What is meloxicam taken for

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Avatar f tn If that is what it is used for then it's not working on me, I am trying to detox from methadone, so I can try other pain treatments, and I still have severe withdrawal symptoms.
11446816 tn?1418304166 So I was just prescribed 3 meds to start. One is Meloxicam for my joints. This one is the one I am most uncomfortable with because I had never heard of it. I took it about 30 minutes ago after breakfast. What should I expect. I know all people react different, but trying to find out if any one else has taken it and what your experience was like.
1252901 tn?1271135468 It reduces pain, swelling, and stiffness of the joints. Meloxicam is a NSAID. It is not a narcotic. How this medication will work for you will depend upon your pain source and of course how well your system personally responses to it. I have taken it and it did nothing for my pain. However my pain is beyond responding to an NSAID. Careful to not upset your stomach lining. Be sure you take it as directed and never on an empty stomach.
Avatar m tn For this I've been prescribed Meloxicam/Mobic for the pain and inflamation. The data sheet that came with the prescription details some pretty nasty potential side effects. I normally don't have too much trouble with meds but this stuff is potent. What have been your experiences with this med? I'm also on Paxil, 10mgs per day, and Methlyne, 15mgs per day, for the depression and anxiety problems. Thx in advance for all your replys. Thom.
Avatar n tn I did continue the Meloxicam for about a week until I finally connected the 2 together and stopped taking it. It had ceased working for the chest pain at that point in any case. What is more alarming,is that the Neuropathy has Steadily continued to get worse ever since and from what little I can find on this side effect, it is sounding like this is a Permanent Problem that may well end with killing me. And there is Nothing that can be done to counter this effect.
5082295 tn?1371254511 I had to stop it by the 5th day because the side effects were awful and that pill almost killed me. As far as I know this medication (Mobic) is prescribed for arthritis. For pain I took a muscle relaxer Flexeril and it worked since the first day I took it. In 2 days I was pain free in my neck, arms and shoulders after having non stop pain and numbness for months.
Avatar n tn I understand that motrin isn't the greatest drug for the liver and it should only be taken under the guidance of a hep doc and for short periods of time. It's kind of a risk vs benefit type of thing. Another friend of mine who tried everything and got no relief swears by methadone. At least methadone is liver friendly.
Business man2 mineral tablet (“A to Z” brand), - 1 raspberry keytone (sold by Walgreens), - 2 fish oil soft gels 1200mg (Walgreens brand) , - 2 ibuprofen (200mg each) usually, OR 2 acetaminophen (500mg each), OR 2 naproxen sodium (220mg each), OR 1 Rx meloxicam 15mg. (Pain killer taken for residual pain from knee being “scoped” 1/20/12) What is the doctor’s opinion?
Avatar n tn Hi Manderin, welcome to the forum. This is a great place for advice and support. I have never personally taken Tramadol, but there are folks here who have, and hopefully they will weigh in with some info and advice. Tramadol does have an antidepressant component in it, and should be tapered due to the risk of seizures if suddenly stopped. We are not allowed to give you any specific taper schedule because we are not doctors and do not know your medical history. However, slow and steady is key.
Avatar f tn You have gotten through all those other things in your life, you can get through this too, but the severity of the situation is not to be taken lightly. Now that you are beginning to see what the pills have done to your life, and the control they have taken on your mind and body do you want to get off of them? If you do, then you should not be ashamed to tell the people around you.
Avatar f tn It is really funny how I got diagnosed with fibromyalgia. You know when you are in so much pain, it helps to laugh so I'll share this story with you. I was getting ready for a drs. appointment with my primary care doctor. I teach 4th grade, so I have all kinds of cute notepads for holidays, etc. It was nearing Christmas, so I had a full bodied Santa Clause notepad that I had been using to send notes to parents and such.
Avatar f tn I've never taken it, but I've heard that it works pretty good. My doctor gave me Meloxicam, which is like ibuprofen but just a once a day deal and it worked while I was taking the norco with it, but doesn't work as well now for me, but alot of people say it helps with cramps (which is why I thought it would help with my endometriosis). I'm glad that you are hanging in there. Soak in a HOT bath with two cups of epsom salt, that will calm you and pull toxins from your body.
356518 tn?1322267242 I am not doubting anybody just wondering if that is what the tolerence after a few months is what you are talking about?
Avatar n tn And every test is another month to six weeks of waiting. It is very frustrating. Thank You very much for your advise and I hope your son has found relief.
1916673 tn?1420236870 This file is meant to delineate what the normal blood panel results should be for a dog and explains what each element is and what it shows. Blood results can be exceedingly puzzling and in most cases it takes a professional to analyse and understand them. It is hoped this reference guide will assist those with chronic kidney failure dogs, where one or more of the blood result levels are likely to be abnormally high or low.
1165896 tn?1263571386 The pain medication to stop my pain is not working. The medication is Meloxicam 7.
Avatar f tn spel lastsfrom 30 min to an hour and a haf with spasms coming every 20 seconds, My surgeon is weaning me off the percocet and I wiil get 15 or the the final 10. I have been tapering but during the time the drug has left my system the pain in horrible. Does ayone think 30 mg of codene will hel when I a off the pain and wihle detoxing.
Avatar n tn Sometimes heat packs also help - at least for a little while. I don't know what the strength of the naproxen is that your doctor prescribed, but I know that the over the counter medication Aleve also contains naproxen - again I don't know at what strength though. It's possible that maybe if the dose of naproxen your doctor gave you is a bit strong for you with your blood pressure, using the otc Aleve might help that and still give you some pain control.
Avatar f tn I have been on Topamax for 2.5 years now for Seasonal Affective Disorder(SAD). The current dose is 400mg for more than half that time. Many years ago I was on Lithium and gained 200lbs during the 6 year period that I was taking it. But after I went off the drug and went to a natural regimen, found that my body would not allow me to lose any substantial amount of weight without gaining it back. I carried this weight for 15 years.
Avatar f tn It might be worthwhile to make a call to your doctor's office and see if they ran any other tests besides TSH, and if so, get the results from the last several. For comparison, it would be interesting to see what your FT3 and FT4 levels were before your TSH started to go up and what they were through the two increases. FT3 and FT4 (FREE T3 and FREE T4, which are different from total T3 and total T4) should be ordered every time you have labs.
Avatar f tn I cannot sit still - always have to shake some part of my body or be fiddling with something... The reason for my questions is... is it normal to have so many side effects? And should I tell my doctor how much they are bothering me again? I am worried that if reduces the medication that I will crash or be worse off mentally than I was. Just in case it is important, I have also been diagnosed with bipolar disorder, OCD and anxiety (general/social).
Avatar m tn I have been taking 7.5mg of Meloxicam for four days and 400mg of Norfloxacin for one day. I have had an all day extremely severe headache. I have taken Meloxicam previously without getting headaches. Would this be likely caused by one of these drugs or interaction and how should I proceed please?
Avatar n tn ) First, I want to tell you that I'm so glad you found our PM (Pain Management) Forum here on MH ( MedHelp ). From what I have read the 15 mg's of Meloxicam is taken once a day, whereas the 800mg's of Ibuprofen is taken every 6 hrs OR as prescribed by your Doctor. From everything I've read those 2 doses seem to be the normal dosages given especially for arthritis. The 2 doses seem to be equal in effectiveness, depending on the person.
1482767 tn?1287845646 It is almost impossible for me to be in a room where there is a ceiling fan or any kind of fan blowing, as my eyes get so dry I cannot stand it.....(Sjorgren's???) Are my ANA levels comparable to yours??? And what does "plaquinel" treat (sounds like a cholesterol medication?!!!)?
534785 tn?1329595808 My LDH cholesterol was a little out of range, though, which is very odd for someone my age (and especially odd because I'm a fairly healthy eater/active person). My BUN was on the very low end of the normal range, as was the pH of my urine...which I thought was interesting, because I've been experiencing some slight abdominal pain as of late, and some other general gastrointestinal issues.
522415 tn?1242941355 What may work for one may not for the other, as well as what may work for you may not with something similar. It is also good to find out what is causing for you to feel worse (even with the medications) and just to talk to your doctor about it. I don't know of anything that works for my fibro problems, but everyone is different.
Avatar f tn My neurologist did not tell me what medications of the 9 he just prescribed for me that I could take together and that I couldn't take together. I took Meloxicam this morning for my "mild" headache, but over the course of the day my headache has gotten severly worse. I took what my notes said to do for my "migraines" and took Cambia...I just researched that these two things are not supposed to be taken together...am I in big trouble?
Avatar m tn I'm a cancer patient now in remission and there are tons of things you can do and natural meds you can take that don't have us taking the opioids anymore. But for your question about meloxicam,it is a strong anti inflammatory and one of the rare but serious side effects is bleeding of the stomach. If this is your case you need to STOP ASAP. It can cause serious issues even death!
Avatar m tn Levofloxacin 500 mg, taken 1 times daily for one month. Meloxicam 15 mg, taken 1 time daily for 14 days Doxazosin 4 mg, taken every night once daily for I think 2 weeks. I'm basically healthy, other than having some short term memory problems and stress. That may be from having a B12 level of 185, which I discovered two weeks ago and have taken two B complex shots for that so far. After reading the side effects of these drugs he prescribed, that scared the crap out of me!
1315448 tn?1274022579 Has anyone been to a pain management clinic? My doctor doesn't want me on narcotics long term (and neither do I!) so he's referred me to pain management. I have no idea what to expect. I've taken (without help) gabapentin, meloxicam, ibuprofen, tramadol, lortab (5, 7.5, & 10) and can't take excedrin and tylenol has never worked. I've also had 8 weeks of physical therapy and the chiropractor (not simultaneously) with no relief.