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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.

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

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What is more dangerous duclopinac 100mg one's 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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I take 1 .15 Meloxicam daily can I take 4 Aleve (naproxen) 10 hours later for pain?

I take 1 .15 Meloxicam daily can I take 4 Aleve (naproxen) 10 hours later for pain?

No.: This would be too much especially at your age. Naproxen is in the same class of meds as meloxicam and the dual dosage could hurt your kidneys. Could consider using acetaminophen 650 mg if not otherwise contraindicated. ...Read more

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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?

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

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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?

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

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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?

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?

Tylenol (acetaminophen): Is safe for most women to take during pregnancy. Make sure to increase your fluid intake. Always ask your ob-gyn if you can take Tylenol (acetaminophen) or any other medications. ...Read more

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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?

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

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What might be the possibilities when ur 3 week pregnant and I'm taking meloxicam 15 mg daily?

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

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What is safest to take arcoxia 120mg every 4th day or daily meloxicam 15 mg. for pain maintenance. Taking arcoxia tooks 4 days effect.?

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

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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

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

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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?

Stop meloxicam: 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

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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

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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?

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

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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?

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?

See details: Meloxicam is well tolerated and generally safe. Blood pressure and kidney function need to be monitor as with any NSAID. It should also be avoided in individuals with significant heart disease. ...Read more

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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.

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

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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

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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

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I take mobic (meloxicam) 7.5mg daily but was instructed to take another anti-inflammatory for 2 weeks to help with plantar fasciitis. What would be the best OTC?

DO NOT COMBINE: I do not feel you should use two NSAIDs together. If the Mobic (meloxicam) isn't working, discontinue that one before you start a second. NSAIDs are not harmless drugs. ...Read more

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What would be considered a long time use of daily 15mg of meloxicam? Two months? Three months?

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

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Is it ok to take ginger and turmeric daily while taking mobic (meloxicam)?

Is it ok to take ginger and turmeric daily while taking mobic (meloxicam)?

Definitely yes: There is no interaction between ginger, turmeric and mobic (meloxicam). Ginger and turmeric are natural product with numerous health benefits. Take care. ...Read more

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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

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How can I eliminate the palpitation side effects without stopping the meloxicam? Can't live without it for the pain daily

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

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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

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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.

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

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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?

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?

Entirely different: These two meds are entirely different pharmacologically. The one common feature is that both are NSAIDs. Naproxen should be dosed twice daily with meals, not multiple times. ...Read more

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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?

2 grams: Barring liver conditions, one generally can take up to 2000 mg tylenol (acetaminophen) per day.

http://www.tylenol (acetaminophen).com/safety-dosing/usage/dosage-for-adults

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

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