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User Reviews for Meloxicam (Page 5)

Also known as: Mobic, Vivlodex

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For Inflammatory Conditions: "Was given this by my Rhumey doc. I have lupus and was having awful time find something to help with pain. This was the one that helped me finally get some relief and let be apart of life again. I do bloodwork to watch liver and kidneys for this med and another one I am on and in Oct 2015 my liver enzymes spiked and Doc took me off the meloxicam. He re did blood work a week later and levels were normal again. Unfortunately, she is reluctant to put me back. Hopefully can find something to help me fill the void I have without it"

   
8.0

Mahood21 (taken for 1 to 2 years) December 30, 2015

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For Osteoarthritis: "Stopped my pain dead in its tracks. Lots of gas though"

   
10

Poolter December 28, 2015

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Mobic (meloxicam) for Rheumatoid Arthritis: "Have been taking it for 2 weeks and now wake up stiff and in a lot of pain. I can barely walk because I have arthritis in my ankle I'm going to have to go back to my other medicine because this one does not work at all for me."

   
2.0

Nicole1920 (taken for less than 1 month) December 14, 2015

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For Inflammatory Conditions: "I have had a good experience with Mobic medication I was concerned it might have side effects as I have been on it for eight months"

   
9.0

Gladys Mitchell (taken for 1 to 2 years) December 11, 2015

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For Osteoarthritis: "Got great relief after about 5 days. Don't know how I would have survived back spasms without it. To protect your gut from ulcers etc, you need to ask your doctor to also prescribe a drug called Nexium and take that in the morning and take the Mobic in the evening with food. Shame it is not good to take this drug long term though."

   
8.0

Aussie Di December 7, 2015

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For Inflammatory Conditions: "Mobic Sciatica = Zero Relief"

   
1.0

A Friend Indeed (taken for less than 1 month) November 12, 2015

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For Inflammatory Conditions: "This drug did nothing to stop the pain in my back or peripheral joints from ankylosing spondylitis. I had bad headaches with confusion when taking this which is why I stopped taking it and now take Naprosyn and it works way better"

   
1.0

Jared123456 (taken for less than 1 month) November 5, 2015

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For Osteoarthritis: "I have tried to use this drug for osteoarthritis several times. Not only does it not work, it gives me heartburn."

   
1.0

Sueb53 (taken for 1 to 6 months) October 29, 2015

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For Osteoarthritis: "Ohhhh what a relief like a miracle am worried about long term effects. So far it's been wonderful allowing me to do a lot without pain"

   
10

Nancy29 (taken for 1 to 6 months) October 25, 2015

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For Inflammatory Conditions: "I have a herniated disk in my back, and experience back pain and knee pain. I had gotten to the point where I could not get out of a chair and weight bear on my right leg. After MRI's of my back, knee, and hips my orthopedist referred me to a neurologist, because he could not figure out what was causing the pain. I was also experiencing numbness and tingling in my feet. My neurologist started me on 7.5 mgs of Mobic. I am now able to get up from a chair and bear weight on my right leg. I have GERD's so I take Prilosec every day. I have not had any side effects. I will say that my pain is not completely gone, but greatly improved! My neurologist also referred me to physical therapy, and will also be doing a nerve conduction test."

   
9.0

5XRUS October 17, 2015

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For Inflammatory Conditions: "Injury in my letf glut = sciatica. Pain strikes without warning & literally makes me gasp & grab onto something. Then it's a constant throbbing / sharp pain shooting from butt to little toe. GOOD: 15mg at bedtime; 3 days = NO pain. No pain getting out of bed, no cringing at a flight of stairs, no having to sit in Epsom salt baths until I'm a prune - NO pain. BAD: I had never been constipated. Never. Until Mobic. I needed softeners, fibre & finally laxative = limited success. UGLY: real 10lb weight gain. Miserable/ want to faint 1000 calories a day for 3 weeks = 1 lb loss. 2 weeks off Mobic = all weight off but pain is back. 600mg ibuprofen = useless. So my choice is fat or in pain. Harder decision than you think. Maybe Tramadol?"

   
5.0

Bottumline October 17, 2015

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For Osteoarthritis: "I had two total knee replacements. One a year ago and the other almost 2 years ago. I got to a certain point of recovery and never got any better. I was sore every day and the swelling would not leave completely. Three days on Meloxicam, (recommended by a friend who also had TKR) and I am significantly reduced pain not only in my knees but my back. Makes me stomach feel a bit nauseous at times but I'll take that to be able to walk easier with less pain!!!"

   
10

DonnaLew October 9, 2015

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For Rheumatoid Arthritis: "When first diagnosed with RA I was prescribed Mobic 15mg a day. Yes it did help but pain returned (hands especially acutely followed by knees). I was then precribed Methotrexate 15 mg x 1 a week but after 1 year reduced that to 10mg. After a severe fall and discloation to my knee, torn meniscus, I began to use Mobic as PRN and now I find it reliably reduces the pain in my knees if I am having a bad time. 1 tablet reduces the pain by 75% for at least 10 hours."

   
7.0

Solonos September 26, 2015

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For Osteoarthritis: "On a scale of 1 to 10, my knee pain was a 25! Constant pain, I actually thought I would end up in a wheelchair. Friend suggested I try Meloxicam, as it had worked for him. OMG It took almost a week to work but once it kicked in, it performed a miracle. Before that I couldn't find a comfortable position...it had me in tears and I am a strong person...cannot believe the relief. 10 STARS! THANK YOU MELOXICAM!"

   
10

Sparkle Plenty September 25, 2015

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For Inflammatory Conditions: "After taking this drug for 10 days, I experience excruciating pain from my pelvis down, suffered too much pain walking"

YokoMM September 8, 2015

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For Inflammatory Conditions: "Just started taking it this morning and still in excruciating pain. Guess I will have to take it for a few days to see if it works."

   
2.0

Marymiles September 5, 2015

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For Fibromyalgia: "It works quite well for me. I started on Naproxen and it didn't do anything but with Mobic you can't take anything else... So be very cautious on pain meds... It's only Mobic only for pain... Nothing else no Tylenol with it or asprin anything. Consult with a physician on other meds when mixing meds as well."

   
10

Jillykins23 September 1, 2015

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For Inflammatory Conditions: "My significant other died within 5 days of starting this medication. Please double check with your prescriber before starting this medication, as this was the only different one he began to use. We believe he died from a massive stroke."

   
1.0

Pooch76 (taken for less than 1 month) August 26, 2015

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For Inflammatory Conditions: "Took Voix years ago and began to have heart fluttering spells.Later it was taken off the market by the FDA.Now I have taken meloxicanan for a few years and started having the same fluttering in my heart.So I stopped taking it for about a year now and the fluttering stopped.Now I don't take any anti inflammatory drugs. I Don't trust generics at all and people should get educated on what drug companies are getting away with."

   
1.0

Gregthescottish August 18, 2015

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For Inflammatory Conditions: "I was prescribed this by my doctor for my swollen knee after receiving my first cortisone injection. I started noticing I was always dehydrated. I was ok with that cause it relieved the swelling in my knee, but then the headaches started. It was dull at first, but always in the bottom right side of my head. They progressively got worse. Within a week of my first dose, I had to stop taking it. It took 3 days before the headaches stopped. Never will I take that again."

   
2.0

Dissatisfied Customer (taken for less than 1 month) August 17, 2015

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For Inflammatory Conditions: "Mildly effective for phlebitis and sinusitis"

   
5.0

Nancy Brace (taken for 1 to 2 years) August 16, 2015

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For Inflammatory Conditions: "It's 10 weeks after breaking my hip after falling off my bike. (62 yr old female) I greatly prefer Meloxicam (15 mg taken before exercise) to pain meds. No side effects in my case. It's aided in my rehab (stationary bicycle, resistance training, stretching and landscape work) because pain is not inhibiting my efforts to strengthen muscles. Can walk with more normal gait. Seeing daily progress. Note: the low cost for my medications is because I'm living in Europe, where one just pays for the actual cost of goods."

   
10

Landscape Artist (taken for less than 1 month) August 4, 2015

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For Inflammatory Conditions: "Bent over and lower back went out. Left shoulder was already hurting for months. No diagnosis but doctor started me on Mobic and PT. Back pain is gone after one month but both shoulders are so painful I can't sleep at all. Having a lot of wheezing and just started running fever for no reason. I am thinking I may have to quit taking it."

   
4.0

Tn bubba (taken for less than 1 month) August 2, 2015

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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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