A member asked:

What is the difference in potential renal side, gi and cardiac side effects of meloxicam versus naprosyn (naproxen)?

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Dr. Philip Miller answered

Specializes in Family Medicine

Stomach/kidney: Both medications aqre NSAIDS and can cause both errosive gastriris and GI bleeding, including stomach ulcers. Both medications can cause kidney and occasionally liver issues.

Answered 7/30/2014

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Dr. Esther Poza-juncal answered

Specializes in Internal Medicine

No difference: both meloxicam and naproxen are non-steroidal anti-inflammatory medications, and carry the same risk profile.

Answered 1/16/2016

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I took meloxicam 4 hours ago. Can I take 2 aleve (naproxen) now?

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