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Published: 1/2011

The information on this sheet is based on approvals granted by the Japanese regulatory authority. Approval details may vary by country. Medicines have adverse reactions (risks) as well as efficacies (benefits). It is important to minimize adverse reactions and maximize efficacy. To obtain a better therapeutic response, patients should understand their medication and cooperate with the treatment.
Brand name :
MOBIC Tablets 5mg
 Active ingredient:
Meloxicam
 Dosage form:
tablet (pale yellow), (φ: 6mm, thickness: 2.3mm)
 Print on wrapping:
(face) Mobic 5mg, C5, (back) モービック錠5mg, Boehringer Ingelheim

Effects of this medicine

This medicine suppresses activity of synthetic enzyme of prostaglandin that causes inflammation, and relieves the pain in muscle/joints induced by inflammation.
It is usually used to treat rheumatoid arthritis, osteoarthritis, lumbar pain, frozen shoulder, and neck-shoulder-arm syndrome.

Before using this medicine, be sure to tell your doctor and pharmacist

  • If you ever experienced any allergic reaction (itch, rash etc.) to any medicine.
    If you are a patient with peptic ulcer, dysemia, liver/kidney/heart disease, hypertension, or aspirin asthma or a history of aspirin asthma.
  • If you are pregnant or breastfeeding.
  • If you are taking any other medicinal products. (Some medicines may interact to enhance or diminish medicinal effects. Beware of over-the-counter medicines and dietary supplements as well as other prescription medicines.)

Dosing schedule (How to take this medicine)

  • Your dosing schedule prescribed by your doctor is ((        to be written by a healthcare professional))
  • General dosage regimen: For adults, take 2 tablets (10mg of the active ingredient) at a time, once a day after meal. The dose may be adjusted according to your disease, age and symptoms. The daily dose should not exceed 3 tablets (15mg). Strictly follow the instructions of your doctor/pharmacist.
  • Take the missed dose as soon as possible. If it is almost time for the next dose, skip the missed dose and continue your regular dosing schedule. DO NOT take double doses to make up for the missed dose.
  • If you took too much of the medicine (more than ordered), check with your doctor/pharmacist.
  • Do not stop taking the medicine without the instructions of your doctor.

Precautions while taking this medicine

  • The medicine may cause failing focus adjustment of your eyes or drowsiness. Do not drive a car or operate dangerous machinery while you take it.

Possible adverse reactions to this medicine

Common side effects are reported as below. If any of them occurs, check with your doctor/pharmacist:stomach discomfort, epigastric pain, rash, nausea, stomach inflammation, oral ulcer, abdominal pain, dermal pruritus, etc.
The symptoms described below are rarely seen as initial symptoms of the adverse reactions indicated in brackets. If any of these symptoms occur, stop taking this medicine and see your doctor immediately.
  • pain/tenderness in the pit of the stomach, vomiting, diarrhea [gastrointestinal bleeding such as peptic ulcer, blood vomiting and bloody stool, colitis]
  • breathing difficulty, wheezing [asthma]
  • fever, decreased urine output, swelling [acute renal failure]
  • fever, sore throat, bleeding tendency [granulocytopenia, thrombocytopenia]
  • ever, erythema, blister [oculomucocutaneous syndrome, toxic epidermal necrosis, blister, erythema multiforme]
The above symptoms do not describe all the adverse reactions to this medicine. Consult with your doctor or pharmacist if you notice any symptoms of concern other than those listed above.

Storage conditions and other information

  • Keep out the reach of children. Store away from direct sunlight and heat.
  • This medicine is susceptible to moisture. Avoid damp places for storage.
  • Discard unused medicine. Ask the pharmacy how to discard.

For healthcare professional use only : Day Month Year

For further information, talk to your doctor or pharmacist.

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