Generic ( Meloxicam )

Typical use Of Meloxicam :Acute Exacerbations Of Osteoarthritis.Rheumatoid Arthritis,ankylosing Spondylitis.Juvenile Rheumatoid Arthritis.
Mechanism of action of Meloxicam :Meloxicam Inhibits Prostaglandin Synthesis By Reducing Cyclooxygenase Enzyme Activity. This Results In Decreased Production Of Prostaglandin Precursors Which In Turn Decreases The Intensity Of Pain And Swelling.
Drug Interaction of Meloxicam :May Reduce Effects Of Antihypertensives. Increased Clearance With Bile Acid Sequestrants E.g. Colestyramine. Increased Risk Of Renal Failure With Diuretics; May Reduce Natriuretic Effects Of Furosemide And Thiazides. May Increase Toxicity Of Methotrexate.
Side effects of Meloxicam :Dyspepsia, Headache, Nausea, Diarrhoea, Upper Respiratory Tract Infection, Abdominal Pain, Dizziness, Oedema, Flatulence, Influenza-like Symptoms, Back Pain, Muscle Spasms, Musculoskeletal Pain, Rash, Anaemia. GI Perforation, Ulceration And/or Bleeding. In Children: Abdominal Pain, Vomiting, Diarrhoea, Headache, Pyrexia.


How Meloxicam will impact on Pregnancy ?

Experiences Of Drug Use And Evidence From Studies In Pregnant Women Have Shown Risk To Fetus. This Drug May Be Used In Pregnant Women If Benefit Outweighs The Risk. Patients Should Follow The Advice Of The Doctor Regarding Its Use.

How Meloxicam will impact during lactation(breastfeeding) ?

Contraindicated: The Drug Should Not Be Used By Breastfeeding Women, As Evidences From Studies Have Shown That There Is A High Risk Of Causing Significant Damage To Infants.

Medicine & Alcohol use and effect of Meloxicam

No Studies Found