Ibuprofen vs Mobic

Ibuprofen
(OTC)
Mobic
(Rx)
Ibuprofen is a pain relief medication (NSAID).
Mobic is a pain relief medication (NSAID).
Satisfaction Score
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3.9
Very Satisfied
Satisfaction Score
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3.2
Moderately Satisfied
Helpfulness
for Pain
2.9
Concern level
1.3
Helpfulness
for Pain
2.8
Concern level
1.5
Approval Date
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July 24, 1985
April 13, 2000
Number of discussions around the web Number of discussions + -
486,286 Discussions
16,655 Discussions
Taken For
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Condition
Number of posts
#1 for Pain
#2 for Headaches
#3 for Swelling
#4 for Cramping
#5 for Fever
#6 for Pain Relief
#7 for Migraines
#8 for Back Pain
#9 for Teething
#10 for Flu
Ibuprofen is approved for Pain and is mostly mentioned together with this indication.
Condition
Number of posts
#1 for Pain
#2 for RA
#3 for Joint Pain
#4 for OA
Mobic is prescribed for Pain and is mostly mentioned together with this indication.
Side Effects and Concerns
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Ibu
Withdrawal Symptoms
3
Stomach Problems
2
Liver Damage
1
Hives
1
Gastritis
1
Tinnitus
1
Liver Disease
1
Stomach Issues
1
Kidney Failure
1
GI Bleeding
1
Mob
Nausea
7
Weight Gain
6
Stomach Problems
6
Bleeding
5
Weight Loss
3
Rash
3
Itching
3
High Blood Pressure
3
Burning
3
Withdrawal Symptoms
3
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Ibuprofen
Ibu
Mobic
Mob
Withdrawal Symptoms
Ibu
Mob
3
3
Stomach Problems
Ibu
Mob
2
6
Liver Damage
Ibu
Mob
1
0
Hives
Ibu
Mob
1
0
Gastritis
Ibu
Mob
1
0
Tinnitus
Ibu
Mob
1
0
Liver Disease
Ibu
Mob
1
0
Stomach Issues
Ibu
Mob
1
0
Kidney Failure
Ibu
Mob
1
0
GI Bleeding
Ibu
Mob
1
0
Nausea
Mob
Ibu
7
0
Weight Gain
Mob
Ibu
6
0
Stomach Problems
Mob
Ibu
6
2
Bleeding
Mob
Ibu
5
0
Weight Loss
Mob
Ibu
3
0
Rash
Mob
Ibu
3
0
Itching
Mob
Ibu
3
0
High Blood Pressure
Mob
Ibu
3
0
Burning
Mob
Ibu
3
0
Withdrawal Symptoms
Mob
Ibu
3
3
Pregnancy Category (FDA) OpenClose all pregnancy categories
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a b c d x n
Category A
Adequate and well-controllted studies have failed to demonstrate a risk to the fetus in the first trimester of pregnancy (and there is no evidence of risk in later trimesters).
Category B
Animal reproduction studies have failed to demonstrate a risk to the fetus and there are no adequate and well-controlled studies in pregnant women.
Category C
Animal reproduction studies have shown an adverse effect on the fetus and there are no adequate and well-controlled studies in humans, but potential benefits may warrant use of the drug in pregnant women despite potential risks.
Category D
There is positive evidence of human fetal risk based on adverse reaction data from investigational or marketing experience or studies in humans, but potential benefits may warrant use of the drug in pregnant women despite potential risks.
Category X
Studies in animals or humans have demonstrated fetal abnormalities and/or there is positive evidence of human fetal risk based on adverse reaction data from investigational or marketing experience, and the risks involved in use of the drug in pregnant women clearly outweigh potential benefits.
Category N
FDA has not classified the drug.
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B Category B
Before taking Ibuprofen during pregnancy, consult your doctor or pharmacists to weigh the risks and benefits.
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Alcohol warning
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There may be a negative interaction between Ibuprofen and alcohol.
There may be a negative interaction between Mobic and alcohol.
Method of use
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Injection, Oral Gel, Pill
Pill
Dosages
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Tablet: 50 mg, 100 mg, 200 mg, 300 mg, 400 mg, 600 mg, 800 mg
Solution: 400 mg/4 mL (100 mg/mL), 800 mg/8 mL (100 mg/mL)
Capsule: 200 mg
Drops: 50 mg/1.25 mL
Gel: 100 mg/5 mL
Suspension: 100 mg/5 mL
Tablet: 7.5 mg, 15 mg
Suspension: 7.5 mg/5 mL
Food Instructions
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No Food Instructions
No Food Instructions
Ingredients
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Ibuprofen
Meloxicam
Drug Interactions
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Interaction between Ibuprofen and Mobic: Interaction not known, but may still exist. Always consult your doctor before taking these medications together. Do not stop taking the medications without a physician's advice.
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