Meloxicam is commonly used for reducing pain, inflammation, and joint swelling associated with various forms of arthritis and other painful conditions. The medication works by inhibiting hormones associated with pain and inflammation. It is available in either tablet or liquid form and comes in several strengths. Potential side effects of meloxicam include headache, indigestion, or upper respiratory infections, among other things.
What Is Meloxicam?
Meloxicam (Mobic®) 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?
Meloxicam is manufactured by Boehringer Ingelheim Pharmaceuticals.
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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