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Generic Mobic (meloxicam) is a nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drug (NSAID). Meloxicam works by reducing hormones that cause inflammation and pain in the body. Generic Mobic is used in the treatment of osteoarthritis; rheumatoid arthritis; juvenile rheumatoid arthritis; tendonitis; inflammatory conditions.
Take Generic Mobic exactly as prescribed by your doctor. Do not take in larger or smaller amounts or for longer than recommended. Follow the directions on your prescription label. Mobic is usually taken once per day. Follow your doctor's instructions. You may take Mobic with or without food.
Get emergency medical help if you have any of these signs of an allergic reaction to Mobic: hives; difficulty breathing; swelling of your face, lips, tongue, or throat.
Stop using Generic Mobic and call your doctor at once if you have a serious side effect such as:
Less serious Mobic side effects may include:
This is not a complete list of side effects and others may occur.
Generic Mobic may cause life-threatening heart or circulation problems such as heart attack or stroke, especially if you use it long term. Do not use Generic Mobic just before or after heart bypass surgery (coronary artery bypass graft, or CABG).
Generic Mobic may also cause serious effects on the stomach or intestines, including bleeding or perforation (forming of a hole). These conditions can be fatal and can occur without warning while you are taking Generic Mobic, especially in older adults.
Avoid drinking alcohol. It may increase your risk of stomach bleeding.
Taking Generic Mobic during the last 3 months of pregnancy may harm the unborn baby. Tell your doctor if you are pregnant or plan to become pregnant while using this medication.
Tell your doctor about all other medicines you use, especially:
This list is not complete and other drugs may interact with Generic Mobic.