User Reviews for Mobic
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Reviews for Mobic to treat Rheumatoid Arthritis
"I have tried mobic for quite some time and just recently switched to celebrex. Pros mobic is cheap but ineffective. Pain is still horrible. When I switched to celebrex made a huge difference. Con of celebrex is its expensive but effective."
Lower back pain arthritisL3-5 (taken for 1 to 2 years) October 26, 2016
13 users found this comment helpful.
"Took Mobic after 2 days had to go to the ER,had bad rash, eye & face swelling.really terrible drug for me."
BARKER222 October 19, 2016
17 users found this comment helpful.
Shondac September 22, 2016
5 users found this comment helpful.
"Developed a significant limp from severe arthritic pain in right foot. Since taking mobic for 2 weeks the pain has virtually disappeared. I have my life back."
Mjimenez05 (taken for less than 1 month) April 13, 2016
38 users found this comment helpful.
"I have taken Mobic sporadically for the last 3 years. I only take it when I'm really in pain and cannot manage the pain through natural methods. It helps me to sleep, and it helps the pain in my hands and hip. I do not feel groggy when I wake up, but sometimes I am stiff and hurting from sleeping so deeply."
JodyE (taken for 2 to 5 years) January 7, 2016
37 users found this comment helpful.
"Have been taking it for 2 weeks and now wake up stiff and in a lot of pain. I can barely walk because I have arthritis in my ankle I'm going to have to go back to my other medicine because this one does not work at all for me."
Nicole1920 (taken for less than 1 month) December 14, 2015
20 users found this comment helpful.
"Dry Mouth Severe Gum Soreness and pain"
Himshah (taken for 1 to 6 months) June 25, 2015
24 users found this comment helpful.
"I had no effects, I actually had more pain and no effects on the swelling"
Anonymous August 17, 2014
49 users found this comment helpful.
"Was on Voltaren for months. Maybe my body got used to it and maybe it will also get used to this but this is a miracle. I had 9 places with pain. After I pop this pill (15mg) I feel great within an hour and even more amazing throughout the day and into the night. Probably a good 12 hrs of relief. I got to find a way to eat in the morning and take it. Currently I'm taking it with a big lunch but miserable in the morning after it wears off from the day before and before I take it that day. This makes me feel normal. Especially my fingers."
monkeyheadchb55 December 19, 2013
129 users found this comment helpful.
"Immediate improvements in my joint arthritis level was noticed within 3 days and I've been able work regular hours."
Dr_Dennis (taken for less than 1 month) August 8, 2013
75 users found this comment helpful.
"I had been on Relafen for years for my osteoarthritis, and I just discovered this summer that I have Rheumatoid Arthritis. I was still on the Relafen and had driven a long ways to see one of my doctors, and the RA was so bad in my knees and feet that it was becoming difficult to walk. I called my Orthopedic Surgeon, and they changed my NSAID from Relafen to Mobic, and within an hour of taking the Mobic, I had relief. What a difference it has made for me! It made such a difference with the inflammation in my joints, and made it easier for me to walk. After taking the Mobic for a few days, I had improved greatly. I have had no stomach or intestinal issues from the medication."
Relief Within an Hour! (taken for 1 to 6 months) July 22, 2013
133 users found this comment helpful.
"Mobic has helped considerably with pain relief but I now suffer from severe insomnia which I put down to Mobic as I am not on any other medicines."
Anonymous November 14, 2011
55 users found this comment helpful.
"I've had good success with pain relief using Mobic."
Anonymous September 3, 2011
43 users found this comment helpful.
"My husband took Mobic for psoriatic arthritis, and it made him extremely ill, and gave him almost no pain relief. "
Anonymous May 7, 2011
41 users found this comment helpful.
"I have been on Mobic (or some generic form) for 3 years now for PsA - Psoriatic Arthritis. During this time, I got quite ill and my GP sent me for a test. I had an MRI and wore a heart monitor for 24 hours. They thought I was having seizures. After 2 years of feeling dreadful only at night my GP took me off the Mobic to settle a stomach upset and I realized that I no longer had any of the neurological effects anymore. Upon mentioning this to my Specialist - he said that the neurological side effects were quite common with Mobic - yet neither of the GP's saw new of them. So just be aware, this can make you feel like you are running slow, your brain may slow down and you might fall over."
GCChriss April 14, 2011
81 users found this comment helpful.
"I started taking this medicine to help with carpal tunnel issues I was having. The doctor had me taking 15-30 mg a day, which I see according to this site, is more than I'm supposed to have. It helped the carpel tunnel, and has done wonders for my knee pain. It only helps mildly with my hand pain (arthritis). As far as side effects are that it has affected my bowel motions and I don't always have much warning before I need to take one."
Anonymous May 5, 2010
47 users found this comment helpful.
"I had so many problems walking holding stuff in my hand and I start taking this drug that I have never heard of, I started seeing a new doctor that's how I learned about it. It has helped me so much that I get teary eyed just thinking about it. The doctor that I am seeing now may have saved my life."
sickntide October 2, 2009
91 users found this comment helpful.
"Mobic has been a good drug for all the basic inconveniences of arthritis. I was this close to going in for a knee replacement when my Geriatric Specialist offered Mobic. I take Pepcid with it as it is very hard on the stomach, but it has increased my mobility and reduced the pain by 90%. I am very pleased with this drug. Hooray!"
monetscgb July 13, 2009
137 users found this comment helpful.
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