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Meloxicam (Mobic) is a NASAID prescribed for the treatment of swelling, tenderness, and pain caused by the inflammation of arthritis conditions such as osteoarthritis, rheumatoid arthritis, and juvenile rheumatoid arthritis in persons over two years of age. Side effects, drug interactions, and pregnancy safety information should be reviewed prior to taking this medication.

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    • Juvenile Idiopathic Arthritis (Juvenile Rheumatoid Arthritis) Juvenile idiopathic arthritis (juvenile rheumatoid arthritis or JRA) annually affects one child in every thousand. There are six...learn more »
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      Juvenile Idiopathic Arthritis (Juvenile Rheumatoid Arthritis) Article
      • Juvenile idiopathic arthritis (JIA) facts
      • What is juvenile idiopathic arthritis?
      • What are causes and risk factors of juvenile idiopathic arthritis?
      • What are juvenile idiopathic arthritis symptoms and signs, and how are the different types of juvenile idiopathic arthritis diagnosed?
      • What is the treatment for juvenile idiopathic arthritis?
      • What are complications of juvenile idiopathic arthritis?
      • What is the prognosis of juvenile idiopathic arthritis?
    • Osteoarthritis Osteoarthritis is a type of arthritis caused by inflammation, breakdown, and eventual loss of cartilage in the joints. Also...learn more »
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      Osteoarthritis Article
      • Osteoarthritis facts
      • What is osteoarthritis?
      • What causes osteoarthritis?
      • What are osteoarthritis symptoms and signs?
      • How is osteoarthritis diagnosed?
      • What is the treatment for osteoarthritis?
      • "If I have minimal or no symptoms with early signs of osteoarthritis, what should I do?"
      • What is the prognosis (outlook) for patients with osteoarthritis?
      • Can osteoarthritis be prevented?
      • What does the future hold for osteoarthritis?
      • Where can people get more information about osteoarthritis?
    • Rheumatoid Arthritis Rheumatoid arthritis is an autoimmune disease that causes chronic inflammation of the joints, the tissue around the joints, as...learn more »
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      Rheumatoid Arthritis Article
      • Rheumatoid arthritis (RA) facts
      • What is rheumatoid arthritis (RA)?
      • What are causes and risk factors of rheumatoid arthritis?
      • What are rheumatoid arthritis symptoms and signs?
      • What are complications of rheumatoid disease?
      • How do physicians diagnose rheumatoid arthritis?
      • What is the treatment for rheumatoid arthritis?
      • "First-line" rheumatoid arthritis medications
      • "Second-line" or "slow-acting" rheumatoid arthritis drugs (disease-modifying anti-rheumatic drugs or DMARDs)
      • What are newer treatments for rheumatoid arthritis?
      • Rheumatoid arthritis diet and other treatments
      • What about rheumatoid arthritis and pregnancy?
      • What is the prognosis (outlook) for patients with rheumatoid arthritis?
      • Is it possible to prevent rheumatoid arthritis?
      • What research is being done on rheumatoid arthritis?
      • Where can people get additional information on rheumatoid arthritis?
    • Chronic Pain Chronic pain is pain (an unpleasant sense of discomfort) that persists or progresses over a long period of time. In contrast to...learn more »
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      Chronic Pain Article
      • Chronic pain facts*
      • Introduction to chronic pain
      • The A to Z of pain
      • How is pain diagnosed?
      • How is pain treated?
      • Pain management
      • What is the role of age and gender in pain?
      • A pain primer: what do we know about pain?
      • What is the future of pain research?
      • Appendix
      • Spine basics: the vertebrae, discs and spinal cord
      • The nervous system
      • Phantom pain: how does the brain feel?
      • Chili peppers, capsaicin and pain
      • Marijuana for pain treatment
      • Nerve blocks for pain treatment
      • Where can I get more information about pain?
    • Pain Management Pain management and treatment can be simple or complex, according to its cause. There are two basic types of pain, nociceptive...learn more »
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      Pain Management Article
      • Introduction to pain management
      • How is pain treatment guided?
      • What are the basic types of pain?
      • Nociceptive pain
      • Neuropathic pain
      • What are other causes of pain?
    • Juvenile Bone Health Setting a good example for your children when it comes to diet and exercise will help them to make healthy decisions about...learn more »
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      Juvenile Bone Health Article
      • Why is childhood such an important time for bone development?
      • What is osteoporosis? Isn't it something old people get?
      • How can I help keep my kids' bones healthy?
      • How can I persuade my daughter to drink milk instead of diet soda? She thinks milk will make her fat.
      • But my kids don't like milk.
      • My teenage son loves milk, but it seems to upset his stomach. Could he have lactose intolerance?
      • My daughter is constantly dieting. Should I be concerned?
      • Should I give my kids calcium supplements?
      • How does physical activity help my kids' bones?
      • Is it possible to get too much exercise?
      • What else can my kids do besides eating calcium-rich foods and getting plenty of weight-bearing exercise to keep their bones healthy?
      • My son has asthma and takes a steroid medication to control it. His doctor said this might affect his bones. Is there anything we can do about this?
      • My 8-year-old son is a daredevil and has already broken several bones. could he have a problem like osteoporosis at this young age?
      • How can I get through to my kids? They sure don't think about their bones.
      • Where can I go for more information?

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