Meloxicam MCC 7.5mg

Presentation:

Tablets containing 7,5mg meloxicam, in boxes with 2 blisters of 10 tablets each.

Therapeutic action:

MELOXICAM is non steroidal anti inflammatory, of the oxicam class.

Indications:

MELOXICAM tablets are used in:

– rheumatoid inflammatory arthritis
– short term treatment of acute crisis of osteoarthritis
– symptomatic treatment of invalidating spondylitis .

Contraindications:

  •     Hypersensitivity to meloxicam or any other ingredient.
  •     Not to be adminstred to patients with asthmatic manifestations, urticaria or allergic reactions to aspirin or other non steroidal anti inflammatory substances.
  •     Severe liver failure
  •     Non dialyzed severe renal insufficiency
  •     Children under 15 years old
  •     Patients with digestive, cerebral or other type of bleeding
  •     Pregnancy and nursing

Adverse reactions:

  •     Gastrointestinal: nausea, vomiting, diarrhea, abdominal pain, constipation
  •     Dermatological: pruritus, skin rash; rarely – stomatitis, urticaria
  •     Respiratory: very rare meloxicam can produce asthma crisis to aspirin influenced patients.
  •     Nervous central system: headaches, migraine, somnolence, vertigo.
  •     Cardiovascular: rarely edemas.

Administration:

Arhtrosis: is recommended a starting dose of 7,5mg daily and if no therapeutic response is obtained it can be increased to 15 mg daily.
Rheumatoid poliarthritis: 15mg daily. In long term treatment and elderly patients the dose is of 7,5mg.
Spondylitic ankylosis : 15 mg daily.