What is a yellow pill with ul 15 on it

Not Medical Advice: A capsule-shaped yellow pill with the imprint U L on the front and 15 on the back is 15mg of Meloxicam (made by Unichem Pharmaceuticals).

Meloxicam is a non-steroidal anti-inflammatory that is used to treat the symptoms of osteoarthritis, rheumatoid arthritis, and pauciarticular or polyarticular course Juvenile Rheumatoid Arthritis.

It is sold under the brand: Mobic.

Meloxicam is in FDA pregnancy category D. Use during the last trimester of pregnancy may be harmful to the unborn baby. The medication is not recommended for use if you are breastfeeding.

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Updated on Tuesday, August 19 2014 at 03:11AM EDT
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