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User Reviews for Meloxicam (Page 5)

Also known as: Mobic, Vivlodex

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Tendonitis
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24 reviews 33 medications
Osteoarthritis
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129 reviews 353 medications
Inflammatory Conditions
6.7
   
122 reviews 116 medications
Fibromyalgia
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Rheumatoid Arthritis
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35 reviews 347 medications
Juvenile Rheumatoid Arthritis
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Summary of Meloxicam reviews 6.4 334 reviews

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Mobic (meloxicam) for Osteoarthritis: "I have arthritis in my neck from C4 to C6 plus severe TMJ. I suffered with constant pain in my neck and jaw joints during the past year. My doctor prescribed mobic and within 3 days the pain and swelling in my neck and jaws disappeared. It was almost like a miracle. Tried every over the counter anti inflammatory with no luck. I have had no stomach pain so far just welcomed relief. I can now work my entire shift with no pain."

   
10

Kymdarl (taken for less than 1 month) April 19, 2016

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Mobic (meloxicam) for Rheumatoid Arthritis: "Developed a significant limp from severe arthritic pain in right foot. Since taking mobic for 2 weeks the pain has virtually disappeared. I have my life back."

   
10

Mjimenez05 (taken for less than 1 month) April 13, 2016

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For Inflammatory Conditions: "I take this for neck shoulder pain & pinched nerve. Great med when taking regularly but my doctor won't refill again until I go see him for a checkup. I started trying to not take as much or sometimes none. Having pain in my teeth and head. Have no idea what is going on but wonder if this med makes you worse when getting off of it. Does it make your nerves more sensitive? I will go for that checkup soon."

   
6.0

ohreally April 11, 2016

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For Osteoarthritis: "I am experiencing side effect of diarrhea after 5 day. Still having pain Don't know if it's going to be worth all the diarrhea"

   
6.0

Anonymous (taken for less than 1 month) April 10, 2016

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For Inflammatory Conditions: "Prescribed 7.5mg daily 4 days ago for unbearable right hip and knee pain (was taking loads of ibuprophen AND acetaminophen 4 X a day...but not happy tho it helped...just not enough and worried about stomach. First Melodicam dose: no change. Took 1 and 1/2 second morning...no change. Took another a few hours later ( it was cold and raining which exacerbates pain): no change. Took a third: no change. Went back to old OTC last night...trying to save prescription for day time. This AM, sun was out and I had NO pain. I have to assume it was Meloxicam. Back to 15mg a day. Love it so far."

   
10

Joycebgood75 (taken for less than 1 month) April 8, 2016

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For Osteoarthritis: "This medicine actually helps me feel 20 years younger...I ran out for a couple of days and I realized just how much this medicine works for me...without it after about an hour of being on my feet my lower back and hips start aching like toothache pain...with this medicine I usually can work all day and all evening and don't hurt until it's close to bedtime and time for the next dose...so thankful my doctor was able to call in a prescription before my next appointment...love love this medicine"

   
10

Tammy 1971 April 7, 2016

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For Tendonitis: "I have severe calcific tendonitis in my right shoulder. ER prescribed this yesterday and started it last night. Just left the er once again for severe allergic reaction. Woke up with red puffy face a rash all over my body and it did not do anything. Granted, I only took it once but it is supposed to immediately help. It did make me a little drowsy. I will not be taking this medication again."

   
1.0

Anonymous (taken for less than 1 month) April 7, 2016

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For Inflammatory Conditions: "Still don't know the details of what I was actually have/had but a few months back I was suffering from severe joint pain. My doc prescribed me this and within two weeks I was nearly pain free. There was the occasional achiness but I could stand without being in pain...actually walk long distances. Worked for me for my inflammation in my joints...mainly knees and hands."

   
10

Haley V (taken for 1 to 6 months) April 5, 2016

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For Inflammatory Conditions: "I have been taking medicine for about a year. Really great but side effects dehaydrated,bladder never empty,heaviness in chest, stomach pain"

   
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Wun April 2, 2016

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For Inflammatory Conditions: "I have had severe arthritis pain for more than 4 years now and for the first time in over 4 years I have pain free for the last 2 weeks because of Meloxicam. It's a miracle."

   
10

Mjimenez05 March 30, 2016

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For Inflammatory Conditions: "this tackled the back pain without making me drowsy, a major bonus with two kids around. It is hard on the stomach though so I have to take it with omeprazole but that's no big deal. All my other pain meds make me feel so tired all the time, I'm just relieved to find something powerful that doesn't."

   
9.0

Weeteenie (taken for less than 1 month) March 23, 2016

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For Inflammatory Conditions: "Absolutely wonderful, two months out of double knee surgery I mowed the lawn. Love love it. I also have rheumatoid arthritis and after taken the mobic for almost a week and I'm back to sewing plus my toes don't hurt anymore. Fantastic medication...."

   
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pamelacmathis (taken for less than 1 month) March 13, 2016

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For Inflammatory Conditions: "I had it for tendinitis. It just made it worse. Even six doctors only described more and more of it. After 4 months of using I put it away. I still have headaches and my vains can be seen all over my body. This is poison. Never use it."

   
1.0

Pie_ (taken for 1 to 6 months) March 3, 2016

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For Fibromyalgia: "Worked pretty good at giving some pain relief... Until it gave me bleeding ulcers a few months into treatment."

   
4.0

ShyestOfFlies (taken for 1 to 6 months) March 3, 2016

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For Osteoarthritis: "Really relieved stiffness and took edge off the pain."

   
7.0

Guinney March 1, 2016

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For Osteoarthritis: "I was told by my previous doctor that I need a knee replacement. I'm only 50. My new specialist said let put it of as long as possible with a treatment plan which included movalis and low impact fitness training. I was shocked at the relief it has given me within days. As he said its not a cure, but oh what a relief."

   
9.0

Me as well February 19, 2016

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Mobic (meloxicam) for Osteoarthritis: "I have osteoarthritis in my right knee and fingers foot and ankle. I was also diagnosed with a 5th metatarsal stress fracture. Apparently I had the stress fracture for at least a year but thought it was arthritis. I was prescribed 15 mg of mobic daily by a podiatrist for the stress fracture. Within 1 hour of taking it the pain was almost gone. I had been taking 600-1200 mg of ibuprofen on a bad day of flares, sometimes having to take naproxen instead Mobic allows me restful sleep but it does make me drowsy...I need 10 hours of sleep to recover. However I can take it every other day and it still works on both sharp and dull pain. This in the only NSAID that has worked this well for me and I have taken them all for the past 10 years"

   
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Marianne from TN (taken for 1 to 6 months) February 11, 2016

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For Inflammatory Conditions: "I have psoriatic arthritis and started taking 7.5 mg 1x/day for a week. It didn't help a lot. So I went up to 2x/day for a total of 15 mg daily. Within the first 24 hours of being on 15 mg/day, the inflammation and pain in my joints (hands, wrist, neck, shoulders, etc.) was significantly reduced. It's still there, but it's no longer constant. And, I'm able to do fine motor tasks that were causing a great deal of pain before--driving, writing a lot, typing, etc. I have been taking it continuously for several weeks and will continue to do so for now."

   
9.0

Anonymous (taken for less than 1 month) February 2, 2016

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For Juvenile Rheumatoid Arthritis: "I've been on Meloxicam for a month now and my pain has yet to ease up. My doctor also put me on Tramadol to help with the pain, but that doesn't help either."

   
1.0

Chrissyb51990 January 16, 2016

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For Inflammatory Conditions: "I was prescribed this for severe back pain and it hasn't helped at all ...."

   
2.0

Lisa V. January 13, 2016

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For Inflammatory Conditions: "I used this medication on Saturday with no results in place of my Ibu 600 3x a day. Sunday I used this in combination with flexoral & tramadol with no Results. By Monday morning I was dragging my leg due to all the pain, so I went back to my ibu which brings my pain feom a 10 to an 8. I didn't find any relief from this medication, but that doesn't mean it won't work for others."

   
1.0

Virtuality (taken for 1 to 6 months) January 13, 2016

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Mobic (meloxicam) for Rheumatoid Arthritis: "I have taken Mobic sporadically for the last 3 years. I only take it when I'm really in pain and cannot manage the pain through natural methods. It helps me to sleep, and it helps the pain in my hands and hip. I do not feel groggy when I wake up, but sometimes I am stiff and hurting from sleeping so deeply."

   
8.0

JodyE (taken for 2 to 5 years) January 7, 2016

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For Inflammatory Conditions: "My husband had been taking this for inflammation for a few months. Meloxicam caused a large bleeding ulcer in his intestine that developed over the few months that he had been taking it. He ended up in the emergency room after he collapsed and lost a lot of blood from internal bleeding. It also gave him a lot of gas and stomach upset. I would not recommend for anyone to take it. It did not do much to relieve his inflammation pain in his shoulder. Please read all side effects that this medication might cause before you start taking it."

   
1.0

Marie M. (taken for 1 to 6 months) January 5, 2016

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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"

   
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Poolter December 28, 2015

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