meloxicam

noun

me·​lox·​i·​cam mə-ˈläk-si-ˌkam How to pronounce meloxicam (audio)
: an NSAID C14H13N3O4S2 that is a COX-2 inhibitor taken orally especially to treat osteoarthritis and rheumatoid arthritis

Note: Meloxicam is marketed under the trademark Mobic.

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“Meloxicam.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/meloxicam. Accessed 21 Jun. 2024.

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