Flexeril vs Meloxicam

Flexeril
(Rx)
Meloxicam
(Rx)
Flexeril is a muscle relaxant.
Meloxicam is a pain relief medication (link kb-display="NSAIDs"NSAID/link).
Satisfaction Score
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3.4
Moderately Satisfied
Satisfaction Score
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3.4
Moderately Satisfied
Helpfulness
for Pain
2.5
Concern level
1.4
Helpfulness
for Pain
2.6
Concern level
1.6
Approval Date
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August 26, 1977
July 19, 2006
Number of discussions around the web Number of discussions + -
42,746 Discussions
10,680 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 Neck Pain
#6 for TMJ
Flexeril 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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Fle
Drowsiness
8
Withdrawal Symptoms
6
Grogginess
4
Dry Mouth
2
Fainting
1
Hallucinations
1
Nightmares
1
Rash
1
Coma
1
Mood Swings
1
Mel
Nausea
9
Dizziness
6
Fever
5
Weight Gain
4
Bleeding
4
Stomach Problems
4
Stomach Irritation
4
High Blood Pressure
3
Weight Loss
3
Drowsiness
3
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Flexeril
Fle
Meloxicam
Mel
Drowsiness
Fle
Mel
8
3
Withdrawal Symptoms
Fle
Mel
6
0
Grogginess
Fle
Mel
4
0
Dry Mouth
Fle
Mel
2
0
Fainting
Fle
Mel
1
0
Hallucinations
Fle
Mel
1
0
Nightmares
Fle
Mel
1
0
Rash
Fle
Mel
1
0
Coma
Fle
Mel
1
0
Mood Swings
Fle
Mel
1
0
Nausea
Mel
Fle
9
0
Dizziness
Mel
Fle
6
0
Fever
Mel
Fle
5
0
Weight Gain
Mel
Fle
4
0
Bleeding
Mel
Fle
4
0
Stomach Problems
Mel
Fle
4
0
Stomach Irritation
Mel
Fle
4
0
High Blood Pressure
Mel
Fle
3
0
Weight Loss
Mel
Fle
3
0
Drowsiness
Mel
Fle
3
8
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 Flexeril during pregnancy, consult your doctor or pharmacists to weigh the risks and benefits.
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Alcohol warning
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There may be a negative interaction between Flexeril 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, 10 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 Flexeril 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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