8 patient evaluations for Meloxicam with a side effects rating of Severe

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Aug 15, 2013 (Started Aug 15, 2013)

  • Effectiveness
    Can't tell (for inflammation)
  • Side effects
    Severe (diarrhea, stomach pain)
  • 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.

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Jan 16, 2012 (Started Jan 02, 2012)

  • Effectiveness
    None (for inflammation)
  • Effectiveness
    None (for fibromyalgia)
  • Effectiveness
    None (for pain)
  • Side effects
    Severe (nausea, nausea and vomiting)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 7.5 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: So nauseous I couldn't eat or drink and it was definitely the medication because it started when I took it and stopped immediately after stopping!

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May 16, 2011 (Started Sep 18, 2009)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for arthritis pain)
  • Side effects
    Severe (gastric ulcer)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Advice & Tips: I got 2 small ulcers from the Meloxicam.
Cost: < $25 monthly

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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

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Mar 20, 2011 (Started Mar 19, 2011)

  • Effectiveness
    None (for muscle pain)
  • Side effects
    Severe
  • Adherence
    Usually
  • Burden
    Somewhat hard to take
Dosage: 7.5 mg/5 mL Daily
Advice & Tips: Doctor did not ask enough before giving this to me. I woke up not able to breath and it messed with my head too
Cost: < $25 monthly

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Jun 22, 2010 (Started Jun 15, 2010)

  • Effectiveness
    None (for fibromyalgia)
  • Side effects
    Severe
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 2 x 7.5 mg/5 mL Daily
Advice & Tips: I had bad chest pain and slight trouble breathing. A nurse at the doctor's office told me to stop taking it.

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Apr 7, 2009 (Started Apr 02, 2009)

  • Effectiveness
    None (for arthritis pain)
  • Side effects
    Severe (dry mouth, weakness in arm(s), nasal sores, dry nose)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Very hard to take
Dosage: 15 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: everyone is different...I have 3 herniated discs and a lot of artheritis in my spine...this drug has not helped one bit.
Cost: < $25 monthly
Side effects: dry nose, nasal sores, dry mouth, weakness in arm(s)

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Apr 15, 2001 (Started Apr 01, 2001)

  • Effectiveness
    None (for Other)
  • Side effects
    Severe (stomach pain)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Very hard to take
Dosage: 7.5 mg/5 mL Daily
Advice & Tips: Everyone is different. I'm sure this treatment works great for some people.
Cost: < $25 monthly
Side effects: stomach pain

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