from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. A non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drug of the oxicam class, used to relieve the symptoms of arthritis and primary dysmenorrhea and as an analgesic.


Sorry, no etymologies found.


  • In response to the decline, authorities in India banned diclofenac five years ago, but conservationists hope that a second animal painkiller - ketoprofen - will also eventually be banned and farmers will use only a drug called meloxicam, which has proven safe, according to

    Breaking News: CBS News

  • The group is also calling for greater use of another drug, meloxicam, which is no longer under patent and is not fatal to vultures.

    Scientific American

  • In some good news for the species, the research found there was an increase in use of another drug, meloxicam, which was found in 70% of pharmacies and has similar treatment properties for cattle.

    Banned livestock drug continues to threaten India's vultures, conservationists warn

  • Humans take the anti-inflammatory drug meloxicam in pill form, while dogs consume it as a liquid slathered over their dinners.

    Slate Magazine

  • Learn about the uses and side effects of meloxicam, also known as Mobic, with information from the CEO of a pharmacy company in this free video on medicine. - Articles related to Freedom to set prices key for UK drugs industry

  • More than 1.6 million subsidised prescriptions for meloxicam, a drug used to manage osteoarthritis, were dispensed in 2007, costing consumers $7.4 million and the Australian Government $36.9 million.

    Australian Government Media Releases [All Portfolios]

  • But this study also provided hope for conservationists and veterinarians: there were no reported mortalities for the NSAID, meloxicam, which was administered to over

    ScienceBlogs Channel : Life Science

  • The relative safety of meloxicam supports other studies that suggest this particular NSAID is an appropriate replacement for diclofenac in Asia.

    ScienceBlogs Channel : Life Science

  • At this point, saving these birds is a situation that is mainly dependent upon public and political will (for example, how expensive is meloxicam as compared to diclofenac?).

    ScienceBlogs Channel : Life Science

  • You should regularly is mobic still sold excedrin if you are sensitive to undergone (tylenol), aspirin, or caffeine, or if you have paroxetine disease, skill or inflammatory bleeding, a countleract of judgement or extra allergic injection to meloxicam or an nsaid (non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drug).



Log in or sign up to get involved in the conversation. It's quick and easy.