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Is Mobic better than advil

A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. ADIL KATABAY
Pain Management 26 years experience
It depends: They are both anti-inflammatories and work well, so try to see which one works better for you.
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A 52-year-old female asked:
Dr. Lynne Weixel
Clinical Psychology 38 years experience
Compariosns: Here's a comparison: http://treato.com/Ibuprofen,Meloxicam/?a=s It depends on some issues you might know. Neither has no concerns, both are helpful to... Read More
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A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ronald Krauser
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Rheumatology 54 years experience
About 8 Advils (ibuprofen): One cannot really make a direct comparison but i would estimate 8 advils equals the antiinflammatory effect of a single 15 mg Mobic (meloxicam) capsu... Read More
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A 73-year-old male asked:
Dr. Pavel Conovalciuc
Family Medicine 25 years experience
Arthritis: Sulfasalazine is used primarily for rheumatoid arthritis, psoriatic arthritis or ulcerative colitis. Mobic (meloxicam) and advil can be used for rheum... Read More
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A female asked:
Dr. Al Hegab
Dr. Al Hegabanswered
Allergy and Immunology 42 years experience
Around 40 - 48 hours: as it clears completely from your system in 1 or 2 days, but for either make sure to follow up with your docor if taking them long term, and read the ... Read More
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A 36-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ronald Krauser
A Verified Doctoranswered
Rheumatology 54 years experience
No: Combining NSAIDs increases the risks of side effected. Consider switching if the Mobic (meloxicam) does not last.
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A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robert Kent
Physical & Rehabilitation Medicine 14 years experience
Anti-inflamatory: Both medications are non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (nsaids) . They both will help with inflammation, pain, headaches, etc. However, since they... Read More
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A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ronald Krauser
A Verified Doctoranswered
Rheumatology 54 years experience
About the same: It depends on the individual. Some people respond better to Meloxicam and others do better with advil (ibuprofen).
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A female asked:
Dr. Paul Grin
Pain Management 38 years experience
Wait 4-6 hours: Occasionally mixing these drugs may not be harmful, but combining them in high doses or on a regular basis is not recommended due to its higher probab... Read More
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A 32-year-old male asked:
Dr. Philip Miller
A Verified Doctoranswered
Family Medicine 49 years experience
Never mix!: both medications are NSAIDS and can cause gastrointestinal bleeding if taken together, as well as kidney and/or liver issues. Hopefully, you only did ... Read More
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