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Vicodin And Meloxicam
My hips have arthritis in them. I take 15mg meloxicam and I am feeling worse some days! Can I take ibuprofen or vicodin in same day?
Not ibuprofen: You can take vicodin if that is prescribed to you for the pain as the Acetaminophen will not cause any issues related to the meloxicam. However, do not take Ibuprofen with our as they are both nsaids and can increase the side effects you may have, including GI upset and ulcers. If the current regimen is not helping, discuss with your physician other options like injections. Hope this helps! ...Read more
I was cleaning the house and now my arms and legs hurt really bad. I took some mobic (meloxicam) already. What else can I do to help the pain? Can I take vicodin?
Conservative Care: You have used muscles that you generally don't use which tells me you are somewhat deconditioned. A good regular exercise program is in order. In the meantime. You can ice the more painful areas and stretch. A nice bath in a hot tub can be relaxing to strained muscles as well. One should not take narcotic pain relievers for muscular pain post exercise/activity. ...Read more
It depends: Your question is somewhat vague. All medications when appropriately prescribed for its indication and taken as directed by a physician should not be a problem. Vicodin is hydrocodone and Acetaminophen and is indicated for moderate to severe pain. The issue is the misuse/abuse of the medication. It has the potential for physical dependence, cause respiratory depression when taken in excess & death. ...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
In person evaluation: If you need a prescription for an opioid like Vicodin, you need to seek an inperson evaluation for appropriateness. An online physician source isn't a feasible, or appropriate, mechanism for something like this. I do wish you the best of luck though and hope your issue can be addressed sooner rather than later. ...Read more
Don't know what you: Mean. Please re-ask and be more specific about what you would like to know. For an in-depth discussion consider discussing with your medical provider or asking a provider on Healthtap Prime or Concierge. ...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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Itching can occur.: Vicodin is a combination of hydrocodone (an opioid analgesic) and Acetaminophen (tylenol), all opioids can cause itching. It is a side effect and not necessarily associated with an allergic reaction. Since everyone reacts slightly differently to drugs, another opioid analgesic might produce less itching. ...Read more
Meloxicam: Meloxicam is a non-steroidal anti-inflammatory medication and can cause unwanted side effects. Common side effects are stomach upset, nausea, indigestion. ... Less commonly, it can cause dizziness, drowsiness, faintness, or lightheadedness when getting up suddenly from a lying or sitting position. .. ...Read more