I have a history of gastric ulcers. I have bilateral plantar fasciitis and arthritis in my hand. The meloxicam seems to help my pain after taking for 30 days. I am concerned if there are any effects if used long term as maintenance drug.
That' s not a good ideal to take meloxicam long term If you have gastric ulcers, it can cause bleeding and liver damage, I would talk to your Doctor about taking it long term, he would be the one to advise you. My husband take's it, has to have checkup' s every 6 months and a liver scan once a year.
- Meloxicam Information for Consumers
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- Side Effects of Meloxicam (detailed)
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