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how long after taking 3 advil (ibuprofen) do i need to wait before taking 15mg meloxicam?

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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 probability of GI side effects.
Answered on Feb 24, 2018
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Dr. Michael Basch
27 years experience Internal Medicine
It's not advisable to take both. Take one or the other
Feb 14, 2015
Dr. Edgar Mendizabal
54 years experience Internal Medicine
Six: hours should do it
Answered on Feb 24, 2018

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