Delivery Time: ~7 days
Delivery Time: ~7 days
What is Mobic?
Mobic is a non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drug developed by Boehringer-Ingelheim. It belongs to the enolic acid group of drugs and is an oxicam derivative. Mobic has analgesic and fever reducing effects due to its ability to reduce certain hormones that are responsible for causing pain and inflammation. Thus, this drug is an effective treatment for inflammation that is caused by rheumatoid arthritis and osteoarthritis. It relieves the pain and reduces the symptoms. Mobic reduces the swelling, pain, and joint-stiffness that come with arthritis.
What are the indications for using Mobic?
Mobic can be prescribed to adults and children over 2 years of age as the treatment for the following conditions:
- Osteoarthritis (OA) is a joint disorder that is caused by excessive physical stress on the joint. Such stress causes joint damage affecting subchondral bone or articular cartilage, which leads to inflammation and stiffness.
- Juvenile Arthritis is any type of arthritis that affects children. It is an autoimmune disease that has become one of the most common diseases in kids.
- Rheumatoid Arthritis (RA) is a chronic inflammatory disease that causes the inflammation of the joints and the fibrosis of the capsule surrounding the joint. It can also affect the nearby tendons and bones. RA can lead to a feeling of pain in the joints and even loss of function.
Mobic is marketed in the form of oral tablets and a suspension in 7.5mg and 15mg doses. It is recommended that the dosage of Mobic should not exceed 15mg. Individuals suffering from hemodialysis should not consume more than 7.5 mg of Mobic. 7.5mg tablet is the equivalent of a 7.5mg/5ml solution and the 15mg tablet is the equivalent of a 15mg/10ml solution.
What are the contraindications for using Mobic?
Mobic should not be given to children under 2 years of age. It is also contraindicated for individuals who are allergic to aspirin or NSAIDs. It may also be unsafe for those with kidney or liver disease, heart disease, epilepsy, hypertension, asthma, congestive heart failure, or a history of stroke, heart attack, or blood clots. Also, do not take Mobic if you are trying to get pregnant as it may delay ovulation.
What are the adverse effects of Mobic?
The most common side effects of Mobic include gas, heartburn, indigestion, and diarrhea. This drug has also been known to cause dizziness, bloating, seizures, cough, cramping, loss of appetite, irregular breathing, and other side effects.