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Ibuprofen vs Meloxicam

Ibuprofen
VS.
Meloxicam
Other name: Advil Advil
Other name: Mobic Mobic
Satisfaction Score
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3.0
Moderately Satisfied
Satisfaction Score
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2.9
Moderately Satisfied
Helpfulness
for Pain
1.8
Concern level
2.4
Helpfulness
for Pain
2.2
Concern level
3.0
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Ibuprofen (International Nonproprietary Name) ( or from the nomenclature iso-butyl-propanoic-phenolic acid) is a nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drug (NSAID) used for relief of symptoms of arthritis, fever, as an analgesic (pain...
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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...
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Ibu
Numbness
4
Depression
3
Addiction
3
Withdrawal
2
Rash
2
Stomach Problems
2
Dehydrated
1
Tingling
1
Drowsy
1
Diabetes
1
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Mel
Nausea
9
Depression
6
Dizzy
6
Fever
5
Bleeding
4
Weight Gain
4
Stomach Problems
4
Stomach Irritation
4
Numbness
3
Weight Loss
3
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About Ibuprofen
Ibuprofen (International Nonproprietary Name) ( or from the nomenclature iso-butyl-propanoic-phenolic acid) is a nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drug (NSAID) used for relief of symptoms of arthritis, fever, as an analgesic (pain...
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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...
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I have had back pain for more than 50 years. My back was bent due to the pain. Doctors said, it is due to scoliosis. For the last 15 plus years, they gave me Motrin/Ibuprofen 800 mg three times a day plus exercise, chiropractor, therapy...Nothing worked. My new Doctor (Pain Management) said, pain due to a minor scoliosis and arthritis. He gave me Meloxicam 7.5mg two times a day. "Magic" happened. After taking only 3 tablets, I'm a new man (63 years old). The pain is gone about 70%. My back is straight almost as your pencil. Try Meloxicam if Ibuprofen did not work for you.

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r us. I will research Meloxicam, I do know that Ibuprofen do...
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" ...us. I will research Meloxicam, I do know that Ibuprofen does not work for me even at 800 MG. Also, I have a ...bad stomach so my doctor wants be to stay off of Ibuprofen. What... "

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the joint pain. I think ibuprofen works just as well as...
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" I am on Meloxicam as well. I have not had any side effects. I commenced this drug ...control the joint pain. I think ibuprofen works just as well as meloxicam once my flares settle, it ...I continue to take... "

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taking 800 mg of ibuprofen 3x's daily for several years...
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" After taking 800 mg of ibuprofen 3x's daily for several ...doctor switched me to meloxicam. It is a miracle, I can... "

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on ibruprofen that helped the pain yes but i wasnt getting...
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" I was on ibruprofen that helped the pain yes but i wasnt getting better till ...the doctor prescribed me meloxicam today which isnt a... "

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a day, when needed) has been a nice change, no side effects...
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" Was on Ibuprofen for 10 years, no real side affects, just wasn't working anymore ...the inflammation I'm having. Meloxicam (7.5mg twice a day, when needed)... "

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fortunately i wish it was as easy as what works f...
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" ...doses of aleeve and prescription ibuprofen prior to moving to meloxicam as the nsaid of choice. ...for me on aleeve or ibuprofen. unfortunately i wish it was as easy as what works for one person works... "

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ibuprofen wasn't any good for my stomach. I got away with...
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" The ibuprofen wasn't any good for my stomach. I got away with ...that was even with taking 150mg omeprazole twice a day. I seem to remember you were allergic to meloxicam, but have you tried celebrex? My... "

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an anyone help with advice on tablets that have worked...
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" My mother was prescribed Meloxicam after suffering from ... My mother was prescribed Meloxicam after suffering from severe diarrhoea ...with either Paracetamol or Ibruprofen. Can anyone help with advice... "

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MedsChat.comI've been on 15 mg meloxicam daily for six mo. H...
" ...I've been on 15 mg meloxicam daily for six mo. How much ibuprofen would equal one 15 mg meloxicam ? I would like to take less... "

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