What yellow pill has ZC 25 on it and what's it used for?
Not Medical Advice:
A round yellow pill with the imprint ZC 25 on the front is 7.5mg of Meloxicam (made by Watson Pharmaceuticals).
Meloxicam is a nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory agent that is used to treat rheumatoid arthritis, inflammatory conditions, tendonitis, fibromyalgia, and osteoarthritis, among other illnesses.
There is a low risk of abuse with this drug.
This prescription-only medication may pose a risk to an unborn fetus, and should be used only under a doctor's supervision.
Harvard Medical School offers tips for taking NSAIDs safely.
News-Medical is reporting that patients that received low dose Meloxicam (5-10mg) reported significantly greater pain relief over 12 weeks compared with the placebo control group.