This page provides all possible meanings and translations of the word meloxicam
A non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drug of the oxicam class, used to relieve the symptoms of arthritis and primary dysmenorrhea and as an analgesic.
Meloxicam is a nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drug with analgesic and fever reducer effects. It is a derivative of oxicam, closely related to piroxicam, and falls in the enolic acid group of NSAIDs. It was developed by Boehringer-Ingelheim. Meloxicam starts to relieve pain 30–60 minutes after administration.