A 45-year-old female asked:
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can i drink occasionally while taking meloxicam?

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Dr. Christopher Nicora
23 years experience Internal Medicine
Yes: Fine. No problem.
Answered on Jul 1, 2013
Dr. Morton Levitt
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Meloxicam & EtOH: Generally, no. Meloxicam is a non-steroidal anti inflammatory drug (nsaid), and this class of drugs irritates the stomach lining, which is made worse by alcohol ingestion, and could result in bleeding.
Answered on Jun 28, 2014
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Risks and benefits: You and your doctor should decide together if the benefits outweigh the risks in your individual situation. Best of luck.

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