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NAME :- MELOXICAM
IUPAC NAME :- 4-hydroxy-2-methyl-N-(5-methyl-2-thiazolyl)-2H-1,2-benzothiazine-3-carboxamide-1,1-dioxide.
CAS NO. :- 71125-38-7
FORMULA :- C14H13N3O4S2
SYNONYMS :- Metacam-d3; Mobicox-d3; Parocin-d3
APPLICATION :- For symptomatic treatment of arthritis and osteoarthritis.
DESCRIPTION :- Meloxicam is a nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drug (NSAID) used to relieve the symptoms of arthritis, primary dysmenorrhea, fever; and as an analgesic, especially where there is an inflammatory component. It is closely related to piroxicam. In Europe it is marketed under the brand names Movalis, Melox, and Recoxa. In North America it is generally marketed under the brand name Mobic. In Latin America, the drug is marketed as Tenaron.