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Is difene a stronger medication than meloxicam?

Is difene a stronger medication than meloxicam?

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

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Is meloxicam stronger than naproxen?

Is meloxicam stronger than naproxen?

aleve (naproxen): 4 aleve (naproxen) pills are stronger than 15 mg meloxicam. 7.5 mg Meloxicam is safer than aleve (naproxen). ...Read more

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Is celebrex (celecoxib) stronger than meloxicam?

Is celebrex (celecoxib) stronger than meloxicam?

Highly variable: Different people respond to various nsaids (non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs) differently - you can't predict which will be better for you. You have to try them both (at least in my experience). ...Read more

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Meloxicam stronger than aleve (naproxen)?

Meloxicam stronger than aleve (naproxen)?

No: People respond differently to various nsaids. Some will find aleve (naproxen) is more effective and others will find that Meloxicam is better. ...Read more

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How much stronger is meloxicam than advil (ibuprofen)?

About the same: It depends on the individual. Some people respond better to Meloxicam and others do better with advil (ibuprofen). ...Read more

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Is mobic any stronger than tylenol (acetaminophen) or aleve?

Is mobic any stronger than tylenol (acetaminophen) or aleve?

Depends on patient: Mobic (meloxicam) is a non-steroidal anti-inflammatory agent (nsiad). Aleve (naproxen) is also an nsaid. Tylenol (acetaminophen) is not an anti-inflammatory medicine. Mobic lasts longer and in most cases needs to be taken once daily. Patients react differently to nsaids. So the efficacy frequently is patient dependent. ...Read more

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Is meloxicam 15mg stronger than arthrotec (diclofenac and misoprostol) 75mg?

Is meloxicam 15mg stronger than arthrotec (diclofenac and misoprostol) 75mg?

Similar: Melodic am 15mg daily is the equivalent to 75mg twice a day of arthrotec (diclofenac and misoprostol). They are both nonsteroidal anti inflammatory drugs. Everyone responds to these differently. The one that works the best for you may not help the next person. ...Read more

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Which medicine offers stronger pain relief, ibuprofen 800 mg or meloxicam 15 mg?

Which medicine offers stronger pain relief, ibuprofen 800 mg or meloxicam 15 mg?

It depends.: Both medications are Nonsteroidal Anti-Inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs) and similar in their mechanism of action. Ibuprofen usually goes to work more quickly, but meloxicam only needs to be taken once daily. In general, ibuprofen is more useful for acute pain like headaches and injuries, while meloxicam can be better for chronic problems like arthritis. Some people just respond better to one of them. ...Read more

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Recently taking an MRI to discover that Right Hip is severely deteriorated. Presently prescribed Meloxicam. Is there a stronger anti inflammatory??

Recently taking an MRI to discover that Right Hip is severely deteriorated. Presently prescribed Meloxicam. Is there a stronger anti inflammatory??

Not the right "?": You need to work w/ your Dr on this. Ask as many ?s as you need to understand the reason for a Rx - the pros and cons and alternatives. Ask about long and short term effects. Strength is not the only way to select a medication - it's complex and part of why Dr's study for years. Best! ...Read more

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Which NSAID is stronger for more severe OA pain? Ibuprofen 800 mg, diclofenac 50 mg, or meloxicam 15 mg?

Which NSAID is stronger for more severe OA pain? Ibuprofen 800 mg, diclofenac 50 mg, or meloxicam 15 mg?

Diclofenac has been: shown to be best drug for OA. I would take it cautiously,as it is associated most recently with liver problems(although rare)) ...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?

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

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Can you get high off meloxicam?

No: Meloxicam is a non steroidal anti-inflammatory medication. It is used to treat painful conditions. It does not make you feel high. ...Read more

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