Thursday, September 06, 2018 by Michelle Simmons
Mobic (generic name: meloxicam) is a nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drug (NSAID) that is used to treat pain or inflammation caused by rheumatoid arthritis and osteoarthritis in adults. It is also used to treat juvenile rheumatoid arthritis in children who are at least two years old. Sometimes, it is also used to treat ankylosing spondylitis, a type of arthritis that affects the spine. The drug works by decreasing hormones that cause inflammation and pain in the body. Mobic comes as a tablet and liquid. It is usually taken orally once a day with or without food.
Mobic should not be taken by people who:
Before taking the drug, inform your physician if you have:
NSAIDs like Mobic can increase the risk of heart attack or a stroke, which may occur without warning and may cause death. This risk may be greater for people who take NSAIDs for a long time. NSAIDs such as Mobic may also cause ulcers, bleeding, or holes in the stomach or intestine. These problems may also occur at any time during treatment, may occur suddenly without symptoms, and may cause death.
Mobic can also cause an allergic reaction, with symptoms such as:
The common side effects of Mobic include:
The body systems harmed by Mobic include the digestive, cardiovascular, nervous, respiratory, hematologic, dermatologic, musculoskeletal, psychiatric, renal, metabolic, and ocular systems.
The following food items and nutrients fight inflammation due to arthritis:
The following are treatments for some of the common side effects of Mobic:
Mobic is a NSAID used to treat pain or inflammation due to rheumatoid arthritis and osteoarthritis.
Mobic can increase the risk of heart attack or a stroke and may cause ulcers, bleeding, or holes in the stomach or intestine.
Mobic can also cause an allergic reaction.
Mobic commonly causes bloating, diarrhea, dizziness, drowsiness, gas, headache, nausea, nervousness, runny or stuffy nose, and skin rash.
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