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Meloxicam is a pain medication used mainly to treat arthritis pain. The Meloxicam retail price can be fairly high at up to $100 for 30 low-dose tablets. 15mg tablets of meloxicam cost up to $160. To save more on meloxicam print or download one of our free coupons and get up to 48% off the meloxicam price in you ... Read more

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Meloxicam Information:

Why is this medication prescribed?

Meloxicam is used to relieve pain, tenderness, swelling, and stiffness caused by osteoarthritis (arthritis caused by a breakdown of the lining of the joints) and rheumatoid arthritis (arthritis caused by swelling of the lining of the joints). Meloxicam is also used to relieve the pain, tenderness,swelling, and stiffness caused by juvenile rheumatoid arthritis (a type of arthritis that affects children) in children 2 years of age and older. Meloxicam is in a class of medications called nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs). It works by stopping the body's production of a substance that causes pain, fever, and inflammation.

How should this medicine be used?

Meloxicam comes as a tablet and suspension (liquid) to take by mouth. It is usually taken once a day with or without food. Take meloxicam at the same time every day. Follow the directions on your prescription label carefully, and ask your doctor or pharmacist to explain any part you do not understand. Take meloxicam exactly as directed. Do not take more or less of it or take it more often than prescribed by your doctor.

Shake the suspension well before each use to mix the medication evenly

Other uses for this medicine

Meloxicam is also used sometimes to treat ankylosing spondylitis (arthritis that mainly affects the spine). Talk to your doctor about the possible risks of using this medication for your condition.

This medication may be prescribed for other uses; ask your doctor or pharmacist for more information.

What special precautions should I follow?

Before taking meloxicam,

  • tell your doctor and pharmacist if you are allergic to meloxicam, aspirin or other NSAIDs such as ibuprofen (Advil, Motrin) and naproxen (Aleve, Naprosyn), or any other medications.
  • tell your doctor and pharmacist what prescription and nonprescription medications, vitamins, nutritional supplements, and herbal products you are taking or plan to take. Be sure to mention the medications listed in the IMPORTANT WARNING section and any of the following: angiotensin-converting enzyme (ACE) inhibitors such as benazepril (Lotensin), captopril (Capoten), enalapril (Vasotec), fosinopril (Monopril), lisinopril (Prinivil, Zestril), and quinapril (Accupril); cholestyramine (Questran); diuretics ('water pills'); lithium (Eskalith, Lithobid, others); and methotrexate (Rheumatrex). Your doctor may need to change the doses of your medications or monitor you carefully for side effects.
  • tell your doctor if you have or have ever had asthma, especially if you have frequent stuffed or runny nose or nasal polyps (swelling of the lining of the nose); swelling of the hands, feet, ankles, or lower legs; or kidney or liver disease.
  • tell your doctor if you are pregnant, especially if you are in the last few months of your pregnancy, you plan to become pregnant, or you are breast-feeding. If you become pregnant while taking meloxicam, call your doctor.
  • if you are having surgery, including dental surgery, tell the doctor or dentist that you are taking meloxicam.

What should I do if I forget a dose?

Take the missed dose as soon as you remember it. However, if it is almost time for the next dose, skip the missed dose and continue your regular dosing schedule. Do not take a double dose to make up for a missed one.

What side effects can this medication cause?

Meloxicam may cause side effects. Tell your doctor if any of these symptoms are severe or do not go away:

  • diarrhea
  • constipation
  • gas
  • sore throat
  • cough
  • runny nose

Some side effects can be serious. If you experience any of the following symptoms, call your doctor immediately. Do not take any more meloxicam until you speak to your doctor:

  • fever
  • blisters
  • rash
  • hives
  • itching
  • swelling of the eyes, face, tongue, lips, throat, arms, hands, feet, ankles, or lower legs
  • difficulty breathing or swallowing
  • hoarseness
  • pale skin
  • fast heartbeat
  • unexplained weight gain
  • nausea
  • excessive tiredness
  • lack of energy
  • yellowing of the skin or eyes
  • pain in the right upper part of the stomach
  • flu-like symptoms
  • cloudy, discolored, or bloody urine
  • back pain
  • difficult or painful urination

Meloxicam may cause other side effects. Call your doctor if you have any unusual problems while taking this medication.

If you experience a serious side effect, you or your doctor may send a report to the Food and Drug Administration's (FDA) MedWatch Adverse Event Reporting program online [at http://www.fda.gov/Safety/MedWatch] or by phone [1-800-332-1088].

What storage conditions are needed for this medicine?

Keep this medication in the container it came in, tightly closed, and out of reach of children. Store it at room temperature and away from excess heat and moisture (not in the bathroom). Throw away any medication that is outdated or no longer needed. Talk to your pharmacist about the proper disposal of your medication.

In case of emergency/overdose

In case of overdose, call your local poison control center at 1-800-222-1222. If the victim has collapsed or is not breathing, call local emergency services at 911.

Symptoms of overdose may include:

  • lack of energy
  • drowsiness
  • nausea
  • vomiting
  • stomach pain
  • bloody, black, or tarry stools
  • vomit that is bloody or looks like coffee grounds
  • difficulty breathing
  • seizures
  • coma

What other information should I know?

Do not let anyone else take your medication. Ask your pharmacist any questions you have about refilling your prescription.

It is important for you to keep a written list of all of the prescription and nonprescription (over-the-counter) medicines you are taking, as well as any products such as vitamins, minerals, or other dietary supplements. You should bring this list with you each time you visit a doctor or if you are admitted to a hospital. It is also important information to carry with you in case of emergencies.

Brand names

  • Mobic®

What is meloxicam?

Meloxicam is a nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drug (NSAID) that is used to control pain in patients with arthritis. Other meloxicam uses include pain management of menstrual cramps and fever reduction. Meloxicam works by inhibiting the COX-2 enzyme which prevents the creation of prostaglandins that play a part in inflammation. Because meloxicam is a selective COX-2 inhibitor drug, it poses less of a risk of gastrointestinal problems than other NSAIDs that block both COX-1 and COX-2. COX-1 plays a part in the production of protective mucus that lines the stomach, which is why some patients may experience GI bleeding or ulcers with the use of NSAIDs.

How do I take meloxicam?

Take Meloxicam as a pill or as a liquid. Request a prescription for whichever form is best for you. Meloxicam can be purchased in 7.5mg or 15mg tablets. The oral solution should be measured in doses of 5mL. Follow instructions provided by your doctor and pharmacist. This medication is usually just taken once a day at the same time every day.

Before taking meloxicam, tell your doctor if:

  • You are pregnant or breastfeeding.
  • You have nasal polyps or asthma.
  • You have liver or kidney disease.
  • You have experienced edema or swelling in any part of the body.
  • You are anemic.
  • You smoke cigarettes or drink more than three alcoholic beverages per day.
  • You are allergic to any of the ingredients in meloxicam pills or oral solution.
  • You are taking other prescription or nonprescription medications including other NSAIDs, blood pressure medications, diuretics, lithium, antacids, cholestyramine, warfarin, or methotrexate.

What are the possible side effects of taking meloxicam?

Possible Meloxicam side effects include bloating, gas, diarrhea, dizziness, headache, upset stomach, and a stuffy or runny nose. More serious side effects that you should report to your doctor immediately include chest pain, accelerated heart rate, elevated blood pressure, flu-like symptoms, blood in stools or vomit, jaundice, extreme lethargy, swelling of any part of the body, stomach pain, and back pain.

What if I forget to take a dose of meloxicam?

If you forget to take a dose of your meloxicam medication, take the dose you missed as soon as you think of it. However, if it’s almost time for your next dose, skip the missed dose and continue to follow your normal regimen. Don’t take double doses to make up for missed ones. 

How do I store meloxicam?

Store meloxicam pills and oral solution in an airtight container in a dry place away from light. This medication should be stored between 59 and 86 degrees Fahrenheit. Keep meloxicam out of reach of children and pets.

What happens if I overdose on meloxicam?

Signs of overdose on meloxicam include drowsiness, nausea, vomiting, pain in the upper abdomen, elevated blood pressure, and possibly coma. Bleeding from the GI tract may or may not occur. If you think you or someone you know has overdosed on meloxicam medication, contact your Poison Control Center at 1-800-222-1222. If the victim is in critical condition, call 911.

Warnings

Meloxicam side effects, like those of other NSAIDs, can include gastrointestinal problems like ulcers and bleeding. NSAIDs can also elevate the risk of having a stroke or heart attack. This is especially relevant with long-term use. Alcohol and smoking can exacerbate these risks.

Brand Names

Brand names for meloxicam include Mobic. Use our meloxicam coupon to get up to 48% off the cost of generic meloxicam, or search for Mobic discounts and get up to 90% off the price.

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