7 patient evaluations for Meloxicam with a burden rating of A little hard to take

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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

Sep 3, 2011 (Started Jun 20, 2011)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for pain in right hip)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    A little hard to take
Dosage: 7.5 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: Reduced hip pain to zero, so I have (temporarily?) stopped taking it. No recurrence of hip pain after 3 weeks.
Cost: $25-49 monthly

Jul 9, 2011 (Started Jun 20, 2011)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for pain in right hip)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    A little hard to take
Dosage: 15 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: Has eliminated the pain in my right hip. My neurologist says the pain is due to PD but I think it is due to arthritis; otherwise, whay would an arthritis drug be so effective?
Cost: $25-49 monthly

  • 0 helpful marks

Apr 15, 2011 (Started Aug 16, 2010)

  • Effectiveness
    None (for fibromyalgia)
  • Side effects
    Severe (whole body hurts to the touch)
  • Adherence
    Sometimes
  • Burden
    A little hard to take
Advice & Tips: This drug made me worse!
Cost: < $25 monthly

Mar 1, 2011 (Started Aug 16, 2010)

  • Effectiveness
    None (for fibromyalgia)
  • Side effects
    Severe (whole body hurts to the touch)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Very hard to take
Advice & Tips: All I can say is that it made me worse!!!
Cost: < $25 monthly

Feb 2, 2011 (Started Aug 16, 2010)

  • Effectiveness
    None (for fibromyalgia)
  • Side effects
    Severe (whole body hurts to the touch)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Very hard to take
Advice & Tips: This drug made me worse!
Cost: < $25 monthly

Jan 1, 2011 (Started Aug 16, 2010)

  • Effectiveness
    None (for fibromyalgia)
  • Side effects
    Severe (whole body hurts to the touch)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 2 x 7.5 mg/5 mL Daily
Cost: < $25 monthly

  • 0 helpful marks

Jul 8, 2010 (Started Feb 16, 2010)

  • Effectiveness
    Slight (for fibromyalgia)
  • Effectiveness
    Slight (for inflammation in joints)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    A little hard to take
Dosage: 15 mg Daily

  • 0 helpful marks

Jul 28, 2009 (Started Aug 15, 2008)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for pain)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Usually
  • Burden
    A little hard to take
Dosage: 15 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: Follow dr.'s instructions
Cost: < $25 monthly

  • 0 helpful marks

Apr 9, 2009 (Started Apr 09, 2009)

  • Effectiveness
    Slight (for osteoarthritis (OA))
  • Side effects
    Mild (upset stomach)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    A little hard to take
Dosage: 7.5 mg Daily
Cost: < $25 monthly
Side effects: upset stomach

  • 0 helpful marks

Oct 22, 2008 (Started Nov 13, 2007)

  • Effectiveness
    Slight (for Other)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Sometimes
  • Burden
    A little hard to take
Dosage: 15 mg Daily

  • 0 helpful marks
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