Mobic is the drug that relieves inflammation and pain in different diseases of the motor system. It allows you to impede the inflammation of joints, numb the pain and increase the range of motion. You must understand that this drug doesn’t restore your health, but only reduces and masks the symptoms of disease.
The drug is used for the treatment of the following diseases: degenerative joint diseases, accompanied by inflammation and pain, for example, rheumatoid arthritis, osteoarthritis, etc.
The drug is available in different pharmaceutical forms: solution for intramuscular injections, suppositories and pills with different dosages. Usually, you should take one pill a day during the meal. According to the instruction, the daily dosage of the drug is 7.5 – 15 mg a day. However, weakened patients with serious kidney diseases who need hemodialysis treatment, should stick to the minimum dosage.
- Allergy (of any degree) to Aspirin or any other non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drug
- Inflammatory or erosive diseases of gastrointestinal tract
- Different bleedings
- Severe heart failures
- Patients after the operation of aortocoronary shunting
- Severe kidney failure
- Pregnancy and lactation
- Children under 15 years of age
Take the drug with caution in the following cases:
- Different cardiovascular and liver diseases
- Smoking and alcoholism
- General debilitation of the body (which may be caused by the frequent disease)
- If you use the drugs that reduce clotting (at different stages of this process)
- If you take some antidepressants
Side effects and overdose
The use of Mobic and similar drugs can cause some dyspeptic symptoms– sickness, stomachache and bowel dysfunctions. On the part of the central nervous system, you can have headache and vertigo. Some patients suffer from anemia. Allergic rash is also possible. Moreover, you can have swellings and increased blood pressure.
The overdose can cause the life-threatening conditions: GI bleeding, liver and kidney failure, respiratory and cardiac arrest. It is important to start eliminating the drug from the body as soon as possible. The patient needs stomach pump, forced diuresis and adsorbents (as well as a simultaneous symptomatic treatment).
The body response to the drug is individual. If you haven’t noticed any positive effects during the first days of use, you should consult a doctor so that he can substitute this drug for another, as there are many of non-steroid anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAID). Therefore, it is possible to find an efficient drug for every patient.