Mobic

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Here is the some steps to help you to save money on Mobic purchase.

Read drug prescription

infoIt is very important to know about what medicine is given by the doctor, for what condition, and when it needs to be taken in what dose. This information given by the doctor is called Prescription. The patients should be familiar with the medicine prescription, and the details about the medicine before purchasing it and using it. Some medications need not be prescribed by healthcare practitioners and can be purchased and used without prescription by the patients; these are called over-the-counter medications. Read the drug prescription information of Mobic before taking it.

Mobic

What is Mobic

Mobic is a nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drug. Mobic works by reducing hormones that cause inflammation and pain in the body.
Mobic is used to treat pain or inflammation caused by osteoarthritis or rheumatoid arthritis in adults and children who are at least 2 years old.
Mobic may also be used for purposes not listed in Mobic guide.

Mobic side effects

Get emergency medical help if you have any of these signs of an allergic reaction: hives; difficulty breathing; swelling of your face, lips, tongue, or throat.
Stop using Mobic and call your doctor at once if you have a serious side effect such as:
  • chest pain, weakness, shortness of breath, slurred speech, problems with vision or balance;
  • black, bloody, or tarry stools;
  • coughing up blood or vomit that looks like coffee grounds;
  • swelling or rapid weight gain;
  • urinating less than usual or not at all;
  • nausea, upper stomach pain, itching, loss of appetite, dark urine, clay-colored stools, jaundice ;
  • skin rash, bruising, severe tingling, numbness, pain, muscle weakness; or
  • severe skin reaction -- fever, sore throat, swelling in your face or tongue, burning in your eyes, skin pain, followed by a red or purple skin rash that spreads (especially in the face or upper body) and causes blistering and peeling.

Less serious side effects may include:
  • upset stomach, diarrhea, bloating, gas;
  • dizziness, nervousness, headache;
  • runny or stuffy nose, sore throat; or
  • mild skin rash.

This is not a complete list of side effects and others may occur. Call your doctor for medical advice about side effects. You may report side effects to FDA at 1-800-FDA-1088.
See also: Side effects (in more detail)
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Mobic dosing

Usual Adult Dose for Osteoarthritis:

Initial dose: 7.5 mg orally once daily
Maintenance dose: 7.5 mg orally once daily
Maximum dose: 15 mg orally daily

Usual Adult Dose for Rheumatoid Arthritis:

Initial dose: 7.5 mg orally once daily
Maintenance dose: 7.5 mg orally once daily
Maximum dose: 15 mg orally daily

Usual Pediatric Dose for Juvenile Rheumatoid Arthritis:

Greater than or equal to 2 years: 0.125 mg/kg orally once daily
Maximum dose: 7.5 mg orally daily
There was no additional benefit demonstrated by increasing the dose above 0.125 mg/kg once daily in clinical trials.
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Compare prices at online shops

infoPrices of the drug can vary in different shops. There will be a variation in price from pharmacy to an online shop. Most online shops will have a little lower price when compared to pharmacy stores, so you need to cross check before buying. Just go to a nearest pharmacy store and check for prices before you decide on buying. You should also be checking and comparing prices among various online stores and should be choosing the affordable and best store. The prices also vary based on brands, and you should note few stores sell specific brands, and you should learn to compare prices of same brand in different stores. Below are the prices of Mobic medicine in some well-known online stores.

StrengthQuantityPrice, USDCountry
7 .5mg30 $117.00
7 .5mg90 $78.00Canada, Mauritius, NZ, Singapore, Turkey, UK, USA
15 mg90 $94.00Australia, Canada, Mauritius, NZ, Singapore, Turkey, UK, USA
15 mg90 $107.91Australia, Canada, NZ, Singapore, Turkey, UK, USA
7 .5mg90 $95.95Australia, Canada, India, Mauritius, NZ, Turkey, UK, USA
15 mg90 $130.50Barbados, Canada, NZ, UK
7 .5mg90 $94.49Canada, Mauritius, Singapore, Turkey, UK, USA
15 mg90 $798.09USA
15 mg100 $886.21USA
7 .5mg100 $581.30USA
7 .5mg90 $77.39Australia, Canada, India, NZ, Singapore, Turkey, UK, USA
15 mg90 $104.00Australia, Canada, Mauritius, NZ, Singapore, Turkey, UK, USA
7 .5mg90 $77.00Canada, India, NZ, Singapore, Turkey, UK, USA

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Select the most affordable brand or generic drug

infoGeneric drug is the basic drug with an active substance in it, and the name of the generic drug is same as active substance most of the times. Like Acetaminophen/Paracetemol is Generic name and it has different brand names like Tylenol, Acimol, Crocin, Calpol etc. All these Brand names contain the same Paracetemol, but the medications are manufactured by different companies, so the different brand names. Generic drug is always cheaper and affordable, and it can be replaced in place of brand name drug prescribed by the healthcare practitioner. The Generic medicine has same properties as branded medicine in terms of uses, indications, doses, side effects, so no need to worry on that. Just select the most affordable generic or branded medicine.

StrengthQuantityPrice, USDCountry
RELOX tab 500 mg x 10's $1.27
Relox 500mg TAB / 10 $1.27
Relox (amp) 10 mg/1 mL x 2 mL x 5's $7.40
Relox 7.5 mg x 5 x 10's $12.21
Ostelox 15 mg x 2 x 10's $10.85
Ostelox 15 mg x 1 x 6's $3.77
Ostelox 7.5 mg x 2 x 10's $6.67
Flamoxi 15 mg x 5 x 10's $29.10
Remelox 15 mg x 20's $8.14
Remelox 7.5 mg x 20's $5.18

Mobic - Frequently asked Questions

Can Mobic be stopped immediately or do I have to stop the consumption gradually to ween off?

In some cases, it always advisable to stop the intake of some medicines gradually because of the rebound effect of the medicine.

It's wise to get in touch with your doctor as a professional advice is needed in this case regarding your health, medications and further recommendation to give you a stable health condition.

What other drugs will affect Mobic?

Ask your doctor before using an antidepressant such as citalopram (Celexa), escitalopram (Lexapro), fluoxetine (Prozac, Sarafem, Symbyax), fluvoxamine (Luvox), paroxetine (Paxil), or sertraline (Zoloft). Taking any of these medicines with an NSAID may cause you to bruise or bleed easily.

Tell your doctor about all other medicines you use, especially:

  • cyclosporine (Gengraf, Neoral, Sandimmune);

  • lithium (Eskalith, Lithobid);

  • a diuretic (water pill) such as furosemide (Lasix);

  • glyburide (DiaBeta, Micronase);

  • methotrexate (Rheumatrex, Trexall);

  • a blood thinner such as warfarin (Coumadin, Jantoven);

  • sodium polystyrene sulfonate (Kayexalate, Kionex);

  • steroids (prednisone and others);

  • an ACE inhibitor such as benazepril (Lotensin), enalapril (Vasotec), lisinopril (Prinivil, Zestril), quinapril (Accupril), ramipril (Altace), and others; or

  • aspirin or other NSAIDs (non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs) such as diclofenac (Voltaren), etodolac (Lodine), ibuprofen (Advil, Motrin), indomethacin (Indocin), ketoprofen (Orudis), naproxen (Aleve, Naprosyn), and others.

This list is not complete and other drugs may interact with Mobic. Tell your doctor about all medications you use. This includes prescription, over-the-counter, vitamin, and herbal products. Do not start a new medication without telling your doctor.

Who should not take Mobic?

Do not use Mobic just before or after heart bypass surgery.

This medicine may cause life-threatening heart or circulation problems such as heart attack or stroke, especially if you use it long term.

This medicine 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 Mobic, especially in older adults.

You should not use this medication if you are allergic to Mobic, or if you have a history of allergic reaction to aspirin or other NSAIDs.

Mobic may cause a delay in ovulation (the release of an egg from an ovary). You should not take Mobic if you are undergoing fertility treatment, or are otherwise trying to get pregnant.

To make sure you can safely take Mobic, tell your doctor if you have any of these other conditions:

  • a history of heart attack, stroke, or blood clot;

  • heart disease, congestive heart failure, high blood pressure;

  • a history of stomach ulcers or bleeding;

  • liver or kidney disease,

  • a seizure disorder such as epilepsy;

  • asthma;

  • polyps in your nose; or

  • if you smoke.

FDA pregnancy category D. Taking 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 Mobic.

Mobic can pass into breast milk and may harm a nursing baby. Do not use this medication without telling your doctor if you are breast-feeding a baby.

Do not give this medicine to a child younger than 2 years old without the advice of a doctor.

How should I take Mobic?

Take 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.

Shake the oral suspension (liquid) well just before you measure a dose. Measure the liquid with a special dose-measuring spoon or medicine cup, not with a regular table spoon. If you do not have a dose-measuring device, ask your pharmacist for one.

If a child is taking this medication, tell your doctor if the child has any changes in weight. Mobic doses are based on weight in children.

The maximum amount of Mobic for adults is 15 milligrams (mg) per day. Know the amount of Mobic in the specific product you are taking.

If you use Mobic long-term, your blood will need to be tested often. Visit your doctor regularly.

This medication can cause you to have unusual results with certain medical tests. Tell any doctor who treats you that you are using Mobic.

Store at room temperature, away from moisture, heat, and light.

Can Mobic be taken or consumed while pregnant?

Please visit your doctor for a recommendation as such case requires special attention.

Can Mobic be taken for nursing mothers or during breastfeeding?

Kindly explain your state and condition to your doctor and seek medical advice from an expert.

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Information checked by Dr. Shikha Narang, MD Pharmacology