46 patient evaluations for Meloxicam

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Feb 22, 2016 (Started Feb 15, 2016)

  • Effectiveness
    Slight (for fibromyalgia)
  • Side effects
    Mild (stomach discomfort)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 7.5 mg Daily

  • 0 helpful marks

May 30, 2015 (Started Feb 07, 2013)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for pain)
  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for inflammation)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 15 mg Daily
Cost: < $25 monthly

  • 0 helpful marks

May 15, 2015 (Started Nov 21, 2014)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for pain)
  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for inflammation)
  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for fibromyalgia)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Advice & Tips: If this doesn't work for you, try Celebrex. It's the only thing that's working for my arthritis and fibromyalgia pain and inflammation.
Cost: < $25 monthly

  • 1 helpful mark

Oct 15, 2014 (Started Jun 14, 2014)

  • Effectiveness
    Can’t tell (for inflammation)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 7.5 mg Daily
Cost: < $25 monthly

Aug 1, 2014 (Started Jun 14, 2014)

  • Effectiveness
    None (for inflammation)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 7.5 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: Make sure you take with food. It made my feel queasy when I didn't take with food. I sadly don't think this medication is helping me. I hope it helps others.
Cost: < $25 monthly

  • 0 helpful marks

Dec 10, 2013 (Started Oct 04, 2013)

  • Effectiveness
    Slight (for pain in right leg)
  • Effectiveness
    Slight (for rotator cuff injury of shoulder)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Usually
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: As needed
Advice & Tips: Make sure you are aware this drug is taken at night when you can sleep. You will wake up sleepy.
Cost: < $25 monthly

  • 0 helpful marks

Nov 12, 2013 (Started Apr 19, 2012)

  • Effectiveness
    Slight (for rheumatoid arthritis)
  • Side effects
    Mild (bruising)
  • Adherence
    Usually
  • Burden
    A little hard to take
Dosage: As needed
Advice & Tips: I started having problems with this medication when I started Humira/Abilify. Not sure which, but I started bruising randomly in my lower legs a lot, so I stopped taking it. It did help give me energy though.
Cost: < $25 monthly

  • 0 helpful marks

Aug 15, 2013 (Started Aug 15, 2013)

  • Effectiveness
    Can’t tell (for inflammation)
  • Side effects
    Severe (stomach pain, diarrhea)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Very hard to take
Dosage: 15 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: I was prescribed this as an alternative to prednisone but some side affects kept me from taking it longer than 3 days.

  • 0 helpful marks

May 15, 2013 (Started Feb 13, 2013)

  • Effectiveness
    Can’t tell (for inflammation)
  • Side effects
    Mild (nausea)
  • Adherence
    Never taken as prescribed
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 15 mg Daily

  • 0 helpful marks

Jan 11, 2013 (Started Oct 17, 2011)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for rheumatoid arthritis)
  • Effectiveness
    Major (for pain)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Cost: < $25 monthly

Dec 20, 2012 (Started Oct 17, 2011)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for rheumatoid arthritis)
  • Effectiveness
    Major (for pain)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 7.5 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: Doctor added Sulfasalazine and stopped Mobic
Cost: < $25 monthly

Nov 7, 2012 (Started Oct 17, 2011)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for rheumatoid arthritis)
  • Effectiveness
    Major (for pain)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 7.5 mg Daily
Cost: < $25 monthly

  • 0 helpful marks

Dec 12, 2012 (Started Mar 18, 2011)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for fibromyalgia)
  • Effectiveness
    Major (for inflammation)
  • Side effects
    Moderate (tired when first up in morning)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 7.5 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: Helps so I can sleep better at night.

  • 0 helpful marks
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