Cyclobenzaprine vs Meloxicam

Cyclobenzaprine
(Rx)
Meloxicam
(Rx)
Cyclobenzaprine is a muscle relaxant.
Meloxicam is a pain relief medication (NSAID).
Satisfaction Score
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3.8
Very Satisfied
Satisfaction Score
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3.4
Moderately Satisfied
Helpfulness
for Pain
3.4
Concern level
1.4
Helpfulness
for Pain
2.6
Concern level
1.6
Approval Date
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Not Available
July 19, 2006
Number of discussions around the web Number of discussions + -
6,594 Discussions
10,628 Discussions
Taken For
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Condition
Number of posts
#1 for Pain
#2 for Spasms
#3 for Fibromyalgia
#4 for Cramping
#5 for TMJ
Cyclobenzaprine is prescribed for Pain and is mostly mentioned together with this indication. In addition, our data suggest that it is taken for Fibromyalgia, although it is not approved for this condition.
Condition
Number of posts
#1 for Pain
#2 for RA
#3 for Joint Pain
#4 for OA
Meloxicam is prescribed for Pain and is mostly mentioned together with this indication.
Side Effects and Concerns
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Cyc
Drowsiness
9
Nausea
9
Dry Mouth
4
Withdrawal Symptoms
4
Euphoria
2
Grogginess
2
Tinnitus
1
Fainting
1
Burning
1
Itching
1
Mel
Nausea
6
Dizziness
4
Fever
3
Weight Gain
3
Bleeding
3
Stomach Problems
3
Stomach Irritation
2
High Blood Pressure
2
Weight Loss
2
Drowsiness
2
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Cyclobenzaprine
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Meloxicam
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Drowsiness
Cyc
Mel
9
2
Nausea
Cyc
Mel
9
6
Dry Mouth
Cyc
Mel
4
0
Withdrawal Symptoms
Cyc
Mel
4
0
Euphoria
Cyc
Mel
2
0
Grogginess
Cyc
Mel
2
0
Tinnitus
Cyc
Mel
1
0
Fainting
Cyc
Mel
1
0
Burning
Cyc
Mel
1
0
Itching
Cyc
Mel
1
0
Nausea
Mel
Cyc
6
9
Dizziness
Mel
Cyc
4
0
Fever
Mel
Cyc
3
0
Weight Gain
Mel
Cyc
3
0
Bleeding
Mel
Cyc
3
0
Stomach Problems
Mel
Cyc
3
0
Stomach Irritation
Mel
Cyc
2
0
High Blood Pressure
Mel
Cyc
2
0
Weight Loss
Mel
Cyc
2
0
Drowsiness
Mel
Cyc
2
9
Pregnancy Category (FDA) OpenClose all pregnancy categories
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a b c d x n
Category A
Adequate and well-controllted studies have failed to demonstrate a risk to the fetus in the first trimester of pregnancy (and there is no evidence of risk in later trimesters).
Category B
Animal reproduction studies have failed to demonstrate a risk to the fetus and there are no adequate and well-controlled studies in pregnant women.
Category C
Animal reproduction studies have shown an adverse effect on the fetus and there are no adequate and well-controlled studies in humans, but potential benefits may warrant use of the drug in pregnant women despite potential risks.
Category D
There is positive evidence of human fetal risk based on adverse reaction data from investigational or marketing experience or studies in humans, but potential benefits may warrant use of the drug in pregnant women despite potential risks.
Category X
Studies in animals or humans have demonstrated fetal abnormalities and/or there is positive evidence of human fetal risk based on adverse reaction data from investigational or marketing experience, and the risks involved in use of the drug in pregnant women clearly outweigh potential benefits.
Category N
FDA has not classified the drug.
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B Category B
Before taking Cyclobenzaprine during pregnancy, consult your doctor or pharmacists to weigh the risks and benefits.
Not Available
Alcohol warning
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There may be a negative interaction between Cyclobenzaprine and alcohol.
There may be a negative interaction between Meloxicam and alcohol.
Method of use
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Pill
Pill
Dosages
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Tablet: 5 mg, 7.5 mg, 10 mg
Capsule: 15 mg, 30 mg
Tablet: 7.5 mg, 15 mg
Suspension: 7.5 mg/5 mL
Food Instructions
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No Food Instructions
No Food Instructions
Ingredients
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Cyclobenzaprine Hcl
Meloxicam
Drug Interactions
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Interaction between Cyclobenzaprine and Meloxicam: Interaction not known, but may still exist. Always consult your doctor before taking these medications together. Do not stop taking the medications without a physician's advice.
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