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What is Mobic?

Mobic (meloxicam) is a nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drug (NSAID) used to treat osteoarthritis and rheumatoid arthritis, as well as juvenile rheumatoid arthritis in children ages 2 and older. It comes as a pill or a liquid to take by mouth.

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