Instructions for Use "meloxicam"

"Meloxicam" (meloxicam) is prescribed for inflammatory and degenerative diseases of the joints (arthritis, osteoarthritis), rheumatoid arthritis, ankylosing spondylitis, radiculitis pain syndrome and osteoarthritis.Price "meloxicam" is readily available, the drug is sold by prescription.

"Meloxicam" taken with food (not liquid) in an amount of 7.5-15 mg once a day.Dose selected individually physician, you should take the lowest effective dose of the minimum amount of time.The highest daily dose is 15 milligrams.
Intramuscular "meloxicam" is performed only in the first days of treatment, and then take medication in pill form.

contraindications, side effects "meloxicam"

"meloxicam" is contraindicated in ulcer gastrointestinal tract in the acute phase, when expressed violations of the liver, renal insufficiency.The drug is n
ot prescribed during pregnancy, childhood and adolescence up to 15 years, with increased sensitivity to the "meloxicam" and other nonsteroidal antiinflammatory drugs. If necessary, use "meloxicam" lactation breastfeeding stopped.

"Meloxicam" may exhibit the following side effects.From the digestive system may occur constipation, nausea, vomiting, abdominal pain, diarrhea, intestinal colic, stomatitis.On the part of the central nervous system can be drowsiness, ringing in the ears, dizziness, headache.In this regard, the timing of the doses should stop driving and performing other activities that require high concentration of attention.On the part of the cardiovascular system may appear palpitations, increased blood pressure, swelling.Hematopoietic system - reduction in white blood cell count, decreased platelet production, anemia.May appear allergic reactions - itching, bronchospasm, urticaria, rash.

In an application "meloxicam" with aspirin and other nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs increase the risk of ulcers, erosions and bleeding in the gastrointestinal tract.In a joint application with drugs to lower blood pressure, "Meloxicam" may reduce the effectiveness of these drugs.The simultaneous use of diuretics and cyclosporine increases the risk of kidney failure.