13 patient evaluations for Meloxicam taken for the purpose of 'inflammation'

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Jul 2, 2018 (Started Jun 05, 2018)

  • Effectiveness
    Can't tell (for inflammation)
  • Effectiveness
    Can't tell (for pain)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 7.5 mg Twice daily
Advice & Tips: I took Meloxicam Always as prescribed, but I could not tell if it was helping, I had a lot of pain with it, more than Ibuprofen.
Cost: $25-49 monthly

  • 0 helpful marks

May 30, 2015 (Started Feb 07, 2013)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for inflammation)
  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for pain)
  • 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 fibromyalgia)
  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for inflammation)
  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for pain)
  • 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

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.

  • 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

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

Dec 12, 2012 (Started Oct 19, 2011)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for pain)
  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for fibromyalgia)
  • Effectiveness
    Major (for inflammation)
  • Side effects
    Moderate (very tired right after treatment)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 15 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: Helps alot with the inflamation

  • 0 helpful marks

Oct 1, 2012 (Started Aug 15, 2012)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for pain)
  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for inflammation)
  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for fibromyalgia)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 15 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: Going off it because of cost.

  • 0 helpful marks

Aug 13, 2012 (Started Feb 15, 2012)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for inflammation)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 15 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: While taking this medicine my frequency of headaches/migraines decreased dramatically.
Cost: < $25 monthly

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