Mobic is a nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drug (NSAID). Meloxicam works by reducing hormones that cause inflammation and pain in the body.
Active Ingredient: Meloxicam.
Other names for this medication:Mel-Od.
Mobic is used to relieve pain and swelling in conditions such as osteoarthritis and rheumatoid arthritis. This medicine should be used with extreme caution in patients with a history of cardiovascular diseases due to the increased risk of severe adverse effects.
Uses of Mobic
Osteoarthritis. This medicine is used to relieve symptoms such as tender and painful joints associated with osteoarthritis.
Rheumatoid Arthritis. This medicine is used to relieve symptoms such as swelling, pain, and stiffness of joints associated with rheumatoid arthritis.
How it works
This medicine blocks the action of certain natural substances that are responsible for causing pain and swelling in the body.
This medicine can be taken with or without food; however, you are advised to take it with food to minimize gastrointestinal side effects.
Do not take in larger or smaller amounts than advised/prescribed.
Consult the doctor if you experience any undesired side effects.
Do not stop the use of this medicine without consulting your doctor.
Take the missed dose as soon as you remember. If it is almost time for your next dose, skip the missed dose. Do not double your dose to make up for the missed one.
Seek emergency medical treatment or contact the doctor in case of an overdose.