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Aleve

OTC
/ 59,915 posts
Other Names: Naproxen   Naproxen Sodium   Midol   Anaprox   Naprelan

Meloxicam

Rx
/ 6,777 posts
Other Names: Mobic
Rating: 3.5 out of 5
Based on 59,915 patient discussions on healthcare websites and blogs
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Rating: 3 out of 5
Based on 6,777 patient discussions on healthcare websites and blogs
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Naproxen sodium (International Nonproprietary Name) is a nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drug (NSAID) commonly used for the reduction of pain, fever, inflammation and stiffness caused by conditions such as:* osteoarthritis* kidney stones* rheumatoid arth... Read more on Wikipedia
Meloxicam is a nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drug (NSAID) with analgesic and anti-pyretic effects. It is a derivative of oxicam, closely related to piroxicam, and falls in the nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drug group of NSAIDs. It was developed by Boeh... Read more on Wikipedia
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By Dudley Stamps Iidocaine Cream is Worthless!!
July 5, 2014
Dudley Stamps Iidocaine Cream is Worthless!! wrote
Lidocaine Cream
Dudley your comment has no effect on the question of meloxicam vs. turmeric??
Donna V  |  September 27, 2014
I have found that the Doctor did not prescribe a strong enough mixture for the servere pain I have. What he gave me .3/5/4% much too weak. I have found this mild mixture to be very good on Insect bites though, especially where you have to pull off one of those nasty Ticks!
Dudley Stamps  |  July 22, 2014
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By Tina
May 23, 2014
Tina wrote
Aleve and canker sores
I had the exact same problem. I think i'd rather have pain than an old stubborn mouth ulcer!!! :(
Sherrie  |  May 27, 2014
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By JB
May 20, 2014
JB wrote
lowerback and leg pain due to disc compression
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By gardenerbychoice
March 30, 2014
gardenerbychoice wrote
Meloxicam helps with knee swelling/pain
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By Fil
February 12, 2014
Fil wrote
Tinnitus and Aleeve
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By murph
January 29, 2014
murph wrote
meloxicam and weight gain
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By Fred
November 4, 2013
Fred wrote
Aleve Nightmares
Me tooo!
Tamee  |  January 27, 2014
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By Bang Thai
September 30, 2013
Bang Thai wrote
Motrin/Ibuprofen vs. Meloxicam
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By ponygirl7
August 16, 2013
ponygirl7 wrote
Meloxicam and Weight Gain
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By R McLean
August 4, 2013
R McLean wrote
Sodium Naproxen Causing mood swings/Depresson
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By elizabeth
August 3, 2013
elizabeth wrote
eleve/depression
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What patients are saying about Aleve vs. Meloxicam

153 patient discussions from healthcare websites and blogs
welts from it. Stopped it and went back to Meloxicam...
I took Aleve for years until I started getting welts from it. Stopped it and went back to Meloxicam. Now I am beginning to ...but not like on the Aleve. You can develop an allergy...
sleep better and aleve/meloxicam is not working for my pain...
worked but I later started having reactions to it (welts...
...it's called Meloxicam). Anyway, I ...Canada and took Aleve in its place. The Aleve worked but I later started having reactions to it (welts on my face) so went back to the meloxicam. Have ...
them now. I, like Mrs. D do ok with Aleve and told him...
...be different than others. Meloxicam made me very ill..caused panic/anxiety attacks, severe pain just ...had to go back on Celexa for the ...them now. I, like Mrs. D do ok with Aleve and tol...
them now. I, like Mrs. D do ok with Aleve and told him...
...be different than others. Meloxicam made me very ill..caused panic/anxiety attacks, severe pain just ...had to go back on Celexa for the ...them now. I, like Mrs. D do ok with Aleve and tol...
my asthma doc gave me my meloxicam scrip because I was...
...In fact, my asthma doc gave me my meloxicam scrip because I was becoming allergic to the Aleve...
taking it and switched to Meloxicam and have had no issues...
...the list of medications I was on, it was determined that I had become allergic to the Aleve I took for my arthritis. I quit taking it and switched to Meloxicam and have had no issues...
before surgery they prescribed meloxicam, and that did not...
Unfortunately Tylenol does nothing for me. It has never has worked for me. before surgery they prescribed meloxicam, and that did not do ...was thru shots. I have tried using Aleve, but its not a...
away. Now I've been on Meloxicam for a number of years...
...to NSAIDs. I took Aleve for years with no problems and then began having ...issue. Allergist said it was the Aleve and so quit it. ...went away. Now I've been on Meloxicam for a number of...
that I cannot take aleve, Motrin etc due to something...
...I have surgery. I've tried PT, chiro, acupuncture, yoga, meditation Meloxicam helps osteoarthritis and Lyrica ...learned that I cannot take aleve, Motrin etc due to ...However, I can ta...
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