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Methocarbamol vs Mobic, a side effect and effectiveness comparison for a female patient aged 61

This is personalized comparison of Methocarbamol vs Mobic for a female aged 61. The study is created by eHealthMe based on reports from FDA and social media.

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What are the drugs

Methocarbamol (latest outcomes from 3,261 users) has active ingredients of methocarbamol. It is often used in muscle spasms.

Mobic (latest outcomes from 12,468 users) has active ingredients of meloxicam. It is often used in arthritis.

On May, 14, 2014: 3,077 female patients aged 57 who take the same drugs are studied in Methocarbamol vs Mobic

Information of patient in study:

GenderAgeReason for the drug
Female57Muscle Relaxant Therapy

Drugs to compare:

DrugIngredientsCompany
Methocarbamol methocarbamolAble
Mobic meloxicamBoehringer Ingelheim

eHealthMe real world results:

For females aged 57 (±5):

Most common side effects:

(click on each outcome to view in-depth analysis, incl. how people recovered)
Methocarbamol (Able)Mobic (Boehringer Ingelheim)
AnxietyNausea (feeling of having an urge to vomit)
Back PainPain
Nausea (feeling of having an urge to vomit)Fatigue (feeling of tiredness)
PainArthralgia (joint pain)
Chest PainPyrexia (fever)
DizzinessAnxiety
Dyspnoea (difficult or laboured respiration)Diarrhoea
Pain In ExtremityAnaemia (lack of blood)
FallDyspnoea (difficult or laboured respiration)
Pyrexia (fever)Oedema Peripheral (superficial swelling)

Most common side effects experienced by people in long term use:

(click on each outcome to view in-depth analysis, incl. how people recovered)
Methocarbamol (Able)Mobic (Boehringer Ingelheim)
AnxietyNausea (feeling of having an urge to vomit)
DepressionWeight Decreased
Hepatic Steatosis (fatty liver disease)Asthenia (weakness)
Breast Cancer FemalePain In Jaw
Insomnia (sleeplessness)Pancreatitis (inflammation of pancreas)
Muscle Spasms (muscle contraction)Gastrointestinal Haemorrhage (bleeding gastrointestinal tract)
Cold IntoleranceUrticaria (rash of round, red welts on the skin that itch intensely)
Suicidal IdeationDry Mouth
InflammationCandidiasis (candidiasis or thrush is a fungal infection)
Panic AttackAbdominal Pain Upper

Drug effectiveness:

not at allsomewhatmoderatehighvery high
Methocarbamol6.52%36.96%32.61%19.57%4.35%
Mobic4.30%23.05%39.06%26.56%7.03%

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Drug effectiveness in real world:

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Side effects in real world:

On eHealthMe, Methocarbamol (methocarbamol) is often used to treat muscle spasms. Mobic (meloxicam) is often used to treat arthritis. Find out below the conditions the drugs are used for, how effective they are, and any alternative drugs that you can use to treat those same conditions.

What is the drug used for and how effective is it:

Other drugs that are used to treat the same conditions:

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