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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.
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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
Yes: There are no interactions between these two medications. They also don’t need to be separated from each other so you may take them at the same time of day. ...Read more
Gout rx: Yes, for acute relief for about 10 days. It is an NSAID ...Read more
Moderation, but: Moderation, but, probably should wait several more days. ...Read more
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Yes: It should not cause any problems.Get a more detailed answer ›
Mobic (meloxicam): See: http://www. Drugs. Com/sfx/mobic-side-effects. HtmlGet a more detailed answer ›
See below: Since Meloxicam is in the class of nsaids so stomach upset, reflux and ulcers are possible. Other GI complaints are possible. Other risks include elevated blood pressure and other cardiovascular issues, swelling of the legs, decreased kidney function, rare skin rashes, headaches. Labs need to be followed while on nsaids included meloxicam. ...Read more
Yes if needed: But only one time a day since meloxicam is a nonsteroidal antiinflamatory pain medicine taken 1 time a day & cyclobenzaprine acts to relax muscle and can be prescribed more often. Can be prescribed daily together for acute musculoskeletal pain and spasm, like a back strain or arthritis flare with associated spasm. Both can make you very sleepy, so do not try to drive or anything. ...Read more
Tylenol: Or the generic acetominophin!Get a more detailed answer ›
Typically severe Gi: Meloxicam is an NSAID, non steroidal anti-inflammatory drug, in the same class as ibuprofen. Meloxicam, like other NSAIDs, do not yield respiratory distress and unconsciousness in overdose. Instead, there is typically severe GI pain, mainly in the stomach region, and the possibility of gastritis, erosions in the stomach lining. ...Read more