meloxicam

Question

My docotor prescribed Meloxicam for me, and I am unsure of what it is for.  Can you help?

Answer

Meloxicam (brand name Mobic) is a non-steroidal anti-inflammatory medication. Like the other NSAIDs it has a variety of uses including OA, RA and soft tissue musculoskeletal problems such as tendinitis and bursitis.

Alan Matsumoto, M.D.

About Alan Matsumoto, M.D.

Part-time Faculty, Division of Rheumatology
Johns Hopkins University