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Mobic (Definition)

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


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Tiaprof. Acid , mefenamic acid, diclofenac, meloxicam, peroxicam, celecoxib, which of this nsaids is safest for peptic ulcer and wich safest for child?

Tiaprof. Acid , mefenamic acid, diclofenac, meloxicam, peroxicam, celecoxib, which of this nsaids is safest for peptic ulcer and wich safest for child?

Celecoxib: Clearly the safest for the gut, does not interfere with aspirins heart effects and adds no additional likelyhood of bleeding! dr.Davis is right about Ibuprofen for kids! ...Read more

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Mobic vs diclofenac which works better?

hard to say: Different people respond best to different nsaids. That said, diclofenac often seems to be the stronger agent. ...Read more

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Diclofenac is making me drowsy/giddy, anything i can do to prevent this?

Diclofenac is making me drowsy/giddy, anything i can do to prevent this?

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 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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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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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?

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 more

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What can I do if paracetamol and diclofenac are not working for a pulled muscle in my back?

What can I do if paracetamol and diclofenac are not working for a pulled muscle in my back?

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 more

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Is Arthrotec better than Meloxicam for arthritis and back pain?

Is Arthrotec 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 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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Diclofenac (Definition)

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


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