Mobic

Mobic

meloxicam

Manufacturer:

Boehringer Ingelheim

Distributor:

Metro Drug
Concise Prescribing Info
Contents
Meloxicam
Indications/Uses
RA, painful OA, ankylosing spondylitis & similar conditions requiring anti-inflammatory treatment.
Dosage/Direction for Use
RA Initially 15 mg/day, may be reduced to 7.5 mg/day. OA 7.5 mg/day, may be increased to 15 mg/day. Max: 15 mg/day.
Administration
May be taken with or without food: May be taken w/ meals if GI discomfort occurs.
Contraindications
Active peptic ulceration, overt GI bleeding; recent cerebrovascular bleeding or other bleeding disorders; severe uncontrolled heart failure; severe hepatic insufficiency, nondialyzed severe renal insufficiency. Patients who have developed signs of asthma, nasal polyps, angioedema or urticaria following the administration of aspirin or other NSAIDs. Pregnancy & lactation. Childn <12 yr.
Special Precautions
History of GI disease, dehydration, CHF, liver cirrhosis, nephrotic syndrome, overt renal disease, recent major surgical procedures. W/draw if peptic ulceration or GI bleeding occurs. Concomitant anticoagulant or diuretic treatment. Elderly.
Adverse Reactions
Dyspepsia, nausea, vomiting, abdominal pain, constipation, flatulence, diarrhea; leukopenia, thrombocytopenia, anemia, anaphylactic & anaphylactoid reaction, confusional state, disorientation, altered mood, pruritus, rash; dizziness, somnolence, headache, visual disturbance, conjunctivitis, vertigo, tinnitus, increased BP, flushing, asthma, GI perforation, GI hemorrhage, gastroduodenal ulcer, colitis, gastritis, esophagitis, stomatitis, edema, hepatitis, toxic epidermal necrolysis, SJS, angioedema, dermatitis bullous, erythema multiforme, photosensitivity reaction, acute renal failure, palpitations, female infertility, delayed ovulation.
Drug Interactions
Other NSAIDs including salicylates, oral anticoagulants, lithium, methotrexate, diuretics, antihypertensives, cholestyramine, cyclosporin, IUD, pemetrexed, oral antidiabetics (sulphonylureas & nateglinides).
MIMS Class
Nonsteroidal Anti-Inflammatory Drugs (NSAIDs)
ATC Classification
M01AC06 - meloxicam ; Belongs to the class of non-steroidal antiinflammatory and antirheumatic products, oxicams.
Presentation/Packing
Form
Mobic tab 15 mg
Packing/Price
30's (P2,394/pack)
Form
Mobic tab 7.5 mg
Packing/Price
100's (P5,338/pack)
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