What is Mobic (Meloxicam) used for?
Mobic (Meloxicam) is used to treat arthritis symptoms, such as swelling, pain and stiffness. It can treat various types of arthritis, such as osteoarthritis and rheumatoid arthritis. This drug is a type of NSAID (non steroidal anti-inflammatory drug) which treats these symptoms by preventing the body from producing the substance that causes fever, swelling and pain.
How should I use Mobic (Meloxicam)?
Mobic (Meloxicam) tablets should be swallowed whole. Patients are normally told to take it once per day. It may be taken with food or without food. You should take this medication exactly as prescribed by your physician, and never take more than the prescribed dose.
What are the side effects of Mobic (Meloxicam)?
Some patients taking Mobic (Meloxicam) may experience side effects, such as:
Patients should note that this drug may also cause other more serious side effects. Immediately consult your physician if you notice sudden weight gain, stomach pain, discoloration of urine, extreme fatigue, back pain or any other unusual side effects.
Non steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs can in some cases increase the risk of a heart attack or severe internal bleeding. You should fully discuss the possible side effects with your physician before taking this medication.
Strictly follow all instructions provided to you by your physician or pharmacist while using Mobic (Meloxicam). Optimum and safe dosage can differ based on the patient and the condition being treated.
As this medication may be unsafe for certain patients, it is essential you always inform your physician if you are pregnant or breastfeeding, as well as if you have any allergies, other illnesses, or ongoing health conditions, and if you are taking any other form of medication, supplements, or herbal products.
Immediately seek emergency medical care if you have any allergic or hypersensitive reaction. Common signs of a reaction include hives, swelling, skin rashes, chest pains, as well as trouble breathing or swallowing.