API Product   :    Meloxicam
CEP   :    ¤
WCC   :    ?
Therapeutic Use    :    Ophthalmologicals; Anti-Inflammatory And Anti-Rheumatic Products; Analgesics; Topical Anti-Rheumatics; Other gynaecologicals; All Other Therapeutic Products
Ophthalmologicals; Anti-Inflammatory And Anti-Rheumatic Products; Analgesics; Topical Anti-Rheumatics; Other gynaecologicals; All Other Therapeutic Products
Originator   :    Boehringer Ingelheim
CAS No.    :    71125-38-7
Trade Name.   :    MOBIC
Molecular Weight   :    351.403 g/mol
Molecular Formula   :    C14H13N3O4S2
Meloxicam is used to treat arthritis. It reduces pain, swelling, and stiffness of the joints. Meloxicam is known as a nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drug (NSAID). If you are treating a chronic condition such as arthritis, ask your doctor about non-drug treatments and/or using other medications to treat your pain.
Meloxicam, sold under the brand name Mobic among others, is a nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drug (NSAID) used to treat pain and inflammation in rheumatic diseases and osteoarthritis. It is taken by mouth. It is recommended that it be used for as short of period as possible and at a low dose. Common side effects include abdominal pain, dizziness, swelling, headache, and a rash. Serious side effects may include heart disease, stroke, kidney problems, and stomach ulcers. Use is not recommended in the third trimester of pregnancy. It blocks cyclooxygenase-2 (COX-2) more than it blocks cyclooxygenase-1 (COX-1). It is in the oxicam family of chemicals and is closely related to piroxicam.