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Mobic vs. Skelaxin for Pain

Mobic

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/ 12,296 posts
Other Names: Meloxicam

Skelaxin

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/ 5,566 posts
Other Names: Metaxalone
Rating: 3.5 out of 5
Based on 12,296 patient discussions on healthcare websites and blogs
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Rating: 3 out of 5
Based on 5,566 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
Metaxalone (marketed by King Pharmaceuticals under the brand name Skelaxin) is a muscle relaxant used to relax muscles and relieve pain caused by strains, sprains, and other musculoskeletal conditions. Its exact mechanism of action is not known, b... Read more on Wikipedia
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By geminijenny
September 3, 2014
geminijenny wrote
robaxin vrs skelaxin
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By BigLotsPrincess
August 19, 2014
BigLotsPrincess wrote
Robaxin vs skelaxin
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By 15years
July 21, 2014
15years wrote
mobic - how and when to stop
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April 13, 2014
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Mobic
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October 19, 2013
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By dave
October 17, 2013
dave wrote
Mobic vs Tramadol
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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
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What patients are saying about Mobic vs. Skelaxin

77 patient discussions from healthcare websites and blogs
best for me, skelaxin work pretty good too. but everybody...
...thing, after i finished about 2 days later pain came back, mobic didn't do much for me. celebrex worked the best for me, skelaxin work pretty good too. but everybody is different, that's why they...
more than Mobic, Tramadol and skelaxin, NONE works for me !...
...the pain clinic for some drugs, Better give me more than Mobic, Tramadol and skelaxin, NONE works for me ! I swear Im going Postal ! I go the 20th to see the pain dude. I was taking oxycodone...
taken Mobic before and it's worked but it did give me chest...
...and got samples of Mobic and Skelaxin, I'll see how that goes. I've taken Mobic before and it's worked but it did give me chest pains like...
/ Neurotin / skelaxin /Mobic all these do is make me drowsy
...I have pain all thru my ...and leg. I have trouble walking down stairs. The ...Tramadol / Neurotin / skelaxin /Mobic all these do...
neuragia,im on skelaxin, neurontin, cymbalta, mobic,and...
...still having alot of pain mri showed arthritis at c1-2 and or occiptal neuragia,im on skelaxin, neurontin, cymbalta, mobic,and does not...
me sick, naproxyn gave me the worst heartburn of my life...
...pack, then vicodin, skelaxin, naproxyn, robaxyn and mobic. i took all of the steroids but they didn't help. skelaxin made me sick, naproxyn gave me the worst heartburn of my life, robaxyn didn't...
this one will work, cause when skelaxin wears off I ache...
...had expired in June! The pharmacy had to order it and took a while to come in. Then with my Rx plan I was supposed to pay $40 for 30 pills, but kuddo's to my pharmacist who let me take 10 for nothi...
Flexeril(cyclobenzaprine,I...
...on Mobic(meloxicam)Neurontin(gabapentin) Flexeril(cyclobenzaprine,I think)and Skelaxin.Can sometimes sense bone grinding on bone but the pain...
for it again cause the Mobic alone doesn't work that well!...
...work so I was given Robaxin once, I asked for it again cause the Mobic alone doesn't work that well! You can take it ...I read about the skelaxin, i guess yo...
take skelaxin, it helps me @ night ,I have muscle cramps in...
...,I have muscle cramps in my left leg everynight skelexin helps me to sleep! I will take 1/2 @ work if I need it and it helps a little! I also take Norco, savella and mobic for my fibro. I take...
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