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Review: Meloxicam and Piroxicam

This review analyzes the effectiveness and drug interactions between Meloxicam and Piroxicam. It is created by eHealthMe based on reports of 111 people who take the same drugs from FDA and social media, and is updated regularly.

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What are the drugs

Meloxicam (what 10,294 Meloxicam users reported?) has active ingredients of meloxicam. It is used in arthritis.

Piroxicam (what 3,092 Piroxicam users reported?) has active ingredients of piroxicam. It is used in arthritis.

On Sep, 19, 2014: 111 people who take Meloxicam, Piroxicam are studied

Meloxicam, Piroxicam outcomes

Drug combinations in study:
- Meloxicam (meloxicam)
- Piroxicam (piroxicam)

Drug effectiveness over time :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ yearsnot specified
Meloxicam is effective0.00%
(0 of 2 people)
Piroxicam is effective0.00%
(0 of 2 people)

Most common drug interactions over time * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ yearsnot specified
Abortion SpontaneousTremorn/an/aOsteoarthritisOsteoarthritisn/aFatigue
Drug Exposure During PregnancyHeart Rate IncreasedPeriarthritisPeriarthritisSyncope
VomitingFatiguePeripheral Arterial Occlusive DiseasePeripheral Arterial Occlusive DiseaseDiarrhoea
Articular CalcificationCardiac FlutterObesityObesityArthralgia
Gait DisturbanceEpistaxisNauseaNauseaDepression
Confusional StateDiarrhoeaInsomniaInsomniaConstipation
DiverticulumBlood Pressure IncreasedMental DisorderMental DisorderDry Skin
Injection Site PruritusWeight DecreasedPolyneuropathyPolyneuropathyHypoacusis
Injection Site ErythemaProductive CoughProductive CoughHaemorrhoids

Drug effectiveness by gender :

Meloxicam is effective0.00%
(0 of 2 people)
Piroxicam is effective0.00%
(0 of 2 people)

Most common drug interactions by gender * :

SyncopeChest Pain
Coronary Artery DiseaseParaesthesia
Transient Ischaemic AttackDizziness

Drug effectiveness by age :

Meloxicam is effectiven/an/a0.00%
(0 of 1 people)
(0 of 1 people)
Piroxicam is effectiven/an/a0.00%
(0 of 1 people)
(0 of 1 people)

Most common drug interactions by age * :

n/an/aNo PeriodsCardiac DisorderAbortion SpontaneousDyspepsiaColitis IschaemicFatigue
AnxietyDrug Exposure During PregnancySyncopeOral CandidiasisDiarrhoea
Skull Fractured BaseSkin Disorder NosRenal InjuryBlood Creatinine IncreasedHaemorrhoids
General Physical Health DeteriorationToxicodermaAbdominal PainMucosal InflammationHypoacusis
Subdural HaemorrhageVomiting NosDysarthriaHaemoglobin DecreasedMyalgia
Cognitive DisorderRash Maculo-papularLoss Of ConsciousnessBlepharitisSyncope
MigrainePregnancyWeight DecreasedDiarrhoeaDry Skin
Haemorrhagic StrokeViral Infection NosPancreatitisMouth UlcerationDepression
Type 1 Diabetes MellitusPurpura NosFatigueVomitingConstipation

* Some reports may have incomplete information.

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Do you take Meloxicam and Piroxicam?

Can you answer these questions (what is this?):

  • Should a person with the history of itp take the drug meloxicam
    I am the one in the books on the study of ITP. in 1976 I had my spleen removed as the result of the disease. at that time I was 16. now I am 54 and scarred that if I take any kind of blood thinner this may cause the disease to return. Should I be taking Meloxicam with it being somewhat of a blood ...

  • Is there any help for bone spurs on the shoulder
    I am in a lot of pain. Cannot lift my arms. Doctor said bone spurs can return if operated on. Cortisone shots don't help me at all.

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    I just started taking Feldene and Plaquenil on the 30th of April for RA and the markers for Lupus and I have had two episodes of what feels like a hot flash with sickness that last for about 30 minutes. I have celiac's already and not sure if the meds are just taking a while getting used to my syst ...

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Complete drug side effects:

On eHealthMe, Meloxicam (meloxicam) is often used to treat arthritis. Piroxicam (piroxicam) is often used to treat arthritis. Find out below the conditions the drugs are used for, how effective they are, and any alternative drugs that you can use to treat those same conditions.

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