- Are Relafen and Mobic the Same Thing?
- What Are Possible Side Effects of Relafen?
- What Are Possible Side Effects of Mobic?
- What Is Relafen?
- What Is Mobic?
- What Drugs Interact with Relafen?
- What Drugs Interact with Mobic?
- How Should Relafen Be Taken?
- How Should Mobic Be Taken?
Are Relafen and Mobic the Same Thing?
What Are Possible Side Effects of Relafen?
Common side effects of Relafen include:
- upset stomach,
- stomach pain,
- skin itching or rash,
- blurred vision, or
- ringing in your ears.
Nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (including Relafen) may rarely increase the risk for a heart attack or stroke. Bleeding from the gastrointestinal tract is another potentially serious side effect of Relafen.
What Are Possible Side Effects of Mobic?
Common side effects of Mobic include:
- injection site reactions (redness, itching, pain, bruising, swelling, or bleeding),
- suffy nose,
- sinus pain, or
- stomach pain.
Tell your doctor if you have serious side effects of Mobic including:
- stomach upset,
- runny or stuffy nose,
- sore throat, or
- skin rash.
Tell your doctor if less common but serious side effects of Mobic occur including:
- chest pain, weakness, shortness of breath, slurred speech, problems with vision or balance;
- black, bloody, or tarry stools;
- coughing up blood or vomit that looks like coffee grounds; or
- swelling or rapid weight gain.
What Is Relafen?
Relafen (nabumetone) is a nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory (NSAID) drug used to treat inflammation and pain caused by arthritis. The brand name drug Relafen is no longer available in the U.S. Generic versions may be available.
What Is Mobic?
Mobic (meloxicam) is a nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drug (NSAID) used to treat pain or inflammation caused by arthritis. Mobic is available in generic form.
What Drugs Interact With Relafen?
Relafen may interact with antidepressants, blood thinners, lithium, methotrexate, diuretics (water pills), steroids, aspirin or other NSAIDs, or ACE inhibitors.. There are no adequate, well-controlled studies in pregnant women, and Relafen should be used in pregnancy only if the potential benefit justifies the potential risk to the fetus. Use during late pregnancy should be avoided because of the known effects of NSAIDs in the fetal cardiovascular system (closure of ductus arteriosus). It is not known whether Relafen is excreted in human milk; a decision should be made whether to discontinue breastfeeding or to discontinue the Relafen.
What Drugs Interact With Mobic?
Do not take Mobic:
How Should Relafen Be Taken?
How Should Mobic Be Taken?
Carefully consider the potential benefits and risks of Mobic and other treatment options before deciding to use Mobic. Use the lowest effective dosage for the shortest duration consistent with individual patient treatment goals.
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FDA. Relafen Product Information.
DailyMed. Mobic Product Information.