Meloxicam vs Piroxicam

Meloxicam
(Rx)
Piroxicam
(Rx)
Meloxicam is a pain relief medication (NSAID).
Piroxicam is a pain relief medication (NSAID).
Satisfaction Score
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3.4
Moderately Satisfied
Satisfaction Score
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4.0
Very Satisfied
Helpfulness
for Pain
2.6
Concern level
1.6
Concern level
1.5
Approval Date
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July 19, 2006
May 29, 1992
Number of discussions around the web Number of discussions + -
10,680 Discussions
3,214 Discussions
Taken For
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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.
Condition
Number of posts
#1 for Pain
#2 for RA
#3 for OA
Piroxicam is prescribed for Pain and is mostly mentioned together with this indication.
Side Effects and Concerns
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Mel
Nausea
3
Dizziness
2
Fever
1
Weight Gain
1
Bleeding
1
Stomach Problems
1
Stomach Irritation
1
High Blood Pressure
1
Weight Loss
1
Drowsiness
1
Pir
Vomiting
2
Bleeding
2
Incontinence
1
Dizziness
1
Migraines
1
Weight Loss
1
Stomach Irritation
1
Fever
1
Itching
1
Weight Gain
1
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Meloxicam
Mel
Piroxicam
Pir
Nausea
Mel
Pir
3
0
Dizziness
Mel
Pir
2
1
Fever
Mel
Pir
1
1
Weight Gain
Mel
Pir
1
1
Bleeding
Mel
Pir
1
2
Stomach Problems
Mel
Pir
1
0
Stomach Irritation
Mel
Pir
1
1
High Blood Pressure
Mel
Pir
1
0
Weight Loss
Mel
Pir
1
1
Drowsiness
Mel
Pir
1
0
Vomiting
Pir
Mel
2
0
Bleeding
Pir
Mel
2
1
Incontinence
Pir
Mel
1
0
Dizziness
Pir
Mel
1
2
Migraines
Pir
Mel
1
0
Weight Loss
Pir
Mel
1
1
Stomach Irritation
Pir
Mel
1
1
Fever
Pir
Mel
1
1
Itching
Pir
Mel
1
0
Weight Gain
Pir
Mel
1
1
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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Not Available
C Category C
Before taking Piroxicam during pregnancy, consult your doctor or pharmacists to weigh the risks and benefits.
Alcohol warning
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There may be a negative interaction between Meloxicam and alcohol.
There may be a negative interaction between Piroxicam and alcohol.
Method of use
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Pill
Pill
Dosages
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Tablet: 7.5 mg, 15 mg
Suspension: 7.5 mg/5 mL
Capsule: 10 mg, 20 mg
Food Instructions
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No Food Instructions
No Food Instructions
Ingredients
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Meloxicam
Piroxicam
Drug Interactions
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Interaction between Meloxicam and Piroxicam: 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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