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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 6,341 patient discussions on healthcare websites and blogs
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Rating: 3.5 out of 5
Based on 2,090 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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What patients are saying about Meloxicam vs. Piroxicam

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robaxecet and take 20mg of Piroxicam in the morning with...
...and have been injured for about 10 weeks. Right now I'm taking 7.5mg of Meloxicam in the morning, with 4 robaxecets throughout the day. Should I knock the robaxecet and take 20mg of Piroxicam in...
and also to use Piroxicam rather than Meloxicam (Metacam)...
...also to use Piroxicam rather than Meloxicam (Metacam) that we ...a significant difference, Piroxicam is better that ...at this point? And is Piroxicam worth using instead of Meloxicam? In ...
any. She also takes meloxicam instead of the piroxicam....
...side effects. She has had 2 rounds and will do another ultrasound after the next chemo treatment to see if the tumor has shrunk any. She also takes meloxicam instead of the piroxicam. I think it...
well. My dog is taking Piroxicam but the research I have...
...going well. My dog is taking Piroxicam but the research I have done reveals that Meloxicam is the new generation Piroxicam - they are both NSaids...
any. She also takes meloxicam instead of the piroxicam....
...side effects. She has had 2 rounds and will do another ultrasound after the next chemo treatment to see if the tumor has shrunk any. She also takes meloxicam instead of the piroxicam. I think it...
symptoms. I was on meloxicam for quite a while; decided...
...pain the next day. It would be worth revisiting with your doc IMO. Unless you have peripheral issues, immunomodulators like ssz and methotrexate are not likely to help. They have been studied an...
have also been on Piroxicam and Meloxicam but they weren't...
...they don't touch the pain we live with every moment of every day. Maybe she'll try NSAIDS. I am on one, Diclofenac, which has worked ...I have also been on Piroxicam and Meloxicam but they weren...
taking one that worked pretty well (meloxicam) but asked if...
...6 or 8 and was taking one that worked pretty well (meloxicam) but asked if I could try a few more, just in case. A related NSAID, piroxicam, did actually help a little bit more! So it...
2011 and have only been on piroxicam and meloxicam. I am in...
...2011 and have only been on piroxicam and meloxicam. I am in the same boat as you are. My grand father died of lymphoma, so I am horrified when I hear the Embrel commercials. I am around children...
of anyone using the meloxicam instead of piroxicam? She...
...friendly for Chloe. She has separation anxiety and takes meds for ...what is starting tomorrow. Have you heard of anyone using the meloxicam instead of piroxicam? She is only 8 and...
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