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Meloxicam Vs Diclofenac
Mobic 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 in patients with a history of gastrointestinal bleeding, heart failure, renal failure, ...Read more
Tiaprof. Acid , mefenamic acid, diclofenac, meloxicam, peroxicam, celecoxib, which of this nsaids is safest for peptic ulcer and wich safest for child?
Rare: That is a rare side effect of that medication. You must be extremely sensitive to medications. I would try a different medication in the NSAID class such as ibuprofen, naprosyn, Meloxicam to name a few examples. ...Read moreGet help from a doctor now ›
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 moreGet help from a doctor now ›
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 moreGet help from a doctor now ›
Meloxicam is an aspirin? Does it is dangerous im taking it for 2 years now one times a day 15 mg. Does GERD have sympts like u easly get hungry?
Mobic & Aspirin: Mobic (Meloxicam) is an NSAID like Celebrex, Motrin, Aleve, Diclofenac, etc. Has your kidney function been checked regularly these past 2 years? Normally folks aren't hungry with GERD symptoms.Usually complain of nausea, indigestion,burning in throat, and chest, etc. Unfortunately taking NSAIDs predisposes you to GERD symptoms. Try to keep NSAID use to bare minimum. ...Read moreGet help from a doctor now ›
Try other meds: Not all anti-inflammatory medications are the same. So it is reasonable to try a different medicine in the NSAID class such as ibuprofen, naproxen, Meloxicam to name a few. ...Read moreGet help from a doctor now ›
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 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 moreGet help from a doctor now ›
My doctor has had me on 800mg ibuprofen they recently switched me to meloxicam and told me to add Tylenol. It's not working. Is there a stronger pain med that's non habit forming that may help me?
Couple: Some people react better to one anti-inflammatory or another so there are other options such as naproxen, nabumetone, diclofenac, etc. Tylenol is an analgesic. Tramadol is stronger analgesic but does have a low addiction potential. ...Read moreGet help from a doctor now ›
Diclofenac is in a class of drugs known as nsaids (non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs). Ibuprofen is also in this class. These drugs inhibit enzymes (cox 1 and cox 2) which are important in producing a prostaglandin e1. Prostaglandin e1 is responsible for producing inflammation ...Read more