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What causes a rash on the face after taking Meloxicam?

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Dr. Kampana

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Posted on Thu, 2 Mar 2017 in Medicines and Side Effects
Question: My wife took meloxicam 15mg last night for the 1st time. waking up this morning she has a rash on most of her face, and says it feels puffy and hot. it is swollen. she has taken no other meds.
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Brief Answer:
Allergic reaction.

Detailed Answer:

Thanks for the query.

Your symptoms indicate a hypersensitivity reaction to the drug meloxicam. I would advice you to stop taking the medicine and see the concern doctor for further evaluation and change of drug.

I hope this answered your query.

With regards,
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