Mobic (Oral)

Mobic is a nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drug (NSAID), used to treat pain or inflammation caused by arthritis. Mobic works by decreasing hormones that cause inflammation and pain in the body. However, there are many warnings that come along with Mobic. This medicine can increase your risk of serious cardiovascular or circulation problems, including heart attack or stroke and serious effects on the stomach or intestines, including bleeding or perforation. Seek emergency medical help if you have symptoms of heart or circulation problems, such as chest pain, weakness, shortness of breath, slurred speech, or problems with vision or balance, bleeding in your stomach or intestines. This includes black, bloody, or tarry stools, or coughing up blood or vomit that looks like coffee grounds.

Questions | Reviews ***~

ingrdents of mobic oral

I need to know what is in mobic beofre I take any of it so i know that i'm not allergic to it.
by Elizabeth in Biloxi,MS, 09/11/2006


Can mobi effect your heart or cause your hair to fall out or swelling and pain in your ankles as an antiinflamatory I thought it took swelling and pain away I am a smoker w/ bad back and feet please answer questions
by mary twit in usa, 11/12/2006


my question is...... My son has asthma, i took him to the doctor today with acute broncial infection,which is close to walking phenomia. She gave him this samples along with a presciption for methylprednisolone which is a steroid. is it ok to take bot...
by Linda Kozlowski in Wetumpka, Alabama 36093, 12/08/2006

Mobic (Oral) Drug and Prescription Information

Mobic (Oral)

Mobic (Oral) Medication Classification

MELOXICAM (By mouth)

Mobic (Oral) Brandname


Mobic (Oral) is used for the Treatment

Meloxicam (mel-OKS-i-kam) Treats osteoarthritis. Belongs to a class of drugs called nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs).

When To Not Use Mobic (Oral)

You should not use this medicine if you have had an allergic reaction (runny or stuffy nose or sneezing, hives, asthma, swelling of the mouth or throat) to meloxicam, aspirin, or other NSAIDs.

How Should You Use Mobic (Oral)


  • Your doctor will tell you how much of this medicine to use and how often. Do not use more medicine or use it more often than your doctor tells you to.
  • You can take this medicine with meals or on an empty stomach. If this medicine upsets your stomach, it may help to take it with food.
  • If a dose is missed:
  • Use your medicine as soon as possible unless it is almost time for your next dose.
  • Skip the missed dose if it is almost time for your next regular dose.
  • Do not use two doses at the same time.

Proper Mobic (Oral) Storage

Store Mobic (Oral) at room temperature away from sunlight and moisture unless otherwise stated by manufacturer's instructions or labelling. Keep Mobic (Oral) and all medications out of the reach of children.

What To Avoid While Using Mobic (Oral)

Ask your doctor or pharmacist before using any other medicine, including over-the-counter medicines, vitamins, and herbal products.

  • Make sure your doctor knows if you are also using corticosteroids (cortisone-type medicines) by mouth, blood thinners such as Coumadin®, diuretics (water pills), ACE inhibitors such as Altace® or Lotensin®, aspirin, cholestyramine (Questran®), or lithium.

Mobic (Oral) Warnings

  • If you are pregnant or breastfeeding, talk to your doctor before using this medicine.
  • Make sure your doctor knows if you have high blood pressure, a history of ulcers or bleeding in the stomach or intestines, asthma, allergies to other medicines, kidney or liver disease, or heart failure.
  • This type of medicine sometimes causes severe bleeding in the stomach and digestive system. NSAIDs have also caused liver problems on rare occasions. Be sure to discuss these possible side effects with your doctor.
  • Tell your doctor if you smoke or drink alcohol on a regular basis.

Mobic (Oral) Side Effects

Call your doctor right away if you notice any of these side effects:

  • Allergic reaction: Itching or hives, swelling in face or hands, swelling or tingling in the mouth or throat, tightness in chest, trouble breathing
  • Bloody or black, tarry stools
  • Severe stomach pain or nausea
  • Swelling in face, hands, legs, or feet
  • Unusual tiredness or weakness
  • Vomiting of blood or material that looks like coffee grounds
  • Weight gain
  • Yellow skin or eyes
  • If you notice these less serious side effects, talk with your doctor:
  • Difficult or painful urination
  • Nausea and diarrhea
  • Stuffy or runny nose or coughing

Mobic (Oral) Ratings

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Mobic (Oral)

Effectiveness: *****

Ease of Use: *****

Overall Satisfaction: *****


alice, sumner WA - 03/06/2009

Big Max is a 110 lb. dog that got his leg caught in the rope swing. He was in a lot of pain. We couldn’t let his leg touch anything without him yelping in pain. We gave him Mobic, a miracle pill to help his pain.

Mobic (Oral)

Effectiveness: ****

Ease of Use: *

Overall Satisfaction: *


Denise Morel, North Carolina United States - 12/24/2009

I took Mobic for years without a problem before I developed a serious side effect. I was hospitalized because of serious GI bleeding. Mobic did help the arthritis pain in my knees, but I will not take it any longer because of the risk.