Meloxicam vs Tramadol

Meloxicam
(Rx)
Tramadol
(Rx)
Meloxicam is a pain relief medication (NSAID).
Tramadol is a pain relief medication (opioid).
Satisfaction Score
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3.4
Moderately Satisfied
Satisfaction Score
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3.3
Moderately Satisfied
Helpfulness
for Pain
2.6
Concern level
1.6
Helpfulness
for Pain
2.5
Concern level
1.4
Approval Date
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July 19, 2006
Not Available
Number of discussions around the web Number of discussions + -
10,680 Discussions
245,672 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
#3 for Depression
#4 for Pain Relief
#5 for Fibromyalgia
#6 for Anxiety
#7 for Headaches
#8 for Back Pain
#9 for Chronic Pain
#10 for RLS
#11 for Arthritis
#12 for Nerve Pain
#13 for Migraines
#14 for Severe Pain
Tramadol is prescribed for Pain and is mostly mentioned together with this indication. In addition, our data suggest that some patients take it for Withdrawal Symptoms, although this is not an approved use.
Side Effects and Concerns
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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
Tra
Nausea
7
Euphoria
4
Dizziness
4
Serotonin Syndrome
3
Hallucinations
1
Tingling
1
Dry Mouth
1
Rash
1
Paranoia
1
Head Zaps
1
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Meloxicam
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Tramadol
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Nausea
Mel
Tra
9
7
Dizziness
Mel
Tra
6
4
Fever
Mel
Tra
5
0
Weight Gain
Mel
Tra
4
0
Bleeding
Mel
Tra
4
0
Stomach Problems
Mel
Tra
4
0
Stomach Irritation
Mel
Tra
4
0
High Blood Pressure
Mel
Tra
3
0
Weight Loss
Mel
Tra
3
0
Drowsiness
Mel
Tra
3
0
Nausea
Tra
Mel
7
9
Euphoria
Tra
Mel
4
0
Dizziness
Tra
Mel
4
6
Serotonin Syndrome
Tra
Mel
3
0
Hallucinations
Tra
Mel
1
0
Tingling
Tra
Mel
1
0
Dry Mouth
Tra
Mel
1
0
Rash
Tra
Mel
1
0
Paranoia
Tra
Mel
1
0
Head Zaps
Tra
Mel
1
0
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 Tramadol 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 Tramadol 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: 100 mg, 150 mg, 200 mg, 300 mg
Tablet: 50 mg, 100 mg, 200 mg, 300 mg
Food Instructions
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No Food Instructions
No Food Instructions
Ingredients
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Meloxicam
Tramadol Hcl
Drug Interactions
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Interaction between Meloxicam and Tramadol: 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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