The below information on Mobic has been taken from official FDA sources, but we cannot guarantee it's accuracy. Please use this site for educational purposes only. This site does not replace a proper discussion with your doctor.
|This drug was approved by the FDA in one form or another on:|
|This drug is made in one form or another by the following companies:|
Boehringer Ingelheim Pharmaceuticals
|This drug is available in the following forms:|
Tablets and Oral Suspensions
|View the actual FDA approved label for this drug at the following links:|
Mobic is used to relieve the signs and symptoms of osteoarthritis and rheumatoid arthritis in adults.
Precautions for Mobic
Do not stop taking any medications that you have been prescribed without first talking to your health care provider.
Serious problems such as liver damage have occurred in people treated with NSAIDs. Some of the warning signs of liver damage can be nausea, vomiting, fatigue, loss of appetite, itching, yellow coloring of skin or eyes, "flu-like" symptoms and dark urine. If you experience any of these symptoms, call your health care provider right away.
Mobic can cause your body to retain fluid and swell. Your health care provider will decide if Mobic is right for you, if you:
- retain fluids
- have high blood pressure
- have heart failure
If you have asthma, you may have aspirin-sensitive asthma. If an aspirin-sensitive asthmatic takes aspirin it can cause severe narrowing of the airway (bronchospasm), and even death. Since this type of reaction also has occurred after taking NSAIDs. Mobic should not be given to aspirin-sensitive patients.
The safety and effectiveness of Mobic in patients below the age of 18 years has not been determined.
Side Effects of Mobic
- upper respiratory tract infection
- joint pain
- stomach pain
Rarely, serious ulcers have occurred in patients taking Mobic.
Who Should Not Take Mobic
You should not take Mobic if you have experienced asthma, hives, or allergic-type reactions after taking aspirin or other nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs). A few examples of other NSAIDs are ibuprofen, naproxen, diclofenac, nabumetone, and ketoprofen.
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