Generic Name - Meloxicam
Category - Anti-inflammatory medication
Osteoarthritis or rheumatoid arthritis
Generic for Mobic* is indicated for osteoarthritis or rheumatoid arthritis to reduce pain and inflammation. Meloxican (generic Mobic*) is a nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drug (also called as NSAIDs).
Generic for Mobic* Contraindications and Drug Interactions
Generic for Mobic* is contraindicated in patients, who are hypersensitive to this drug, medications that belong to this class of drugs or had an allergic reaction to it in the past.
Generic for Mobic* should not be taken by patients who have a history of the following ailment conditions.
High blood pressure
Stomach or duodenal ulcers
Systemic lupus erythematosus
There are a number of medications that interact with Generic for Mobic*. It is important to take the doctor's counsel if you are taking any of the following.
Aspirin and aspirin-like medicines
Drospirenone; ethinyl estradiol
Medicines for high blood pressure
Medicines that affect platelets
Medicines that treat or prevent blood clots such as warfarin and other 'blood thinners'
Other antiinflammatory drugs
Generic for Mobic* Dosage
The following information just highlights the general average dosage of GenericMobic*
The usual recommended dosage of Generic for Mobic* for arthritis is 7.5 milligrams once a day. If necessary, the doctor may increase the dose to 15 milligrams a day.
Generic for Mobic* Adverse Effects
Some of the most serious Generic for Mobic* side Effects include signs of bleeding - bruising, pinpoint red spots on the skin, black tarry stools, signs of an allergic reaction - difficulty breathing or wheezing, skin rash, redness, blurred vision, change in the amount of urine passed and difficulty swallowing, severe heartburn or burning and pain in throat.
This is not a complete list of all Side effects. Do concur with your doctor and follow his directions completely when you are taking Generic for Mobic*.
Generic for Mobic* and Pregnancy
Studies indicate possibilities that Generic for Mobic* may cause unwanted effects on the heart or blood flow of the fetus or newborn baby, if they are taken regularly during the last few months of pregnancy. Hence, do consult your doctor and seek medical opinion.
Generic for Mobic* and Breastfeeding
It is not known whether Generic for Mobic* is secreted in human milk. It is best to avoid using generic Mobic* if you are breast-feeding a baby.
Generic for Mobic* and Pediatric
Generic for Mobic* can cause serious side effects in any patient. Therefore, it is especially important that you discuss with the child's doctor the good that this medicine may do as well as the risks of using it.
Generic for Mobic* and Geriatric
Elderly patients are considered to be sensitive than younger adults to the effects of nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs. Do consult your doctor and seek medical opinion.
The above information about Generic for Mobic* serves as an information resource only and is not intended to substitute professional medical advice, examination, diagnosis and treatment. Always seek the counsel of your doctor, physician or pharmacist before starting any new treatment or making changes to existing therapy.