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User Reviews for Meloxicam

Also known as: Mobic

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Meloxicam Review Summary

7.1/10 Average Rating

29 Ratings with 17 User Reviews

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

   
8.0

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

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"For years I suffered pain in my back, hips, right knee, shoulders, and feet. I was told I had osteoarthritis and placed on numerous different medicines to no avail. I switched doctors and learned I had rheumatoid arthritis. He placed me on Mobic for two weeks until I could see a rheumatologist. Within 24 hours I could tell a difference. My pain was minimal and my mobility increased tremendously without excruciating pain. My rheumatologist added methotrexate along with Mobic and I feel like a new woman! This medication literally changed my life and mentality. My 7 year old son can't believe mommy can get out and play with him again. The only side effect that I have noticed is weight gain. I'm hoping to control that eventually."

   
8.0

MissKy01 September 30, 2014

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Mobic (meloxicam): "I had no effects, I actually had more pain and no effects on the swelling"

   
1.0

Anonymous August 17, 2014

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Mobic (meloxicam): "Was on Voltaren for months. Maybe my body got used to it and maybe it will also get used to this but this is a miracle. I had 9 places with pain. After I pop this pill (15mg) I feel great within an hour and even more amazing throughout the day and into the night. Probably a good 12 hrs of relief. I got to find a way to eat in the morning and take it. Currently I'm taking it with a big lunch but miserable in the morning after it wears off from the day before and before I take it that day. This makes me feel normal. Especially my fingers."

   
9.0

monkeyheadchb55 December 19, 2013

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"I needed a cost friendly medication for rheumatoid arthritis so my doctor started me on Meloxicam. The first week I noticed improvement with the rheumatoid arthritis. However, for the last two months of taking Meloxicam I noticed changes; Increased blood pressure, Sugar levels in the 300s, nausea, fatigue, anxiety, & shaking. It got to were I couldn't walk 10 ft without my BP instantly rise and labored breathing. I was one of the unlucky ones that has negative reactions to a medicine that took away the pain."

   
7.0

Cantfindagoodnickname September 26, 2013

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Mobic (meloxicam): "Immediate improvements in my joint arthritis level was noticed within 3 days and I've been able work regular hours."

   
10

Dr_Dennis (taken for less than 1 month) August 8, 2013

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Mobic (meloxicam): "I had been on Relafen for years for my osteoarthritis, and I just discovered this summer that I have Rheumatoid Arthritis. I was still on the Relafen and had driven a long ways to see one of my doctors, and the RA was so bad in my knees and feet that it was becoming difficult to walk. I called my Orthopedic Surgeon, and they changed my NSAID from Relafen to Mobic, and within an hour of taking the Mobic, I had relief. What a difference it has made for me! It made such a difference with the inflammation in my joints, and made it easier for me to walk. After taking the Mobic for a few days, I had improved greatly. I have had no stomach or intestinal issues from the medication."

   
9.0

Relief Within an Hour! (taken for 1 to 6 months) July 22, 2013

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"I have been on Meloxicam for three years, and it works very well for arthritis in your hands or fingers. It is very inexpensive. The only side effect may be a little tiredness if you take it every day."

   
9.0

edward71355 (taken for 1 to 6 months) January 17, 2013

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"I have had rheumatoid arthritis for 10 years, was in remission in my early 30s and around 32/33 began having serious pain and swelling in my hands. I also began to have severe pain in my hips and wrists last Summer, 2011 to Fall. Began taking Meloxixam in October of 2011 and once very slight flare up in my thumb in the first week and since?! Absolutely no PAIN! I'm still a bit in shock, but will not "look a gift horse in the mouth"."

   
10

Anonymous March 2, 2012

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Mobic (meloxicam): "Mobic has helped considerably with pain relief but I now suffer from severe insomnia which I put down to Mobic as I am not on any other medicines."

   
8.0

Anonymous November 14, 2011

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Mobic (meloxicam): "I've had good success with pain relief using Mobic."

   
8.0

Anonymous September 3, 2011

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Mobic (meloxicam): "My husband took Mobic for psoriatic arthritis, and it made him extremely ill, and gave him almost no pain relief. "

   
1.0

Anonymous May 7, 2011

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Mobic (meloxicam): "I have been on Mobic (or some generic form) for 3 years now for PsA - Psoriatic Arthritis. During this time, I got quite ill and my GP sent me for a test. I had an MRI and wore a heart monitor for 24 hours. They thought I was having seizures. After 2 years of feeling dreadful only at night my GP took me off the Mobic to settle a stomach upset and I realized that I no longer had any of the neurological effects anymore. Upon mentioning this to my Specialist - he said that the neurological side effects were quite common with Mobic - yet neither of the GP's saw new of them. So just be aware, this can make you feel like you are running slow, your brain may slow down and you might fall over."

   
8.0

GCChriss April 14, 2011

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"Helped clear up over all joint pain."

   
10

Anonymous April 12, 2011

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Mobic (meloxicam): "I started taking this medicine to help with carpal tunnel issues I was having. The doctor had me taking 15-30 mg a day, which I see according to this site, is more than I'm supposed to have. It helped the carpel tunnel, and has done wonders for my knee pain. It only helps mildly with my hand pain (arthritis). As far as side effects are that it has affected my bowel motions and I don't always have much warning before I need to take one."

   
7.0

Anonymous May 5, 2010

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Mobic (meloxicam): "I had so many problems walking holding stuff in my hand and I start taking this drug that I have never heard of, I started seeing a new doctor that's how I learned about it. It has helped me so much that I get teary eyed just thinking about it. The doctor that I am seeing now may have saved my life."

   
8.0

sickntide October 2, 2009

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Mobic (meloxicam): "Mobic has been a good drug for all the basic inconveniences of arthritis. I was this close to going in for a knee replacement when my Geriatric Specialist offered Mobic. I take Pepcid with it as it is very hard on the stomach, but it has increased my mobility and reduced the pain by 90%. I am very pleased with this drug. Hooray!"

   
10

monetscgb July 13, 2009

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