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Celebrex

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Other Names: Celecoxib

Meloxicam

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Other Names: Mobic
Rating: 3.5 out of 5
Based on 41,317 patient discussions on healthcare websites and blogs
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Rating: 3.5 out of 5
Based on 6,365 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
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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???
The problem could actually be Fibromyalgia, which many people with RA suffer from.
Susanne Deumig  |  April 21, 2014
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

340 patient discussions from healthcare websites and blogs
took me off Celebrex and put me on Meloxicam 15 mg and...
...work and they fit me in). My Theumy took me off Celebrex and put me on Meloxicam 15 mg and Cesamet 0.5 mg for bedtime, so the pain won't wake me up. I also requested cortisone...
If Mobic (Meloxicam) does the trick but the SE’s outweigh...
@ If Mobic (Meloxicam) does the trick but the SE’s outweigh ...doc about moving you to Celebrex (Celecoxib). Your script insurance carrier ...knee pain. The Celebrex has worked great for ...
posts. If Mobic (Meloxicam) does the trick but the SE’s...
...0 posts. If Mobic (Meloxicam) does the trick but the SE’s ...doc about moving you to Celebrex (Celecoxib). Your script insurance carrier ...knee pain. The Celebrex has worked great for ...
hopefully Meloxicam will not cause stomach discomfort if...
Meloxicam is a tier 1 drug ...I have stomach problems with all NSAIDS except Celebrex has not caused any stomach discomfort to date and hopefully Meloxicam will not cause stomach discomfort if...
remember you were allergic to meloxicam, but have you tried...
...with taking 150mg omeprazole twice a day. I seem to remember you were allergic to meloxicam, but have you tried celebrex? My stomach ...your rheumy will want you to try the methotrexate tablets...
so I went to Meloxicam and it works well. It may take a...
...you are having trouble with Celebrex, try Meloxicam. It's prescription but ...sulfa drugs so can't take Celebrex and they took away ...so I went to Meloxicam and it works well. It may take...
your knee. My doctor gave me Meloxicam and I wish he had...
...wonders for your knee. My doctor gave me Meloxicam and I wish he had given me Celebrex (DH...
you tried meloxicam? It works better for me than Aleve...
...you tried meloxicam? It works better for ...at WalMart. I was on Vioxx before and can't take celebrex (alle...
a new Doctor, he put me on Meloxicam, 15 mg. a day. Never...
...have arthritis in over 50% of my joints. Pretty much debilitating. Tried Celebrex, worked a little, but ...a new Doctor, he put me on Meloxicam, 15 mg. a...
Hi Is anyone else on Celebrex if so what do you think??...
Celebrex?? Hi Is anyone else on Celebrex if so what do ...now along with my Arava/Meloxicam . I have also been having baths twice a day soaking in Epsom salts and I do feel better. I am having su...
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