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How effective is meloxicam after knee replacement sugery for pain abatement?

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LaurieShay 23 Aug 2011

Hey hawkeyy,

It will help some as it is a non steroidal anti inflammatory for pain due to inflammation such as you get with arthritis. I suspect it will work about the same as ibuprofen for the pain. Not sure that it will work as well as opiate pain relievers after surgery.

Laurie

happy1964 21 Dec 2012

I had it for the first month -- and found it very helpful. Less swelling generally seems to mean less pain. My knees seem to have a tendency to form Baker's Cysts and this drug really reduced the pain in my non-operated knee (which was suffering too... )

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