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When should I call my doctor if I am taking Mobic?

If you are taking Mobic (meloxicam), a drug prescribed to treat osteoarthritis and rheumatoid arthritis, call your doctor immediately if you have signs of serious side effects. These include:
  • nausea
  • feeling very tired or weak
  • itching
  • yellow skin or eyes
  • stomach pain or flu-like symptoms
  • vomiting blood 
  • blood in your stool
  • unusual weight gain
  • skin rash or blisters with fever 
  • swollen extremities
Get medical help right away if you experience any of the following symptoms:
  • trouble breathing
  • chest pain
  • swelling of the face or throat
  • slurred speech 
  • weakness on one side of your body
If you become pregnant while you're on Mobic, call your doctor. You should also call your doctor if you want to start a new medicine or supplement or if you want to stop taking Mobic.

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