Mobic vs Skelaxin

Mobic
(Rx)
Skelaxin
(Rx)
Mobic is a pain relief medication (NSAID).
Skelaxin is a muscle relaxant.
Satisfaction Score
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3.2
Moderately Satisfied
Satisfaction Score
?
3.4
Moderately Satisfied
Helpfulness
for Pain
2.8
Concern level
1.5
Helpfulness
for Pain
2.8
Concern level
1.4
Approval Date
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April 13, 2000
August 13, 1962
Number of discussions around the web Number of discussions + -
16,665 Discussions
7,274 Discussions
Taken For
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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.
Condition
Number of posts
#1 for Pain
#2 for Spasms
Skelaxin is prescribed for Pain and is mostly mentioned together with this indication.
Side Effects and Concerns
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Mob
Nausea
4
Weight Gain
3
Stomach Problems
3
Bleeding
3
Weight Loss
2
Rash
2
Itching
2
High Blood Pressure
2
Burning
2
Withdrawal Symptoms
2
Ske
Nausea
6
Withdrawal Symptoms
4
Vomiting
2
Dry Mouth
1
Stomach Problems
1
Hip Pain
1
Fainting
1
OA
1
Cancer
1
Diabetes
1
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Mobic
Mob
Skelaxin
Ske
Nausea
Mob
Ske
4
6
Weight Gain
Mob
Ske
3
0
Stomach Problems
Mob
Ske
3
1
Bleeding
Mob
Ske
3
0
Weight Loss
Mob
Ske
2
0
Rash
Mob
Ske
2
0
Itching
Mob
Ske
2
0
High Blood Pressure
Mob
Ske
2
0
Burning
Mob
Ske
2
0
Withdrawal Symptoms
Mob
Ske
2
4
Nausea
Ske
Mob
6
4
Withdrawal Symptoms
Ske
Mob
4
2
Vomiting
Ske
Mob
2
0
Dry Mouth
Ske
Mob
1
0
Stomach Problems
Ske
Mob
1
3
Hip Pain
Ske
Mob
1
0
Fainting
Ske
Mob
1
0
OA
Ske
Mob
1
0
Cancer
Ske
Mob
1
0
Diabetes
Ske
Mob
1
0
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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Not Available
B Category B
Before taking Skelaxin during pregnancy, consult your doctor or pharmacists to weigh the risks and benefits.
Alcohol warning
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There may be a negative interaction between Mobic and alcohol.
There may be a negative interaction between Skelaxin and alcohol.
Method of use
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Pill
Pill
Dosages
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Tablet: 7.5 mg, 15 mg
Suspension: 7.5 mg/5 mL
Tablet: 400 mg, 800 mg
Food Instructions
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No Food Instructions
No Food Instructions
Ingredients
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Meloxicam
Metaxalone
Drug Interactions
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Interaction between Mobic and Skelaxin: 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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