NONSTEROIDAL ANTI-INFLAMMATORY DRUG (NSAID)
Mobic is a prescription drug approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) to treat rheumatoid arthritis in adults and children over age 2. Mobic is also referred to by its drug name, meloxicam.
Mobic is a nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drug (NSAID). NSAIDs help reduce fever, pain, and inflammation. Mobic is believed to work by inhibiting the production of chemicals that promote inflammation in the body.
How do I take it?
Prescribing information states that Mobic is given orally as a tablet or suspension (liquid) once daily.
The FDA-approved label for Mobic lists common side effects including diarrhea, respiratory tract infections, upset stomach, and flu-like symptoms.
Rare but serious side effects listed for Mobic include liver and kidney damage, heart attack, stroke, high blood pressure, a potentially fatal skin condition known as Stevens-Johnson Syndrome, and potentially fatal stomach and intestinal damage.
For more details about this treatment, visit:
Mobic — Drugs.com
Mobic — RxList