going in for surgery and can't take anything that is a blood thinner
Meloxicam isn't a blood thinner BUT it can affect blood clotting SO yes you have to stop taking it before going for surgery. Please confirm the time frame you have to stop it before your surgery, with your surgeon.
Meloxicam is a nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drug (NSAID). Meloxicam works by reducing hormones that cause inflammation and pain in the body.
- Meloxicam Information for Consumers
- Meloxicam Information for Healthcare Professionals (includes dosage details)
- Side Effects of Meloxicam (detailed)
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