Movac 15mg Strip Of 10 Tablets
Movac 15 MG Description
Movac Tablet is pain-relieving medicine also known as a pain killer. It contains meloxicam as its active ingredient. Movac is used for the treatment of pain and inflammation associated with various c
onditions such as rheumatoid arthritis, osteoarthritis, joint and muscle pain. This medicine acts by inhibiting the release of the natural chemical substances responsible for the sensation of pain and inflammation. Take this medicine as advised by your doctor. You can take Movac with or without food, but it is recommended to take this medicine with food to avoid stomach upset.
Uses of Movac 15 MG
Contraindications of Movac 15 MG
- If you are allergic to meloxicam, or any ingredients present in Movac Tablet.
- If you have a history of any problem related to the stomach and intestine.
- If you have active stomach and intestinal bleeding, ulcers, or inflammation.
- If you are taking a blood thinner or painkiller medicines.
- If you have any known history of symptoms like asthma, nasal problems or hives, etc after taking NSAID medicine like aspirin.
- If you are pregnant especially, in the third trimester of pregnancy.
- If you have heart severe heart problems.
- If you have liver or kidney problems.
- It should not be used as perioperative medicine to provide relief from bypass surgery.
- Movac should not be used for children below 16 years of age.
Side effects of Movac 15 MG
- Abdominal pain
- Flatulence (gas)
Precautions and Warnings of Movac 15 MG
Other General Warnings
- You have a history of stomach or intestinal bleeding, perforations or ulcers.
- You experience stomach or intestinal bleeding after taking this medicine.
- You are an elderly person.
- You have any medical condition such as heart, liver, brain or kidney disease.
- You have or had experienced any allergic reaction after taking this medicine.
- You are planning a pregnancy or you are pregnant.
- You have an electrolyte (salt) imbalance in the body.
Mode of Action of Movac 15 MG
How Does It Work?
Directions for Use of Movac 15 MG
- Movac Tablet should be taken as directed by your doctor.
- Swallow it as a whole with a glass of water. It can be taken before or after food.
- It would be best if you took it at a fixed time for optimal results and should not consume it more than that prescribed by your doctor.
Interactions of Movac 15 MG
Interactions with other medicines
- Some medicines can affect the way Movac Tablet works, or Movac itself can reduce the effectiveness of other medicines taken at the same time.
- Tell your doctor about all the medicines, supplements, or herbals you are currently taking or might take to avoid any possible interaction. Also, you should inform your doctor if you have a planned surgery or vaccination scheduled....
- Especially if you take medicines like aspirin or other NSAID, blood thinner medicines, corticosteroids, digoxin for a heart condition, medicines for brain-related problems, immunomodulatory medicines, medicines to treat high blood pressure, antibiotics or heart failure....
Storage and disposal of Movac 15 MG
- Store Movac in a cool and dry place, protected from direct sunlight, moisture and heat.
- Keep it away from children and pets.
- Do not use expired medicines. Discard any unused medicine properly.
Dosage of Movac 15 MG
- Overdose of Movac may cause tiredness, drowsiness, nausea, vomiting and chest pain.
- If you think you have taken too much of this medicine, immediately contact your treating doctor or visit your nearby hospital. Always carry the package of the tablet along with you for easy assessment of the severity of an overdose....
Missed a Dose
Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)
Q: Is Movac Tablet an antibiotic?
Q: Can Movac Tablet be used for knee pain?
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