What is Meloxicam ?
Meloxicam is a nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drug (NSAID) with analgesic and fever reducer effects. Meloxicam is an oxicam closely related to piroxicam, and falls in the enolic acid group of NSAIDs.
Function of Meloxicam
Older patients and patients with an increased risk of adverse reactions:
In elderly patients, patients with rheumatoid arthritis and ankylosing spondylitis treatment recommended dose for
7.5mg/days. Starting dose in patients with increased risk of adverse reactions to 7.5mg/days.
Patients with renal insufficiency:
Patients with severe renal failure and need dialysis, the dose should not exceed 7.5mg/days.
Patients with mild to moderate renal insufficiency do not need to adjust the dosage (such as patients with creatinine clearance greater than 25ml/minutes).
Patients with severe renal failure without dialysis:
Patients with hepatic insufficiency: In patients with mild and moderate hepatic insufficiency no need to adjust the
dose. In patients with severe hepatic insufficiency.
Children: This product is not for use in children under 15 years of age. Meloxicam has other forms, may apply.
Application of Meloxicam
Used to treat symptoms of rheumatoid arthritis and painful osteoarthritis (degenerative joint disease, bone and joint disease) treatment.