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Celebrex

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/ 41,262 posts
Other Names: Celecoxib

Meloxicam

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/ 6,344 posts
Other Names: Mobic
Rating: 3.5 out of 5
Based on 41,262 patient discussions on healthcare websites and blogs
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Rating: 3.5 out of 5
Based on 6,344 patient discussions on healthcare websites and blogs
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Celecoxib International Nonproprietary Name is a sulfa non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drug (NSAID) and selective COX-2 inhibitor used in the treatment of osteoarthritis, rheumatoid arthritis, acute pain, painful menstruation and menstrual symptoms, and... 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 IHURT
April 7, 2014
IHURT wrote
Interaction
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By gardenerbychoice
March 30, 2014
gardenerbychoice wrote
Meloxicam helps with knee swelling/pain
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By murph
January 29, 2014
murph wrote
meloxicam and weight gain
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By Donna
January 6, 2014
Donna wrote
Breathing problems with cellebrex?
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By Ken
October 5, 2013
Ken wrote
Celebrex
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By Bang Thai
September 30, 2013
Bang Thai wrote
Motrin/Ibuprofen vs. Meloxicam
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By Guy Morin
September 18, 2013
Guy Morin wrote
Stop use of Celebrex
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By ponygirl7
August 16, 2013
ponygirl7 wrote
Meloxicam and Weight Gain
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By Txbetty
August 13, 2013
Txbetty wrote
Itching all over...Celebrex, Methotrexate, Hydrochlorothiazide the cause???
Txbetty and Hal, Like both of you, I have been on Celebrex for at least a year. I also take HCTZ 12.5 mg and started Methotrexate two months ago. I did have itching all over like you described, Txbetty, and I figured out that it was simply the particular brand of folic acid I was taking. It's been a long time since you wrote your post, but I happened to see it and wanted to comment. I assume you are taking folic acid if you are still on MTX; if you are still itching then it is something to
Lily  |  February 1, 2014
I have been on Celebrex for over a year and had fantastic results. I suffered pain in my neck and shoulders due to arthritis. Celebrex was like a miracle for me. I was going to physio for the pain, which did not good. Now after being pain free for one year I have been experiencing extreme itchiness all over my body. It feels like something crawling in my scalp, eyebrows, nose and beard. Then it feels like something biting me and there is nothing there and I have no bites . Yikes.
Hal  |  August 25, 2013
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What patients are saying about Celebrex vs. Meloxicam

337 patient discussions from healthcare websites and blogs
a change from Celebrex to meloxicam, they have essentially...
Actually meloxicam is the generic of Mobic, while the generic of Celebrex is celecoxib. They are both ...company insisted on a change from Celebrex to meloxicam, they have essentially changed your...
to Diclofenac Meloxicam Back to Celebrex My med changes...
...and my NSAID journey has been: Naprosyn Diclofenac Sulindac Celebrex Back to Diclofenac Meloxicam Back to Celebrex My med changes have been sometimes from side effects...
legs. We have since stopped and have gone back to meloxicam...
...celebrex and found and increase in seizure activity. Changing to 100mg twice a day eliminated this problem but produced constant pins and needles in our...
denied it due to cost. My doctor changed it to Meloxicam...
...was on Celebrex for years with great results until my insurance denied it due to cost. My doctor changed it to Meloxicam Tab 15mg...
- I believe it has to do with the fact that Meloxicam...
...wanted me off the Meloxicam before surgery so had me switch to Celebrex - I believe it has to do with the fact that Meloxicam is an NSAID and thins your blood, but Celebrex does not. I'll find...
he had been taking celebrex (while in the rehab hospital)....
...he had been taking celebrex (while in the rehab ...insurance doesn t pay for celebrex so today was switched to meloxicam (1 7.5 mg tablet twice a day) to replace the celebrex. He s had 2 doses...
Why the switch from Meloxicam to Celebrex? Both of these...
...switch from Meloxicam to Celebrex? Both of these you can take on the day of surgery according to my OS. I have been on Meloxicam for a couple years. It seems to work well for all my other ache...
Why the switch from Meloxicam to Celebrex? Both of these...
...switch from Meloxicam to Celebrex? Both of these you can take on the day of surgery according to my OS. I have been on Meloxicam for a couple years. It seems to work well for all my other ache...
Celebrex and have had some relief switching to meloxicam
...problem with Celebrex and have had some relief...
for when pain got real bad. GP switched me to Celebrex...
...Anyway, Ortho put me on Meloxicam, which hardly relieved the pain and ripped up by stomach, and wrote me for some Percs for when pain got real bad. GP switched me to Celebrex which seems...
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