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Is Mobic better than advil

A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. ADIL KATABAY
23 years experience Pain Management
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
35 years experience Clinical Psychology
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
A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ronald Krauser
51 years experience Rheumatology
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
A 73-year-old male asked:
Dr. Pavel Conovalciuc
22 years experience Family Medicine
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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Dr. Al Hegab
Dr. Al Hegab answered
39 years experience Allergy and Immunology
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
51 years experience Rheumatology
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
11 years experience Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
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 female asked:
Dr. Niel Venter
Specializes in Family Medicine
Meloxicam: Advil is an anti inflammatory and works 6-8 hours. Therefore you could safely take another anti inflammatory 8 hours after 9am ie. You can take Melo ... Read More
A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ronald Krauser
51 years experience Rheumatology
About the same: It depends on the individual. Some people respond better to Meloxicam and others do better with advil (ibuprofen).
A female asked:
Dr. Paul Grin
Dr. Paul Grin answered
35 years experience Pain Management
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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