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Taking mobic (meloxicam) for torn meniscus for a week. Not improving. Any advice? Can't sit at work or drive or sleep comfortably.
Surgery?: U need to see an Ortho MD for second opinion ...Read more
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
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
One Doctor prescribed me Diclofenac and another prescribed me Meloxicam.... I did my own research before taking either of them. I have a real hard time sleeping at night because my hips and lower back hurt so bad and I have taken all the advice I can get
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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!?
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
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
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
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
Optimal effects: It may also help avoid stomach irritation, but the main reason is to improve effectiveness. The peak drug levels were found to be 22% higher if taken after a high fat breakfast than before. Slowing the passage thru the gut by food allows more to get into your blood for doing its' job. Best! ...Read more
Meloxicam just one: Meloxicam is one of the anti-inflammatory medications. Many people improve simply with a change in rx. Ibuprofen, piroxicam, celebrex, (celecoxib) nabumetone, etc. - all equal strength. If you need more anti-inflammatory effect, steroids work. If you need more pain relief, tramadol is prescription pain rx. For short term use, narcotics such as Codeine and hydrocodone work well. ...Read more
Mobic (meloxicam): Like any NSAID long term usage should be monitored by your doctor, checking renal and liver function periodically since these drugs could be toxic on prolonged utilization. ...Read more