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A 35-year-old member asked:

I was wondering are mobic (meloxicam) and naproxen similar?

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Dr. Ronald Krauser
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Rheumatology 53 years experience
Somewhat: They are both nsaids but they come from different base compounds. This is not unlike 2 different antibiotics.
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A 47-year-old member asked:

Naproxen or mobic (meloxicam) which is better?

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Dr. Brian Le
Dr. Brian Leanswered
Pain Management 18 years experience
NSAIDS: Naproxen and Mobic (meloxicam) are non steroidal anti-inflammatory medications. They are both effective medications for arthritis. The effectiveness varies from individual to individual.
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