4 patient evaluations for Meloxicam taken for the purpose of 'arthritis pain'

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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

  • 0 helpful marks

Sep 1, 2010 (Started Jul 27, 2009)

  • Effectiveness
    Slight (for arthritis pain)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Sometimes
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 15 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: use as needed for arthritis pain

  • 0 helpful marks

Aug 14, 2009 (Started Jul 13, 2009)

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

Jul 1, 2009 (Started Jul 13, 2009)

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

  • 0 helpful marks

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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