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Meloxicam vs. Tramadol for Pain

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Meloxicam

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Other Names: Mobic

Tramadol

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/ 163,198 posts
Other Names: Ultram   Ultram ER   Zydol   Ryzolt
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Rating: 3 out of 5
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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
Tramadol hydrochloride (Ultram, Tramal) is a centrally acting opioid analgesic, used in treating moderate to severe pain. The drug has a wide range of applications, including treatment for restless legs syndrome and fibromyalgia. It was devel... 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
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 JB
May 20, 2014
JB wrote
lowerback and leg pain due to disc compression
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By nox
April 21, 2014
nox wrote
tramadol experience
3440views
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sarsh  |  August 20, 2014
Yikes
August 20, 2014
Great drug but makes me go to the toilet a lot
August 18, 2014
will I test positive on a oxycodone strip drug test by taking tramadol?
jay  |  August 15, 2014
@Tonya
That's one of the ways it just absolutly ruins your life! You will take all the ones you get prescibed(me 180 a month)after that you will spend your last dime to get them! No money, well in my case ruin your life even more by stealing anything and everything from your family... It's just an absolute shame and seems as if no matter how hard ya try your just taking 10 sis back!
gaboy  |  July 26, 2014
Calyn72
everything you have said is SO TRUE! I'm still struggling extremely bad with my addiction! I first got prescribed them when i was 14 dye to sports injuries/1-2 50mgtab every 4-6 hours. At first it was great, i was finally able to do even simple little things with out crying from pain. But when i was 16 me and my buddy decided to experiment and took 4each and noticed they made us feel loopy. So then is would occasionally take a few more than prescribed. By age 19 i was taking 10-12 at a
gaboy  |  July 26, 2014
They don't even do anything for My pain ..Just make light headed and have double vision when objects are too close it's a bitch to dial a phone
Matthew  |  June 28, 2014
Where were you able to obtain that many a day with a prescription? Thanks
Tonya  |  May 17, 2014
Try to get off of them before you get as bad as me. I've been taking 40-50 tramadol 50mg per day for ten years. I has completely destroyed my life and getting off of them is next to impossible, and I have no idea what to do. Trust me, if you're an addict, get off of them. They are highly addictive and the amount you take every day will get larger and larger. The withdrawal is severe. It's been compared to the withdrawal you get from heroin. Stop, or taper off ASAP.
Calyn72  |  April 22, 2014
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By gardenerbychoice
March 30, 2014
gardenerbychoice wrote
Meloxicam helps with knee swelling/pain
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By theresa hawkins
March 26, 2014
theresa hawkins wrote
robaxin and seroquel
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By Can't wait to get back to Tramadol
February 19, 2014
Can't wait to get back to Tramadol wrote
Dilaudid vs. Tramadol
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By Tramadol rash
February 8, 2014
Tramadol rash wrote
tramadol rash
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Oh yeah!! Went to the hospital at 4:00 in the morning with rash on my arms so bad they almost blistered and it felt like someone was ripping my arms off.
Brenda  |  July 23, 2014
Yes rash hives itching
May 26, 2014
Sounds like your allergic to opioid pain medicine.
March 10, 2014
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By Kaleigh 25 Yr. Old Female in Baltimore, MD
February 5, 2014
Kaleigh 25 Yr. Old Female in Baltimore, MD wrote
Taking Tramadol & Phentermine Together
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The MD knew withdrawals are going to be expected. I was given chlonodine and phentermine to help. It worked will and now I am off meds. All this tx was supported by studies. A general MD will not have the knowledge to feel comfortable.
Rudy  |  May 31, 2014
Try to find a MD who is a pain management specialist along with being an addiction specialist or addictionologist. These doctors are much more knowledgeable on pain management along with other treatment that will help support your pain management. For example, my pain management MD had me on a pain med from a chronic injury. He also discovered I needed testosterone. After a year of treatment my chronic pain was feeling so much better that we decided to try to stop the pain meds. The MD kne
Rudy  |  May 31, 2014
It works like a miracle pill for me...almost at my weight lose goal...
cynthia  |  May 20, 2014
It made me hungrier too..dr took me off it cause I would gain and lose..looking in to something diff.
I' m bernita  |  April 30, 2014
does the phentermine work for you? seems to make me hungrier
jennifer  |  April 8, 2014
So how did your doctors appt go?
Chavez  |  March 12, 2014
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By murph
January 29, 2014
murph wrote
meloxicam and weight gain
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By dee
January 16, 2014
dee wrote
DIZZINESS AND BLURRED VISION
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By Jcaudle
January 15, 2014
Jcaudle wrote
Shakey hands
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By schorel
December 7, 2013
schorel wrote
Allergic reaction to tramadol
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By Shadowboxers
November 22, 2013
Shadowboxers wrote
Bursitis pain
If its been a long time its not bursitus its sciatic nerve problems..go to orthopedic and get an mri ive had this for eight years same thing and after the drs kept repeatedly telling me it was bursitus and to basically suck it up i started goin to different drs who pointed me in the right direction
regina  |  July 15, 2014
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By Katelyn 17
November 21, 2013
Katelyn 17 wrote
taking keppra and tramadol at the same time..
Keppra is a seizure med. It made my wife go through what you described. Her doc changed her to lamotragene (spelling is off on that). My concern is that tramadol is not supposed to be taken by people with epilepsy. Or anyone with a higher chance of seizures. It lowers the threshold for seizures. So if you have seizures and are still taking tramadol, please talk to your doctor asap..m its not safe.
caution  |  June 10, 2014
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By dave
October 17, 2013
dave wrote
Mobic vs Tramadol
Mobic is in the same class as ibuprophen, Aleve, etc. They are all NSAID (non steroid anti inflammatory drugs) and Tramadol is not a narcotic pain med but it does mimic some opiate pain meds and gives you pain relief similar to taking an opiate
FFMom  |  April 16, 2014
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By Maujy
October 9, 2013
Maujy wrote
Tramadol
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Its now ages since I posted my lot about stopping tramadol and just happened to come across my post and the reply. Wish that one would be notified of a post but anyhow. You are sooooo right about the doctors needing to go back to school. Here in south africa one gets some doctors that only work at the state hospitals......they are well paid but become slap dash because the have about 30 patients per day to get through. So one is no sooner in the doctors room then out...they are very sweet but o
maujy  |  July 17, 2014
im so sorry you had such a shity Dr. she needs to go back to school tramadol is hard ,hard, hard, to stop!!!!!!!!!!!!! I know the answer to your prob go to a pain Dr. they will help you not these 22 year want a be Doctors they cant wipe there own,you know!!!!!!!!!!!!!
greg  |  February 8, 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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What patients are saying about Meloxicam vs. Tramadol

466 patient discussions from healthcare websites and blogs
My left shoulder and arm is affected and my fingers get numb...
...also have terrible headaches that ...help. I've taken tramadol, lortabs, neurontin, flexeril. Now I'm taking norflex and meloxicam. My left shoulder and arm is affected and my fingers get numb o...
take meloxicam and haven't got any side effects from it, I...
...and haven't got any side effects from it, I use Tramadol and...
am on Tramadol, but they don't seem to be working any more....
...on Tramadol, but they don't ...too many. Is there anything that I can take with the Tramadol? I already take paracetamol and meloxicam with them. Also, ...so can't take anything with codeine...
meloxicam works from what i can tell. the cyclobenzaprine...
...what not. so far, the meloxicam works from what i can tell. the cyclobenzaprine is amazing and does wonders for me but makes me wanna sleep all day and night. tramadol just makes me sleepy. but...
was on diclofenac, now on meloxicam ... but only take them...
...i took 8 tramadol a day (cant remember what dosage was -just normal tramadol), plus 120mg dihydrocodeine at bedtime. also was on diclofenac, now on meloxicam ... but ...my fm. tramadol is one...
very well. I take a meloxicam tablet daily to damp down...
...much. My rheumatologist started me on Tramadol and paracetamol together, which worked very well. I take a meloxicam tablet daily to damp ...I still have quite a lot of pain, but feel...
nurse.  I currently take meloxicam 2X a day for osteo pain,...
...a nurse.  I currently take meloxicam 2X a day for osteo pain, I'm not thrilled with Vanessa saying to go on Tramadol now.  It can be addictive ...I can just use tramadol or something like it ...
working but this is the best I have felt for almost a year!...
...making my life NORMAL, Meloxicam I don't know why they are working but this is the best I have felt for almost a year!!!!!!! I take twice ...completely away with one Tramadol, where as previousl...
has been pretty effective for me so far - it knocks...
The Tramadol has been pretty effective for me so far - it knocks the pain back ...the 2-3 range. That's what Meloxicam used to do back in ...me. I don't expect my pain to be eliminated, just...
tramadol and it doesn't have the same effect as me. It...
...it meloxicam? Us humans can ...cat. My dog dislocated his knee, was prescribed one tramadol, slept for 12 hours ...dog. I occasionally take tramadol and it doesn't have the same effect as me....
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