Meloxicam (Mobic®) is a prescription medication that has been licensed to treat several conditions. Some meloxicam uses include the relief of:
Meloxicam was originally developed by Boehringer Ingelheim Pharmaceuticals. It has since come off patent, making it available as a generic.
Generic meloxicam is sold under the name Meloxicam tablets and Meloxicam oral suspension (liquid). It is available in several strengths, including:
- Meloxicam 7.5 mg tablets
- Meloxicam 15 mg tablets
- Meloxicam 7.5 mg/5mL oral suspension -- one teaspoon (5mL) contains 7.5 mg of meloxicam.
Generic meloxicam is currently manufactured by a number of companies. Some of these companies include:
- Breckenridge Pharmaceuticals
- Zydus Pharmaceuticals
- Mylan Pharmaceuticals
- Watson Pharmaceuticals
- Par Pharmaceuticals
- Teva Pharmaceuticals
- Roxane Laboratories.