminate the palpitation side effects without stopping the meloxicam? Can't live without it for the pain daily
Palpitations!: Very, very uncommon side effect. I have never seen it. Have your doc make sure you don't have another issue (thyroid), or switch to once daily diclofenac ER 100mg! If you no issues with the switch, it probably was the meloxicam! ...Read more
I'm taking meloxicam for year now for my chronic nerve pain, is it safe taking it for years daily . What maintenance should I do to make it safe?
It is a safe drug: Although Meloxicam (Mobic) is being marketed as a COX-2 inhibitor, it is classified in the Physician's Desk Reference (PDR) as a nonselective nonsteroidal analgesic because it has higher COX-1 inhibitory effects than the other COX-2 inhibitors. Nevertheless, Meloxicam is more potent against COX-2 and is more favorable to the GI system than other nonselective NSAIDs. Ask your PCP for more info. ...Read more
Should meloxicam or other nsaids be taken every day for OA, stiffness, and pain, or should they be taken when needed only? I take prilosec daily as well.
Ideally as needed: Ideally NSAIDs would be taken just as needed and not regularly. The side effects can be more prevalent the longer they are taken, and they do nothing to prevent the development of arthritis itself. So using them only when needed would definitely be better and safer than taking them daily. ...Read more
Is there a major difference between naproxen and mobic (meloxicam)? How is mobic (meloxicam) a one a day pill but naproxen is a several times daily pill?
I want to quit Mobic (meloxicam) because of my age and duration. How much acetaminophen can I take daily also I take one glass of wine. My arithitis is painful?
Barring liver conditions, one generally can take up to 2000 mg tylenol (acetaminophen) per day.
It used to be 4000 mg per day, but got lowered to 3000 mg a day a few years ago. Now many are advising a ceiling of 2000 mg a day. ...Read more