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Who should take meloxicam?

Meloxicam may be a good treatment option for you if you have pain or inflammation from osteoarthritis, rheumatoid arthritis or juvenile rheumatoid arthritis. You will need to tell your doctor if you or any relative has ever had any factors that could heighten your risk of complications with meloxicam. Risk factors include: heart disease, heart attack, stroke, smoking, high cholesterol, high blood pressure or diabetes.

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