Mobic (Meloxicam) – 7.5mg/5ml Oral Suspension 100ml
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What is Mobic used for?
Mobic is used to relieve the signs and symptoms of osteoarthritis and
rheumatoid arthritis in adults.
Who should not take Mobic?
You should not take Mobic if you have experienced asthma, hives, or
allergic-type reactions after taking aspirin or other nonsteroidal
anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs). A few examples of other NSAIDs are
ibuprofen, naproxen, diclofenac, nabumetone, and ketoprofen.
Special Warning(s) with Mobic:
Serious problems from stomach ulcers such as bleeding are recognized
complications in people treated with NSAIDs. Similar problems have occurred
in people treated with Mobic. The likelihood of stomach problems increases
the longer you take drugs like Mobic. However, even short-term treatment is
not without risk. These problems can happen without any warning, but in some
people may cause symptoms such as gnawing or burning stomach pain, black or
tarry stools, or vomiting. If this happens, stop taking Mobic and call your
health care provider right away.
Check with your health care provider. Mobic may not be right for you, if
- have had ulcers or stomach bleeding
- have had asthma, hives or allergic-type reactions
after taking aspirin or other NSAIDs
- have severe kidney problems
- have severe liver problems
- are pregnant
General Precautions with Mobic:
Do not stop taking any medications that you have been prescribed without
first talking to your health care provider.
Serious problems such as liver damage have occurred in people treated
with NSAIDs. Some of the warning signs of liver damage can be nausea,
vomiting, fatigue, loss of appetite, itching, yellow coloring of skin or
eyes, “flu-like” symptoms and dark urine. If you experience any of these
symptoms, call your health care provider right away.
Mobic can cause your body to retain fluid and swell. Your health care
provider will decide if Mobic is right for you, if you:
- retain fluids
- have high blood pressure
- have heart failure
If you have asthma, you may have aspirin-sensitive asthma. If an
aspirin-sensitive asthmatic takes aspirin it can cause severe narrowing of
the airway (bronchospasm), and even death. Since this type of reaction also
has occurred after taking NSAIDs. Mobic should not be given to
The safety and effectiveness of Mobic in patients below the age of 18
years has not been determined.
What should I tell my doctor or health care provider?
Tell your health care provider if you are trying to become pregnant, are
already pregnant, or are breast-feeding.
Because certain other medications can interact with Mobic, review all
medications that you are taking with your health care provider, including
those that you take without a prescription.
Your health care provider may have to adjust your dose or monitor you
more closely if you take:
- certain blood pressure medications called
What are some possible side effects of Mobic? (This is
NOT a complete list of
side effects reported with Mobic. Your health care provider can discuss with
you a more complete list of side effects.)
- upper respiratory tract infection
- joint pain
- stomach pain
Rarely, serious ulcers have occurred in patients taking Mobic.
For more detailed information about Mobic, ask your health care provider.