meloxicam

noun
me·​lox·​i·​cam | \mə-ˈläk-si-ˌkam \

Medical Definition of meloxicam 

: 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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