Uses

Prednisone

Prednisone is used to treat conditions such as arthritis, blood disorders, breathing problems, severe allergies, skin diseases, cancer, eye problems, and immune system disorders. Prednisone belongs to a class of drugs known as corticosteroids. It decreases your immune system's response to various diseases to reduce symptoms such as swelling and allergic-type reactions.

Meloxicam

Meloxicam is used to treat arthritis. It reduces pain, swelling, and stiffness of the joints. Meloxicam is known as a nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drug (NSAID).

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Side Effects

Prednisone

Nausea, vomiting, loss of appetite, heartburn, trouble sleeping, increased sweating, or acne may occur. If any of these effects persist or worsen, tell your doctor or pharmacist promptly.

Meloxicam

Stomach upset, nausea, dizziness, or diarrhea may occur. If any of these effects persist or worsen, tell your doctor or pharmacist promptly.

Interactions

Prednisone

Drug Interactions

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  • 16 Severe Interactions
  • 0 Serious Interactions
  • 13 Moderate Interactions

Food Interactions

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  • 0 Food Interactions

Meloxicam

Drug Interactions

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  • 12 Severe Interactions
  • 0 Serious Interactions
  • 21 Moderate Interactions

Food Interactions

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  • 0 Food Interactions

How to Take

Prednisone

Take this medication exactly as directed by your doctor. Follow the dosing schedule carefully. The dosage and length of treatment are based on your medical condition and response to treatment. If you are taking this medication on a different schedule than a daily one (such as every other day), it may help to mark your calendar with a reminder.

Meloxicam

Take this medication by mouth as directed by your doctor, usually once daily. Drink a full glass of water (8 ounces/240 milliliters) with it unless your doctor tells you otherwise. Do not lie down for at least 10 minutes after taking this drug.

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Generic Availability

Prednisone

Yes: prednisone

Meloxicam

Yes: meloxicam

Storage

Prednisone

Store at room temperature away from light and moisture. Do not store in the bathroom. The medication expires 90 days after the bottle is opened. Keep all medications away from children and pets.Do not flush medications down the toilet or pour them into a drain unless instructed to do so. Properly discard this product when it is expired or no longer needed. Consult your pharmacist or local waste disposal company for more details.

Meloxicam

Store at room temperature away from light and moisture. Do not store in the bathroom. Keep all medications away from children and pets.Do not flush medications down the toilet or pour them into a drain unless instructed to do so. Properly discard this product when it is expired or no longer needed. Consult your pharmacist or local waste disposal company.

Conditions Treated

Prednisone

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Meloxicam

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