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Meloxicam vs. Piroxicam for Pain

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Meloxicam

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Other Names: Mobic

Piroxicam

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Other Names: Feldene
Rating: 3.5 out of 5
Based on 6,344 patient discussions on healthcare websites and blogs
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Rating: 3.5 out of 5
Based on 2,092 patient discussions on healthcare websites and blogs
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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
Piroxicam is a non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drug of the oxicam class used to relieve the symptoms of rheumatoid arthritis and osteoarthritis, primary dysmenorrhoea, postoperative pain and act as an analgesic, especially where there is an inflammation... Read more on Wikipedia
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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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September 30, 2013
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Motrin/Ibuprofen vs. Meloxicam
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What patients are saying about Meloxicam vs. Piroxicam

75 patient discussions from healthcare websites and blogs
we have now taken her off the Meloxicam.  Right now I'm not...
...values as well.  We switched her from Piroxicam to Meloxicam and also a lower protein ...and we have now taken her off the Meloxicam.  Right now I'm not so ...has been off the Meloxicam for a...
the oncologist took her off the piroxicam because we...
...ulcer.  However, the oncologist took her off the piroxicam because we are going to switch her to meloxicam (metacam is the same thing I found out) but before that can happen the piroxicam needs to ...
switched. I had more bruising/bleeding on meloxicam than I...
...I switched - meloxicam brought ...switched. I had more bruising/bleeding on meloxicam than I ...that long. I was on meloxicam for a couple of years, I guess. I made the switch to piroxicam...
For example, meloxicam worked fairly well for...
...common one is meloxicam. Ibuprofen and ...classification. For example, meloxicam worked fairly well for me; a related NSAID, piroxicam, is working even better!...
been on mobic (meloxicam), helped a little bit at least,...
ive been on mobic (meloxicam), helped a little bit at least, im imagining its similar to piroxicam. and hey cut me some slack at least i...
I'm on piroxicam. It's known for being a little hard on the...
I'm on piroxicam. It's known for being a little hard on the ...$4 refill plan and he said it's not, but he often gets doctor approval to switch people to meloxicam, so that might be another one wor...
Meloxicam worked well for me, but its sibling piroxicam...
...worked well for me, but its sibling piroxicam (my NSAID...
of this or used meloxicam instead of piroxicam. He said...
...or used meloxicam instead ...we use piroxicam. We're going to do this for 6 weeks then another ultrsound to see if it is shrinking the tumor(in the trigone area). There has been no bleeding yet...
on meloxicam for a long time with no problems at all (but...
...better, pharmacist. I've been on meloxicam for a long time with no problems at all (but ...issues!) I was on diclofenac which worked ...chronic gastritis. I recently tried piroxicam, relat...
time she went on the Metacam (Meloxicam is another name)...
...Bailey did well on Piroxicam until her kidney values ...some time she went on the Metacam (Meloxicam is another name) ...kidney.  Even with the Piroxicam, there is no guarantee...it works wel...
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