Last updated: October 17, 2014

Trade Name: Mobic

Drug Class: NSAID

Preparations: 7.5- and 15-mg tablets and capsules; 7.5 mg/5mL oral suspension

Dose: 7.5–15 mg once daily

Clinical Pharmacology: Hepatic metabolism and renal excretion of metabolites; half-life 15 hours

Cost: $$$

Comments: Compared with traditional, older NSAIDs, somewhat COX-2 “preferential”

See NSAIDs for Indications, Mechanism of Action, Contraindications, Precautions, Monitoring, Pregnancy Risk, Adverse Effects, Interactions, and Patient Instructions.

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