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Mobic vs. Skelaxin for Pain

Mobic

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/ 12,074 posts
Other Names: Meloxicam

Skelaxin

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/ 5,609 posts
Other Names: Metaxalone
Rating: 3.5 out of 5
Based on 12,074 patient discussions on healthcare websites and blogs
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Rating: 3.5 out of 5
Based on 5,609 patient discussions on healthcare websites and blogs
Learn more
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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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
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What patients are saying about Mobic vs. Skelaxin

77 patient discussions from healthcare websites and blogs
Mobic, Tramadol and skelaxin, NONE works for me ! I swear...
...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...
this one will work, cause when skelaxin wears off I ache...
...Hopefully this one will work, cause when skelaxin wears off I ache worse than before and mobic mostly helps, but not to much at night. And can't put aspercreme all over...don't want to...
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...
Skelaxin way much more then Flexeril. It's an older drug...
...Skelaxin way much more ...Flexeril does. My husband tried Mobic when he seen the ortho and for some reason it made his ankles swell so he stopped it. Now he just takes Advil for his OA. It's *s...
a symptom of it. I take Skelaxin three times a day and I...
...I have a high sed rate of 93 and that is a symptom of it. I take Skelaxin three times a day and I take Mobic - two tablets once a day with food. I go back to see her on Feb. 21...
Have you taken Skelaxin? It is a muscle relaxer?...
...inflamatory Mobic or Generic is Meloxicam. I think it helps but I am going to ask if I can use it 2 times a day because I think in the afternoon it either fades or I just get ...you taken Ske...
Mobic & Skelaxin did not work. Maybe there is something...
...from the scan on my kidney stones, which I don't believe ...sent to the osteo by my regular doctor when Mobic & Skelaxin did not work. Maybe there is something else they can do....
was...just prescribed me mobic and skelaxin....its easing...
...up what sm was...just prescribed me mobic and skelaxin....its easing off some but cant...
how that goes. I've taken Mobic before and it's worked but...
...got samples of Mobic and Skelaxin, I'll see how that goes. I've taken Mobic before and it's ...I'm desperate that I don't care about the...
am on mobic, tramadol, skelaxin, benzapril, prevastatin and...
...am on mobic, tramadol, skelaxin, benzapril, prevastatin and celexa. ...worried since...
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