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Dr. Heidi Fowler
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Sleep (Definition)

Sleep is a topic that involves concepts such as how long it takes to fall asleep, how many times one wakes up at night, how many hours one sleeps at night, sleep stages, ...Read more


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Taking 50mg trazadone for sleep. Pulled a muscle exercising and would love to take 10mg cyclobenzaprine and 15mg meloxicam. Any issues?

Multiple medications: Trazodone is an anti-depressant and can be used for insomnia. Cyclobenzaprine is a muscle relaxer. Both of these medications can cause drowsiness. Meloxicam is a non steroidal anti-inflammatory medication. You can take them together, just be aware that they all can cause drowsiness. ...Read more

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Have been off mobic (meloxicam) & melatonin b/c of upcoming surgery. Does one of these suppress REM sleep? I'm now dreaming alot & having more restorative sleep.

Have been off mobic (meloxicam) & melatonin b/c of upcoming surgery. Does one of these suppress REM sleep? I'm now dreaming alot & having more restorative sleep.

REM sleep: Neither of those medications is thought to suppress REM sleep. In fact, melatonin has been shown in human trials to increase REM sleep. See your sleep specialist for discussion. http://press.endocrine.org/doi/abs/10.1210/jc.2002-021057 , http://www.chronobiology.ch/wp-content/uploads/publications/Cajochen_AJP_97.pdf ...Read more

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1/2 soma, melatonin, mobic (meloxicam) & Mucinex taken at bedtime. Have sleep apnea controlled w/ cpap, fibro. Having dreams so vivid I confuse them w/ reality!?

1/2 soma, melatonin, mobic (meloxicam) & Mucinex taken at bedtime. Have sleep apnea controlled w/ cpap, fibro. Having dreams so vivid I confuse them w/ reality!?

Alcohol?: What you are describing happens when you wake up from rem sleep. Melatonin has nothing to do with it, it is not an fda approved medication, and I am not sure why you are taking it. None of the medications you listed is expected to cause vivid dreams. Alcohol, and certain sleeping pills could do that. Recovering from sleep deprivation (long work nights) can precipitate it. ...Read more

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What is mobic (meloxicam)?

Meloxicam: Meloxicam is a non steroidal anti-inflammatory medication. It is usually used to treated painful conditions. ...Read more

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Is meloxicam 7.5mg addicting?

Is meloxicam 7.5mg addicting?

No: It is a nonsteroidal inflammatory drug and none of them are addicting. ...Read more

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How much acetaminephen in meloxicam?

None: Meloxicam is only Meloxicam (an nsaid)and contains not other ingredients. ...Read more

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Could someone die of an overdose on meloxicam?

Yes: 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

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Is 30mg of meloxicam considered to be an overdose?

Is 30mg of meloxicam considered to be an overdose?

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

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Side effects of mobic (meloxicam)?

Side effects of mobic (meloxicam)?

Slightly lower...: At the 7.5mg dose, it is a bit safer on the stomach than naproxen, etc. I believe this dissaptes at the 15mg dose. Major benefit-aa once daily drug. All side effects of any nsaids are listed for Mobic (meloxicam) because of fda "class labeling.". ...Read more

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Can i take meloxicam well pregnent?

Meloxicam : It is preferable not to unless your doctor feels the necessity of its usage in pregnancy keeping in mind risk benefit ratio . Discuss the necessity with your doctor. ...Read more

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Can i take meloxicam with excedrin?

No: These medications are both antiinflammatory and should never be used together. ...Read more

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Could meloxicam be used to treat gout?

Could meloxicam be used to treat gout?

Yes, it can be used: Meloxicam specifically hasn’t been studied in gout, but its drug class meloxicam is in have been shown to be effective to reduce pain and swelling during gout attacks. Note: they treat the symptom of pain but not they do nothing for the underlying cause - the gout itself. If you use it for gout, loop your doctor in; longtime use can erode the stomach and gut lining, leading to ulcers and bleeding. ...Read more

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If my meloxicam expired is it safe to use?

Maybe: How long ago did it expire? Within the last year, it should be fine. ...Read more

Dr. Alvin Stein
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