Meloxicam should be taken exactly as prescribed by your medical professional. The drug should be taken orally, along with a glass of water, unless discourage by your doctor. Avoid lying down for about 10 minutes just after consuming a dose. The drug is available in both tablet and liquid form. In case you are taking liquid Meloxicam, make sure that you shake the bottle before each dose. Use a measuring device to ensure that you take the precise dose as prescribed. Avoid using a table spoon or tea spoon in this case. If you suffer from a bad stomach because of Meloxicam, it is best that the drug is taken along with milk or food. An antacid may also help relieve the symptoms of a stomach upset.
A few common side effects related to Meloxicam are stomach upset, diarrhea, nausea and dizziness. The drug can also cause high blood pressure, thus doctors generally advise regular BP checks to patients taking Meloxicam. If the side effects tend to get severe inform the doctor and seek relevant treatment.
Is It safe with alcohol?Taking meloxicam with alcohol can increase your risk of stomach bleeding.
Are there any pregnancy warnings?Meloflex 15mg tablet may be unsafe to use during pregnancy.
Animal studies have shown adverse effects on the foetus, however, there are limited human studies. The benefits from use in pregnant women may be acceptable despite the risk. Please consult your doctor.
Are there any breast-feeding warnings?Unknown. Human and animal studies are not available. Please consult your doctor.
Is it safe to drive while on this medicine?There is no data available. Please consult doctor before consuming the drug.
Does this affect kidney function?No dose adjustment is needed for patients with the mild to moderate renal disease. Not advisable in patients with the severe renal disease.
Does this affect liver function?There is no data available. Please consult doctor before consuming the drug.
Are there any missed dose instructions?If you miss a dose of Meloxicam, take it as soon as possible. However, if it is almost time for your next dose, skip the missed dose and go back to your regular schedule. Do not double the dose.
Below is the list of medicines, which contains Meloxicam as ingredient
This medication belongs to the class of is an anti-inflammatory drug with analgesic and antipyretic characteristics. It works by preventing prostaglandin synthetase. As a result prostaglandin synthesis is stopped. The halting of this synthesis could be associated with analgesic and antipyretic effects of the drug.
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