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meloxicam and advil

A 54-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 80-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
A 56-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 57-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 member asked:
Dr. Scott Sauer
26 years experience Pain Management
No problem: These two medications can be taken together and are often used in combination for acute pain.
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A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Paul Grin
Dr. Paul Grin answered
35 years experience Pain Management
Yes, you can: taking both at once should be OK, but taking too many NSAID's, every day for several weeks or months can cause damage. Always talk to your doctor bef ... Read More
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A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ronald Krauser
51 years experience Rheumatology
Not correct: Tylenol (acetaminophen) is not an nsaid.
A 51-year-old member asked:
Dr. Romanth Waghmarae
38 years experience Pain Management
Advil (ibuprofen) ketoprofen: No- both are nsaid's and you will run the risk of ulceration.
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A 38-year-old male asked:
Dr. David Rosenfeld
26 years experience Pain Management
Yes: If the Flexeril and vicodin are prescribed to you then it is ok to add advil (ibuprofen).
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A female asked:
Dr. Paul Grin
Dr. Paul Grin answered
35 years experience Pain Management
Yes, you can: there is no drug interactions between these two drugs. However, do not start a new medication without telling your doctor, even OTC advil (ibuprofen).
A 52-year-old member asked:
Dr. Richard Maughon
23 years experience Pain Management
Advil (ibuprofen): Both are nsaids. So there is an increase chance of side effects, primarily gi. Although I do have patients who take Celebrex (celecoxib) daily for art ... Read More
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A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ashish Shanbhag
27 years experience Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
Possibly: It depends on the particular clinical pain issue (s) and the reason(s) for taking the pain medications. As long as there are no kidney or liver issu ... Read More
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A 39-year-old female asked:
Dr. Thomas Inwood
34 years experience Podiatry
Flexeril (cyclobenzaprine hcl): I did a quick check on interactions and found none for that combination. However - always double check with the prescribing physician.
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A 51-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ronald Krauser
51 years experience Rheumatology
No: Combining nsaids increases the risks of side-effects considerably.
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A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ravi Chand
25 years experience Psychiatry
Motrin: Take what works best for you as needed, avoiding excess or daily usage under care of your md.
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A female asked:
Dr. Marc Zimmermann
21 years experience Psychiatry
Yes: There are no significant medication interactions.
A female asked:
Dr. John Rhoades
47 years experience Family Medicine
Yes: Select one of the above and use it alone.
A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Daniel Rivas
19 years experience Family Medicine
Look at ingredients: Generally speaking it is not a problem to combine advil (ibuprofen) and products containing acetaminophen for short time. You always want to look at t ... Read More
A 51-year-old female asked:
Dr. Susan Rhoads
37 years experience Family Medicine
Either.: You can take Tylenol (acetaminophen) AND Advil OR Aleve. Do not take both Aleve and Advil as they are the same class (NSAIDs). If you wish for more ... Read More
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A 52-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Rosenfeld
26 years experience Pain Management
No: Vicoprofen (hydrocodone and ibuprofen) is Ibuprofen mixed with hydrocondone.
A 56-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ronald Krauser
51 years experience Rheumatology
Yes: There should be no issues with that combination.
A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. Donald Jacobson
39 years experience Psychiatry
yes: But only if recommended and prescribed by a licensed physician.
A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ronald Krauser
51 years experience Rheumatology
Not a good idea: I would not mix these two meds because of a significant increase in the risk of ulcers or GI bleeds with this combination.
A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
Drug interaction: checker showed no interactions between advil (ibuprofen) and levbid - but there is not guarantee that one isn't possible.

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