Mobic is commonly prescribed for the treatment of symptoms related to osteoarthritis, rheumatoid arthritis, and juvenile rheumatoid arthritis. It works by inhibiting the action of certain hormones that cause inflammation and pain in the body. The drug comes in the form of a tablet or a liquid and is available in three different strengths. Common side effects include gas, insomnia, and heartburn.
What Is Mobic?
Mobic® (meloxicam) is a prescription medicine used to treat pain, inflammation, swelling, and/or stiffness. It is part of a class of drugs called nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs, or NSAIDs for short.
Who Makes It?
Mobic is manufactured by Boehringer Ingelheim Pharmaceuticals.
Mobic has been licensed for the relief of signs and symptoms associated with:
Food and Drug Administration, Center for Drug Evaluation and Research. Electronic orange book: Approved drug products with therapeutic equivalence evaluations. FDA Web site. Available at: http://www.fda.gov/cder/ob/.
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