What is Mobic?
Mobic (generic analog - Meloxicam) is a non-steroid anti-inflammatory drug. Meloxicam selectively suppresses cyclooxygenase-2 isoenzyme, providing the anesthetic and anti-inflammatory effects. The drug is soaked up in a digestive channel almost completely. The maximum concentration of active ingredient in blood plasma is reached in 5-6 hours.
What is Meloxicam used for?
Mobic (generic Meloxicam) is prescribed to treat pain and inflammation as a result of:
- Exacerbations of arthrosis (for short period of time);
- Chronic polyarthritis (long time);
- Rheumatoid arthritis (long time);
- Ankylosing spondylitis;
How to take Mobic (generic Meloxicam)?
Take pill 1 with your meal and wash it down with 250 ml of liquid. Meloxicam solution is intended for muscle injections only. Do not use Meloxicam intravenously. Intramuscular injection is used in the first days of treatment. Use Mobic pills for further treatment.
What is the maximum dosage of Mobic?
In case of exacerbation of arthrosis take Mobic 7,5 mg once a day. If you still feel strong pain, you may increase dosage to 15 mg a day.
If you have ankylosing spondylitis or rheumatoid arthritis, take Meloxicam 15 mg once a day. If sufficient therapeutic effect is observed, you may reduce daily dosage to 7,5 mg of Meloxicam once a day. It is not recommended to exceed the dosage of Meloxicam 15mg a day.
Treatment for special categories of people
The daily dosage for people with dialysis should not be higher than 7,5 mg. If you have a kidney disorder, your daily dosage also should not exceed 7.5mg of Mobic.
People of advanced age with ankylosing spondylitis or rheumatoid arthritis should take 7,5 mg of Meloxicam in case of longtime treatment. If there is a need to increase the daily dosage, but there is a threat of development of undesirable side effects, the daily dosage of Mobic is limited to 7,5 mg.
You may not reduce your daily dosage if you have an average or easy decrease in liver functions.
What are Mobic side effects?
Most common Mobic (generic Meloxicam) side effects include, but not limited to:
- vision deterioration;
- reactions of individual hypersensitivity (rare);
- loss of consciousness;
- mood swings;
- confusion of consciousness;
- discomfort or stomach ache;
- pain in an epigastric area;
- nausea and vomiting;
- diarrhea or constipation;
- a stomach ulcer;
- gastrointestinal bleedings;
- perforation of a digestive channel wall;
- colitis (rare);
- an increase of arterial pressure;
- expansion of hypodermic vessels with a feeling of heat.;
- kidney disorders with an increase in the concentration of creatinine and urea in the blood.
- kidney failure was registered in rare cases;
- rare cases of bronchial asthma in people with allergic reactions to non-steroid anti-inflammatory drugs;
- itch and skin rash (often);
- toxic epidermal necrolysis;
- angioedema of mucous membrane and/or integuments;
- photosensitization erythema;
- liver function disorders;
- hepatitis (rare).
If you experience some unpleasant symptoms mentioned above or symptoms, which were not listed, contact your doctor immediately.
Avoid using Mobic if you have:
• Ulcers in the alimentary system (considering a history of illness or the current exacerbation);
• Hypersensitivity to the active ingredient or other ingredients of Mobic as well as to other non-steroid anti-inflammatory drugs, including acetylsalicylic acid and aspirin. The drug is contraindicated if you had angioedema, polyps in the nasal cavity, symptoms of bronchial asthma or urticaria after using any non-steroid anti-inflammatory drug;
• Gastrointestinal bleedings;
• Cerebrovascular bleedings;
• Heavy kidney or liver failure;
• Other bleedings;
• Age till 15 flyings;
• An expressed heart failure.
Avoid taking Mobic till 15 years old.
May I take Mobic (generic Meloxicam) during pregnancy and breastfeeding?
Avoid taking Mobic during pregnancy and breastfeeding as it may harm a fetus.
Can I take Mobic with other drugs?
Non-steroid anti-inflammatory drugs, including Meloxicam, in combination with lithium, may increase its concentration in blood to toxic level due to. Avoid using Mobic with lithium drugs simultaneously.
Methotrexate increases negative impact of Meloxicam on blood system (the threat of leukopenia and anemia emergence is high). You should control hemogram indicators periodically in case of such drug combination.
Non-steroid anti-inflammatory drugs reduce the effectiveness of intrauterine contraception.
Take enough liquid if you are using Meloxicam with diuretics. You should have regular tests of kidney function when taking Mobic with diuretics.
The risk of bleedings significantly increases, when Meloxicam is used with thrombolytic drugs. It is recommended to have regular control of blood coagulative potential indicators during this period.
The risk of ulcer and erosive diseases of alimentary system sharply increases, if you take Mobic with non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs of other groups (including derivatives of salicylic acid). Such combination is not recommended.
A combined use of Mobic and oral anticoagulants significantly increases a risk of bleedings from any body part, because of intestines and stomach membrane injury and suppression of thrombocytes function. Therefore, simultaneous use of Meloxicam with oral anticoagulants is not recommended.
The efficiency of hormonal contraceptives can be decreased in case of simultaneous use with Mobic.
Acute overdose with non-steroid anti-inflammatory drugs is characterized by such symptoms as nausea, vomiting, drowsiness, abdominal pains. These symptoms are usually eliminated by symptomatic treatment.
There were bleedings of digestive tract rarely observed during Mobic intake.
Poisoning with high dosages of the drug is characterized by an increase of arterial pressure, abnormal liver functions, hard breathing, development of acute renal failure, spasms, collapse. Overdose with Meloxicam may even lead to coma or cardiac standstill.
There were some reports of anaphylactic reaction during both overdose with Meloxicam and using therapeutic dosages of the drug.
Symptomatic and maintenance therapy is highly recommended after overdosing with Mobic. If you experience unpleasant side effects after using high dosages of Mobic, seek medical help immediately.
What kind of Mobic pills can I buy?
You can buy Mobic 7.5 mg and Mobic 15 mg pills. You can also choose what kind of pills to purchase: Meloxicam generic or Mobic brand pills.
You can also buy Mobic 1,5 ml containing 15 mg of active ingredient (Meloxicam) for intramuscular injections.
How to store Mobic? (Meloxicam generic)
You can buy Meloxicam 15mg or 7.5mg online or in your local pharmacy if you have a valid prescription. Store the drug in dry place, do not expose to sunlight. Keep away of reach of children.
It is recommended to treat such diseases as gastritis, esophagitis, peptic stomach ulcer and duodenum before taking Mobic. You may have a backseat of disease during treatment with Meloxicam.
You should consider risks of possible side effects of using Mobic. That is why the duration of its intake should be as shorter as possible with a minimal effective daily dosage.
If you have a history of digestive tract diseases, thorough assessment of intestines and stomach in terms of gastrointestinal bleeding detection is highly recommended.
There were reports about treatment with Mobic and other non-steroid anti-inflammatory drugs to have caused perforation or gastrointestinal bleedings, which proceeded without expressed symptoms. Lethal outcomes are possible in this case. Perforation or gastrointestinal bleedings of the digestive channel in elderly people proceed in more severe forms. In such cases, you should stop taking Mobic.
Meloxicam, as well as other non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs, interact with diuretics, causing sodium, potassium and water retention in a body. It may aggravate the condition of a person with arterial hypertension or heart failure.
In very rare cases non-steroid anti-inflammatory drugs may initiate the development of glomerulonephritis, interstitial nephrite, nephrotic syndrome and necrosis of kidney nipples.
Mobic intake, as well as other non-steroid anti-inflammatory drugs, may cause the appearance of expressed life-threatening allergic reactions. Stop taking Mobic immediately in such cases and contact your attending physician or call the ambulance.
You should regularly check efficiency treatment with Meloxicam, carefully estimating the need to proceed with treatment.
Elderly people as well as people suffering from cirrhosis, renal or heart failure, should take Mobic with caution.
Take Mobic with caution if you are planning to use it with diuretic drugs simultaneously.
In case of latent kidney failure using of non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (including Mobic) may cause decompensation. Usually, kidney function is recovered to the initial state after Meloxicam intake is canceled.
Meloxicam, as well as other non-steroid anti-inflammatory drugs, may level symptoms of infectious diseases ( fever, for example). In certain cases, the drug negatively influences fertile function. Therefore it is not recommended to take Mobic for women who plan a pregnancy.
There is no information about the negative impact of Meloxicam on the ability to work with different mechanisms or to drive a car. If you experience vision deterioration, increased fatigue, decrease in visual acuity, dizziness or other disorders after Mobic intake, avoid driving a car or working with potentially dangerous equipment.
Where can I buy Mobic generic without a prescription?
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