Is Mobic a Narcotic?
Although Mobic® (meloxicam) is a medication used to treat pain, this drug is not a type of narcotic. Mobic belongs to a group of medications called nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs) and works by blocking the action of certain hormones (prostaglandins) that cause inflammation and pain in the body.
Specifically, Mobic is useful for relieving pain, inflammation, stiffness, and swelling caused by:
(For more information on what Mobic is and how it works, click Mobic. This article provides an in-depth overview of the drug, including information on its specific uses, safety precautions, and potential side effects.)