Health

Mobic

Mobic Oral : Uses | Side Effects | Interactions

Mobic Uses Meloxicam is used to treat arthritis. It reduces pain, swelling, and stiffness of the joints. Meloxicam is known as a nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drug (NSAID). If you are treating a chronic condition such as arthritis, ask your doctor about non-drug treatments and/or using other medications to treat your pain. See also Warning section. How to use Mobic Read the Medication Guide …

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celecoxib

Celecoxib Oral : Uses | Side Effects | Interactions

Celecoxib Uses This medication is a nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drug (NSAID), specifically a COX-2 inhibitor, which relieves pain and swelling (inflammation). It is used to treat arthritis, acute pain, and menstrual pain and discomfort. The pain and swelling relief provided by this medication help you perform more of your normal daily activities. If you are treating a chronic condition …

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Cataract surgery

Cataract Surgery: Purpose | Procedure | Risks | Recovery

Cataract surgery Overview Cataract surgery is a procedure to remove the lens of your eye and, in most cases, replace it with an artificial lens. Normally, the lens of your eye is clear. A cataract causes the lens to become cloudy, which eventually affects your vision. Cataract surgery is performed by an eye doctor (ophthalmologist) …

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Knee Replacement

Knee Replacement: Risk | Procedure | Result

Knee Replacement Overview Knee replacement surgery — also known as knee arthroplasty (ARTH-row-plas-tee) — can help relieve pain and restore function in severely diseased knee joints. The procedure involves cutting away damaged bone and cartilage from your thighbone, shinbone, and kneecap and replacing it with an artificial joint (prosthesis) made of metal alloys, high-grade plastics, …

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Contact dermatitis

Contact dermatitis – Symptoms | Causes | Treatment

Contact dermatitis Overview Contact dermatitis is a red, itchy rash caused by direct contact with a substance or an allergic reaction to it. The rash isn’t contagious or life-threatening, but it can be very uncomfortable. Many substances can cause such reactions, including soaps, cosmetics, fragrances, jewellery and plants. To treat contact dermatitis successfully, you need …

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