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Also known as: Mobic

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Tendonitis 14 reviews 33 medications
   
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Osteoarthritis 79 reviews 344 medications
   
7.9
Inflammatory Conditions 61 reviews 114 medications
   
7.6
Rheumatoid Arthritis 17 reviews 335 medications
   
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Fibromyalgia 17 reviews 20 medications
   
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Summary of Meloxicam reviews 188 reviews 7.2

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For Inflammatory Conditions: "I have a low tolerance to medication and most pain relief but have Been taking meloxicam for over three years with lansoprazole to protect stomach and I have had no problems at all no side affects and I have found its the best pain relief available for a number of spinal injuries/kneck injury"

   
10

Howard1972 July 13, 2015

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For Osteoarthritis: "took meloxicam 15mg took 2 hours before I started to have pain relief and lasted 18 hours. Good!!"

   
8.0

15mg dolly34 (taken for 6 months to 1 year) July 11, 2015

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For Osteoarthritis: "I have tried over a dozen different NSAIDs over the years. The most effective was indomethacin but the side effects make it intolerable. Nothing I have tried works as well as meloxicam with no apparent side effects."

   
10

YinFu (taken for 1 to 2 years) July 2, 2015

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For Osteoarthritis: "I went to the doctor with great pain in my knee from broken Cartilage and arthritis. Have been taking ibuprofen around three times a day and it would help some but Just one of these each day after breakfast and I am great. I am 65 years of age a female and played golf yesterday with no pain. So far I am having no side effects but have only been on the med for three days"

   
9.0

Debirdie June 28, 2015

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Mobic (meloxicam) for Rheumatoid Arthritis: "Dry Mouth Severe Gum Soreness and pain"

   
8.0

Himshah (taken for 1 to 6 months) June 25, 2015

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For Inflammatory Conditions: "I was amazed how fast this worked. I was having sciatic back pain and nothing was helping. It took away almost all my pain. Meds usually upset my stomach but this did not as long as I ate a small snack with it."

   
10

PLB (taken for 1 to 6 months) June 23, 2015

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For Osteoarthritis: "Meloxicam worked great for my knees for about 4 years. As my arthritis worsened, it didn't work as well. About 3 months ago, I was getting no relief from it. I think it's a good medication for milder pain levels. I experienced no side effects."

   
8.0

Moontiger762 (taken for 2 to 5 years) June 18, 2015

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For Inflammatory Conditions: "Just wanted to say this medication helped my lower back pain immensely. My lower back had been sending nerve pain down both my legs - the pain has been horrible. Meloxicam totally works. But....I'm not giving it higher score because it made me cos of side effects after taking it 3 days straight (7.5 mg/once day). I seriously thought I had the flu at first and was going to throw up. Then felt a twisting knife-like pain in my stomach. Eventually , I drank some Kefir and ate a cracker and felt 80% better. But it really did a number of my stomach. I will only take it now when desperate for pain relief. Also, it caused me severe stomach bloating."

   
6.0

KatelynsBack June 1, 2015

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Mobic (meloxicam) for Osteoarthritis: "Does little to nothing."

   
1.0

kalesh (taken for 2 to 5 years) May 25, 2015

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For Osteoarthritis: "I am 63 yr old softball playing male who developed severe knee pain. My orthopedic doctor told me arthritis and wrote me a prescription of 7.5 mg Meloxicam once a day. I tried to get through my week with 2 or 3 pills due to possible bad side effects. I found that it works much better if you take daily. This drug is much better than over the counter meds. I wish the side effects were not so severe but I do enjoy walking and my softball again."

   
10

eddyl (taken for 1 to 6 months) May 16, 2015

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Mobic (meloxicam) for Osteoarthritis: "Reduced my pain by 80% and lets me live a normal life again!"

   
10

Anonymous (taken for 1 to 6 months) May 13, 2015

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For Inflammatory Conditions: "I've had neck pain, stiffness and tightness for over almost 3 years. After visiting primary care physicians, orthopedics, orthopedic surgeons, pain clinics, neurologists and neuro-surgeons and have been on all kinds of medications and have had an MRI, Neck X-Rays, etc. and I finally decided to visit a Spine Specialist and WOW, I should have visited her first. She put me on Meloxicam which I have been for two weeks and can feel a major difference. I have not had to take pain pills, nsaids, heat/cold therapy, tens machine, etc. because this medication is working like a miracle, I am thrilled with the way I feel. For the first time in almost 3 years I can move my neck around without cringing with pain, tightness and stiffness. KUDOS!"

   
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Necky May 4, 2015

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For Osteoarthritis: "Put me through more pain than I was in. Sweating, my stomach got tore up, heart burn and I ate a full meal, feel nauseated, bloated. I didn't realize it but this is the second time I've been prescribed this drug by a different doctor and I won't forget next time. The side effects from this drug are insane and I can't believe they feed this crap to people. They use this stuff on dogs why are they using it on people? They should stop giving this to animals in my opinion if it causes this much pain."

   
1.0

HEMIII (taken for less than 1 month) May 1, 2015

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For Osteoarthritis: "I first had Polymyalgia, took Prednisone for a year, will not take it again! I found a new Dr. Put me on Meloxicam for osteoarthritis and it works so well. I highly recommend and I am not much into putting these meds in my body, but so far so good!!"

Nancy Lou (taken for 1 to 6 months) April 30, 2015

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For Osteoarthritis: "In 1976 I had a motorcycle accident & tore the cartilage in my knee. Back then, they didn't know any better & my cartilage was surgically removed. I have rubbed bone on bone for 38 years & suffer from osteoarthritis. I have taken MANY pills for pain relief & nothing has really seemed to give me relief until now. I took my first 15mg dose on Tuesday evening. The very next morning I was able to get out of bed and walk with nearly no pain. In addition, the swelling in my leg was significantly reduced. I highly recommend talking to your Dr. about prescribing this to you for osteoarthritis."

   
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Dee M April 19, 2015

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For Inflammatory Conditions: "I have been on a monthly shot of Meloxicam for 3 years, and it is the only medication that almost erases my pain due to swollen joints caused by Lyme disease."

   
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Ninki (taken for 2 to 5 years) April 15, 2015

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For Osteoarthritis: "I may be young at heart, but at 48 I am being told I have the hip of a "90 year old." I have been suffering from left hip OA pain for the past 10 years. Up until 1 year ago, injections have eased the pain. Unfortunately they are no longer effective and I am told I must have a hip replacement. I have been using ibuprofen, then Aleve, then prescription Celebrex, with minimal relief. Just 5 days ago I consulted with a surgeon who stopped other NSAIDS and started me on meloxicam. I was leery but gave it a try. The following day I was amazed at the relief I received. I can now walk stairs with minor difficulty, compared to maximum difficulty before. I would have definitely recommend to anyone suffering from OA pain."

   
9.0

young-at-heart (taken for less than 1 month) April 12, 2015

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For Inflammatory Conditions: "I have compressed vertebrae in my lower back, so I get serious pain there on occasion (thankfully rare occasions). My Orthopedic doctor prescribed the 15mg dosage (30 pills). When I saw that this was an NSAID, I thought of Naproxin, Ibuprofen etc. (drug store stuff which doesn't even cure a headache for me). But this stuff is way different. After the first pill, I noticed a marked pain reduction which would never happen even if I took ten Naproxens or Ibuprofen tablets, and no side effects either. This is good stuff!"

   
8.0

Dragon52 (taken for less than 1 month) April 7, 2015

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Mobic (meloxicam) for Tendonitis: "My swollen ankle is finally back to normal thanks to Mobic. The medicine really works and reduces instantaneously!"

   
10

Sabrina Norelll March 28, 2015

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For Osteoarthritis: "Amazing. Wonderful!"

   
10

Therealpetrapan (taken for 1 to 6 months) March 20, 2015

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Mobic (meloxicam) for Inflammatory Conditions: "I started taking Mobic for my plantar fasciitis a week ago. I have had the medicine for 6 months for my back, shoulder and neck pain but it did not help me. When my foot started crippling me, I took it with Skelaxin and was amazed at how quickly the pain, all my pain, disappeared. I suffer from fybromyalgia as well. Today, my body was fine but my heel was killing me. I took the mobic and I was relieved of pain within 20 to 30 mins. Mobic allowed me to walk again. Mobic with Skelaxin gave me my life back. I'm 48 do I expect pain and problems but when you hurt from your rooter to your tooter all seems hopeless. This medicine helped me tremendously. I'm more excited that I dont have to take narcotics daily."

   
9.0

penny6631 February 5, 2015

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For Inflammatory Conditions: "I can't believe all these years a doctor didn't prescribe something to help with inflammation in my body. This medicine has helped me immensely ... with both knees, hands."

   
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Granny Gee (taken for less than 1 month) January 27, 2015

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Mobic (meloxicam) for Osteoarthritis: "Take 15 dosage, pain much better. Stomach pain from constipation very bad. "

   
5.0

nonickname January 15, 2015

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For Inflammatory Conditions: "Had basal thumb joint tendon replacement and carpal tunnel release 11-13. Still experiencing significant swelling interfering with occupational therapy end of December. Dr. prescribed this med 2 days ago, and the pain is almost totally gone as well as the swelling! I had been icing and epsom salt baths, no improvement until this medication. I have experienced acid reflux and bit of tummy ache. Adjusted sleeping position and avoiding foods before sleeping. I'll keep you posted."

   
9.0

bagg10ns (taken for less than 1 month) January 4, 2015

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For Osteoarthritis: "Was on Celebrex 200 2x a day for years. Pain was too much when dose reduced. Was changed to Meloxicam 15 1x a day and works just as good. For reviewer with plantar fascitis, had it for months. What works is a quality pair of compression foot sleeves. Foot pain was gone after wearing them for 3-4 days. Wear them all day, everyday. (FS6 brand)."

   
9.0

hele1949 November 1, 2014

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