Moxen

Moxen

meloxicam

Manufacturer:

ADP Pharma

Distributor:

Metro Drug

Marketer:

Seville Pharma
Concise Prescribing Info
Contents
Meloxicam
Indications/Uses
Pain & inflammation in rheumatic disease; exacerbation of OA (short-term); ankylosing spondylitis.
Dosage/Direction for Use
RA, ankylosing spondylitis 15 mg/day as single dose. Elderly (long-term treatment) 7.5 mg/day. Acute OA exacerbations 7.5 mg, may be increased to a max of 15 mg/day as single dose. Patient undergoing dialysis 7.5 mg.
Administration
May be taken with or without food: May be taken w/ meals if GI discomfort occurs.
Contraindications
Hypersensitivity to aspirin or other NSAIDs. History of stroke, cerebrovascular accidents, MI, CABG, uncontrolled HTN, CHF NYHA IHV.
Special Precautions
History & active peptic ulceration. Cardiac, liver & renal disease. Monitor renal & liver functions.
Adverse Reactions
GI discomfort, nausea, diarrhea. Headache, vertigo, dizziness, nervousness, tinnitus, depression, drowsiness, insomnia.
Drug Interactions
ATC Classification
M01AC06 - meloxicam ; Belongs to the class of non-steroidal antiinflammatory and antirheumatic products, oxicams.
Presentation/Packing
Form
Moxen tab 15 mg
Packing/Price
20's (P600/pack)
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