Mobic and Weight Gain

Less than two percent of people who have taken Mobic (meloxicam) experience gradual weight gain. It is difficult to determine if the weight gain is the result of taking Mobic or other factors. Your doctor may recommend taking a different medication if weight gain continues to be a problem for you.

Fast Facts:

  • Mobic is used to treat pain, inflammation, and swelling.
  • If you experience rapid weight gain and swelling while taking Mobic, seek medical attention immediately. This could be indicative of a serious health problem.
  • A healthy diet and exercising can help to combat the gradual weight gain you make have experienced while taking Mobic.
  • Worried about weight gain? See our quiz: Is My Medication Making Me Fat?